E-discovery is especially challenging in healthcare related litigation due to the healthcare industry’s reliance on electronically stored information (ESI), the volume of medical records often at issue in health care litigation, especially, qui tam litigation, the time periods often at issue given the lengthy statutes of limitations and the relevance of the information that the records contain.
There is nothing for in-house counsel to fear about changes in e-discovery, whether it's the latest technology or the proposed reforms to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
Panels focus on how technology can speed lawyer workflow and cut costs.
Universal Music Group is moving for summary judgment on its claims in a four-year-old case that raises questions about the reach of a federal statute, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, to songs recorded prior to Feb. 15, 1972, in the context of cases brought under New York common law.
E-discovery consultant and service provider adds technology and data consultants.
Axcelerate 5.2, with predictive coding, helps users review and analyze documents quickly.
A new self-assessment from EDRM helps organizations take a closer look at their e-discovery processes.
In-house counsel cannot afford to ignore the rising complexity and cost of mismanaging the e-discovery process.
Jennifer H. Rearden and Seema Gupta write that although the new Commercial Division discovery rule expresses a preference for categorical privilege logs, it provides little insight into the form those logs should take. This issue likely will be addressed by courts in the coming months and years. In the meantime, judicial interpretations of similar rules in other jurisdictions may be instructive.
Nuix's data processing and KPMG's forensic technology aim to tackle problems and opportunities in enterprise unstructured data.