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  • Preparing for E-Discovery - New Jersey Law Journal

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    24 Mar 2015 | 1:48 pm
    Preparing for E-DiscoveryNew Jersey Law JournalIf litigation or an investigation is anticipated, a company must take steps to ensure that applicable auto-delete features of its IT system are suspended for affected users and that legal holds are implemented for individuals who may have responsive
  • Can Your Facebook Page Be Used Against You? Social Media and the Criminal Trial

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    30 Mar 2015 | 10:01 am
    We all have personal social media pages. No matter who you are, one likely have an online presence in the form of a profile on one of the many sites available on the Internet. One who simply forgets about a newly created social profile can be the subject of worldwide scrutiny—the page is available for [...]
  • Big Money for Stolen Health Records: eDiscovery Trends

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    George Socha
    30 Mar 2015 | 11:00 pm
    Last month, we discussed how the number of data breaches was up in 2014, but the number of records breached was down. Of course, this year already got off to a rocky start when health insurance provider Anthem announced in early February that it had suffered what appears to be the largest breach ever in the health insurance industry, affecting about 80 million people. It turns out that those hacked health records are worth a lot in the black market. In Fox Rothschild's HIPAA, HITECH &...Read the whole entry... Related StoriesImage is Not Only Everything, It Is Also Legally a Copy,…
  • Increasing Antitrust Risk In Non-Reportable Transactions – DOJ Obtains ... - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

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    26 Mar 2015 | 10:16 am
    Increasing Antitrust Risk In Non-Reportable Transactions – DOJ Obtains Mondaq News Alerts (registration)Coach USA must pay $250,000 in attorney's fees to the United States in connection with claims that it spoliated evidence and did not meet its document preservation obligations. Most noteworthy, the settlement requires the defendants to pay $7.5 million and more »
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  • Preparing for E-Discovery - New Jersey Law Journal

    24 Mar 2015 | 1:48 pm
    Preparing for E-DiscoveryNew Jersey Law JournalIf litigation or an investigation is anticipated, a company must take steps to ensure that applicable auto-delete features of its IT system are suspended for affected users and that legal holds are implemented for individuals who may have responsive
  • LexisNexis Firm Manager Adds Batch Invoicing for Small Law Firms - Press Release Rocket

    24 Mar 2015 | 7:24 am
    LexisNexis Firm Manager Adds Batch Invoicing for Small Law FirmsPress Release Rocket... their practice or departments with innovative software and mobile solutions for customer relationship management, competitive intelligence gathering and assessment, time and billing management, matter management, client analysis, legal holds and more.and more »
  • Is 2015 the year of a data dystopia? - ITProPortal

    22 Mar 2015 | 5:08 am
    Is 2015 the year of a data dystopia?ITProPortalWith news of the 2015 Oscar winners still ringing in our ears, there is something about this time of year that makes watching a good film particularly satisfying. But even amidst so many great new releases, there is nothing like sitting down and
  • Presbyterian churches respond to national acceptance of same-sex marriages - WTVM

    19 Mar 2015 | 3:18 pm
    Presbyterian churches respond to national acceptance of same-sex marriagesWTVMPresbyterian ministers across the valley say the national ruling is sparking conversations, but no wedding bells for gay marriages will be ringing at their churches anytime soon, since legal holds in Georgia and Alabama make it impossible anyways and more »
  • Take Another Look: Is Your Legal Hold Notice Discoverable? - Metropolitan Corporate Counsel

    13 Mar 2015 | 1:55 pm
    Take Another Look: Is Your Legal Hold Notice Discoverable?Metropolitan Corporate CounselRecently, a federal district court denied a motion for a protective order to prevent the disclosure of litigation hold notices because it concluded that the defendants did not intend for the notices to be kept confidential as attorney-client
 
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  • Can Your Facebook Page Be Used Against You? Social Media and the Criminal Trial

    dsodroski
    30 Mar 2015 | 10:01 am
    We all have personal social media pages. No matter who you are, one likely have an online presence in the form of a profile on one of the many sites available on the Internet. One who simply forgets about a newly created social profile can be the subject of worldwide scrutiny—the page is available for [...]
  • What Happens When ESI Is Lost?

    dsodroski
    27 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am
    Willfully destroying evidence? Failing to preserve materially relevant evidence? These are just two of the allegations Lisa Alter has made against the Rocky Point School District. Prior to submitting her complaint, Ms. Alter had accused the school district of similar wrongdoings. Alter worked for the Rocky Point School District holding various positions over the years. [...]
  • Cornell Law and Business Grad Gets Spanked By Judge for Violating Basic Ethics and Evidence Rules

    dsodroski
    25 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am
    If you are involved in a lawsuit you may not destroy relevant evidence, inadvertently or purposefully, without facing consequences. In this lawsuit, the defendant, who is the owner of the company and a lawyer, destroyed possibly more than 10,000 relevant e-mails after receiving notice of a copyright infringement suit against him. The court found the [...]
  • Does Forwarding Emails To An Opposing Party Qualify As A Sufficient Method of Transfer for Discovery Purposes?

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    23 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am
    The employee in this case was not an inexperienced layperson, but rather a seasoned and accomplished trial attorney. Yet even with her wealth of knowledge regarding discovery, she was nearly cited for contempt of court as a result of her unfamiliarity with electronic discovery obligations. When obligated to turn over emails to your opposing party [...]
  • Erasing Videotapes Can Be Dangerous for Everyone, Not Just Politicians!

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    18 Mar 2015 | 11:54 am
    In McCann v. Kennedy Univ. Hosp., Inc., the plaintiff Robert McCann sued Kennedy University Hospital, asking the court to sanction the hospital for intentionally or inadvertently destroying necessary videotapes.  The plaintiff contended that the videotapes contained an account of the defendant’s emergency room lobby on the night the plaintiff claims to have been mistreated by [...]
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  • Big Money for Stolen Health Records: eDiscovery Trends

    George Socha
    30 Mar 2015 | 11:00 pm
    Last month, we discussed how the number of data breaches was up in 2014, but the number of records breached was down. Of course, this year already got off to a rocky start when health insurance provider Anthem announced in early February that it had suffered what appears to be the largest breach ever in the health insurance industry, affecting about 80 million people. It turns out that those hacked health records are worth a lot in the black market. In Fox Rothschild's HIPAA, HITECH &...Read the whole entry... Related StoriesImage is Not Only Everything, It Is Also Legally a Copy,…
  • Image is Not Only Everything, It Is Also Legally a Copy, Appeals Court Rules: eDiscovery Case Law

    George Socha
    29 Mar 2015 | 11:00 pm
    In Colosi v. Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc., 14-3710 (6th Cir. Ohio 2015), the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the District Court's judgment to approve a $6,369.55 bill of costs which included synchronization of deposition videos and imaging of hard drives that the defendant submitted after prevailing in the case. Case Background The plaintiff (and appellant) lost a wrongful termination suit against the defendant (and appellee), her former employer. As the prevailing party, the...Read the whole entry... Related StoriesCourt Rules that Australian Company's Duty to Preserve Only…
  • Court Rules that Australian Company’s Duty to Preserve Only Begins when US Court Has Jurisdiction: eDiscovery Case Law

    George Socha
    26 Mar 2015 | 11:00 pm
    In Lunkenheimer Co. v. Tyco Flow Control Pacific Party Ltd., No. 1-11-cv-824 (S.D. Ohio Feb. 12, 2015), Ohio District Judge Timothy S. Black ruled that the duty to preserve for the defendant (an Australian company with offices and facilities only in Australia) did not begin until the complaint was filed in US courts in December 2011, denying the assertion of the intervenor/counter defendant that the duty to preserve arose in 2002. Case Background The intervenor/counter defendant alleged that...Read the whole entry... Related StoriesCourt Agrees with Plaintiffs, Orders Provision for…
  • What Time Is It? That is an Important Question When it Comes to Your Document Collection: eDiscovery Best Practices

    George Socha
    25 Mar 2015 | 11:00 pm
    It may not be game time (hoo!), but the question of what time it really is has a significant effect on how eDiscovery is handled. Our clients that process their electronically stored information (ESI) with CloudNine's Discovery Client processing application (shameless plug warning!) generally find the wizard based application for processing and loading data to our review platform easy to use (as of this week, you can now process your data for loading in your own preferred review platform...Read the whole entry... Related StoriesBrad Jenkins of CloudNine: eDiscovery TrendsDocument Reviewers…
  • Document Reviewers are People Too, Even in Canada, eh?: eDiscovery Trends

    George Socha
    24 Mar 2015 | 11:00 pm
    A couple of weeks ago, a $384 million class action was filed in Canada against professional services firm Deloitte LLP on behalf of hundreds of lawyers working at a document-review company it acquired last year. Even in Canadian dollars, that's a lot. As reported on by Canadian Lawyer's blog Legal Feeds (Document review workers launch class action against Deloitte), on March 9, Canadian document review attorney Shireen Sondhi filed suit against Deloitte, which acquired ATD Legal Services in...Read the whole entry... Related StoriesWho is Investing in eDiscovery Companies?: eDiscovery…
 
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  • Increasing Antitrust Risk In Non-Reportable Transactions – DOJ Obtains ... - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

    26 Mar 2015 | 10:16 am
    Increasing Antitrust Risk In Non-Reportable Transactions – DOJ Obtains Mondaq News Alerts (registration)Coach USA must pay $250,000 in attorney's fees to the United States in connection with claims that it spoliated evidence and did not meet its document preservation obligations. Most noteworthy, the settlement requires the defendants to pay $7.5 million and more »
  • Managing multi-jurisdictional and concurrent investigations - Lexology (registration)

    26 Mar 2015 | 8:30 am
    Managing multi-jurisdictional and concurrent investigationsLexology (registration)Take a proportionate, accurate and methodically sound approach. This may include imaging electronic data, issuing document preservation notices and ceasing automatic deletion policies. Remember to assess what hard copy documents may exist in the ...
  • Preparing for E-Discovery - New Jersey Law Journal

    24 Mar 2015 | 1:48 pm
    Preparing for E-DiscoveryNew Jersey Law JournalA company's document preservation strategy is expected to be sensitive to the intricacies of its data management system. Failure to preserve evidence can result in a variety of sanctions, including exclusion of evidence, entry of default judgment
  • Selectmen close Wenham Town Meeting warrant - Wicked Local Wenham

    19 Mar 2015 | 10:42 am
    Selectmen close Wenham Town Meeting warrantWicked Local Wenham2) $10,000 from Historic Resources to Town Hall document preservation; $150,721.43 from Historic Resources to pay debt service for Town Hall restoration; $10,000 from Historic Resources to the Wenham Museum and $29,098 from Fund Balance to pay for ...and more »
  • Griffin: Slave owners here no more benevolent than others - Wilkes Journal Patriot

    18 Mar 2015 | 11:14 am
    Wilkes Journal PatriotGriffin: Slave owners here no more benevolent than othersWilkes Journal PatriotGriffin spoke about the importance of record keeping and document preservation, noting that much of his research on Judith Barber was possible because her relatives have kept their family records. “Write down what older folks have to tell you,” Griffin
 
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