Recent eDiscovery Cases for Mobile Phones and Social Media
As we all know, mobile phones and social media applications are storing and retaining more information about their users and their activities than ever. The range of electronically-stored information (ESI) that is fair game in a lawsuit and the case law that governs continues to evolve. Just how much is...
ESI Data Mapping Basics for eDiscovery
What is data mapping? A data map is a comprehensive and defensible inventory of a corporation’s IT systems that store information, which may be relevant to litigation and other proceedings. Creating your data map is only one small step you should take when defensibly preparing fo...
7 Best Practices for a Defensible Legal Hold Process
Legal holds may be issued in a wide variety of circumstances including actual, imminent, or anticipated government investigations. Obvious situations arise when notice is received, when a government agency files notice, restatement of public companies earnings or when similar circumstances within the corporation or business have previously led to legal...
BYOD Privacy: 6 Considerations to Protect Your Business
We live in a world where corporations are working harder than ever to balance legal and regulatory obligations with business efficiency. This continued expansion of electronic data, partnered with the blurred lines between business and personal information, is straining already stretched legal departments. All of this leads ...
3 Benefits of Managed Review
Are you familiar with managed review? For those who aren’t, the key differentiator in the managed review process is the project manager. This person oversees the entire review, as well as the individual document reviewers. Why do you need a Project Manager leading your review team, you ask? Wh...
Information Governance Policies: The Fundamental Building Block to eDiscovery
The continued expansion of electronic data combined with the blurring of lines between business and personal information is straining already stretched legal departments. Like any worthwhile endeavor a stable base is needed upon which to set your foundation. For years document review has been synonymous with electronic discovery. This stage...
5 Things You Need to Know About the Managed Review Process
Anyone who has directed managed document review projects will tell you this: No two managed reviews are the same. Even when a fact pattern of a new case seems (at the outset) strikingly similar to an old case, you can trust that a twist will arise that requires new case...
Wearable Tech: The Impact on Cases and eDiscovery
This blog was originally published by Special Counsel. Any industry that deals with technology is destined to see changes from year to year as tech continues to evolve at a rapid pace. eDiscovery is no exception. Wearable technology (like Fitbits and Apple Watches) are the latest devices to make waves...
Managed Document Review: What it is and How it Benefits You
So you are faced with an eDiscovery matter, and you need to have the content reviewed stat. Whether it is for a government request, an internal investigation or a litigation, cost is a primary consideration in an eDiscovery project. Although the costs of managed review seem higher at the...
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