eDiscovery

Why Does eDiscovery Cost So Darn Much?

Why Does eDiscovery Cost So Darn Much? 150 150 Jason Krause

Writing for Canadian Lawyer, Toronto attorney Dera Nevin asks a simple question, “Why Does eDiscovery Cost so Much?” We’ve earlier talked about eDiscovery costs here as well. That is a very good question, and one we think needs to be answered. Dera hits the obvious points, that there are enormous volumes of data that are discoverable,…

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Calling All Florida Attorneys – Join Nextpoint for Free eDiscovery Rules Webinar

Calling All Florida Attorneys – Join Nextpoint for Free eDiscovery Rules Webinar 150 150 Jason Krause

As we blogged last year, the state of Florida adopted its own rules for managing eDiscovery. Florida’s new rules for eDiscovery in civil courts are now in effect, and if you practice law in Florida, you can join us for a free webinar explaining what the new rules mean to you. Benson, Mucci & Weiss’ Jason Molder…

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George Socha Takes eDiscovery Industry's Pulse

George Socha Takes eDiscovery Industry's Pulse 150 150 Jason Krause

Nextpoint’s Expert Witness is a feature offering insights from lawyers, technologists, law enforcement, entrepreneurs, and other interesting people influencing our industry and world. Check back regularly for thought-provoking expert opinions.   George Socha and business partner Tom Gelbmann have been two of the most influential thinkers in the eDiscovery industry for the better part of the decade.…

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Trial Data Held Hostage!

Trial Data Held Hostage! 150 150 Jason Krause

There’s been a lot of talk lately that the eDiscovery industry is maturing. Then you hear stories like this. Apparently, New York City-based DiscoveryWorks CEO Harry DeBari told GlaxoSmithKline PLC to pay him $80,000 he feels is owed or he would destroy as many as 3.7 billion pages of documents kept in unknown locations. Or, as the complaint…

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Facing Down the Multi District Litigation (MDL) Challenge

Facing Down the Multi District Litigation (MDL) Challenge 150 150 Rakesh Madhava

As with all types of litigation, the volumes of data involved in Multi-District Litigation (MDL) and Class Actions are exploding in both volume and diversity. Merging complex cases into one matter simplifies litigation, as in upcoming drug safety litigation over drugs like Yaz and Pradaxa. However less complicated that can make a matter from a legal…

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In eDiscovery, Small Firms Aren't Disadvantaged

In eDiscovery, Small Firms Aren't Disadvantaged 150 150 Jason Krause

Small firms might imagine eDiscovery is like a John Grisham movie, where a plucky young attorney practicing law in a rundown office is hopelessly outgunned by a large, well-heeled law firm. There certainly was a time when big law firms could count on bigger budgets and staff to out-muscle opposing counsel at smaller law firms.…

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