For years, parties have videotaped both the deponent as well as the lawyer asking the questions during a deposition.
This is part Seven of the continuing series on two-filter document culling.
In a 44-page decision, the Pennsylvania Superior Court vacated a jury verdict for the sole purpose of allowing the Plaintiff Sears, Roebuck & Co. (‘Sears”) to have its demand for punitive damages submitted to a jury.
The NY Times reported that “regulators are looking at whether Google unfairly uses the software to promote its other dominant services.”
The Mimecast Incident Report stated that the US Data Centers and disruption of millions of emails were caused by a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack on September 21 from “10:46 am EST – 5:32pm EST.”
There is always a tension between requiring a third party to produce relevant discovery and protecting that third party against “unduly burdensome” discovery requests.
While writing my eCommerce Times column last month it occurred to me that history may be changed if the family member of a British Revolutionary War General could force Google to forget what that General did in the 18th century!
Don’t Use “Crap Cleaner” When a Motion to Compel is Pending, and Other Lessons Learned, to Ensure You Don’t Get Hit with a Spoliation Sanction
Clear-View Technologies, Inc. v John H. Rasnick, et al (2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 63579), reads as a list of the things you do not want to do if you want to avoid spoliation sanctions.
In an order recently issued in EEOC v J.R. Baker Farms, LLC, et al., Case No. 7:14-CV-136 (M.D. Ga. Sept. 9, 2015), Senior Judge Hugh Lawson of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia compelled the EEOC to produce in discovery anecdotal claims information for each known “class member” in a pattern or practice lawsuit (while not a class action governed by Rule 23, allegedly injured parties for whom the EEOC sues in a pattern or practice case are often referred to as “class members,” as in this order by Judge Lawson).
I paste my business card to all laptops, iPhones, and iPads before I leave my house because maybe somebody will steal the device or I might just loose it, which is likely since Networkworld estimates are “that a laptop is lost every 53 seconds.”