Pennsylvania Superior Court Reminds Attorneys About the Dangers of a Lack of Due Diligence

By | PA Trial Practice Blog | January 26, 2015

On Friday, the Superior Court issued a decision that should serve both as a cautionary tale to attorneys as well as and a reminder that foreign corporations must register to do business in Pennsylvania to bring an action in its courts. See Drake Manufacturing Company, Inc. v. Polyflow, Inc., No. 959 WDA 2014 (Pa. Super. Ct., Jan. 23, 2015).

Applying Proportionality to Preservation, Court Grants Permission to Dispose of Computers

By | Electronic Discovery Law Blog | January 20, 2015
Applying Proportionality to Preservation, Court Grants Permission to Dispose of Computers

Following an order granting summary judgment in their favor, the “Board Member Defendants” notified the plaintiff that they would no longer contribute to the cost of storing 159 computers, but refused to consent to allowing Plaintiff to dispose of them, arguing that Plaintiff should be required to preserve the computers until “after the Ninth Circuit has ruled on its appeal and any trial has been completed.”

E-Discovery Year-in-Review 2014: Panel at Gibbons Eighth Annual E-Discovery Conference Discusses Recent Developments, Issues, and Trends

By | E-Discovery Law Alert | January 12, 2015
E-Discovery Year-in-Review 2014: Panel at Gibbons Eighth Annual E-Discovery Conference Discusses Recent Developments, Issues, and Trends

On December 5, 2014, Gibbons hosted its Eighth Annual E-Discovery Conference. The day’s first session discussed the year’s significant developments and featured panelists Michael Arkfeld, Principal at Arkfeld & Associates, and two Gibbons E-Discovery Task Force members; Director Jennifer Hradil and Associate Michael Landis.