Lawyer’s Failure to Safeguard Documents Brings Hefty Penalty

Often in Federal litigation and state commercial litigation, certain documents are marked “confidential” so that the parties know that while they have to be exchanged through the course of the case, they are not to be given to third parties or used outsider the litigation in any way. In some cases, an entire court file […]

General Litigation

More Reasons for Litigants Not to Delete Info

I previously wrote about how Federal courts are hitting litigants hard for getting rid of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) (“Kings of E-Storage Fined for Losing Emails, August 2010), well know State courts have jumped on the bandwagon and have started to set a trend as to the penalties they will impose for destruction of ESI.  […]