Case Law: Measured Wealth Private Client Group, LLC v. Foster, et al.

Feb 10, 2021 2:02:59 PM / by Vanessa Woolsey

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You would think that by now employees know their cell phones are not, in fact, black boxes where anything goes and "privacy" reigns supreme. You would be wrong.

Case Law: DR Distributors, LLC v 21 Century Smoking, Inc. et al.

Feb 4, 2021 3:04:10 PM / by Scott Collins

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What happens when attorneys and their clients disregard both the spirit and letter of the FRCP’s eDiscovery rules? As illustrated in the case below, very bad things.

 

Even federal judges have breaking points, and after more than 8 years, 400+ docket entries, and an almost incomprehensible number of ESI blunders, defendants and their counsel unfortunately (but not surprisingly) found themselves on the exploding end of a 103-page, court-imposed sanctions truth-bomb.

 

Case Law: Delta T, LLC, d/b/a Big Ass Fans v. David T. Williams, et al.

Jan 22, 2021 10:39:20 AM / by Anthony Cozzi

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A company with a funny name. A dispute about intellectual property. Concerns about cost and privacy. Add it up and what do you get? The latest Proteus Discovery Group case study.

Case Law: Roost Project, LLC v. Andersen Construction Company

Jan 8, 2021 11:45:16 AM / by Vanessa Woolsey

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Spoliation sanctions: two words no in-house counsel or law firm litigator ever wants to hear, but a routinely-deployed threat when a disagreement about the availability of ESI arises.

He Said, Tweet Said: Social Media eDiscovery

Jul 21, 2020 3:48:26 PM / by Scott Collins

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We’re living in a time when social media has supplanted email as the primary means of electronic communication.

Social media is everywhere: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Snapchat, and more take up more and more screen time - especially in a COVID era with more of us reliant on our screens for communication.

Apps that were once dominated by teens and twenty-somethings are increasingly used by their parents and grandparents. The President of the United States regularly sends late...