We look forward to the eDiscovery Market Size Mashup that Rob Robinson compiles and presents on his Complex Discovery site each year. Each of the past three years in July, we have covered his compilations of various eDiscovery market estimates, with estimates for 2012 to 2017, for 2013 to 2018 and 2014-2019 (in two parts). This year, we don’t have to wait until July: he has released his worldwide eDiscovery software overview for 2015 to 2020 now!
In Botey v. Green, et. al., Pennsylvania District Judge Robert D. Mariani denied the plaintiff’s request for an adverse inference sanction for the defendants’ failure to preserve trucking logs related to an accident between the plaintiff and a truck driver working for the defendant’s company, but did agree not to allow the defendants to prove the contents of the destroyed documents by other means or argue their contents in dispositive motions or at trial.
You’ve got to love a report that starts with the Yogi Berra quote “It’s like déjà vu, all over again.” Sadly, when it comes to data breaches, it seems like that statement – however redundant – is more true than ever.
One of the highlights of the week for me last week at the ACEDS conference was the Law Student Blogger/Social Invitational pre-conference seminar where I was one of the speakers. It was a great opportunity to share stories with some of my fellow bloggers in the industry whom I respect and admire.
In Noble Roman’s, Inc. v. Hattenhauer Distrib. Co., Indiana Magistrate Judge Debra McVicker Lynch, citing proportionality concerns, granted the plaintiff’s motion for a protective order and ordered that the defendant was prohibited from obtaining the discovery sought by the defendant’s subpoenas from a major shareholder of the plaintiff.
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