“Which came first: the chicken or the egg?” This age-old conundrum raises the question of what comes first in a causal chain.
There are multiple reasons why otherwise discoverable information could be withheld, but this post will address privilege and work product.
The duty of parties in civil actions to “meet-and-confer”—in essence, to cooperate—continues throughout discovery. Unfortunately, cooperation is sometimes lacking.
Two recent appellate decisions from different states address production of medical records and the consequences to defendant healthcare providers that are unable to produce them.
Organized in a question-and-answer format, this new publication is intended as a guide for federal judges as they address the challenges presented by ESI and actively manage the civil actions that come before them.