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.
A recent court decision illustrates the unintended effects that might result from hasty posts published on social media.
This month’s Legal eSpeaking post discusses a case in which the plaintiff obtained direct access to inspect a defendant’s EHR as part of discovery.
Healthcare providers are required by law to offer appropriate auxiliary aids to hearing-impaired patients. What might be the consequences for failing to do so?