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Video: E-Discovery of Electronically Stored Information and Litigation Holds in Insurance Bad Faith Lawsuits with Kevan Hirsh
Posted on 18 Oct 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

Kevan F. Hirsch has developed expertise in defending bad faith claims against carriers, and regularly represents two insurance groups in actions brought directly against the companies in this region. He has represented insurers and insured in complex... Read More

Ballard Spahr LLP: Failure To Issue Litigation Hold Is Not Necessarily Gross Negligence, 2nd Circuit Holds
Posted on 10 Aug 2012 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Philip N. Yannella and Christopher Corsi In a decision that will surprise some, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently held in Chin v. Port Authority [ enhanced version available to subscribers ] that the failure to... Read More

U.S. Judge Says Plaintiff's Litigation Hold Doesn't Pass Smell Test, Directs It to Pay for Spoliation Probe
Posted on 3 Dec 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Will your litigation hold meet a judge's expectations? And if not, what are the potential consequences? Are you looking at sanctions or millions of dollars' worth of forensic discovery? To get a glimpse of at least one federal court's view... Read More

Auto-deletion of Text Messages on Company and Personal Cell Phones among Reasons for $900K in Sanctions
Posted on 1 Oct 2014 by LexisNexis Textmap Partner Admin

As commentators lodge their support or dismay over proposed changes in federal e-discovery rules, cautionary tales continue to be written. When it comes to inadvertent disclosure, practitioners have lessons to learn from $900,000 in sanctions levied against... Read More