Court Balances Discovery Costs

By Bill Wright A federal trial court in Florida just set a fine example of balancing discovery costs in litigation. The case pits an EEOC litigation team against an employer’s top notch counsel. Without sanctioning either party or the attorneys, the court imposed a $500 cost on the employer’s lawyer for his “unsuccessful” objections to […]

A Cautionary Tale about Electronically Stored Information

By John Alan Doran An employer may be held responsible for failure to preserve e-mails and other electronic documents relevant to anticipated litigation. That’s the message from a federal judge in Arizona, in Kenneth Day v. LSI Corporation, No. CIV 11-186-TUC-CKJ(2013). Day alleged that LSI lured him to work for it using various false promises […]