Increase the Value of Paper in Discovery

ESI and Paper Paper still exists in litigation. Most cases involve “native” or electronic files (think eDiscovery) that extract important metadata when processed. The "automatic" coding of electronic information from metadata is an added value when working with a document database. However, not all cases involve ESI and eDiscovery, and many[...]
By | July 01st, 2020 | eDiscovery, Litigation Support | Comments Off

Digital Forensics Plain & Simple

We all understand legal cases are impacted by evidence, and digital forensics is a critical facet for many legal cases. Digital forensics can be defined as the collection, study, and analysis of electronically stored information.
By | October 28th, 2019 | eDiscovery | Comments Off

Top Five Myths About eDiscovery

Despite the prevalence of digital information in our daily lives, the legal community continues struggling under a number of myths surrounding electronic discovery (eDiscovery). Instead of allowing long-standing misconceptions to inform legal action, here’s a closer look at the facts behind them
By | June 11th, 2019 | eDiscovery | Comments Off

Document Separation Issues During eDiscovery

Throughout every phase in the electronic discovery process, it is inevitable for counsel to encounter the proverbial fork in the road. Making the wrong decision can have many repercussions The processing phase of an engagement can be particularly harrowing for those not fully informed about the potential issues that may arise. By taking a[...]
By | May 16th, 2019 | eDiscovery | Comments Off

Welcoming Tim Thames, eDiscovery Director, to Legal Eagle

Legal Eagle is proud to announce Tim Thames as eDiscovery Director in our new, expanded location in Columbia, SC. Mr. Thames will be leading eDiscovery efforts, including preservation of data, forensic collections, analysis, electronic database management, and consulting services to our clients throughout South Carolina and western North Carolina.
By | March 28th, 2019 | News, eDiscovery | Comments Off

What Happens in eDiscovery When Your Company Relies on Mobile Communication?

Just twenty years ago, workplace communications largely happened either on phones physically located within the workplace, or on mobile devices whose ownership lay with the company itself. 
By | January 30th, 2019 | eDiscovery | Comments Off

3 Unique Challenges of Social Media During eDiscovery and Litigation

Many business owners and employees believe their personal social media profiles are private and therefore off-limits to either their employer or to a court of law. In many of their recent rulings on the subject, the courts have pushed back on this assumption. The regularity of social media for personal use has presented unique challenges in the[...]
By | December 14th, 2018 | eDiscovery | Comments Off

Is eDiscovery the Same Thing As Digital Forensics?

In a world in which an internet connection has rapidly become a necessity for doing business, some or all of a company's communications, record-keeping, and documentation are likely done through Word docs, email, text messages, and other methods of digital storage and information-sharing. 
By | November 27th, 2018 | eDiscovery, CloudNine | Comments Off

Why Is a Records Retention Program Useful for Construction Companies?

Does your construction business have a clear records retention policy in place? Does that policy apply to everyone within the company, from a part-time administrative assistant all the way up through the owner of the business?  Without a records retention program in place, you may be vulnerable in the event of litigation. Our short list of five[...]
By | October 08th, 2018 | eDiscovery | Comments Off

5 Ways to Reduce eDiscovery Costs in Construction Litigation

The occasional dispute is fairly common when it comes to large-scale construction projects. While not every disagreement between construction companies and other entities ends in litigation, it’s a definite possibility. If you do find yourself working alongside your legal team preparing for mediation or heading to court, having to produce[...]
By | July 20th, 2018 | eDiscovery, CloudNine | Comments Off
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