Plaintiffs in Antitrust Case Must Pay Over $360,000 in E-Discovery Costs

Created on June 8, 2011

By Mike Hamilton ATTENTION LEGAL PLAINTIFFS: make sure to only request relevant electronically stored information (ESI) within litigation discovery when negotiating in 26(f) Conferences or else if you happen to lose be ready to pay the prevailing defendant's e-discovery bill. Case in point, Race Tires America, Inc. (RTA) v. Hoosier Racing Tire Crop. (HRT). After ruling in favor of co-defendants HRT and Dirt Motor Sports, Inc. (DMS), the United States District Court in Pennsylvania made the losing plaintiffs, RTA, pay more than $367,000 in e-discovery costs. In 2007, RTA, a... Read More

Sound E-Discovery: Attorney and E-Discovery Expert Marc Fulkert on Important Cases

Created on June 8, 2011

We continue our weekly e-discovery audio series with an excerpt from our interview with Marc Fulkert. Marc is an Associate in Jones Day's Columbus, Ohio office. He focuses on complex commercial litigation and devotes a significant portion of his practice to e-discovery issues. He has counseled clients on litigation hold issues, e-discovery readiness, and reducing e-discovery costs. Marc speaks frequently on a variety of e-discovery issues and is considered among the foremost experts on the topic. In this audio... Read More

Sound E-Discovery: Attorney Marc Fulkert on the E-Discovery Process and Major Challenges

Created on June 2, 2011

We continue our weekly e-discovery audio series by bringing you a conversation with Marc Fulkert. Marc is an Associate in Jones Day's Columbus, Ohio office. He focuses on complex commercial litigation and devotes a significant portion of his practice to e-discovery issues. He has counseled clients on litigation hold issues, e-discovery readiness, and reducing e-discovery costs. Marc speaks frequently on a variety of e-discovery issues and is considered among the foremost experts on the topic. We will bring... Read More

Exterro's New E-Discovery Solution Fusion Zeta Generating Buzz

Created on May 24, 2011

Exterro yesterday officially launched Fusion Zeta, the new data management layer of its integrated solution suite. Here are some excerpts from what news organizations are saying about the release: Exterro Adds Zeta Data Management Tool to Fusion Platform (Law Technology News): From the ground up, the Exterro Fusion platform includes a workflow engine, collaboration framework, and a vault for electronically stored information, as well as software modules for data mapping, legal hold, and workflow management. Zeta adds the ability to analyze data that may be relevant... Read More

Exterro Announces Fusion Zeta™: Workflow-Driven Early Case Assessment, Collection, and Analysis

Created on May 23, 2011

Exterro® today announces the release of Fusion Zeta, the data management layer to its integrated e-discovery software suite. Fusion Zeta delivers streamlined data management with in-place early case assessment, collection, analysis and review. The cornerstone of winning case strategies, Fusion Zeta allows an organization to quickly scan and analyze its IT infrastructure. Legal teams can use this information to estimate costs and build different collection scenarios with defensible budget figures. Fusion Zeta's analysis and in-house review tools help legal teams arrive... Read More

Meet and Confer: Facebook Must Go

Created on May 19, 2011


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In re Facebook PPC Adver. Litig., No. C09-3043 JF (HRL), 2011 WL 1324516 (N.D. Cal. Apr. 6, 2011) E-Discovery rules apply to everyone, but apparently social media giant, Facebook did not receive the message. In a recent ruling, the defendant, Facebook, was instructed by the United States District Court (N.D. California) to participate in specific e-discovery procedures including participation in meet and confer conferences. Plaintiffs, RootZoo, Inc., Fox Test Prep, Steven Price, filed motions to compel production from Facebook. In these motions there were two major e-discovery disputes:... Read More