Vitamin C Judge Forces Chinese Co. To Hire E-Discovery Pro
By Melissa Lipman
Law360, New York (October 26, 2012, 7:56 PM EDT) -- A judge overseeing price-fixing litigation against several vitamin C makers ordered China Pharmaceutical Group Ltd. Thursday to hire an outside specialist to do a rigorous document search after the plaintiffs complained that the company had done a "woefully inadequate" job of searching for the information they sought.
U.S. Magistrate Judge James Orenstein ordered CPG to do the in-depth search requested by the plaintiffs, but gave the company 30 days instead of 10 to do so. He refused CPG's bid to force the plaintiffs to pay for...