The 'New Normal' In ESI Preservation Duties: Part 2
February 9, 2011, 3:41 PM EST
Law360 (February 9, 2011, 3:41 PM EST) -- As a follow-up to an article reviewing when the duty to preserve electronically stored information (ESI) arises and what it requires of attorneys, this article delves into the benefits of crafting an e-discovery plan early in the litigation process. It discusses how crafting an effective e-discovery plan can lower a party’s litigation costs by reducing the likelihood of expensive discovery disputes and avoiding sanctions for the spoliation of evidence.
To help parties fully assess the risks of not having an effective e-discovery plan, the article reviews...