"The side with the best paper trail usually wins." This is a concept that my general contractor father tried to teach me when I was younger, and one that I've learned the hard way myself through direct experience. In my work as a forensic consultant on behalf of many different parties in all manner of … Continue reading The party with the best documentation in a construction dispute typically prevails
Man, depositions can be rough on some people. I personally know of situations in which various parties have thrown their laptops down in a temper tantrum, expert witnesses breaking down in tears or faking illness to take more time to prepare, or the time when an infamous developer parked his Ferrari right outside the room … Continue reading Hot Coffee Strikes Again! Or, How not to handle yourself in a deposition
Imagine that you learn on the date trial is set on a case you have been working on that you will be the first-chair trial lawyer on the case.
Two cases decided earlier this year illustrate that defendants aren?t the only litigants who may be sanctioned for e-discovery violations. The opinions by a New York judge famous for her early e-discovery decisions and a federal magistrate in Colorad...