Collection and Retrieval of Digital Information Are Increasingly Important

Electronic discovery, known in shorthand as “e-discovery,” increasingly may determine the outcome of complex litigation, whether business suits or white collar trials. As a result, attorneys who specialize in complex cases should prepare a system for responding to e-discovery requests. Likewise, businesses contemplating either bringing or defending significant lawsuits should retain their digital electronic information […]

Electronic Records Create Legal Issues

As health record keeping becomes increasingly electronic, issues arise about the handling of those records and their legal treatment. These records are far more complex than the paper records of the past. The electronic records capture more information and perhaps more importantly disclose who has access to the records and when persons exercised such access. […]