The Codename is “Motion to Compel Review of the Search Hits”

Search terms are a lot like the game Codenames, where parties find themselves guessing terms of art to discover relevant electronically stored information. In a lawsuit between news-aggregator cell-phone apps, the Plaintiffs learned the Defendants referred to the Plaintiff’s app by the codename “Ajax.” The Defendants admitted there were 5,126[…]

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Demonstrating Sufficient Specificity that a Party Conducted a Reasonable Inquiry

Electronically Stored Information has progressed beyond email messages in lawsuits. In a multi-vehicle accident involving a UPS truck, the Plaintiff sought ESI including daily reports of the driver. These reports were listed in an interrogatory response and the Plaintiff claimed the Defendant had a duty to preserve them. Merriweather v.[…]

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