Closing The Loop

Articles on eDiscovery Cost Recovery

Now Available: Webinar on Navigating the High Stakes 'Loser Pays' Rule

Yesterday, Logikcull hosted a webinar on the future of eDiscovery cost recovery, “The Price of Defeat: Navigating the High-Stakes ‘Loser-Pays’ Rule.” The Hon. Joy Flowers Conti, Chief District Judge of the U.S.... Casey C. Sullivan   |     22 Jun 2017

Looming Ruling on 'Loser Pays' Conundrum Could Cement Power Imbalance in Federal Courts

A case challenging whether it is lawful for a prevailing party in litigation to recover eDiscovery fees, often the most daunting of all legal costs, has percolated up to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, whe... Robert Hilson   |     05 May 2017

How Law Firms Can Recoup the Costs of Subscription Services

Unless circumstances dictate otherwise, law firms typically pass through or "bill back" to the client the costs they incur to perform e-discovery services. This can be a hairy proposition for several reasons, n... Robert Hilson   |     28 Feb 2017

Millions of dollars are up for grabs because courts can't figure out if e-discovery costs are recoverable

Several years ago, when electronic discovery was still in its youth, federal courts wrestled mightily with the question of whether certain e-discovery costs can be recovered by parties who prevail at trial or w... Robert Hilson   |     07 Jun 2016

New court decision, same old eDiscovery thinking

Normally, parties are responsible for paying their own costs. But as litigants have grown more assertive in their attempts to recoup those costs upon obtaining successful judgments, court orders requiring the l... Robert Hilson   |     04 Mar 2016

Thomas Vanaskie, influential circuit judge, discusses eDiscovery cost transparency and vendor pricing

Judge Thomas Vanaskie was appointed to the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals in 2010, having served at the federal district level in Scranton for 16 years prior. Over the course of his two decades on the benc... Robert Hilson   |     06 Aug 2015

The unexamined consequences of taxing eDiscovery costs against losers

Image courtesy of theupstart.co. Robert Hilson   |     14 Jul 2015
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