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Slow, Expensive, Lopsided Discovery Leads Court to Split Costs

Conducting discovery on a single email account, for a relatively simple matter, shouldn’t require two to four days for data processing. It shouldn’t take two to three days to prepare a production. And it should... Casey C. Sullivan   |     07 Sep 2017

Ellen Pao's Discrimination Suit: Would Better Discovery Tech Have Changed the Outcome?

Ellen Pao is back, with some new insight into her famous sex discrimination lawsuit. In 2012, Pao sued Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a prominent venture capital firm, accusing it of gender discrimination an... Casey C. Sullivan   |     24 Aug 2017

New eDiscovery Calculator Helps You Predict Your Discovery Costs

Why is litigation so expensive these days? eDiscovery costs bear a good amount of the blame. Over the past decades, the growth of eDiscovery has been a major contributor to ballooning litigation costs, with dis... Casey C. Sullivan   |     08 Aug 2017

Alternative Legal Service Providers Signal Disruption in the Big Law Business Model

As first year associate salaries rise and top-end Big Law billing rates approach the $1,500-per-hour mark, companies are growing increasingly weary of paying full sticker price for legal services. As a result, ... Eric Pesale   |     04 Aug 2017

The Legal System Is Leaving America’s Most Vulnerable Citizens Behind

Eighty-six percent of low-income Americans do not get adequate legal help for their civil legal issues, according to a new study on the justice gap by the Legal Services Corporation. Eighty-six percent. Imagine... Casey C. Sullivan   |     16 Jun 2017

What a Million-Dollar eDiscovery Bill Looks Like

eDiscovery costs can be huge, making up 20 to 50 percent of all costs in federal civil litigation, according to some estimates. In some cases, the discovery process can end up costing clients hundreds of thousa... Casey C. Sullivan   |     09 May 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

eDiscovery for everyone? The pipe dream is now a reality

Logikcull now offers pay-as-you-go pricing: $40/GB/month with no minimum commitment. You can watch a demo and get started here.  Robert Hilson   |     25 Apr 2017
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