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E-Discovery: You can delete, but you can’t hide.

E-discovery is the new trend in litigation; it is here to stay.  Every lawsuit involves discovery, where lawyers get to ask questions and obtain documents that are relevant or might be relevant to the claims in the case.  Now, because many documents exist in electronic form on computer hard drives, electronic files are also subjects for discovery.  Parties are required to conduct searches of their computers for information, and in some cases, a party may be required to produce their hard drive so the opposing party can conduct its own search.  And these searches can turn up deleted information. Continue reading