The 2005 Socha-Gelbmann Electronic Discovery Survey Report has been released. The 2005 Survey examines the state of electronic discovery in 2004, through direct interviews and an online surveys of 69 consumers and providers of electronic discovery services, as well as website data from more than 200 organizations in the electronic discovery niche. It also compares this year’s results with results from the preceding two years, and makes projections for 2005 through 2007. For more information about the survey, or to purchase, click here.
On August 9, the Arkansas Democrat Gazette reported that Beverly Enterprises was ordered by the Arkansas Supreme Court to comply with Judge Phillips’ ruling and post a $20 million bond for failure to produce documents. Judge Phillips reportedly ordered the bond after “becoming frustrated in obtaining documents in a nursing home care case.” He had considered incarceration of Beverly executives in June, following defendants’ failure to produce documents including email and other electronic data.
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