Category Archives: Discovery

What You Need to Know About the New Federal Rules in 90 Seconds or Less

Litigation partner Brian Jones describes the important changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure in this fast-paced video:

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Brian Jones Presents at IndyBar’s “Discoverability of Social Media” Seminar

Today, Brian Jones of Bose McKinney & Evans LLP and Elizabeth Lally of Rubin & Levin, LLP, discussed the “Discoverability of Social Media” at the Indianapolis Bar Association’s headquarters in Indianapolis. Here is a pdf of the presentation: Be sure … Continue reading

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Northern District of Indiana Approves Keyword Culling Prior to Predictive Coding; Can Skynet, LLP Be Far Behind?

Recently, Judge Miller in the Northern District of Indiana approved the use of predictive coding in a large, multidistrict litigation concerning certain hip implants manufactured by Biomet. As the order notes, Biomet started with a universe of about 19.5 million … Continue reading

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Helping Your Expert Thrive in the Hot Seat: Part Three

Presenting expert opinions at trial The last phase in presenting persuasive expert testimony is putting the expert on the stand at trial. Appearance and presentation take on more importance here, as does connecting with the jury. A jury views a … Continue reading

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Helping Your Expert Thrive In The Hot Seat: Part Two

Defending Expert Opinions at Deposition Once your expert has crafted his or her opinions, they must hold up under cross-examination at deposition and trial.  Part Two of this series provides tips for helping your expert give the strongest and safest … Continue reading

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Helping Your Expert Thrive in the Hot Seat: Part One

Presenting effective expert witness testimony requires more than finding someone who can arrive at the correct conclusions; you must communicate those conclusions in a convincing way.  The rules of evidence and procedure can create disadvantages for unfamiliar experts and prevent … Continue reading

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YouTube “Gets Tubed” by Internal E-Mails Showing Knowledge of Copyright Infringement

It never ceases to amaze me what even sophisticated business people will write in an e-mail. Executives of YouTube are obviously sophisticated, both in business and technology, yet internal e-mails that surfaced in a major copyright lawsuit with Viacom have … Continue reading

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