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Civil Litigation Discovery Legal Topics Litigation Strategy Tort Law

To Examine or Not to Examine

Discovery during litigation provides powerful tools that allow each side to discover a wealth of information about the other. But how do you decide whether to use a particular tool? For example, when a plaintiff is claiming a physical or mental injury, should the defense always request its own physical or mental exam of the plaintiff? Such a request is available under CCP §§2032.010-2032.650, and it may be advantageous, but it is also risky.

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Civil Litigation Discovery Litigation Strategy

Hiring Help for E-Discovery

With most data now generated and stored electronically, discovery has significantly changed and a new industry of  consultants looking to assist attorneys in gathering and producing electronic data has developed and grown.  But how does a tech-impaired attorney hire an e-discovery vendor?