A recent case from the Northern District of California raises the importance of actively engaging with employees to coordinate the search for documents and electronically-stored information to comply with the employer’s discovery obligations. At the same time, the Court ruled that an employer cannot be compelled to produce business-related emails from the personal email accounts
Health care practices and businesses generally need to be more careful when responding to requests for medical and other sensitive personal information.
Continue Reading We have to disclose patient records in response to a subpoena/attorney letter, right?
Effectively managing company data means more than HIPAA compliance and avoiding data breaches. As two of my colleagues Brett Anders and Cliff Atlas would tell us, failing to preserve electronic evidence can jeopardize a company’s litigation strategy. Their recent article discusses a new decision that illustrates the kind of sanctions litigants could suffer even where…