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Recognizing the risks and avoiding the pitfalls of ediscovery

This article outlines important issues to be aware of when dealing with ESI. Specifi cally, this article discusses: (1) the events that trigger the legal obligation to preserve ESI; (2) strategies for implementing a litigation hold protocol in today’s technology climate; (3) preserving a credible chain of custody; (4) the evidentiary hurdles that should be considered when preserving ESI; (5) the importance of taking proactive steps to maintain the integrity of ESI before engaging in litigation; and (6) when to use an outside expert.

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