Anticipation of Litigation Advisor - June 2018
June 18, 2018
Preservation of Mobile Device Data in Anticipation of Litigation
By: Sarah A. Phipps
Where is your smartphone? Chances are it is in your hand right now, displaying this article on its screen. We use smartphones today more than we use any other digital device. In 2015, a study released by Deloitte reported that Americans collectively were checking their smartphones around 8 billion times per day. Click here to read more.
Challenges of Seeking Substance Use Disorder Data in Civil Litigation: What You Need to Know
By: Neil C. Brown
As America’s opioid crisis endures, the procurement of substance use disorder data has become an increasingly common element of litigation and discovery. A Substance use disorder is defined as a cluster of cognitive, behavioral, and physiological symptoms indicating that the individual continues using the substance despite significant substance-related problems such as impaired control, social impairment, risky use, and pharmacological tolerance and withdrawal. Substance use disorder data could constitute or lead to compelling evidence in a variety of legal disputes. Click here to read more.