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Federal E-Discovery: ‘Healthy Paws’ Offers E-Discovery Practice Reminders
October 5, 2022
Litigation partners Chris Boehning and Dan Toal’s latest Federal E-Discovery column, “‘Healthy Paws’ Offers E-Discovery Practice Reminders,” appeared in the October 4 issue of the New York Law Journal. The authors discuss a recent decision granting a motion to compel in Benanav v. Healthy Paws Pet Insurance, in which a district court was pressed to revisit standard and largely settled aspects of current e-discovery practice. The court held that relying on custodians to self-search and self-collect is unlikely to meet expectations of reasonable and good faith search and retrieval efforts; that parties should expect to be bound by electronically stored information (ESI) protocols; and that parties are expected to produce metadata when they produce ESI. E-Discovery deputy chair and counsel Ross Gotler assisted in the preparation of this article.
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