LegalTech New York was a big success this year! The turnout was great and the session topics were right on target with some of the most pertinent legal technologies today.
Last year’s sessions only scratched the surface of technology-assisted review (TAR), but in 2013 panelists were able to take a deeper dive after high [...]
On October 15, 2012, Judge Travis Laster made an unexpected ruling in the case of Estate of Robert. H. Brooks (EORHB) versus HOA Restaurant Group (HOA). The case involves a commercial indemnity dispute involving the sale of the restaurant chain Hooters. Judge Laster proactively decided that both parties in this matter would have to use [...]
Takeda Pharmaceuticals faces multiple lawsuits alleging that it was aware of and willfully concealed a link between one of its most popular drugs, Actos, and increased risk for bladder cancer. This case is particularly interesting because of its potential to set guidelines for the future use of Technology Assisted Review (TAR) in discovery. An order [...]
We reported on the debate over predictive coding in the antitrust case Kleen Products, LLC, et. Al. v. Packaging Corporation of America, et. Al., back in April. The plaintiffs argued that discovery should be conducted using predictive coding because of deficiencies in the defendants’ keyword search methodology. The defendants had already completed 99% of discovery [...]
In our previous post, we discussed why Judge Andrew Peck’s decision to endorse predictive coding in Da Silva Moore was a golden opportunity for the technology, although not without flaw. Today, we’re going to examine at greater length why Judge Andrew Carter allowed the plaintiffs’ objections to the ruling to go forward.
As outlined in the [...]
Judge Andrew Peck’s endorsement of predictive coding, issued orally on February 8th and in writing February 24th, has been making waves for almost a month now, as everyone from expert analysts to Twitter pundits weighs in on the ruling. “Controversial” seems just the word for it.
Predictive coding, also known as technology-assisted review, speeds up the [...]