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Parties to a Dispute Have a Duty to Preserve Evidence Once Litigation is Reasonably Anticipated.

Posted by attorney Thomas Hartmann
Filed under: Litigation Discovery

Litigation obligations begin well before a law suit is filed, particularly with regard to preserving evidence. Once a party reasonably anticipates litigation, a duty to preserve evidence arises. This is an “affirmative obligation,” which comes about “when the party in possession of the evidence kn

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