Electronic Discovery, otherwise known as eDiscovery, refers to locating electronically stored information with the intent of using it as evidence in a civil or criminal legal case. The role of an electronic data discovery expert is to help bridge the gap between lawyers and information technology.
Types of Electronic Evidence
In the process of electronic discovery, data of all types can be recovered to serve as evidence. This can include:
- word processing documents
- instant messaging logs
- web site visits
- all other digital files
We also investigate:
- web browsing activity
- identify metadata
- reveal the content of temporary files
- obtain data fragments
- demonstrate evidence of tampering with electronic files and/or file deletion
- unlock/search password protected files
- establish data usage histories
In 2006, the U.S. Supreme Court amended the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) to mandate that discovery is to include electronic evidence as part of the eDiscovery process. The FRCP states that electronic discovery must commence immediately upon filing of an action.
Although e-Discovery is primarily used by legal companies and lawyers, it is also widely used by larger corporations. This is usually to sort out disputes and non-disclosure issues.
Our experienced team works with you closely in designing an effective plan to help you get the data essential to present your case. We use industry-leading software to collect, investigate and analyze your data. We then present the data in review ready format. Our mission is to provide exceptional electronic discovery services while saving our customers time and money.
Cost Effective eDiscovery
The Document Group specializes in efficient and cost effective electronic discovery services to suit your needs. Our pricing model allows us to identify the amount of actual data to be processed and provide a predictable budget for your project.
We realize that redaction of data is privileged and sensitive information. Therefore, all care is taken to ensure that all data is kept 100% confidential.
We have worked with numerous respectable law firms and corporations over the years and have been known as the go-to electronic discovery experts among our clients. We would be happy to provide excellent references if requested.
If electronic data exists, we will find it!