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How to Prevent Public Access to Confidential Business Information Through Motions to Seal Records

March 18, 2021 Communications & Media Industry Legal Blog, Manufacturing & Distribution Industry Legal Blog, Technology Industry Legal Blog

In Florida, the public and press have a fundamental right of access to judicial proceedings, which includes access to documents submitted to the court. This may be troublesome for businesses seeking to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information, such as trade secrets or other proprietary information. However, under certain circumstances, […]

5 Things You Need to Know About Obtaining Discovery From Mobile Electronic Devices

October 22, 2018 Communications & Media Industry Legal Blog, Florida Business Litigation Blog, Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

The Florida Rules of Civil Procedure allow any party to request from another party production of relevant electronically stored information (“ESI”) if the ESI is in the custody and control of the producing party.  Fla. R. Civ. P. 1.350.  “Custody and control” not only includes desktop computers, but also mobile […]

How to Know if Your Website Needs to be ADA Compliant in Florida

July 30, 2018 Communications & Media Industry Legal Blog, Florida Business Litigation Blog, Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

Does your website have to be ADA compliant? Title III of the American’s With Disabilities Act (“ADA”) provides that people shall not be discriminated against on the basis of disability in the “full and equal enjoyment” of goods, services, privileges, facilities or accommodations.  Under Title III, private businesses must make […]

Social Media: Is it Discoverable?

March 30, 2015 Communications & Media Industry Legal Blog, Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

By: Brittany N. Snell, Esq. and Austin B. Calhoun, Esq.
Many people routinely document their lives through interactions on social media forums such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or some other social media site. With social media becoming more and more a part of our everyday lives, the content of social media has inevitably become valuable to litigation. While you may be shaking your head and agreeing with the relevancy of social media, when is the last time you included a social media request in your discovery requests? If you included this request, how specific was it? This blog post will explore the growing use of discovery requests to obtain vital information from social media.

Compliance With New Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.516: E-mail Service

January 7, 2013 Communications & Media Industry Legal Blog, Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

A new rule set forth by the Florida Supreme Court last year altered the manner in which attorneys have been serving court papers by requiring service by electronic mail, or “e-mail.”  Although the rule is fairly straight forward, this attorney has noticed that the majority of e-served documents received do […]

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