Contains articles which explain how to prove particular facts that are essential to a cause of action. Articles are arranged by topic and include general background, checklists, interrogatories, sample testimony and a bibliography.
Comprehensive guide to preparing and taking depositions. Chapters include: How to Handle a Deposition -- Building Blocks for Civil Actions -- Tort Actions -- Motor Vehicles Premises Liability -- Products Liability -- Medical Malpractice - Family Law -- Employment -- Rule 34 Requests for Production of Documents
This handbook leads the practitioner through the various types of discovery and remedies available in a civil action. It includes chapters on depositions and discovery; protecting litigation rights; tax aspects of litigation; injunctions; declaratory relief; voluntary and involuntary dismissal; default and default judgments; Illinois summary judgment; pretrial conferences; motions, requests, and notices in preparation for trial; and discussion on proof of facts.
The Practical Application of Illinois Discovery Rules — Limitations on Discovery — Interrogatories — Production of Documents and Tangible Things — Oral Deposition Preparation — Deposition Taking — Interjurisdictional Depositions — Motions for Physical and Mental Examinations — Quasi-Discovery — Remedies for Noncompliance Includes Chapters on Special Considerations in: Automobile Accident Case; Construction Injury Case; Medical Negligence Case; Employers’ Liability Case; Class Action Case; Wrongful-Death Case; Products Liability Case; Premises Liability Case
Provides guidance on how to streamline the discovery process and address commonly encountered issues of e-discovery, including methodologies for identifying electronically stored information, addressing preservation requests and orders, and assisting parties in managing discovery.
Examines the history of the changes to the FRCP relating to discovery of electronically stored information (ESI), analyzes the revisions in relation to existing discovery practice and then each rule is then discussed.