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Litigation Holds: Engineers May Have a Duty to Preserve Documents and Other Potential Evidence Prior to the Initiation of a Lawsuit

Posted on 11/6/2017 by ASCE Insurance in insurance civil engineer professional liability litigation lawsuit

By Terri L. Stough, Esq.

Compliance with a "litigation hold" generally means preservation of certain documents which may be relevant to a lawsuit. When a litigation hold is in place, parties must suspend their routine destruction of documents and preserve all documents for examination by another party.

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