Presentations

Protective Orders in Mass Torts: Sufficient or Substandard?

Date
April 14, 2010
Location
Teleconference
Speaker
Jeffrey J. Greenbaum
Sponsor
HB Litigation Conferences
Description

Plaintiffs want protective orders that are adjustable as discovery progresses, while defendants want rigid protective orders to guard intellectual assets. The press wants full access to documents filed in public court systems. “Sunshine in Litigation” initiatives oppose “abusive” secrecy orders. But corporations plead the need to guard their reputations and their ability to create life-saving products. Federal and state rules are changing. The arguments are heating up. Where do you line up?