• Common Litigation Myths Debunked! Part III
  • June 11, 2018 | Author: Laura F. Dumas
  • Law Firm: The Strong Firm P.C. - The Woodlands Office
  • In the last segment in this series, I discussed myths surrounding settlement. This segment focuses on a myth about discovery phase of litigation.

    Myth #3: Discovery is just an expensive waste of time. Of the several aspects of litigation that clients find the most irksome, the discovery process may top the list. Discovery is the term used to describe the information gathering phase of a lawsuit, and it permits the parties to request information from their opponents, subject to certain rules and limitations. Through written discovery, opposing parties are allowed to ask you for documents pertaining to the case, including any relevant electronic records to which you and/or your business have access...(Click here to continue reading)