Using the Internet as a Discovery ToolMay 1, 2005
The internet can be an incredibly powerful tool in the discovery process. It can free you of the need to wait for (or rely upon) an opposing party's answers to interrogatories or responses to requests for production of documents. You can get valuable information about an opposing party and other key issues at the outset of the case. In a matter of minutes, you can gather enough information to dramatically affect the strategy, the focus and even the theme of the case. This article identifies several web sites which can provide valuable information about opposing counsel, corporate defendants, government agencies, products, medical personnel, general medical information, general news and court information.