Court upholds the importance of disclosure of documents in litigation – Polity

Court upholds the importance of disclosure of documents in litigation

In a recent case where a claimant for damages sought to prevent the disclosure of her medical records, the rules of court were found to override other legislation relating to confidentiality of personal information A recent judgment, involving the assessment of damages for injury, has highlighted th…

https://www.polity.org.za/article/court-upholds-the-importance-of-disclosure-of-documents-in-litigation-2021-03-18

Africa’s first legal text on eDiscovery published – Polity

Africa’s first legal text on eDiscovery published

Hundreds of billions of emails are sent and received on a daily basis and it has been calculated that more than 97% of business documents are created electronically. In addition, the modern, digital world sees the average person produce thousands of digital records or electronically stored informati…

https://www.polity.org.za/article/africas-first-legal-text-on-ediscovery-published-2021-03-02