Few things in the course of litigation can come back to bite you with the ferocity of a spoliation instruction. Even the threat of one can cause seasoned litigators to lose sleep and ponder the extent to which their case can be damaged, despite
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Federal vs. Texas Depositions: Use the Rules to Your Advantage!
By Andy Nikolopoulos on
I have seen it many times. A deposition is taken in a federal case, and the lawyers agree to take it by the Texas rules. They may even be vague and simply agree to take it “by the rules”, or even stay silent for that matter. I have a sneaky suspicion that many times these…