Kristine Russo Begley


  • Producing Electronically Stored Information
    Saturday, December 1, 2007
    As technology advances, the need for discovery of electronic communications and information increases and raises questions concerning the proper form of production for electronically stored information (ESI). The December 2006 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) were designed to facilitate early communication regarding the production...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    "Bad faith" claims are often plead by insureds in coverage cases. However, both carriers and insureds should be aware of some of the difficult issues raised in litigating such claims. First, the standard utilized by the New Jersey courts to determine if "bad faith" exists, i.e. whether the claim was "fairly debatable," can set a very high burden for...
  • Monday, January 1, 2007
    Does an arbitrator have the authority to issue a subpoena to a third party during the discovery phase of arbitration?