Discovery: Your key to reaching settlement or gaining an edge at trial
This publication is essential for: all lawyers using the BC Supreme Court discovery procedures in a case
Current to: January 1, 2021
The tools of discovery are powerful with the potential to strengthen your case and weaken the other party's. With Discovery Practice in British Columbia, you have access to analysis of the latest case law and practice tips for all discovery tools including document discovery, examination for discovery, pre-trial examination of a witness, interrogatories, and more. Scripts on making and defending objections, checklists, and hundreds of sample forms help you to use discovery procedures to effectively build your case.
With an online subscription to Discovery Practice in British Columbia, your firm will be able to:
- conveniently access detailed guidance at any time and from any location, search for relevant information, link directly to significant legislation, case law, and websites, and download precedents
- determine strategic approaches for obtaining and giving document production
- ask the right questions and make effective objections at examinations for discovery
- assert and attack privilege claims
- skillfully use discovery evidence at trial
Subscribe today and master the tools of discovery! View a sample from this book!
The 2021 update to Discovery Practice in British Columbia includes the most significant decisions from the BC Supreme Court and Court of Appeal. Highlights of this update include the following:
- case law and legislation references brought current to approximately January 1, 2021
- new annotations and expanded commentary regarding, among others, the following:
- whether surreptitious audio recordings can be used as evidence at trial
- when physical examination (rather than examination by videoconference) should be used during the COVID-19 pandemic
- principles for the court to consider when hearing applications for second and third IMEs
- what might constitute an "inadequate search" in an effort to locate documents requested by opposing counsel
- whether a defendant may be permitted to examine representatives of both an assignor and assignee when one corporate plaintiff assigns its cause of action to another corporate plaintiff
- when the courts might find a witness to be "evasive or unresponsive"
Annual subscription rates are based on firm size. A monthly payment option is available.
Online subscribers can purchase a print copy of Discovery Practice in British Columbia for 35% off its regular price.
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