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(Another) Decision to Watch on Discoverability of Litigation Funding Materials in the US: Fleet Connect v. Waste Connections

As litigation funding becomes more prevalent in patent litigation, defendants are likely to attempt to obtain discovery into such agreements.  However, litigation funding discovery is usually nothing more than a fishing expedition aimed to create additional burden for plaintiffs.  Recently, Judge Gilstrap ruled precisely that [...]

2022-07-18T10:43:03+00:00July 18th, 2022|Categories: Discovery, Litigation Funding|Tags: , , |

US Case Law Update: Delaware finds litigation funding-related documents either irrelevant or covered by the work product doctrine

Delaware finds litigation funding-related documents either irrelevant or covered by the work product doctrine. Woodsford's Dan Kesack assesses the latest developments in the Delaware relating to discovery and litigation funding-related documents: A pair of decisions from the District of Delaware provide comfort that litigation funders and their [...]

2021-10-12T11:06:48+00:00December 4th, 2020|Categories: Discovery, USA|Tags: , , |
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