Unfortunately, we live in a society where people love to sue. They love to sue other people and they especially love to sue businesses. Since so much evidence is now created or stored on computers, lawsuits involving companies invariably require the involvement of its IT staff. If your company becomes involved in a lawsuit, chances are you will have to work with lawyers. This episode of Sanity Savers for IT executives explains some of the important legal terms that IT leaders should know if your company is involved in a lawsuit.
For those of you who prefer text to video, you can click the "Transcript" link underneath the video or you can read the original article from Calvin Sun that this episode was based on: 10+ legal terms you should know if your company is involved in a lawsuit.
Jason Hiner is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Long Form Editor of ZDNet. He writes about the people, products, and ideas changing how we live and work in the 21st century. He's co-author of the upcoming book, Follow the Geeks (bit.ly/ftgeeks).