Zapproved: 9 Best Practices for Early Case Assessment


More than 90 percent of cases filed settle before trial. Those are good odds, but it can be challenging for organizations to determine which cases fall within the small percentage that will proceed to trial.

While you can’t predict the future, you can use early case assessment (ECA) to gain a more thorough understanding of a matter. However, ECA is only as effective as the efforts and technology that a litigant devotes to it. When you have an effective legal hold process that combines logical processes with the latest in ediscovery technology, you can take your ECA process to the next level and make the most informed, cost-effective decisions about whether to settle or proceed to trial.

In this guide we explore nine top strategies for driving down discovery costs and making better case strategy decisions.

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