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Product Liability Litigation Case Study

$3 to $5 Million in Cost-Savings Identified


Client Issue

In addition to full scale managed reviews, Hudson delivers discovery consulting services designed to evaluate vendors, forecast review expenses and uncover opportunities for efficiencies. Although most effective when undertaken as part of early phase assessment, these services also drive considerable value as part of remediation initiatives; in other words, when the review is behind schedule, over budget, or otherwise not succeeding.

Hudson Legal Solution

Hudson performed a quality audit at the request of the procurement department for a global pharmaceutical firm in the midst of litigation for two household-name consumer medicines. With a 250-plus review staff operating in two cities, Hudson found performance metrics were nonexistent. Additionally, we advised that responsive documents were being over-collected in the first level review, with work performed frequently by more costly staff attorneys and associates .

Hudson Legal Results

Hudson identified $3 to $5 million in potential cost savings across four reviews in this product liability litigation case, proposing a hierarchical billing structure and in-depth performance tracking to bring costs in line and get the reviews on the right track.


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Hudson Legal is a global full-service discovery firm offering end-to-end e-Discovery solutions and managed review services tailored to meet the needs of each case. Specializing in complete discovery process management, the experts at Hudson Legal bring clients a best-in-class combination of expert process design, technology, qualified teams of review attorneys and workspace logistics. Our approach ensures the highest quality results are delivered efficiently, accurately and affordably with a practical perspective.

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