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Building a Better Password

28 February 2019|Technology
By Wayne Nitti
Passwords, intended to protect our privacy and our most sensitive data, are these days almost as reviled as they are ubiquitous. By one estimate, reported by Security Magazine in 2017, the average business user has an astonishing 191 passwords. Couple that with continuing demands from financial and other institutions that customers routinely change the unique string of characters [...]
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Why Our E-Service Beats Email, Hands Down

15 February 2019|Technology
By Wayne Nitti
Few lawyers can claim that they’ve never mistakenly sent an email message to the wrong person or attached the wrong document. Accidents happen, especially when delivering a message within minutes of a deadline. And yet, many civil litigators handling cases across the country frequently agree with their opposing counsel to [...]
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E-Filing Goes Live In Los Angeles

30 January 2019|Technology
By Wayne Nitti
For civil litigators and law firms in Los Angeles County, January 2nd marked the dawn of a new era. That’s the day the LA Superior Court—the nation’s biggest unified trial court system—went live with a mandatory electronic filing system for non-complex civil cases seeking greater than $25,000 in damages. The long-anticipated transition represents [...]
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Case Study: Creating Order Amid the Chaos of a Mass Environmental Tort

11 January 2019|Litigation
By Wayne Nitti
In late October 2015, during a routine inspection, employees of Southern California Gas Company found an old valve leaking gas from an underground well near Porter Ranch, less than 30 miles outside of Los Angeles. That well ultimately released 100,000 tons of methane, becoming the largest such incident in US history. Area residents reported nosebleeds, nausea and vomiting, and on November [...]
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