Legal couriers have long played an important role in helping lawyers deliver important documents to courts, associates, and opposing parties. However, with the advent of e-Discovery, the need to physically transfer documents has been dramatically reduced when it comes to conducting discovery.
It is certainly true that in many cases, documents, emails, and data files relevant to a dispute can efficiently be shared with an opposing party in digital form, removing the need to physically collect the evidence and deliver it in paper form. However, the fact that e-Discover exists does not remove the need for law firms to have a reliable legal courier service at its disposal. Below are a few reasons that e-Discovery won’t replace the need for legal couriers when it comes to discovery.