eDSG Poll: 91% Have Witnessed Unprofessional or Unethical Behavior in eDiscovery

In eDiscovery Solutions Group’s most recent survey of the eDiscovery market it found that 91% of those surveyed have witnessed unethical or unprofessional behavior in eDiscovery. Surprisingly, only 9% indicated that they had not witnessed this kind of behavior.  
 
The survey revealed that 36% had seen improper behavior from service providers and 36% had seen this kind of behavior from lawyers.  27% had witnessed unprofessional or unethical behavior by technology vendors and 27% from parties in the litigation.  9% also had seen this behavior in other individuals. 
 
The results of this survey indicate that there is a problem with the professionalism and ethics in the eDiscovery market. We would like to hear from you.  Why has this issue arisen and how can it be solved?  Please let us know by commenting below. 

About Gene Petty
Co-founder, VP and General Counsel of eDiscovery Solutions Group.