Law organization Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley and Norton is asking a Nashville court to declare that its does not owe community lawful companies company Legility anything at all for eDiscovery solutions carried out as section of authorized motion involving the point out of Tennessee.

Shackelford alleges in a current submitting in Davidson County Chancery Court that the state should shell out Legility if any 1 entity has to.

The legislation organization, which is primarily based in Texas but has a Nashville office environment, represented MedManagement Inc. in the state’s legal action towards Soreness MD, a Franklin-centered suffering management business arranged under MedManagement’s umbrella. Pain MD was accused by equally state and federal authorities of fraudulent billing methods.

In accordance to the modern court docket submitting, the condition sought “voluminous digital files and other knowledge from MedManagement,” but the company “did not have the means to pay out an digital discovery vendor” to compile the info. The judge, in accordance the regulation business, requested the state’s seller, Legility, to compile the facts at the state’s expense.

Further, in accordance to the law agency, Legility’s get the job done product or service was “deficient” and the condition was unable to use it in the circumstance, foremost the state to refuse to pay out Legility. Afterwards, Legility questioned the regulation business to pay the charges, but the regulation business promises it is not accountable for any charges owed to Legility.

Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton questioned the Nashville courtroom to declare that they are not liable for Legility’s service fees. Reps for the legislation agency, Legility and the Tennessee attorney general’s place of work did not reply to requests for remark.