Record Retention and Destruction Policies Are Key Tools to Managing Risk in your Construction Business

Our discussion of how personal devices can become problematic during the discovery phase of litigation is a perfect example of the necessity of the development and implementation of a Record Retention and Destruction policy.  With today’s vast electronic capabilities, contractors have the ability to retain every document, every email, every drawing, every text message, etc. regarding their projects.  However, retaining all these records is not only expensive and arduous but could also open up your company to potential legal liability.