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There are many circumstances that can change the course of complex product liability litigation. Regardless of what can happen throughout litigation, these seven stages serve as a general roadmap for the lifecycle of a product liability matter:   1. Investigation The gathering of facts in a…
The use of data analytics in Multi-District Litigations (MDLs) is a largely untapped, yet powerful tool in the management of product liability MDLs. In no uncertain terms, data analytics can help parties and judges make better decisions in how MDLs are managed going forward. With the recent push…
  Costs begin to mount in the discovery phase of mass tort litigation. Medical record review is a critical piece of this phase. It is imperative that your legal team is well informed on the options available to make the most cost-effective decision to fit your particular matter. One size does…
Managing a legal project is an involved process with many moving pieces. One of the most important aspects of managing a legal project is associated with cost and adhering to a set budget. In complex litigation, stakes are high which makes staying on budget a top priority.  Effective legal project…
  Businesses all over the world had to rapidly adapt their staff and operations to remote working capabilities in response to coronavirus restrictions. During a time when pulling together as a community has never been more important, we reached out to our remote working LMI community who have…
Whether due to workload volume, cost containment initiatives, knowledge demands, or other factors, corporate legal departments, insurers, and law firms may be confronted by the need to outsource medical data management functions to specialized service providers. Medical data management services…
6 remarkable milestones in legal history that have shaped mass tort litigation:    
Patient medical records are rapidly evolving due to increasingly sophisticated electronic health record systems. The impact on litigation involving medical records is still being explored and continues to evolve. In this segment of a four-part series, we will discuss the history of electronic…
In Part I of this four-part series we discussed the history and evolution of electronic health records (EHRs) and their unique aspects and capabilities. Next, we will discuss the impact EHRs have on litigation and the challenges they present to legal practitioners.  Impact on Litigation…
In Part I of this four-part series we discussed the history and evolution of electronic health records (EHRs) and their unique aspects and capabilities. In Part II, we discussed the impact EHRs have on litigation and the challenges they present to legal practitioners. Next, we will review three…