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Sustainability is important for businesses of all sizes in all industries. Expectations from clients continue to increase and firms must act now to make sustainable changes, or run the risk of losing business. Environmental and economic impacts will vary based on industry and organization size –…
There is plenty to learn about the complex procedures of multidistrict litigation. Researching legal abbreviations should not have to take up your time. Below is a list of the most used abbreviations in multidistrict litigation to serve as a resource for you and your firm.   Litigation…
Product liability cases come in all shapes and sizes, each accompanied by a plethora of matter information and data points. Case management technology grants a comprehensive solution to manage complex litigation by offering a platform to centralize information. These tools help counsel quickly…
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…
An increasing focus and growing consensus on the need for Multi-District Litigation (MDL) best practices and rule reforms to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) was a hot topic discussed during the ACI Drug and Medical Device Litigation Conference held virtually earlier this week.   One…
  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…
Megan Pizor, LMI’s General Counsel and Director of Thought Leadership, will be speaking on a panel at the ACI Drug and Medical Device Litigation Conference on December 9, 2020. The session titled “Understanding the Use of Data Analytics in the Management of MDLs,” will discuss a newly embraced…
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 top priority.   Here are 5 benefits of…
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 been…
    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 Information Management (MIM) functions to specialized service providers. These…