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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…
Here are 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 Although…
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…
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. In Part III, we reviewed three…
In litigation, if discovery is inevitable, manage the process carefully to control the scope and costs. This is especially critical in litigation involving “smart” and highly technical products. Let’s begin with an overview of the Internet of Things (IoT). The term was first coined in 1999 by Kevin…
Anyone working within or around the legal industry knows that the industry has undergone sweeping changes in recent years. Four main trends have affected the legal profession: globalization and regulation, technology, client evolution, and demographics.₁ While each trend has certainly impacted the…
Plaintiff Fact Sheets and Coordinated Discovery In complex litigation, one of the key benefits of consolidation – in federal or state court – is the ability to coordinate discovery efforts across multiple individuals and parties, saving countless time and expense.₁ Plaintiff Fact Sheets (PFSs)…