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Litigation Management, Inc. celebrated 35 years of business this year. As we reflect on the hard work and dedication it took to get here, we recount all the advances and changes that have taken place in the legal industry.  Here are 6 remarkable milestones in legal history that have shaped mass…
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)…
Sci-fi movies and television shows of the past have featured “scanning” devices that assess one’s vital signs, similar to Star Trek’s tricorder device of the 1960s, or that scene in the 1990s movie Total Recall. Fast forward to present day where public interest in wearable computing technologies…