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“What is AI?” This is a question we hear often.   The definition is simple, but how AI can be used is more complex. Let’s discuss how AI can be used by law firms and legal teams.  Many times, we hear our clients describe the process of Optimal Character Recognition (OCR) and refer to it as AI.…
As we say farewell to 2023 and look optimistically to the year ahead, it’s a great time to take a pause and reflect on lessons learned, recount accomplishments, and plan for new goals.   We’ve gathered our most-read blogs of 2023 in hopes they can provide insight for your 2024 goal planning or…
Allegations of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are common in practice areas such as premise liability, insurance defense, and workers’ compensation. Typically, TBIs are usually caused by a blow or other traumatic injury to the head or body as a result of motor vehicle accidents, violence, or falls…
Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance providing cash and/or medical benefits to workers who have been injured or became ill as a direct result of their job. Workers’ compensation defense attorneys work with employers and their insurance companies to help settle cases and offer litigation…
October 16, 2023 For years, there have been discussions and debates regarding best practices for the management of Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) and how to most efficiently and effectively approach the many complex issues that arise with the large number of claims and parties involved. LMI…
Recent product liability lawsuits have an increasing focus on mental health allegations. LMI’s experienced medical team shares key items to look for when reviewing medical records for mental health allegations. Medical Record Review for Mental Health Allegations Review varying medical record…
Insurance companies require an efficient medical record review process when handling injury claims. When claims require quick turnaround times that an insurance company’s internal team may not be able to accommodate, outsourcing to an experienced medical record review partner will save time and…
Medical data is a vital piece of discovery in product liability litigation and can quickly become very complex. There are various types of medical record review documents to assist in the evaluation and defense of product liability claims and litigation. Types of Medical Record Review Documents…
What is a Plaintiff Fact Sheet  Plaintiff Fact Sheets (PFSs) are standardized questionnaire forms used in mass tort and multidistrict litigation to obtain general information about plaintiffs’ claims. They are typically court-approved and created through party collaboration and agreement.  The…
Typically, it is not possible to know exactly why one person develops cancer and another does not. Research has shown that certain risk factors may increase a person’s chances of developing cancer. Alternatively, there are also factors that are linked to a lower risk of cancer. These are…