Lex Machina Releases 2020 Torts Litigation Report
MENLO PARK, CA, Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Lex Machina, a LexisNexis company, today releases its first ever Torts Litigation Report looking at trends and insights in federal district court. The report includes analytics on case filings, districts, judges, parties, law firms, and more. Lex Machina developed several case tags for its Torts module: Federal Tort Claims Act, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle, and Premises Liability. Additionally, there are four tags to help filter mass torts cases: Mass Tort: Deepwater Horizon, Mass Tort: Doe Run, Mass Tort: DuPont C-8, and Mass Tort: World Trade Center.
"Looking at the data, we could clearly see the effects of mass tort litigation on the analytics," said Anne Wise Kann, Lex Machina's torts legal data expert. "We developed case tags in order to be able isolate specific mass torts cases and look at trends within mass torts or excluding mass torts."
2020 Torts Litigation Report Webcast
Lex Machina is hosting a webcast to discuss the report on November 19, 2020 at noon ET/9am PT with report author Anne Wise Kann and Christina L. Capobianco, partner at Goldberg Segalla. Register for the event or view a recording.
About LexisNexis Legal & Professional
LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information and analytics that help customers increase productivity, improve decision-making and outcomes, and advance the rule of law around the world. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. LexisNexis Legal & Professional, which serves customers in more than 150 countries with 10,600 employees worldwide, is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.
About Lex Machina
Now celebrating the 10th anniversary of Legal Analytics, the Lex Machina platform fundamentally changes how companies and law firms compete in the business and practice of law. The company provides strategic insights on judges, lawyers, law firms, parties, and other critical information across 16 federal practice areas and select state courts. Lex Machina allows law firms and companies to predict the behaviors and outcomes that different legal strategies will produce, enabling them to win cases and close business.
Legal Analytics was named "Best Decision Management Solution" (AI Breakthrough Awards, 2019) and "Disruptor of the Year" (Changing Lawyer Awards, 2019). Based in Silicon Valley, Lex Machina is part of LexisNexis, a leading global provider of legal, regulatory, and business information and analytics. For more information, please visit www.lexmachina.com.
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