Mediation in Personal Injury Cases

 With the cost of personal injury cases rising, attorneys, clients, and courts are considering mediation as a viable alternative to trial or arbitration. Mediation allows for parties to meet in a more formal atmosphere to settle their claim. This can be very advantageous because it is apparent that both sides see the upside in trying…

Plaintiff Depositions in Personal Injury Cases

 Depositions of injured plaintiffs are common in personal injury cases. The purpose is for the defense to ascertain all of the relevant facts in a case. In a deposition, the parties will be present with a court reporter and the defendant’s attorney will ask questions designed to flesh out the main issues in the case.…

Predictive Modeling in Personal Injury Law

 With the increase in the manipulation of data across all disciplines, it is no surprise that this has come into the legal space. Information gained from data is valuable, and it can be used to predict trends and behaviors in any given industry. Being able to predict such cases can save companies money if they…

Repetitive Stress Injuries

 The term, “repetitive stress injury” is a catch-all phrase describing a variety of conditions. With injuries of this type a body part is placed under a lot of stress through repetitive use. An example of such use is someone on an assembly line who performs the same type of lift every day as part of…

Hospital Records and Liability

 As the healthcare industry becomes an increasing part of the American economy, the industry is looking for ways to control costs. One area of increasing liability for such providers is the privacy of medical records. To control costs, many medical providers are offshoring their maintenance of such records. With increasing digitization many of these records…