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…

Telematics in Automobiles

 Insurance companies are eager to offer their newest technology which purports to provide more accurate insurance pricing. This new device, called a telematic, is inserted into the vehicle and will track driving activities like braking and mileage. Tracking this information for an individual will allow the company to set insurance policies based on the specific…

Driverless Cars and Liability

 It has recently been reported that Apple is in talks with major car companies over the possibility of building what is being called in the news as an “Apple Car”.  This car is reported to be a self-driving vehicle equipped with Apple technology.  This is also an exciting prospect given the fact that Google has…

Private Facebook Data To Be Examined in a Slip-and-Fall Case

 A recent court order by a judge in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, may have personal injury claimants thinking twice about the privacy of the data that they post to Facebook. While this case is currently being litigated in another jurisdiction, it is only a matter of time before courts in Chicago and elsewhere in the country…

Sex and Personal Injury

 With the increasing acceptance of non-marital relationships, more people are sharing intimate details of their lives with others. Sexual partners have increased within the past fifty to sixty years, and with that come not only increased risk for sexual health but increased liability regarding sexual activity. One common risk is the transmission of a sexually…