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Legal Analytics Takes Center Stage

A challenging environment thrusts legal analytics to the forefront, with innovative products offering critical solutions. The current health and economic crisis has shifted the legal industry in substantial ways. Firms have been pushed to change their structures, alter business decisions, and scrutinize their contracts like never before. Understanding clauses that are in contracts and developing creative strategies to win new business has taken precedence, while the need for predictability and transparency is at the forefront, given significant disruptions to typical workdays and workflows. That said, it’s critical for firms and [...]

By |December 17th, 2020|Legal Trends|

Exploring the Impact of the Pandemic on Litigation in Federal District Courts (January through October 2020)

Lex Machina monitors and reports on how courts are affected by the social changes due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic through our COVID-19 blog posts, the COVID-19 Impact Analyzer App that is publicly accessible, and in-product case tagging for litigation caused by COVID-19.  As the year is winding down, we can start to see a comprehensive picture of litigation activity throughout 2020. We looked at the first 10 months of the year to understand trends at different points during the pandemic. Much of this blog post compares activity in January [...]

By |December 3rd, 2020|Academic Articles, Analytics Articles, COVID-19, Legal Trends|

Enterprise: The Optimal Package at the Optimal Time

It has been an unusual time for the world as a whole and the legal community in particular. With large-scale upheavals and fast-moving changes, Lex Machina has worked hard to keep the legal profession up-to-date through our blog posts, our publicly-available COVID App Analyzer, and our unmatched data-driven Legal Analytics. […]

By |November 30th, 2020|Announcements, Product|

Lex Machina Releases its First Torts Report

Lex Machina is excited to announce the release of its first Torts Litigation Report. An overview of trends and insights in federal district court, the report includes data from 2010 through September 30, 2020.  This report features statistics broken down into categories based on Lex Machina’s case-type tagging system. The Torts case-type tags used in this report are: Federal Tort Claims Act, Medical Malpractice, MotorVehicle, and Premises Liability. Additionally, there are four tags to help filter out mass torts cases. Throughout the report, “excluding mass torts cases” means the subject [...]

By |November 19th, 2020|Analytics Articles|

Lex Machina Announces New Data Breach Expansion to the Consumer Protection Module

The Lex Machina team is excited to announce the release of its Data Breach tag and enhanced analytics as part of its Consumer Protection module. Including nearly 3,000 cases, this important data set includes cases alleging harm resulting from the inadvertent or unauthorized disclosure of consumer data collected by the defendant. […]

By |November 16th, 2020|Announcements, Product|

Lex Machina Releases 2020 Special Report: Impacts of COVID-19 on Employment Litigation

Lex Machina is proud to release its Special Report on the Impacts of COVID-19 on Employment Litigation in Federal Court. This Special Report examines the impact of COVID-19 on Employment litigation in federal district court. Part of this examination included surveying how court activity has changed in 2020 versus previous years. […]

By |November 2nd, 2020|Analytics Articles, Announcements, COVID-19, Reports|
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