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Lex Machina Enhances COVID Tracking Tools Announces Upcoming Webcast on COVID-19 Litigation Trends

LexBlog, Sept. 23, 2020

Today Lex Machina is announcing enhancements to their COVID-19 tracking tool. Earlier this year Lex Machina launched the COVID-19 Impact Analyzer and has continued publishing a series of blog posts which explain trends in COVID-19 litigation In federal courts.

3 Key Developments As US Coronavirus Deaths Near 200,000

Law360, Sept. 21, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention withdrew guidance on COVID-19 spread, the Trump administration’s blueprint for distributing the coronavirus vaccine faced swift criticism, and litigation related to the pandemic continued to mount just as the number of confirmed U.S. virus-linked deaths neared 200,000. Here are three key developments to know.

COVID-19 Sparks Spike In Insurance Litigation Filings

Law360, Sept. 18, 2020

Federal district courts saw a surge in insurance litigation case filings in the first half of the year, due in large part to the explosion in suits by businesses seeking coverage for losses they have suffered amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report by Lex Machina.

Upcoming Events

The Innovation Advantage: Driving Client Value in the Midst of COVID-19

Wed., September 23, 2020
9am PDT (12pm EDT)

Join innovation leaders from the legal industry as they discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on innovation at their firms with Josh Becker, head of legal analytics at LexisNexis.

Tracking Updates in COVID-19 Cases and Court Activity

Thurs., October 1, 2020
9am PDT (12pm EDT)

Join industry experts to discuss the latest innovations by Lex Machina to track and monitor the effect of COVID-19 on litigation.

Press Releases

Sept. 9, 2020

LexisNexis® Announces Fifth Cohort of Legal Tech Accelerator Participants

LexisNexis today announced that ten participants have been selected for its Legal Tech Accelerator program. The program was started to give startups a leg up in the rapidly expanding legal tech industry. In line with the broad LexisNexis vision to transform the way law is practiced, each of the ten accelerator participants … is driving innovation in a distinct area of the law.

July 30, 2020

Lex Machina Brings Unprecedented Coverage to Legal Analytics

Lex Machina, a LexisNexis company, today announced its expanded federal district court coverage, which gives users access to all commercially relevant federal civil cases in one place. Users can now find any federal district court case and use it as a jumping off point to discover key analytics including information about judges, law firms, attorneys, or parties.

July 9, 2020

Lex Machina Develops New Torts Module for Legal Analytics

Lex Machina announced the expansion of its award-winning Legal Analytics platform with its new Torts module covering nearly 200,000 cases pending in federal district court since 2009. The Torts practice area includes cases in which a party seeks compensation for loss or harm caused by personal injury or reputational harm to an individual.