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Promoting Data Competency in
Law Firms

On Firmer Ground, November 18, 2019

When we consider just how central data and technology are to the legal profession, it becomes increasingly imperative to distinguish between data literacy and data competency.

New Suit Against Discover Highlights Lingering Robocalling Risk

American Banker, October 31, 2019

In 2018, plaintiffs filed more than 3,400 federal lawsuits over robocalls, according to a recent report by Lex Machina, which is part of LexisNexis. Discover Financial Services is the latest financial service companies to get hit in an onslaught of litigation over unwanted robocalls to consumers.

Lex Machina: Consumer Class Actions Nearly Tripled in the Past Decade

Property Casualty 360, October 24, 2019

The number of consumer protection class actions has nearly tripled in the past decade, with cases over data privacy and unwanted text messages behind the increase, according to a report compiled by Lex Machina.

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October 23, 2019

Lex Machina’s Consumer Protection Litigation Report Reveals Companies Paid More Than $34 Billion in Damages Over the Last Decade

Case filings rose nearly 20% over the last decade while class-action lawsuits tripled. Volkswagen paid more than $14 billion in consumer protection damages for its “clean diesel” claims.

August 27, 2019

Lex Machina Brings Data-Driven Insights to Business Litigators and Consumer Advocates with New Legal Analytics for Consumer Protection Litigation Module

More than $43 billion in damages has been awarded in consumer protection cases since 2009; Equifax, Volkswagen and Facebook among the seminal consumer protection cases

July 23, 2019

Lex Machina Launches Comprehensive Tax Litigation Module

Tax litigators now have access to detailed insights about the track records of judges, individual attorneys, law firms and parties involved in federal tax cases, as well as broader trends within the practice area