Legal Analytics for Torts Litigation

Lex Machina’s Legal Analytics for Torts Litigation enables attorneys and companies to make data-driven decisions about federal torts case strategy and tactics. Now you can use quantified insights into the behavior of district court judges, opposing parties, and opposing counsel to gain competitive advantage in torts litigation.

Lex Machina’s Torts data lets you analyze federal torts case timing, resolutions, damages, remedies, and findings. 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. This harm may be caused by intentional or unintentional torts.

Tort Case Filings

Use Cases

Lex Machina helps you answer questions such as:

  • Have punitive damages been awarded in a medical malpractice suit in this court? If so, how much was awarded?
  • Which law firms have the most experience representing plaintiffs in cases filed under the Federal Tort Claims Act?
  • What are the top defendant parties in premises liability cases? Did those defendants take a case to trial?
  • Has my judge ever found No Causation in a negligence case at summary judgment?
  • Who are the top ten expert witnesses in torts cases in the Central District of Illinois? In which cases were they admitted or excluded?

Case Tags

Federal Tort Claims Act, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle, Premises Liability, Mass Tort: World Trade Center, Mass Tort: Deepwater Horizon, Mass Tort: Doe Run Resources

Damages Categories

Pain and Suffering, Medical Expenses, Lost Wages, Loss of Consortium, Survivor Expenses, Loss of Support, General Compensatory Damages, Punitive Damages

Torts Litigation in Federal District Court Report
This report is a comprehensive overview of trends and insights for making strategic litigation decisions.


Negligence-Related Findings: Negligence, No Negligence: Duty, No Negligence: Breach, No Negligence: Causation, No Negligence: Harm, No Negligence: Expert Required, No Negligence: Unspecified, No Vicarious Liability

Violation Findings: Lack of Informed Consent, Loss of Consortium, Strict Liability, Wanton/Reckless Conduct, Wrongful Death/Survival Action

Intentional Tort Findings: Assault/Battery, Infliction of Emotional Distress, Defamation, False Imprisonment, Privacy/False Light Violation, Willfulness

Defense Findings: Assumption of Risk Defense, Contributory/Comparative Negligence Defense, Open and Obvious Danger Defense, Time-Barred Defense, Waiver Defense


Granted and Denied Permanent Injunction, Preliminary Injunction, and Temporary Restraining Order