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Be the Expert on Expert Witness Research

LexisNexis® Expert Research on Demand (IDEX) Complimentary Webinar
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 – 2:00-2:45 PM ET

Finding the right witnesses to help support your case […]

Data Security and Cyber Liability Update

A Complimentary Webinar Presented by LexisNexis®

In today’s technology-driven world, data breaches, cyber fraud, identity theft and a host of related problems, have become an […]

Lanier on New Ways to Try Old Cases

Mark Lanier of the Lanier Law Firm gave the keynote address at the combined luncheon for the 14th Annual National Asbestos Litigation Conference and […]

Recordings from HB Fracking, Lead, Transvaginal Mesh, Mass Torts Conferences Now Available

Over the past few months HB Litigation Conferences has hosted a number of significant conferences on the hottest topics in litigation including Hydraulic Fracturing […]

Attorney Client Privilege in the Corporate Setting

A Complimentary Webinar Presented by LexisNexis®

The way that privileged information is handled by in-house counsel has its own set of challenges that differs greatly […]

New Developments in NY Mortgage Foreclosure Laws

A Complimentary Webinar Presented by LexisNexis®

Dangers and unintended consequences of new and proposed legislation in New York responding to the foreclosure crisis are explored […]

Asbestos Attorneys Explain Plaintiff and Defense Strategies For Deposing Witnesses

Discovery and depositions in asbestos cases have a unique set of challenges and require different strategies for both plaintiff and defense attorneys. Susan […]

Imse on Government Regulations for Fracking

John Imse, Principal at ENVIRON, spoke at the Gas Drilling Operations Conference on Sept. 9 in Philadelphia, sponsored by HB Litigation Conferences. Imse contrasted […]

Government Regulation Of Fracking Needs To Address Air Quality, Gas Migration, Speakers Say

Air quality and gas migration are the two major environmental issues that new government regulations must address to control the booming hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) […]

Hanger on Government Oversight of Fracking – Part 2

John Hanger, Special Counsel to Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellot and Former Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection spoke at the HB […]

Hanger on Government Oversight of Fracking

John Hanger, Special Counsel to Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellot and Former Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection spoke at the HB […]

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Kasdan Gives The “Real Skinny” On Construction Litigation

Kenneth S. Kasdan is a plaintiffs’ attorney with Kasdan Simonds Weber & Vaughn in Irvine, Calif., a firm specializing in construction defect litigation. […]

Ethical Considerations When Using a Legal Process Outsourcing Provider

In today's economy, many companies are turning to Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) providers because of their ability to offer fast, efficient legal services at a lower cost. However there are a number of ethical considerations that are unique to LPO companies, including risk of disclosure of confidential information, inadvertent waiver of attorney-client privilege and client consent requirements. However, the primary issue has to do with the unauthorized practice of law, since many of the individuals performing the work at the LPO firm may not be licensed to practice law in the appropriate jurisdiction or may not be lawyers at all.

Best Practices for Using a Legal Process Outsourcing Provider

Before you start working with a Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) company, there are a number of steps you need to take. These include: Evaluating the quality and reliability of the company; Investigating the company's background and reputation; Performing reference checks; Asking about the company's hiring and training policies; Vetting the qualifications of the individuals performing the work; and Meeting with core management staff.

What are the Best Practices for Assigning Tasks to Various Levels of Attorneys?

When assigning tasks to various levels of attorneys, there are two factors to consider. If you're strictly talking about budgeting, it's actually easier to use an average billing rate for the firm, only because it makes the budgeting simpler. Firms can generally provide that or give you some pretty good guidance. Rather than going through each task and figuring out the hours and then figuring out which attorney performed each task, you can just take the hours times an average rate. That makes life a lot simpler and it's a perfectly valid way of preparing a budget.

Why Many Law Firms Are Turning To Legal Process Outsourcing

An emerging trend in the field of law is the use of Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO). A driving force behind this is the ever-increasing volume of data that needs to be looked at in routine litigations and investigations. The cost of managing this data, in many senses, has gotten out of control. A lot of corporate legal departments have had their budgets cut, especially over the last two years. Many corporate legal departments and law firms are struggling to find ways to do as much or more with less and many have turned to LPO providers.

Cyber Liability Study Provides Valuable Insight Into Emerging Industry

By Mark Greisiger, President, NetDiligence®

Our objective in performing the NetDiligence® Cyber Liability & Data Breach Insurance Claims Study was to present some empirical data […]

2011 Global Catastrophes – Market and Insurance Coverage Considerations for Claims Professionals

2011 has been a significant year for global catastrophes. With earthquakes in New Zealand and Japan, tornadoes in Alabama, Missouri and Massachusetts, and flooding in Australia and the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, this has been a major year of catastrophes—and the hurricane and wildfire seasons are still to come.

How Are Email Strings Handled in Privilege Logs?

Some courts, although very few of them, have addressed the issue of email strings in privilege logs, so it’s important to look at the current state of the law on that topic. The trend is that each email string is looked at as [...]

Behavioral Marketing Is An Important Component Of Social Media

By Robert Wice, Underwriter, Beazley Group

Behavioral marketing is an important part of the social media world because it is how the social media sites […]