Tanenbaum Keale LLP Chief Technologist Kenneth Jones and associate Pamela Kaplan recently authored an Expert Analysis for Law360 examining our existing technology which helps to identify the unique number of plaintiffs in a mass tort legal matter — including defining the prevailing plaintiff where duplicates exist — a task often more difficult than it seems. This often leads to a more effective and efficient discovery phase of litigation, as well as more accurate and representative reports for corporate legal departments, to the benefit of legal counsel and clients alike.

“Litigating complex cases such as product liability mass torts, which may span jurisdictions throughout the country, can create a unique data management challenge that is often overlooked,” Jones and Kaplan wrote. “Important information about claimants and cases is often maintained in disparate databases that do not interact, communicate or sync in any way.”

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