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Slip, trip, and fall events are quite common in occupational, recreational, and residential settings. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, slip and falls in particular result in over one million hospitalizations every year in the United States. Slip, trip, and fall events in general are the leading cause of non-fatal hospital emergency visits and […] The post Biomechanical Investigations of Unwitnessed Slips, Trips, and Falls appeared first on Exigent.…
According to Gartner research, more than two-thirds of legal and compliance leaders are struggling with their workload due to the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and economic uncertainty. In order to stay up to date on crucial work, in-house counsels are increasingly turning to external experts to supplement their teams. There’s nothing inherently wrong […] The post Maintaining Profitability Through Legal Spend Analysis appeared first on Exigent.…
At the end of 2021, the benchmark rate that underpins more than $350 trillion worth of cash products and derivative contracts — the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) — is being sunsetted. For many organizations, this means thousands of contracts need to be gathered up, assessed and repapered. Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, and obstacles […] The post Developing a LIBOR Contract Remediation Plan appeared first on Exigent.…
e-Discovery, record retrieval, software maintenance and other forms of litigation support are already tedious tasks that take up your attorneys’ and paralegals’ valuable time. But as your firm’s caseload picks up and resources grow stretched, these tasks cease to be mere frustrations; instead, they become untenable. When there isn’t enough time, expertise or attention to […] The post How Litigation Support Services Fill the Gaps in Your Firm appeared first on Exigent.…
The COVID-19 pandemic and its accompanying recession are forcing many law firms and legal departments to do more with less. In-house legal departments have seen their budgets shrink, while many lawyers have taken painful pay cuts and may face layoffs. The result: understaffed legal teams who are under extreme pressure to deliver results. Litigation support […] The post The Litigation Floodgates Are Open; The Right Litigation Support Can Help appeared first on Exigent.…
In 2018, the most recent year for which statistics are available, there were 2841 people killed and an estimated 400,000 people injured in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers (NHTSA, 2020). Many experts believe that these statistics under-represent the number of crashes that involve distraction because they are relying on police reports and self-reporting of […] The post Distracted Driving and the Role of a Human Factors Expert appeared first on Exigent.…
Locating information, you need across a multitude of documents is time-consuming and laborious, often resulting in missing information or too much information for review. Let Exigent simplify data discovery for you. With Exigent’s data discovery tool, Scarlett Search, you can instantly search across any document to find relevant snippets, sentences, and paragraphs in just milliseconds. […] The post Data Discovery Made Easy with Exigent appeared first on Exigent.…
Analytics-as-a-Service is already benefitting industries from healthcare to hospitality to oil and gas. Now it’s time the legal sector started to reap the rewards too. Data analytics isn’t new – companies have been doing it since Ford invented the assembly line – but the idea of putting analytics into the cloud to become Analytics-as-a-Service (AaaS) […] The post Analytics-as-a-Service – Are You Ready for It? appeared first on Exigent.…
Elder abuse happens far too often, and a lot of times goes undiagnosed. In part 1 of our blog series on elder abuse, we will be discussing what elder abuse entails and the five different types. Part 2 will go into detail on identifying the warning signs, reporting it, and how to prevent it. The […] The post Elder Abuse is On the Rise: What You Need to Know: Part 1 appeared first on Exigent.…
The aftermath of the pandemic will see a huge rise in the number of litigation cases. It’s time to be proactive and understand why you should outsource litigation support. Are you ready for the litigation floodgates to open? As companies tentatively look to restart their businesses, there are myriad questions that need answering. From new […] The post The Litigation Tide is Rising; 5 Reasons Why You Should Outsource Litigation Support appeared first on Exigent.…
As new data protection regulations come into force, smart businesses are already reaping the rewards of an effective data privacy strategy that goes well beyond just compliance.  Data has long been touted as the new gold and the latest data protection regulations to come into force – the POPI Act – are, along with European […] The post Six Ways Data Protection Regulations Can Help Boost Your Business appeared first on Exigent.…
In 1912, the Titanic relied on the ability of just six watch officers to keep a lookout for possible obstacles. At the time, the Titanic was considered the largest and most modern and luxurious commercial ocean liner in the world. However, by today’s standards, the navigation system was in the Stone Age compared to the […] The post AI-Driven Predictive Analytics, the Navigators of Modern Organizations appeared first on Exigent.…
It’s no longer a question of whether tech will change the legal industry — most firms have already pivoted to incorporate the benefits of tech like AI, digitization, cloud storage and more. Now, it’s a question of what the industry will look like after all this technology has become fully enmeshed in the daily reality […] The post What Will a Tech-Enabled Legal Industry Look Like? appeared first on Exigent.…