How to correctly Bates number PDFs and native files

It’s clear that native production won’t end the use of Bates numbers; neither will Bates numbers be displaced in the forseeable future, that is any time soon, as the simplicty of pinpointing material being discussed quickly by document number, page and line number is just hard to beat. Here’s how to easily handle both native and PDF/TIF production.

How to create better case chronologies and legal timelines

As any litigator or investigator that’s handled a complex matter knows, getting control of the stacks of evidence, facts and legal issues can be quite a challenge. MasterFile is designed to let you easily manage case information in matters of any complexity to build stronger cases and ultimately, win more. In this short article, we explain how to create legal timelines and case chronologies that can give you an edge in court.

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Medical Chronology Software and Medical Records Analysis

Analyzing and converting the medical record into a clear medical chronology, medical reports and visual timelines in MasterFile is easy. In this article, we show you why.

Why annotations for notes and key information no longer work

Yellow Post-It notes worked for paper-based evidence mark-up because besides holding your thoughts, they also served as bookmarks to critical evidence. This bookmarking aspect, critical for evidence mark-up, doesn’t happen with electronic sticky notes and other techniques like point-to-point linking. In this short article, we show you how MasterFile is different.

Release Notes: Version 8.0

Private equity company selects Masterfile for multi-jurisdictional litigation

Sometimes the client can steer his counsel towards the right technology for the tasks at hand. Facing multi-jurisdictional litigation private equity firm Icarus Investments did just that by selecting MasterFile — with immediate and significant success. With litigation proceeding in the United States, the EU and the UK, everything needed to be in one place, in one system. Counsel had to be able to learn and work quickly too — even without Internet access or related response time degradation. Here’s their story.

Release Notes: Version 7.0

Whistler Law finds MasterFile exceeds expectations

Small law firms with one or a few offices have unique requirements. Just like mechanics, they know the importance of what’s under the hood. If all the parts don’t fit and work together, everything grinds to a halt. This is a lesson that boutique firm Whistler Law solved quickly with MasterFile — with immediate and unexpectedly significant success. Here’s their story.

Reviewing Medical Records for Legal Nurse Consultants

Medical records are voluminous. We show you, the legal nurse consultant, how MasterFile automatically creates a detailed timeline of what took place when, and by whom, as you review. Topic chronologies, specific to your case and focusing on specific areas of concern are easy to isolate too — simplifying your analysis of common to care settings. You can filter events by issue, care, provider or treater, etc., easily transform events into custom reports, and with one click, into visual timelines, making complex series of events easy to grasp.

Release Notes: Version 6.0

Proposition Analysis

If there are several suspects or hypotheses in a case, facts and evidence, etc. must be assessed as “for” or “against” each rather than just “for us” or “against us”. Proposition Analysis, (still) a unique feature of MasterFile, enables litigators, investigators, journalists and academic researchers to do just that.

Grab ‘n Go Briefs

Reporting in MasterFile is as as simple as displaying an appropriate or custom view and printing all or selected parts of it — or pasting them as a table into a new or existing Word or Excel document. In this post we show how MasterFile’s Grab ‘n Go briefs simplify the creation of polished reports in Word or PDF from a collection of such selections to present to your client, or for other uses, in a couple of clicks.

Pleadings and disclosures

Keeping track disclosures to the court and other parties is important for various reasons and so in this post we look at how you record and track pleadings and disclosures from a MasterFile perspective.