Thursday, November 02, 2006

Types of data one can store in a legal extranet system

Here is a quick list of some of the types of data a litigation support extranet system might store to assist you and your client in managing a litigation:

trial calendar, list of upcoming depositions, actual depositions themselves, the status of the claims and litigations, the plaintiff counsel, defense counsel, judge, courts, diseases, case types, pleadings, interrogatories, medical information, doctor's reports, list of tasks which need to be completed, a case bulletin board, list of related internet links, case budgets, costs incurred to date on a case, risks of a cases, case narratives, other parties to a lawsuit, type of court, deposition calendar, case contact list, discovery documents, attorney assignments, court dates, etc..

This data can be stored in virtually any format (word, PDF, TIF, movie files, spreadsheet, etc) in a well constructed extranet system.

This is just a partial list of the type of data one might choose to house, store and report on within a legal extranet case management system for the purpose of assisting a client manage their litigation.