Corporate and Securities Law, Hedge Funds, Subprime Lending, Bankruptcy, CDOs and Synthetic Structures, Derivatives
Class Action and Complex Litigation
Antitrust and Trade Regulation, Insurance, Pharmaceutical, Employment, Product Liability, Mass Tort, Environment Law
Copyright Infringement, Patent, Trademark
Our U.S.-licensed attorneys perform primary and secondary legal research, multi-jurisdictional surveys, case law, and statute research. We maintain the requisite subjective judgment and working knowledge of U.S. law. Combining process-driven research methodologies and industry leading research tools, American Discovery decreases the excessive time and costs relating to legal research and analysis.
50-State Case Law and Statutory Summaries
We analyze cases and legal opinions across all 50-states which pertain to the clients’ litigation and business. A summary of each decision is prepared detailing the relevant facts of each case, and the court’s holding on each issue. Our analysis provides the client with clarity and accuracy regarding significant and substantive rulings.
Expert Witnesses and Lay Witnesses
Using advanced research and data mining applications, we provide personal and professional backgrounds of witnesses including location of residence; location of practice; area of practice; and certifications. Where applicable, we include identification of lawsuits where the witness has been a party. For expert witnesses, we include the names, docket number and jurisdiction of any cases where the witness testified as an expert.
Medical Record Research
American Discovery provides medical records research for medical malpractice, personal injury, product liability, worker's compensation, negligence, toxic tort, and environmental matters. Our unique staffing approach enables us to select the appropriate reviewer based on the complexity of the medical subject area and litigation type. Our specialized team includes attorneys with MD and PhD certifications as well as attorneys with extensive medical records review experience. In conjunction with our document review practice, we provide a comprehensive solution to maximize efficiency and cost controls related to review.