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Premises liability is a concept widely applicable in personal injury cases. It comes into play when an injury occurs because of unsafe, unkept, or defective conditions on someone’s property. In Ontario, one of the most common accidents that arises from such dangerous property conditions is a slip and fall (or trip and fall). When a victim sustains injuries as a result of an unkept or unmaintained property, they can sue or claim damages against the
There’s a lot you can do with a lot of data at your fingertips, but that can be both a blessing and a curse. It can be difficult to know where to start narrowing in, what’s important, or sometimes even just how to frame the question. Plus, if you’re only looking for a one-off solution, you may not want to allocate the time and resources needed to find the correct analytics platform for you or
I have often been amazed at the level of engagement of law librarians during my attendance at CALL.  They have a keen sense of the data that is generated as well as consumed in the firm, as well as the opportunities for tools to improve data information delivery.  This was further underscored when Lesha Van Der Bij and I had the opportunity to host a design thinking session for law firm librarians last week, on
We are pleased to announce that the Loom Court Analytics platform has now launched a Damage Analytics report. This new report type currently has all damages information from Ontario and Alberta dating back to January 1st, 2018, and we are always working on increasing our data coverage.  What is the Damage Analytics Report? With the damage analytics report, you can easily look up the average damages awarded in cases that are similar to yours. Damage
Over the past two years working with Loom, I’ve had the good fortune of meeting with people from different segments of the legal profession: library, knowledge management, law students, associates, and partners. While associates and partners consume the information from legal systems, and usually generate the enormous amounts of dark data in organizations, the library and knowledge management professionals are usually tasked with knowledge management, a role that gives them visibility into all of an