FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

What is Loom Analytics?

In short, Loom Analytics is an online legal analytics system. Loom encodes and categorizes information contained within legal decisions. This information ranges from basic details like judge names and party types to more complex information like outcomes and subject matter. All this data is made available to users in the form of responsive, customizable reports.

What is "legal analytics"?

Legal analytics is an empirical, quantitative approach to the law. In particular, Loom's approach to legal analytics focuses on the interpretation of case law precedent. Legal analytics represents a shift from anecdotes to hard data. These are some questions that legal analytics can help answer: How does new case law affect outcomes? What proceeding types are seeing a rise in litigation? What areas of the law are most plaintiff-friendly? Is the industry chatter about a specific jurisdiction or presiding authority based in rumor or fact? 

What data does Loom have available?

Loom currently provides coverage for civil decisions in Alberta, B.C., and Ontario's superior courts, as well as the Ontario Court of Appeal. Specific coverage dates are listed in the table below: 

Court Date Coverage
ABQB JAN 1ST, 2010 - AUG 22ND, 2017
ABCA JAN 1ST, 2014 - AUG 22ND, 2017
BCSC JAN 1ST, 2010 - AUG 22ND, 2017
BCCA JAN 1ST, 2013 - AUG 22ND, 2017
OSCJ JAN 1ST, 2010 - AUG 22ND, 2017
OCA JAN 1ST, 2010 - AUG 22ND, 2017

 

Loom is adding new coverage for new provinces and courts on a regular basis. Keep checking this space to see what data is available. 

Data Sources

The Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) 

Data Exclusions

A full rundown of Loom Analytics data exclusions can be found on our help centre. 

How do I get started?

Click the “7-Day Free Trial” button on the home page or click here. This will take you to a registration form where you can sign up for a 7-day free trial. 

What does it cost?

After the first 7 days, Loom currently costs $59.99 (53.09 + HST) per month per user. If you subscribe to Loom annually it costs 679.99 (5% discount, $601.76 + HST). If you're an enterprise user, contact us for enterprise pricing and pilot details.