Legal fees rose 10 percent from 2010 to 2012 and increased 4.8 percent last year, according to a survey by Tymetrix and CEB, which looked at billing information from more than 4,800 law firms and 99,000 lawyers.

Finance and securities rates increased the most last year at 5.8 percent...

As the "money out" side of the business, claims has long struggled to gain the budget attention of the "money in" side.

"Claims has always been at the end of the line when it comes to spending because for years, the more compelling places to put investment were producer portals, new...

Claims organizations are sitting on a treasure trove of data and information, but making it actionable can sometimes be a challenge. This is especially true when dealing with litigation management. Insurance companies already have great experience making data actionable through their work on the...

Datacert, Inc. has augmented investment in insurance technology offerings for property and casualty insurers. The organization has been experiencing increased requirement from carriers for its claims defense software in the last 18 months. The number of customers using Datacert’s Passport...

Top partners at leading U.S. law firms are charging more than ever before, yet those hourly rates aren't all they appear to be.

Having blown past the once-shocking price tag of $1,000 an hour, some sought-after deal, tax and trial lawyers are commanding hourly fees of $1,150 or more,...

Datacert, Inc., a leading provider of software solutions for enterprise legal, claims, and compliance departments, is a platinum-level sponsor of the 2013 CLM Annual Conference, which will be held in San Antonio from April 10 to 12. The CLM Annual Conference features more than 80 collaborative...

Datacert will relocate its corporate headquarters from 3040 Post Oak Blvd. in the Lakes on Post Oak complex to the new building, which is nearby. Datacert will occupy more than 49,000 square feet on the 10th and 11th floors of the 20-story building.

“Datacert has...

In-house legal teams at top US corporations are instructing law firms less, but paying more, according to comprehensive research released at the end of last year.

Fees billed to Fortune 500 companies in the first half of last year rocketed by nearly 15 per cent over 2010’s equivalent...