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For over 15 years, Epiq has supported dozens of large pharma and medical device companies. Our team is made up of experts in specialized case management and enterprise database discovery processes specific to pharmaceutical litigation. We can assist clients with even the most intensive cas

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Epiq experts have trial experience in patent law and strong technical backgrounds including advanced degrees in chemistry and physics.

Our pharma services team has deep eDiscovery management experience in firms and legal departments combined with pharmaceutical industry. Available services include management and consulting on pharmaceutical matters related to patents and IP, and regulatory knowledge to deliver maximized review efficiency and quality. Specialties include Hatch-Waxman ANDA litigation, trade secrets, and securities litigation related to shareholder contingent value rights.

Understanding both the technical and regulatory requirements of health care database systems consisting of protected patient information can present uniquely complex challenges. This is especially true in the context of pharmaceutical litigation. The resulting information created from these cases often involves unusual data types, stemming from events including clinical trials, sales, adverse events and FDA filings. 

With Epiq, clients have access to industry-best technology and data analytics capabilities. Our expert consulting team will guide you to make better informed decisions for business and legal matters. 

Drug Pricing and Litigation

We support pharmaceutical companies in matters related to government investigation, including eDiscovery forensics and collection, processing and hosting, document review and analytics, and eDiscovery managed services.

Epiq has dedicated managed review practice areas and leverages the combined knowledge of anti-competitive issues and how they apply to pharmaceutical sales and pricing. At every level, from review attorneys to review managers Epiq's team has subject matter experience related to drug pricing issues surrounding the relationship between manufacturers, competitors, wholesalers, and PBM rebate negotiation.

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eDiscovery for Healthcare

Data leaks have the potential to be disastrous — of all of the security breaches recorded in 2018, nearly 30% were in medicine or health care. Protected health information is the second most commonly exposed type of data and, in the event of a breach, organizations must disclose all known information about the breach to affected patients. In an ever-changing landscape of strict data compliance regulations, organizations who mismanage confidential PHI are open to the risk of costly litigation as well as irreparable damage to their reputation.

Our best-in-class HIPAA compliance training has prepared our 600 eDiscovery employees to be well-versed in all data related to the healthcare industry, allowing us to create workflows for clients that will secure and protect all PHI within their digital environment.

Epiq has deep experience applying advanced analytics to eDiscovery matters for the benefit of an its health array of health-related litigated matters, regulatory reviews and internal investigations. Our proprietary applications care clients, using artificial intelligence in over thousands of legal matters in recent years, spanning an array of litigated matters, regulatory reviews and internal investigations. We provide non-technical attorneys with platforms to review, redact and produce complex data drawn from our proprietary enterprise systems. Epiq’s offering of HIPAA-compliant network environments resolves the traditional concern for security and allows for the easy turnaround of data. 

Following industry best practices for eDiscovery can help to minimize the risk of potential breaches or data noncompliance. From identifying and working with internal stakeholders to formalizing structured data production, our team employs a system of quality verification checks, promoting a focus on document control and patient security. With Epiq, clients can manage their costs and maximize their data security by minimizing resources spent implementing corrective actions, reducing the severity and volume of any quality incidents. 

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Legal Transformation Services

Pharmaceutical litigation and regulatory investigations can be complex, expensive and time-consuming matters that are typically document-intensive, involving multiple jurisdictions or class actions at even a global level. There are unique risk factors associated with multifaceted product liability, antitrust and patent cases, resulting in the need for teams to manage large amounts of legal data stored across enterprise environments.

For more than ten years, Epiq’s consulting group has honed its expertise in specialized case management, utilizing intelligence specific to pharmaceutical litigation gained from our database discovery processes. Our case management systems can not only be used to track cost-comparative analysis between cases, but can also use all sources of data in an organization’s legal environment to provide powerful insights.

Corporate Restructuring

Navigating the complexities of any restructuring proceeding can be difficult. Health care cases present a unique set of challenges. In these types of cases, it is crucial that the company engage professionals to offer guidance and efficient procedures necessary to comply with the multi-jurisdictional regulations and all special considerations presented. Epiq is uniquely qualified in the health care industry, in that it is the only claims and noticing agent that is HIPAA compliant. We offer the proven processes, unsurpassed technology, coupled with expertise required to support a successful health care restructuring.

Mass Tort

Our mass tort business, partners with law firms to provide solutions for mass tort claims and settlement administration. Our professional, experienced staff and tech enabled platforms ease the back-office burden on firms in the early stages of litigation and assist in obtaining the best possible settlement awards for their clients as the end stages of litigation. We primarily work for plaintiff law firms but also do work for defense firms, special masters, or entities involved in litigation.

Regardless of the type of client, our services focus on Facilitator, our neutral data aggregation platform with role based access, ideal for gathering and exchanging case information by any party in multi-district litigations, resolving healthcare liens and getting settlement funds to the claimants injured by the device, product, or exposure.

With Epiq law firms can avoid the cost and time involved in hiring and training new staff, and free their permanent staff to work on substantive case issues. Our settlement administration services assist law firms with the most complicated aspects of settlement. Our extensive experience in mass tort settlements allows us to advise clients at all stages of the settlement process, helping prevent delays. Working with Epiq results in higher net settlement values being delivered in the hands of deserving claimants quickly and efficiently.

Our years of experience working with Medicare, Medicaid, military or other government and private insurers allow us to consistently achieve the most affordable lien resolution values for claimants, maximizing their net settlement award. Our comprehensive services include:

  • Neutral MDL Data Aggregation Platform (Facilitator™)
  • Settlement Claims Administration
  • Call Center Support
  • Settlement Document Processing
  • Case Adjudication and Allocation Support
  • Allocation Medical Record Review
  • Healthcare Lien Resolution
  • Fund Administration
  • Payments
  • Medical Monitoring
  • MMSEA Section 111 Reporting
  • Compliance and Settlement Consulting

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