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Choosing the Best Claims Noticing Provider: Four Things You Need to Know 

When sending high-volume mailings to thousands or even millions of claimants/constituents, entities are exposed to economic and professional reputational risks if the execution of the mailing is flawed or if confidential claimant information is exposed. Hiring a provider that will deliver secure, accurate, and timely notices is of paramount importance. Experienced providers with many year of industry experience designing processes and protocols that mitigate risks associated with high-volume mailings while also establishing safeguards to protect claimant information is your best choice.

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How to Increase Claim Filing Rates in Class Action Litigation

As a claims administration professional, one of the first questions my clients ask me is, “how can we get more claims?” Maximizing the claim filing rate helps to ensure that the class benefit reaches as many class members as possible, which now more than ever is an important factor in obtaining final approval. Once the parties have agreed on the settlement, generally there is an agreement to maximize the claim filing rate. Since it benefits both parties, it makes sense to implement some common sense practices.  

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Current Claims Filing Trends in Securities Class Action Settlements

Overall, 2017 was a busy year for securities class action lawsuits. It started at a blistering pace, and finished with the most suits filed since 2001, at a staggering 66% increase over 2016. The resolutions for securities cases, coming in at 353 total, was the highest number since 2001.  This is a 30% increase over 2016.

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Measuring Success and Avoiding Pitfalls in Discovery for Litigated Claims

At the recent 2018 Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) conference, Epiq chief innovation officer, Cliff Dutton, hosted a roundtable titled, “Measuring Success and Avoiding Pitfalls in Discovery for Litigated Claims.” Engaging with professionals in the fields we support allows us to learn what’s most important to our clients; it also allows us to contribute our knowledge to help them achieve efficiencies in their legal matters.

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