LexisNexis Canada Inc.

LexisNexis Canada Inc.

September 16, 2011 09:00 ET

LexisNexis Canada Launches Innovative Dockets Service for Easier Access to Court Information

Cross-court searching, filters and enhanced search functionality provide a cost-effective way for legal and business professionals to stay on top of emerging case issues

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 16, 2011) - LexisNexis Canada (www.lexisnexis.ca), a leading provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, today announced the launch of the LexisNexis CaseConnection™ Dockets service. From one intuitive online interface, LexisNexis CaseConnection Dockets enables fast access to key case information for ongoing and new proceedings filed with the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada. This information helps law firm, government and corporate professionals stay on top of emerging legal issues and cases quickly, cost-effectively and securely.

"LexisNexis CaseConnection Dockets is Canada's only service that enables professionals to do one search against multiple courts and receive immediate online access to relevant court docket information," said Patrick Collins, CEO, LexisNexis Canada. Customers can subscribe to a case to be automatically notified by email of events concerning that case and create alerts about any new litigation involving parties of interest.

LexisNexis CaseConnection Dockets enables professionals to:

  • Gather insights on key players in a case to develop compelling case strategies

  • Conduct due diligence by locating court dockets that reveal corporate litigation activity involving existing or potential business alliances, which may signal potential conflicts or risks

  • Identify new business opportunities, i.e., research the business litigation needs of potential prospects and find opportunities to expand relationships with current clients

The easy-to-use LexisNexis CaseConnection platform provides enhanced search functionality to help professionals find critical information from court proceedings directly from their desktop. Additionally, filters enable users to conduct docket searches by litigant, jurisdiction and case type.

Customers can sign up for a free account allowing them to perform basic court-docket searches at no charge, as well as subscribe to free monthly area of practice reports. For more information and to register, please visit www.lexisnexis.ca/litigation-solutions.

About LexisNexis

LexisNexis(R) (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. LexisNexis originally pioneered online information with its Lexis(R) and Nexis(R) services. A member of Reed Elsevier [NYSE: ENL; NYSE: RUK] (www.reedelsevier.com), LexisNexis serves customers in more than 100 countries with 15,000 employees worldwide.

LexisNexis Canada Inc. (www.lexisnexis.ca) provides information and services solutions that serve the changing needs of professionals in law firms, corporations, government and academic institutions. LexisNexis offerings include the Quicklaw(R) online legal research service; Butterworths(R) print and CD-ROM titles and newspapers for legal, accounting and other professionals; the Lexis(R) and Nexis(R) research services for global online legal, news and business information; and leading solutions in Practice Management, Client Development and Litigation Services.

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