At a roundtable discussion in the ICLC conference, Serena
Wellen of LexisNexis explained how efficient legal research of insurance
coverage issues could be performed on lexis.com.
Key searching tips include how to get the document desired and find similar
documents by using features such as "More Like This Headnote," "More Like
Selected Text" and how to find other documents with similar citation patterns
or similar language patterns. In addition, you can set up LexisNexis and
Shepard's Alerts that can be viewed online or via e-mail to follow developments
in any research issue or case.
important avenue for insurance law research is the LexisNexis Insurance Practice
Center. Many functions can be performed through the Insurance Practice
In addition, Ms. Wellen noted through the Insurance Practice
Center you can access the tools you need to make an early case assessment; draft,
file and send documents; gather information on people, businesses, assets,
verdicts, clients and court dockets.