Insurance is INSLAW's comprehensive client/server case management
software product for insurance claims litigation and staff
MODULAW tracks the litigation of claims arising
from both the personal and the commercial lines of business.
These include high volume cases such as automobile and workers
compensation suits, as well as complex and protracted cases such
as commercial and environmental liability cases.
The system is also used to control internal and
outside counsel costs, schedule events, track parties, index and
retrieve work product and documents, create budgets, monitor
expenses, make assignments and record attorney time, and produce
MODULAW Insurance is used by many of the nation's
leading carriers. The system combines extensive tracking
functions with powerful searching capabilities, automatically
summarizing detailed information to address a range of reporting
Because MODULAW Insurance is designed specifically
for insurance claims litigation, it can be implemented as an
off-the-shelf solution. MODULAW can also be customized to address
a company's own data and workflow needs using INSLAW's advanced
application development tools.
Claims and Litigation
This component of MODULAW monitors the status of a case or claim,
from initiation through disposition. It provides access to
case-related information, including claim identifiers, claimant
names, policy information, and names of insured parties. The
system also tracks workers compensation and subrogated claims,
and allows for the setting and maintaining of reserves.
- Party and Party Counsel Tracking follows
individuals and entities associated with a case, and their
counsel. Multiple litigants, claimants, insureds, and witnesses
can be tracked and a history of settlement negotiations can be
maintained by recording offers and demands. Extensive
information on injuries sustained and damages sought can also
be captured in the system.
This function of MODULAW monitors the status of a case by
tracking past and future actions.
- Calendar and To-Do List tracks scheduled
actions regarding cases and staff
- Rules-based Scheduling allows for
automatic calendaring of future events based on office,
account, corporate, and jurisdictional rules
- Docket Control maintains a history of
events that have occurred throughout the life of a
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Staff and Referral
This component of MODULAW tracks all individuals and firms
involved in the handling of a case. Assignment of internal
attorneys and staff, as well as outside firms, may be monitored
throughout the life of a case.
- Attorney and Staff Assignments function
tracks internal assignments to individual cases. Multiple
assignments can be made to a single case; automated transfer
processing allows reassignments between attorneys or offices,
- Staff Bank collects detailed information
on individual attorneys and staff members, ranging from basic
address data to detailed employment and education
- Outside Counsel and Vendor Referral
portion of the system tracks law firms, expert witnesses, and
other service providers who are retained in cases. Multiple
referrals may be tracked for a single case
- Outside Counsel Bank and Service Provider
Bank capture detailed background information on outside firms
and vendors, including the names of individual attorneys or
staff. Data collected does not need to be re-entered for each
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This component of MODULAW provides management with a tool for
monitoring and controlling legal costs. Budgets can be created for individual cases.
- Budgeting capability creates budgets for
individual cases. By using ABA task codes, actual vs. projected
costs can be evaluated and monitored for each case.
- Timekeeping and Expense Tracking function
tracks internal time and expenses incurred while handling a
- Invoice Tracking portion of the system
tracks fees and expenses billed by outside entities retained to
- Billing capability generates periodic
bills detailing time spent and expenses incurred on individual
cases. Bills can be produced based on time and expense entries
made within a specified billing period. The system can also
accommodate alternative billing arrangements, such as flat
rates, maximum fees, and contingency fees.
MODULAW helps to manage and track an office's work product,
files, and other documents.
- Document Bank feature stores information
on documents that have historical value, whether or not they
are case-related. The system can also interface with
complementary packages, such as word processing, document
management, imaging, and document assembly
- Records Management capability of MODULAW
records information about physical files, including their
contents and movement throughout an office. The system can also
flag files for storage.
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