Record Retrieval Articles

4 Ways Law Firms Should Be Using Legal Document Services

If you run a law firm, you are well-acquainted with the hassle of managing, maintaining and storing paper. Although estimates vary, recent surveys reveal that the average law firm uses up to 100,000 pieces of paper every year. This number is argu
By ABI - October 17th, 2017

50 States and 50 Sets of Rules For Record Retrieval. ABI Can Help.

Lawyers and insurance professionals routinely deal with cases and claims involving parties from multiple jurisdictions. Each state has its own specific rules for subpoenas and records requests, and the burden is on the requesting party to follow
By ABI - October 12th, 2017

Managing Delayed Custodian Responses

Medical records play a significant role in a variety of civil cases, including personal injury actions and workers’ compensation claims. As a result, litigators rely on subpoenas to quickly and efficiently obtain the medical records they need t
By ABI - October 10th, 2017

Electronic Medical Records Have Gone Mainstream

If you have visited the doctor lately, you may have noticed that your chart has moved from a file holder outside the door to a computer. In fact, electronic medical records (EMR) have become the norm in doctors’ offices and hospitals across the
By ABI - October 5th, 2017

7 Reasons Medical Release Forms Are Denied

Medical release authorization forms are a vital part of any request for medical records. Federal law requires records custodians to ensure the patient consents to his or her protected health information being turned over to a third party. If a la
By ABI - October 3rd, 2017

Why Data Encryption is Important For Record Retrieval

For data thieves, medical records are a goldmine of information. No other type of documents contain so much personal data. In recent years, cyber theft has become a widespread problem across all industries. For law firms and insurance compani
By ABI - September 28th, 2017

Coast to Coast Record Retrieval: How We Do It

At ABI Document Support Services, one of the most common questions we receive is how we’re able to provide rapid document retrieval to insurance and legal customers across the country. Here is an in-depth guide to our process, as well as what s
By ABI - September 26th, 2017

The Clock Is Ticking on Your Case. Expedite Your Record Retrieval

Law is a deadline-driven profession. Whether a case involves negotiation, settlement or litigation, hitting deadlines is crucial. When delays happen, they can be both time-consuming and costly. In some situations, a missed deadline can even have
By ABI - September 21st, 2017

4 Reasons Insurance Industry Pros Should Outsource Record Retrieval Services

Like law firms, insurance companies can benefit from outsourcing their records requests to a professional document retrieval company. Although law firms have been doing this for years, insurance companies are just now starting to realize the bene
By ABI - September 19th, 2017

How eSummary by ABI™ Can Help Settle Claims Faster

Although some legal cases end up going to trial, the majority settle after what is often a lengthy process of negotiation between the opposing sides and their lawyers. What if you could settle claims faster? What would it take to help you pers
By ABI - September 14th, 2017