In addition to lawyers and professionals, regular citizens can benefit from having access to Docket Alarm’s legal research platform to uncover litigation history and stay informed of the latest lawsuits and cases. Here are four ways the public can use Docket Alarm to their benefit.
Citizens can use Docket Alarm to research potential employers or business partners. If you’re thinking about joining a company, check out their litigation history. This might be particularly useful if you are looking to join a smaller company like a startup, where there’s not a lot of public information available. You can check to see if they’ve filed for bankruptcy or if they have been involved in a dispute over technology or intellectual property rights. You can also check to see if the founders or investors have been involved in any litigation. The same applies to conducting due diligence on potential businesses partners or joint venture partners.
Another way citizens can use Docket Alarm for due diligence is if they are looking to hire an accountant, lawyer, doctor, or other professional. You can view that professional’s litigation history to see if they have been sued for malpractice.
2. Receive Litigation Updates Involving Family and Friends
If family members, friends, or business partners are involved in pending litigation, you can keep tabs on the case using Docket Alarm’s search engine and email alerts tool. You can elect to follow a case and set up email recurring email alerts that arrive to your inbox as frequently as you wish, ensuring you’ll never overlook an important case update or development.
3. Be the First to Know About Celebrity Lawsuits
Search for your favorite celebrities on Docket Alarm to view the full litigation history for a particular individual. Once you have located a celebrity’s history, you can then click the “Track this Search” button to be notified when they have been sued or there is an update or a resolution to a case they are currently involved in.
4. Follow Your Favorite Tech Innovators Apple
fan-boys (and girls) can use Docket Alarm to keep tabs on their favorite tech companies. Search for cases and track litigation involving Facebook
and more. Additionally, individuals looking to invest in public companies, like Netflix
, can benefit from receiving Docket Alarm’s frequent litigation updates. If you are looking to buy shares of a particular company, lawsuits and case outcomes may have a large impact on that company’s stock price, particularly if integral ownership or IP rights are involved.