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Pro Tips for Budget-Friendly Record Retrieval

Posted by Staff Writer on March 30, 2021

In the world of law, everyone knows that at the end of the day, a case’s merit relies on evidence. In personal injury, that evidence is typically found within medical records.  Law firms worldwide engage in record retrieval, whether they outsource it, house a records collection department, or make it part of a legal assistant’s duties. Regardless, the desired outcome is the same: To discover the facts necessary to successfully pursue or defend a case. 

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Topics: Records

Integrating Your Records Retrieval Experience

Posted by Stephen Ehrlich on April 24, 2019

Most record retrieval service providers in the U.S. currently have web portals that can be used for things like ordering records, downloading records and checking status at a basic level. Some of them have their own in-house, developed portals; some use the popular MR software, which is as close to off-the-shelf record retrieval software as you can get.

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Topics: Records, Managed Services

10 “Must Do” Steps When Retrieving IRS Records

Posted by David Bean on March 15, 2019

If you are working on a case that requires retrieving records from a government agency such as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), it’s critical to follow their specific requirements or you’ll see costly delays. In our experience, we’ve learned the following 10 steps are critical:

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Topics: Records, eDiscovery

Ensuring Security in your Record Retrieval Process

Posted by Dan Dillett on April 23, 2018

Retrieving and storing important records is a routine step in the litigation cycle for most insurance carriers and self-insured organizations. Have you ever stopped to wonder, though, what’s being done to safeguard those records after your defense counsel or record retrieval company receives them? Do your records ever get sent to experts or adjusters over regular email? What happens to your records after the case settles?

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Topics: Records, Data Security

Five Things to Expect from Your Record Retrieval Partner

Posted by Andrew Maloney on February 16, 2018

Professionals in both the legal and the corporate communities must have accurate and complete records on hand and easily accessible at all times. But, procuring these records can be frustrating, time consuming and costly if you are not using the right support partner. When considering your record retrieval provider and their process, there are certain considerations to keep in mind to ensure your records can be obtained as quickly, efficiently and economically as possible:

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Topics: Records, WBENC, Data Security

What It Means to Be a Women's Business Enterprise

Posted by David Bean on November 13, 2017

A strong dedication to diversity is crucial to success and increased innovation in today’s business world. At the MCS Group, we’re proud to be certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

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Topics: Records, Women Owned Business, WBENC