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In this blog we explore sentiment analysis and the different approaches of two off-the-shelf sentiment analysers, Vader and TextBlob. While these analysers can be good for a quick solution for a sentiment analysis use case, they sometimes fail to produce reliable results for certain use cases and scenarios.
Blog 25/03/2021With the new Official Injury Claim (OIC) portal launching soon, and operating alongside the existing MoJ portal, there will necessarily be a new layer of complexity for claims teams to consider.
Kennedys IQ has taken Portal Manager, its unique, end-to-end solution for compensators, to the next level by using artificial intelligence to assess medical evidence and recommend a damages figure for insurance claims in the MoJ Portal.
The Civil Justice Council (CJC) working group has published its recommendations on what further reforms could be introduced for low value injury (under £25,000) injury claims. With a focus on resolving meritorious claims more quickly and with the costs reduced, as well as preventing unmeritorious claims, the group concludes that once the pending ‘whiplash reforms’ have been implemented, there should be no further substantive reforms – not least until the detail of recent measures is clarified.
The legal technology market has a natural fascination for the new. Words like “launches”, “debuts”, “unveils” are the narrative that propels a growing niche of alternative offerings that are increasingly an adjunct to most big firms.
Kennedys IQ, our newly launched technology-driven company, has appointed Kimberley Davies to the role of Commercial Development Manager. Kimberley joins from Luminance Technologies where she had been since its 2016 launch, most recently as Head of Discovery and a member of the management team. In addition to product development, she was responsible for building the sales process, and overseeing sales and marketing globally for eDiscovery. She also launched their eDiscovery product.
Our strategy of helping clients use lawyers less has taken a huge leap forward with the launch of Kennedys IQ, a separate technology driven company whose purpose is to be “Kennedys, without the lawyers”. Combining human and machine intelligence, Kennedys IQ has been set up to focus on product development targeted at the needs of clients, rather than our internal operating efficiency, and recognises that the future of legal services is not just about legal advice.
Kennedys launches second Ideas Lab as its drive for technological and intellectual innovation continues
We are thrilled to have officially launched the second instalment of our Ideas Lab as part of our drive to be at the forefront of technological and intellectual innovation. The Ideas Lab, which launched in July 2017, is the brainchild of Partner, Richard West, Head of R&D, Karim Derrick and Innovation Manager, Tom Gummer.
Kennedys wins Innovation in the Business of Law accolade at Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards
We are delighted to announce that our remarkable innovations journey has continued as we won Innovation in the Business of Law: New products and services at the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards.
Following the launch of our UK business services apprenticeships for 2019 we spoke to some of our legal apprentices to get a flavour of what being an apprentice at Kennedys is like.