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Virtually Limitless: The Effective Use of VR in Litigation


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Faculty:
Charles A. Fox |  Melissa L. McAlpine |  Kevin G. Owens
Duration:
1 Hour 03 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
License:
Access for 6 month(s) after purchase.


Description

Presented By: DRI and ESi

Virtual reality (VR) is a powerful and effective tool that is gaining use throughout the course of litigation. In many cases it is valuable early in an investigation when all stakeholders can benefit from a common view of a scene or piece of equipment. Early access to 3D data collected by laser scanners or drones can even be accessed remotely. Users who are physically distant can come together in a virtual space and interact with the 3D data together, moving independently in the virtual space, collecting measurements, inserting points of interest, and communicating verbally. Evidence-based VR is the most powerful and robust visual communications technology available today and it is poised to have an effect on the litigation industry for years to come. Of course, admissibility concerns are paramount when employing these technologies, and careful consideration must be given to the foundation for 3D visuals and how the courts engage with this technology. Controlling remote access to data is also an important legal consideration. By leveraging data-driven VR, clients, jurors, and judges have access to a deeper level of visual understanding. Witness, driver, pilot, and accident victim perspectives come to life in VR. The presenters will describe and critique the use of VR through technical and legal lenses, providing best practices and hazards that legal teams should consider when deploying VR in the course of litigation.

Who Should Attend: 

  • Attorneys
  • Insurance professionals
  • Corporate clients

What Will You Learn?:

  • The importance and impact of visual communication 
  • How to use VR effectively throughout the course of a case
  • How to deploy VR in a mediation or trial setting
  • Who should participate in VR experiences
     

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Course Materials

Faculty

Charles A. Fox Related seminars and products

ESi


Charles A. Fox, Director of Technical Services at ESi, leads a team of skilled data collectors, laboratory technologists, 3D animators, and VR developers to produce scientifically accurate visualizations of complex accident scenarios. He has worked on many high-profile and hallmark cases.
 


Melissa L. McAlpine Related seminars and products

Polaris Inc.


Melissa L. McAlpine, Counsel - Product Safety at Polaris Inc., provides strategic advice to Polaris on product safety and product regulatory compliance matters.  Prior to Polaris, Ms. McAlpine was an associate at a litigation firm and concentrated her practice in the areas of product liability, retail liability, and insurance litigation in state and federal courts. 
 


Kevin G. Owens Related seminars and products

Johnson & Bell


Kevin G. Owens is a shareholder of Johnson & Bell, and co-chair the firm’s product liability practice group. His civil litigation practice includes the defense and trial of catastrophic injury, consumer, and other product liability actions; construction and general negligence actions; and the litigation of commercial disputes in state and federal courts.  
 


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