Store damages in Litify to capture information about liens, medical bills, liabilities, providers, and other damages that occur in a legal matter. Within each damage, gather information about the provider name, the damage type, damage amounts, service start/end dates, and all other required information. 

  • Relate damages to legal matters and specific roles within matters
  • Review amount due for damages with real-time calculations based on amount paid and reduction amount values
  • Create as many damage types as necessary to gather information about damages specific to your firm's practices
  • Run reports on damages across all legal matters to gain insight into case metrics

How to Manage the Damages Object

Admins can use this article to manage the access and setup of damage records. This includes adding the object to page layouts as well as managing its record types and fields. 

Permission Sets

  • Litify Matter User: Can Create, Edit, and View damage records
  • Litify Power User: Can Create, Edit, View, and Delete damage records 

Page Layouts

Litify comes with default page layouts for each object. You can use these layouts directly or reference them while building your own. Below is a list of layouts that utilize or reference damage records. 

Matters: Take Action Layout 

Damages are available on matters as a related list

Roles: Take Action Layout

Damages are available on roles as a related list

About Fields

Damage Types

The Damage Type picklist contains the following values by default: 

  • Medical Bill
  • Subrogation Lien

Total Damages Matter Field

The Total Damages field on the Matter calculates all Amount Billed fields on every damage added to the matter.

All Fields

Field Label Field Name Data Type Definition
Amount Billed litify_pm__Amount_Billed__c Currency(16, 2) Amount billed for the damage.
Amount Due litify_pm__Amount_Due__c Formula (Currency) Formula that calculates Amount Billed minus Amount Paid and Reduction Amount. Rolls up to new “Total Damages” field on Matter
Amount Paid litify_pm__Amount_Paid__c Currency(16, 2) Amount paid so far on the damage.
Comments litify_pm__Comments__c Long Text Area(32768) Comments about the damage.
Created By CreatedById Lookup(User) User who created this record.
Damage Name Name Text(80) Name of the damage.
Invoice # litify_pm__Invoice__c Text(100) Invoice # on the damage.
Last Modified By LastModifiedById Lookup(User) Last user who edited this record.
Matter litify_pm__Matter__c Master-Detail(Matter) Matter where the damage was added.
Provider litify_pm__Provider__c Lookup(Role) Provider of the damage. Role on the matter.
Provider Name litify_pm__Provider_Name__c Formula (Text) Name of the provider.
Reduction Amount litify_pm__Reduction_Amount__c Currency(16, 2) Amount this damage was reduced.
Service End Date litify_pm__Service_End_Date__c Date End of the service.
Service Start Date litify_pm__Service_Start_Date__c Date Beginning of the service.
Type litify_pm__Type__c Picklist Picklist of damage types. Add more values if necessary.


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