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.
- Litify Matter User: Can Create, Edit, and View damage records
- Litify Power User: Can Create, Edit, View, and Delete damage records
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.
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.
|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.|