COMPARE PRICE OF westlaw – lexis and WEST’S KY. DIGEST TO LAWREADER – WHY WASTE ALL THAT MONEY?

LawReader can save you a bundle.  Isn’t it about time you made a change to LawReader?

 

For Westlaw or Lexis and the Ky. Digest you will have to pay about  $5343* (and that only begins the bleeding of cash).

 

LawReader charges only $377.50 a year (or $34.95 a month for monthly subscribers)  and LawReader provides the same basic materials as WESTLAW or  LEXIS and the West Ky. Law Digest. 

 

With LawReader our LAW DIGEST IS INCLUDED at NO EXTRA CHARGE.

With LawReader you also get Kentucky Revised Statutes annotated, a complete 50 state case law data base, weekly updates of Ky. Decisions w/ keywords and synopsis and full text, and over a thousand topics, plus thousands of legal forms.

 

The price of a monthly subscription to Westlaw is hard to confirm since they and Lexis make special deals to different firms, but the figure of $275* a month for one attorney is a figure our users report to us.  That is $3,300 per year for their case law data base alone. Law firms with more than one attorney pay much more.

 

To buy just the hardbound version of West’s Ky. Digest it will cost you:  $2,043.00  West’s® Kentucky Digest, 2d (1930-Date)  then you pay an arm and a leg for annual updates.  Then you must pay for a bookcase, and it takes up room in your office.

 

Or you can buy the West CD-ROM  version and agree to only allow one attorney to have access for  $1,152  – They charge more if  more than one attorney in your office uses this resource, and they charge extra for any updates needed in the future.

 

Oh yes, West adds this little extra:

 

“Subscription to this product requires a minimum one-year agreement. If you access content outside of your subscription plan, you will incur additional Westlaw Charges.”

 

In the Westlaw subscription plan you only get access to one state and if you access any other state, you pay extra.  LawReader provides all 50 states for no extra charge.

 

You can subscribe to LawReader for only one month.  With the annual LawReader subscription you get a 10% discount.  Westlaw and Lexis require from one to three year subscription contracts.

 

                            Let’s compare just to be sure you get the point:

 

  Monthly fee for Case Law Data Base Annual Fee for Case Law Data Base Fee for Digest of Ky. Law
LawReader $  34.95 $    377.50 No extra charge
Westlaw $275.00* $3,300.00 $2,043
Lexis $275.00* $3,300.00 Not available

 

Then consider that LawReader has no extra hidden charges, and Westlaw and Lexis are full of hidden charges and extra costs for additional users that in some cases exceeds their annual subscription fees.

 

*Pricing for West’s Ky. Law Digest are posted on their web site.  Pricing for Westlaw and Lexis is based on anecdotal fees users have reported to us.  They don’t charge everyone the same price.

 

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