Legal Assistant/Paralegal - Personal Injury
Plaintiff Personal Injury Law Firm
Madison, WI 
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Posted 18 days ago
Job Description
GENERAL SUMMARY
Pre-suit file management and litigation support in plaintiff personal injury cases.

JOB DUTIES
This position includes, but is not limited to, the following duties:
  • Handle intake calls & scheduling appointments
  • Claims setup
  • Collect, organize, and summarize certified medical records/bills
  • Follow up on missing medical information
  • Research medical providers
  • Client contact
  • Work with insurance carriers (liability/UIM/UM/subrogation)
  • Schedule depositions of clients, witnesses, experts, doctors, etc.
  • Schedule mediations
  • Schedule attorney meetings
  • Work with investigators
  • Prepare settlement packages
  • Litigation: 
    • Answer Interrogatories/Request to Produce
    • Prepare Notice of Deposition
    • Prepare Notice of Filing Certified Medical Records
    • Prepare Request to Admit Bills
    • Prepare Witness Lists
    • Assist with trial preparation
    • Manage defense authorizations/records
  • At settlement, reviewing final liens and balances



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Good understanding of personal injury process
  • Ability to summarize medical records and bills (keyboarding skills a must)
  • Handle property damage
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Understanding of subrogation
  • Good phone skills
  • Ability to assist attorneys with litigation work including handling discovery process through trial

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum 3-5 years in personal injury law or equivalent
  • Paralegal Degree is preferred, however experience in lieu of education will be considered

 

Job Summary
Start Date
Immediate
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
37.5
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
First Shift
Salary and Benefits
This position includes all full-time benefits: Health, dental, vision, 401k, profit sharing; paid life, ad&d and disability; paid holidays, vacation and parking.
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
Security Clearance Note
Habush Habush & Rottier
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