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Years of Experience
ProfileSpringfield office of our client seeks attorney with 2 years of experience defending workers' compensation and general liability claims. The candidate will be gathering medical evidence and medical records. Will be taking depositions of the claimant, physicians, medical experts and other parties. Conducting discovery. Performing legal research. Remaining current with developments in the law. Drafting pleadings, findings of fact, motions, briefs, opinions and other legal documents. Litigating cases before a workers' compensation judge or referee. Represent the interests of the employer or insurer at hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and other proceedings. Communicate with claims representatives. Monitor loss run reports for trends and increases and alerts management to concerns. Assist with the investigation of accidents and problem areas. Manage workers' compensation costs to reduce liability. Compile and submit reports required by company management. Coordinate and attend claims reviews. Negotiate settlements on behalf of the insurance company. Must have proof of passing the Illinois Bar exam. Passing the Bar in other Midwest states is a plus. Working knowledge of legal principles and practices is essential. In depth knowledge of local, state and federal laws and regulations is needed.