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Litigation - General Attorney in Brooklyn, NY

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Company name

Law Offices of Joseph A. Romano, P.C.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Brooklyn, NY

Date Last Verified

Aug 24,2018

Posted on

Jan 24,2018

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Associate The candidate will be representing the claimant (injured worker) is to obtain benefits. Representing the defendant (the employer or the employer's insurance company) is to mitigate the defendant's liability. Taking depositions of the claimant, physicians, medical experts and other parties. Conducting discovery. Performing legal research. Remaining current with developments in the law. Drafting appeals, rebuttals, summations, and other legal documents. Litigating cases before a workers' compensation judge or Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). Answer client questions and guide him or her through the workers' compensation process. Represent the interests of the claimant at hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations, and other proceedings. Assist the injured worker with workers' compensation benefits, including appropriate medical care. Communicate with the worker's supervisors on the injured worker’s status. Negotiate settlements on behalf of the claimant. Must have litigation experience and strong trial experience. Should have understanding of claims filing process. Working knowledge of workers' compensation laws and procedures is needed. Strong technology skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office software and legal research platforms such as Lexis and Westlaw is must.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Law Offices of Joseph A. Romano, P.C.
26 Court St 1908
Brooklyn, NY 11242