Job Details

Workers Compensation Legal Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Pittsburgh, PA

Date Last Verified

Feb 06,2018

Posted on

Dec 18,2017
Practice Area
Workers Compensation >> Workers Compensation
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Workers' Compensation Legal Assistant The candidate will contact all clients from the Pittsburgh office to provide them information of the scheduled hearings and mediations. Will arrange client travel logistics for hearings, medical appointments and other required sessions; schedules vocational interviews as needed. Communicates arrangements with WC team. Apprise attorneys regularly regarding client interactions and case updates. Evaluate and escalate communication as appropriate. Provide administrative support for attorneys and support cases by typing, filing, preparing correspondence, assisting with reports, preparing presentation materials, transcribing dictation and other administrative tasks. Organize and maintain client files according to firm standards. Thoroughly and accurately document client interaction and case updates via case management software. Receives, reviews and properly disposes of all correspondence on a timely basis; uses sound judgment in prioritizing the handling of all correspondence, both paper and electronic. Prepare attorney expense reimbursements. Handle telephones calls from internal and external sources including taking accurate messages and appropriately routing calls. Coordinate conference calls. Coordinate attorney firm‐ and client‐related meeting set‐ups and logistics. Coordinate all medical bill payments through various levels of insurance coverage. Contacts adjuster to check on status of late or missing check. Communicates status to client and WC team. Work with lien holders to ensure amounts attempted to be claimed are subrogable and correctly associated with claim/recovery.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 2+ years of workers' compensation, or medical malpractice legal administrative experience. Must have knowledge of medical billing process and coordination of medical benefits. Associate’s degree preferred. Proficiency in MS Office and Outlook required, knowledge of Needles or other case management system preferred. Excellent customer service as well as written and verbal communication skills is required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Edgar Snyder & Associates
600 Grant Street
10th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Fax: 412-391-2180

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