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Legal Staff Paralegal in Miami, FL

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Company name

Jackson Health System

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - Medical Malpractice

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA Miami, FL

Date Last Verified

Dec 05,2017

Posted on

Nov 14,2017

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Manager Liability Claims The candidate will be responsible for managing claims and lawsuits in compliance with FS Chapters 766 and 768, including but not limited to evaluating new cases, exchanging pre-suit discovery in the form of interrogatories and requests for production, securing expert review, communicating with legal counsel, attending and conducting unsworn statements, negotiating and finalizing settlements. Will assist defense counsel for matters in litigations; by assisting with discovery requests, coordinating involved staff meetings and attending mediations and/or trials. Provides direction and works closely with department para-legal.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Associate degree, Bachelor's preferred. Paralegal experience and certification can offset other educational experience. Should have minimum of 5 experience working on medical malpractice claims, general liabilty claims and Workers Compensation claims required. Law, Nursing or other clinical healthcare experience is a plus. Must be licensed as a State of Florida Licensed Multiple Lines Insurance Claims Adjuster. Must be able to work independently and be self-directed. Must have excellent communication and organizational skills. Position requires exercise of independent judgment.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Jackson Health System
6825 SW 87th Avenue
Miami, FL 33173-2502