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Organization TypeLaw Firm
Years of Experience
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Paralegal - Settlements Responsibilities: Organize settlements; create/maintain Excel spreadsheet using template. Review medical and employment records for submission to trusts. Resolve deficiencies and expedite receipt of settlement funds (i.e., provide further medical documentation, work history/exposure documentation/affidavits). Submit releases to insurance companies and/or defendants. Contact with clients in a professional manner. Contact defendants regarding approval of claims and verify payment schedule. Provide Settlement Attorney/Manager with updates on overall settlement status (i.e. total value of settlement, expected income, disease level breakdown, of paid claims, of deficiencies, etc.). Process funds received; advise Accounting Manager when to disburse funds. Update claims when new probate appointments are received or in the event of progression of diseases. Work with Settlement Manager/IT department to create master lists of clients eligible for settlement, bulk uploads to defendants and various product identification mailings.
Qualification and Experience
Requirements: BA/BS Degree preferred. 3-5 years work experience, preferably in a law firm. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook. Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong initiative; Desire to build on initial training and skills. Professional demeanor. Flexibility to respond to quickly changing priorities. The ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Ability and eagerness to manage projects. Will be well organized, detail oriented, flexible and able to handle and track several ongoing projects.
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