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Nurse Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Fort Lauderdale, FL

Date Last Verified

Mar 13,2018

Posted on

Mar 08,2018
Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
Litigation >> Litigation - Product Liability and Mass Torts
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Nurse Paralegal The candidate will assist and support all aspects of a busy medical device litigation practice. Will collect medical records via subpoena/authorization. Review and organize medical records. Analyze medical records to assess claims and defenses. Draft medical summaries and chronologies. Obtain and analyze medical journal articles. Retain and coordinate with medical experts. Draft letters summarizing expert opinions. Assist with preparation of medical fact and expert witness depositions. Assist with preparation for and attendance at trial. May perform additional duties as assigned. Should be an experienced Nurse Paralegal for working with the firm's Product Liability Practice Group. Should have 5+ years of nurse paralegal experience, medical device litigation and trial experience. Must have a nursing degree with 2+ years' experience in the medical field working in a hospital setting and/or nursing homes. Must be proficient reading and writing English; including professional phone etiquette.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Akerman LLP.
350 East Las Olas Boulevard
Suite 1600
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301


"A Fantastic Firm"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Don't be afraid to take your work home with you for the first few weeks, it will help you get adjusted much more quickly.

Pros : I have been working for Akerman LLP for 2 years and I must say it's been a pleasure. Staff is super friendly and helpful, wonderful environment.
Cons : The scheduling can be tough to work with at times. It's a very busy firm with a very high workload, but it's manageable.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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