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Paralegal/Legal Assistant- Personal Injury The candidate will Interview clients, witnesses, doctors, and law enforcement officers. Gather police reports, medical records and other supporting evidence. Review, index, organize and summarize documents produced by other parties and medical health care providers. Prepare demand packages and forward to insurance company or defense attorney. Communicate and correspond with client about case status and preparation. Prepare and file motion for mediation and notice for trial. File legal documents with the court. Locate expert witnesses to interview and possibly retain. Keep track of pretrial and trial order deadlines. Prepare pretrial and trial motions. Prepare trial exhibits, etc., prepare trial notebook and perform legal research. The candidate should be able to handle the medical aspects of a case to ascertain which medical records and bills need to obtain and determine if future cost projections or experts are needed. Must also have knowledge of medical terminology and know to prepare medical chronologies, medical expense itemizations, deposition summaries and demand packages. Must familiarize with prescription medications to learn which ones may be related to client’s claim, understand the typical nerve root distribution pattern for injuries involving radicular symptoms (pain that radiates from the spine into a person’s extremities), become familiar with the human anatomy and gain knowledge regarding various types of injuries (e.g., if they pose permanent implications or may necessitate future surgery or lifelong expenses). Should have 2 years of Personal Injury experience.
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