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Title : Litigation Paralegal - Personal Injury- Workers Compensation

Location : South Carolina - Charleston
Refer to Job # CWZD825564

Litigation Paralegal - Personal Injury- Workers Compensation Responsibilities: if not open, call to report a new claim. If open, call to find out the claim number and adjuster. If necessary, help with property damage claims speaks to adjusters. Send LOR to auto/health ins., welcome letters to clients. Open subrogation claim with health insurance or Medicare. Enter analysis of the case and send analysis to an attorney. Follow up on client homework such as dec pages. Send copies of documents for clients or update them on their cases. Speak to clients and gets updates on their care. Review demand packages. Post costs and create motion/mediation/exhibit binders call on balances for paybacks. Request reductions on subro claims, provider balances. Answer phones and potential client intakes, gather information to include in attorney calendar notice to give an attorney a good, detailed idea about what the claim is and what follow-up questions need to be asked. Meet with clients and during intakes when they stop by for disbursements. Compose letters and requests. Fax letters or requests. Scan incoming letters into file, distribute to an attorney. Scan and file incoming documents into case files (FC and physical). Pleadings, discovery, correspondence, medical records and evidence. Make copies of pleadings, e-file and e-serve court pleadings, and e-file pleadings in PLF client file create and update pleading index. Draft pleadings and discovery for lawsuits send Summons, Complaint & Discovery to Defendants serve service of process packets via mail, if possible draft other pleadings. Draft and serve subpoenas. Compose discovery responses. Compose discovery requests pull exhibits. Create motion/mediation/exhibit binders. Be familiar with whole file post Case Management notes to an attorney when tasks are completed (i.e., noticing a deposition, calendaring scheduling order deadlines, etc.). Speak to clients, give case updates. Send copies of documents for clients or update them on their case. Work with the investigators online searches, etc. Calendar all case items and reminders, if necessary. Post hearings and post-litigation deadlines. Make appointments arrange depositions, mediations, etc. Remind attorneys of calendared items coming up several days in advance. Post case and provider information into FILE VINE. Update Case Management Software file (i.e., new judge, change in contact info, etc.) as needed. Correspondence, pleadings, discovery, and exhibits. Qualifications: Previous injury litigation experience as a paralegal. Familiarity with legal research and SC laws preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and ability to master case management software. Deadline and detail-oriented. Should have empathy for the injured. The ability to prioritize and multitask.

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