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Title : Litigation Attorney

Location : Indiana - Indianapolis
Refer to Job # KHOG854100

Litigation Attorney The candidate will be gathering medical evidence and medical records. Taking depositions of the claimant, physicians, medical experts and other parties. Conducting discovery. Performing legal research. Remaining current with developments in the law. Drafting pleadings, findings of fact, motions, briefs, opinions and other legal documents. Litigating cases before a workers' compensation judge or referee. Represent the interests of the employer or insurer at hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and other proceedings. Communicate with claims representatives. Monitor loss run reports for trends and increases and alerts management to concerns. Assist with the investigation of accidents and problem areas. Manage workers' compensation costs to reduce liability. Compile and submit reports required by company management. Coordinate and attend claims reviews. Negotiate settlements on behalf of the insurance company. Other related duties as assigned. Should have a J.D. and proof of passing the Indiana bar exam; passing the Bar in another Midwest state is a plus. Should have proven track record of progressive experience in Workers Compensation defense, General Liability experience a plus. Working knowledge of legal principles and practices. In depth knowledge of local, state and federal laws and regulations are needed. Thorough knowledge of legal research techniques and legal terminology is needed. Microsoft Word experience required; Time Matters legal software experience is preferred. Outstanding organizational, interpersonal, research and administrative skills are needed. Must be self-motivated and able to meet deadlines under pressure. Must have the ability to work as part of a team, as well independently. Organization, Planning, Attention to Detail, and Dependability is needed.

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