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Title : Paralegal, Personal Injury

Location : New York - New York City
Refer to Job # AONX703615

Paralegal, Personal Injury Duties: Work alongside Attorneys, Case Coordinators and other Paralegals, assisting individuals with personal injuries file and pursue claims. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Data entry into firm s electronic database and storage system. Organize and maintain electronic database, storage system and physical files. Assist attorney s and case coordinators with day to day handling of files and caseloads. Communicate with clients by phone and email. Communicate basic information with insurance adjusters via phone, email and fax. Draft and send correspondence to clients and insurance adjusters. Receive and process mail, scan into electronic storage data base, disburse as needed.. Communicate with medical providers to collect and update medical records and billing.. Communicate with local authorities and governmental agencies to send FOIL requests for reports and supporting documentation. (i.e.: police reports, police photos, reconstruction reports, inspection reports, etc.). Assist attorneys and/or case coordinators with contacting and updating information from various health insurance carriers (including Medicare and Medicaid) in regards to potential liens/subrogation.. Assist attorneys and/or case coordinators by contacting and updating information in regards to any other potential liens/rights to subrogation (i.e.: workers compensation, child support, additional personal injury protection, outstanding medical bills, etc.). Draft basic legal documents for attorney review, file with various county clerks and/or serve accordingly (i.e.: infant settlement petition, wrongful death petition, notice of claim, notice of intent). Draft closing documentation upon settlement, working in partnership with the accounting office to ensure that funds are distributed properly. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Strong knowledge of PC applications, Windows, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel). Prior experience working in an office environment. Prior customer service experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Preferred: Paralegal certification or Degree. Prior Paralegal experience.

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