Personal Injury Paralegal & Case Managers

Employer
Ascendo Resources
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Aug 16, 2022
Closes
Aug 18, 2022
Ref
627587736
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Ascendo Resources has partnered with a Personal Injury Legal Firm, seeking paralegals and caseworkers. Case Manger Responsibilities * Daily interaction with existing and potential clients, via telephone and in person * Order medical records from providers and communicate with clients and providers during the course of treatment * Obtain documents necessary to support injury and/or liability positions * Interact with insurance carriers and healthcare providers to secure records and account balances * Negotiate case settlements with insurance carriers and negotiate a deduction of outstanding medical balances with providers * Work directly with multiple coworkers involved in the management and support of case files * Maintain organized case files * Prepare comprehensive demands and assemble support for submission to carriers * Interact with attorneys and present case synopsis when required * Manage case files from intake to closing under the direction of an attorney Paralegal Responsibilities * Prepare legal documents including pleadings, motions, affidavits, complaints, legal memoranda * E-file all court documents in state and federal court * Communications with clients, court, counsel, and others. * Conduct legal research and factual investigation * Prepare discovery documents, interrogatories, and responses * Draft and server summons * Coordinate and summarize depositions * Prepare trial binders and exhibits * Drafting pleadings, motions and appellate documents and filing them with the court * Performing administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics) * Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes * Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs, and appendices * Aid attorney with interrogatories and other discovery requests * Gather relevant information from a variety of sources * Liaise between trial teams and internal/external third parties * Witness preparation * Assisting with case settlements Qualifications for BOTH: * Bachelor's degree (preferred) * Prior experience as a Personal Injury Case Manager preferred * 2 + years of working in a legal position or insurance adjuster experience (preferred) * Negotiating skills * Ability to be a team player and follow procedures * Proactive interaction with clients, insurance companies and medical providers * Must possess the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage workload with a positive attitude and minimal supervision * Highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment * Strong writing and communication skills along with attention to detail * Extensive computer and database expertise, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and type no less than 35 wpm *Ascendo is a certified minority owned staffing firm, we welcome and celebrate diversity. Ascendo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex including pregnancy and gender identity, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, retaliation, parental status, military service or any non-merit factor.* Job Type: Full-time Pay: From $55,000.00 per year Benefits: * Dental insurance * Health insurance * Paid time off * Vision insurance Schedule: * 8 hour shift Supplemental Pay: * Bonus pay Ability to commute/relocate: * Washington, DC: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) Experience: * Personal injury law: 1 year (Required) Work Location: One location

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