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Personal Injury Paralegal -ON-SITE-IRVING

Company: AppleOne
Location: Irving
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Personal Injury Paralegal Essential Skills

The need for personal injury paralegals and legal assistants in the U.S. is high. Experience matters, with most law firms seeking candidates with at least one year of
on-the-job work history. Here are some examples of required skills in this field:

1.General knowledge of the medical field and insurance policies is needed in everyday tasks as a personal injury paralegal.
2,Investigative skills are valued, as you may need to take photos of a scene, interview witnesses, and obtain more information on your own.
3,Great communication is key, especially when it comes to confusing and complex legal documents.
4.Trial preparation and expertise is important if a settlement can---t be reached.
5.Privacy and professionalism go hand in hand. You---ll need to respect HIPAA laws and the privacy of your clients.
6.Teamwork and collaborative skills are paramount in working with lawyers, clients, and employees at the firm.

Personal Injury Paralegal Roles & Responsibilities
A personal injury paralegal assists with everything from clerical duties like answering phones to supporting lawyers in the litigation and legal process of each case. More expectations of a personal injury paralegal are:

-Understanding of medical terminology, common injuries, and basic human anatomy.
---Interviewing and screening prospective clients.
---Preparing witnesses and clients for depositions.
---Scheduling travel logistics for one or more attorneys.
---Transcribing legal documents.
---Scheduling court hearings, depositions, and other proceedings.
---Trial preparation.

Day-to-Day Duties
Personal injury paralegals stay busy as the go-to aid for personal injury lawyers. On any given day, you---ll do anything from filing paperwork to interviewing potential clients. More tasks that a paralegal may perform regularly include:

-Understand and stay up to date with state laws governing personal injury.
---Review police and witness reports.
---Schedule medical examination appointments and follow up with clients.
---Gather and review medical reports and insurance information.
---Interview clients about accidents and injuries specific to each case.
---Basic litigation duties.

1. Mass Torts and litigation is key and needs experience.
2. Prefer someone that is a certified paralegal.
3. Practical
4.Quick learners
5.Organized and pay attention to detail.
6. Microsoft and Adobe Pro

AppleOne is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe in people, and we are committed to working with people of all backgrounds and connecting them with clients and companies who share our goals of diversity and inclusiveness. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, ancestry, color, national origin, age, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, disability, protected veteran status, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

For temporary assignments lasting 13 weeks or longer, the Company is pleased to offer major medical, dental, vision, 401k and any statutory sick pay where required.

If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability or health condition in order to search for a job opening or to apply for a position, please contact your staffing representative who will reach out to our HR team.

AppleOne participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations as required by law. Learn more about the E-Verify program.

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