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Presuit Paralegal, Personal Injury

Morgan & Morgan, P.A.
Posted Jul 02
Full Time
Nashville, Tennessee

At Morgan & Morgan, the work we do matters. For millions of Americans, we’re their last line of defense against insurance companies, large corporations or defective goods. From attorneys to client support staff, creative marketing to operations teams, every member of our firm has a key role to play in the winning fight for consumer rights. Our over 3,000 employees are all united by one mission: For the People.

Summary

We are seeking a Presuit Paralegal to join our team. As a Presuit Paralegal you must be highly organized and able to work on a varied caseload. This person will assist the attorney in developing settlements, preparing documents and correspondence as needed. The ideal candidate is customer focused and empathetic.

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

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
  • Prior experience as a Personal Injury Presuit Paralegal or Case Manager preferred
  • At least 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

Benefits

Morgan & Morgan is a leading personal injury law firm dedicated to protecting the people, not the powerful. This success starts with our staff. For full-time employees, we offer an excellent benefits package including medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and paid holidays.

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