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The Paralegal's Guide to Preparation and Documentation of Personal Injury Claims

Content Partner:  IPE (Institute for Paralegal Education)
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Paralegals are a key part of the personal injury settlement process and can help to lay a solid foundation that will increase both the likelihood of a settlement and the ultimate value of the claim. Discover practical strategies that you can put into place immediately, such as:

  • Ask the right questions at the initial client interview
  • Learn how to conduct a thorough case investigation
  • What to request from the liability, UM and Med-Pay insurance companies
  • Uncover the documents that are needed to support liability and damages
  • Determine what to include (and not include) in settlement packages
  • Prepare for mediation and settlement conferences

Who Should Attend?

This basic-to-intermediate level course will provide attendees with effective tips that will help them to prepare insurance claims for injured plaintiffs. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff
  • Attorneys Who Want to Learn the 'Nuts and Bolts' of Personal Injury Claim Preparation

Course Content:

  • Initial Interview
  • Communication with the Insurance Companies
  • Investigation
  • Obtaining Documents
  • Preparing a Settlement Package
  • Preparing for Mediation 

Practice Areas: Personal Injury Law, Practice Skills, Trial Skills
Online Media Type: Audio
Production Date: 11/17/2011
Level: Intermediate
Category: Standard
Duration: 1 Hours, 34 Minutes
Online Format: On Demand

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