Legal Assistant – Worker’s Comp

Job Description

The Worker’s Compensation legal assistant handles a moderate to high-volume caseload; must be able to multi-task, prioritize and have excellent attention to detail while maintaining organization; must be a positive team-member with the ability to function in a fast-paced, high-volume work environment.

The Worker’s Compensation Legal Assistant will assist with all communications for and between the client, attorney, medical providers, lien holders, insurance companies; coordinate and manage medical treatment care for clients as necessary; escalate issues to the attorney as appropriate; gather all case related medical records and bills; prepare demands; monitor negotiations and offers; assist the attorney in medical bill and lien reductions; prepare settlement packets and coordinate client sign-outs.

List of Responsibilities

  • Assist in all aspects of Worker’s Compensations cases from beginning to end
  • Gather, analyze, and research information
  • Communicating and corresponding with clients, lien holders, providers and others in the legal community
  • Maintaining client files
  • Review, analyze and summarize case files and medical records
  • Preparing various legal documents, including demands
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Special Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Proficiency with computers, telephone lines, and other related office equipment
  • Must have strong organizational skills; be able to follow instructions, switch tasks quickly and meet deadlines.
  • Must exercise sound judgment, work independently, and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues.
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent planning and reporting skills
  • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Customer service attitude
  • Follow up skills
  • Ability to handle and keep client information confidential
  • Proficiency with legal administration and writing

Behaviors Required

  • Sense of urgency
  • Ability to make judgement calls
  • Expected to be highly accurate
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly
  • A positive outlook and vision
  • Must stand by the service we deliver
  • Lifelong learner who enjoys improving knowledge
  • Strong professionalism both in appearance and presentation
  • Can work independently
  • Ability to direct and facilitate conversations
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