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Pre-Litigation / Claims Paralegal

Geoff McDonald & Associates
Richmond, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

GMA is growing and looking to add a hardworking and conscientious pre-litigation / claims paralegal to its Personal Injury Team!

Our pre-lit paralegals are our first line of offense on all new claims into the Firm. You will work closely and communicate effectively with attorneys, adjustors, investigators, medical professionals and law enforcement. You will establish claims, gather facts, and navigate our clients through the claims process.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Track and coordinate client treatment through bi-weekly phone calls and electronic communications
  • Participate in client meetings
  • Interview witnesses and law enforcement
  • Order medical records and billing records
  • Perform comprehensive review of medical records and bills
  • Prepare statements of damages
  • Review insurance policies and investigate coverage issues
  • Scan, name, and file documents in accordance with Firm naming conventions
  • Order police reports and collect witness statements and information
  • Submit FOIA requests to various government entities
  • Collect information on lost wages, lost income and tax returns
  • Communicate with adjusters, medical providers, experts and vendors
  • Obtain and verify patient balances
  • Assist clients with liens
  • Prepare and track demands
  • Conduct monthly file reviews with the assigned attorney
  • Manage electronic case files including medical/billing records, investigative materials and claims documents
  • Schedule meetings between client/attorney
  • Schedule court reporters for traffic hearings
  • Review vendor invoices and submit for payment

Must be a team player, well organized and capable of successfully handling multiple tasks and clients at once. Must have compassion, empathy and a servant's heart. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is required. Familiarity with case management software is a plus (Needles).

Prior Personal Injury experience is a huge plus. Experience with medical terminology and claims is beneficial. College degree preferred but not required; comparable and demonstrated legal experience will be considered. Bilingual is a plus (Spanish).

Geoff McDonald & Associates

Why Work Here?
GREAT POTENTIAL TO GROW WITH OUR GROWING FIRM - Recently named a 2022 Top Places to Work by the Richmond Times Dispatch!

At Geoff McDonald & Associates, we’ve been helping clients get the compensation they deserve for more than 30 years. We help injured clients throughout the the Commonwealth of Virginia including the Eastern Shore, Hampton Roads, Chesapeake Bay, Northern Virginia, Central Virginia, Southern Virginia, Shenandoah Valley, Blue Ridge Highlands and Heart of Appalachia areas.

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Richmond, VA
USA

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Legal

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