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Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Company: Private Law Firm
Location: Danbury
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

This position involves a wide variety of specifically delegated substantive Workers Compensation paralegal work, and organization and administrative duties. Assignments and duties require a thorough basic knowledge of workers' compensation defense practices and concepts. The candidate must have great people skills as the position requires a great deal of client contact; be able to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines; have exceptional communication and writing skills. Tasks: Correspond with attorneys, doctors, insurance carriers, and clients. Prepares cases for hearings by reviewing files, obtaining documents, and communicating with clients, Attorneys, and insurance carriers. Handling claims from inception through resolution. Extensive contact with clients, attorneys, insurance carriers, medical providers, and the CT Workers Compensation Commission. Gathering and analyzing information relevant to the case. An extensive review of each case. Maintaining contact with clients on a consistent basis. Preparing documents and correspondence to be sent to carriers, CT workers' compensation commission, doctor's office, and client. Obtaining documentation from the injured worker such as medical records, bills, & wage information. Scheduling client appointments and assisting with walk-in prospects. Requesting hearings to address outstanding issues. Reading and understanding medical records and reports. Organizing and maintaining active workers' compensation files. Have a strong work ethic and be able to work well in a fast-paced environment. Experience with FileVine or other case management software a plus Requirements/Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office software Experience in Workers' Compensation. Entry-level candidates may be considered Excellent typing skills Exceptional communication and writing skills. Must be willing to submit to a background check. Salary commensurate with experience.Job Types: Full-timeJob Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $20.00 - $28.00 per hourBenefits: 401(k) Paid time offSchedule: 8 hour shiftSupplemental pay types: Bonus pay

Keywords: Private Law Firm, Danbury , Paralegal/Legal Assistant, Legal , Danbury, Connecticut

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