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The Paralegal's Guide to Personal Injury Damages

  • 08/15/2019
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Audio Webinar

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/The-Paralegal-s-Guide-to-Personal-Injury-Damages/Audio-Webinar/83156ER_ARBPCE408300000?st=WA&pt=1

Program Description

Retrieve, Review and Organize Important Damage Information

Do you have a firm grasp of the ins and outs of damages in personal injury cases? This insightful course will walk through the different types of damages, along with the information necessary to successfully recover. Effectively help the firm seek damages for pain, suffering and emotional distress. Learn how to identify when an injury is the result of an exacerbated or aggravated prior injury. Don't miss this chance to help attorneys maximize or contest the recovery of damages in personal injury cases - register today!

  • Review some of the most common types of damages in personal injury cases.
  • Discuss what information and documents to obtain from clients.
  • Learn how to remain in compliance while gathering medical records.
  • Analyze the key components of drafting effective demand letters.
  • Develop effective checklists for tracking medical records and bills relevant to the case.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to handle damages in personal injury cases. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  • Types of Damages in Personal Injury Cases - A Brief Overview
  • Information and Documents to Obtain from Clients
  • Medical Records and HIPAA Compliance Considerations
  • Pain, Suffering and Emotional Distress - What Paralegals Need to Know
  • Exacerbation/Aggravation of Pre-Existing Injuries
  • Drafting Effective Demand Letters
  • Sources of Recovery and Liens
  • Medical Record/Bill Tracking and Personal Injury File Checklists (w/Samples)

Washington State Paralegal Association
PO Box 58530
Seattle, WA 98138-1530
info@wspaonline.org 

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