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Auto Injury Claims From Start to Finish

  • 09/26/2019
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Auto-Injury-Claims-From-Start-to-Finish-for-Paralegals/Video-Webcast/83615ER_ININPARET408300000?st=WA&pt=1

Program Description

A Practical Guide Filled with Intake, Drafting, Negotiation and Trial Tips

In every auto accident case, the stakes are high for everyone involved. No matter how similar the cases look - they're never the same. As a paralegal, your responsibilities can be key in uncovering the essence of the claim. Let us save you countless hours of trial and error by helping you to become versed in the essential elements of these cases. Our start-to-finish approach will equip you with the fundamental tools you need to confidently manage an auto injury case, from client intake until the case is closed. Deliver exactly what your attorneys expect, streamline the process and avoid missing any pertinent issues. Register today!

  • Walk through an auto injury case, from the time of the collision through trial.
  • Examine insurance coverage issues, such as subrogation, UM/UIM coverage and stacking.
  • Learn how to effectively manage the discovery process and conduct a thorough review of responses.
  • Locate, hire and assist in interviewing experts who will help bolster the case and support the evidence your team will be presenting.
  • Draft settlement documents that will bring the case to a successful conclusion.
  • Assist in managing and creating case-winning exhibits that are sure to grab the jury's attention.
  • Know what to look for in medical records and where to find it.
  • Gain practical tips for drafting demand letters that have an impact.

This is a rebroadcast of the original webcast delivered by Susan Bowden Gunst and James K. Theisen on December 12, 2018. Faculty will be available to answer your questions after the program.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to effectively manage auto injury cases. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Case Intake, Coverage Interpretation, Issues and Hidden Treasures
  2. Ethics
  3. How to Best Assist During Discovery
  4. Demand Letters and Negotiating with Insurance Companies
  5. Damages and Settlement
  6. A Paralegal's Trial Checklist

Washington State Paralegal Association
19540 International Blvd., Ste. 105
SeaTac, WA 98188



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