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Drafting Demand Letters and Damage Calculations for the Personal Injury Paralegal

  • 12/20/2019
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Audio Webinar

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Program Description

Getting the Most out of Key Correspondence

The ultimate goal in personal injury cases is getting a favorable settlement. This essential course will walk through key wording used to successfully summarize the critical details in a demand letter. You will also dive into the complicated details of calculating damages for lost earning, medical expenses, pain and suffering and more. Don't miss this opportunity to strengthen your skills - register today!

  • Review the fundamentals of a strong demand letter.
  • Learn key tips for drafting succinct summaries for the claim.
  • Discuss which supporting documents must be included in the letter.
  • Explore the methods used for calculating damages.
  • Take a closer look at ways to effectively evaluate and organize medical bills, records and reports.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will provide attendees with guidance on handling liens in personal injury cases. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Anatomy of a Demand Letter: Purpose, Tone and Essential Components
  2. Drafting Tips for Concisely Summarizing the Facts Surrounding the Claim
  3. Determining Which Supporting Documents to Include with the Letter
  4. Calculating Damages for Lost Earnings, Medical Expenses, Property Damage and More
  5. Documenting and Quantifying Pain, Suffering and Emotional Destress
  6. Evaluating and Organizing Medical Bills, Records and Reports 
  7. Assisting with the Settlement Negotiation Process

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

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