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Auto Injury Litigation: Top Paralegal Mistakes

  • 03/31/2020
  • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Webcast

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Program Description

Discovery Missteps, Lien Landmines, Trial Prep Oversights and More

An investigation oversight, missed deadline, exhibit blunder - even small mistakes that can irreparably hurt an auto injury case. Knowing where and how they happen is the key to avoidance. Do you know where the pitfalls are? This program will highlight the most common mistakes paralegals make in auto injury cases so you can ensure they don't happen to you. From client intake to trial preparation, get the cautionary advice and best practices you need to prevent cases from derailing. Register today!

  • Find all avenues of recovery: ensure no potentially liable party or source of coverage goes overlooked.
  • Anticipate common mistakes in gathering and summarizing medical records, bills and other key documents.
  • Patch potential holes in your preservation practices to ensure no evidence gets lost.
  • Discover where many demand packages go wrong and how you can improve yours.
  • Navigate the confusing and ever-changing Medicare Secondary Payer requirements with confidence.
  • Avoid trial preparation oversights that could leave your attorney struggling in the courtroom.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will provide cautionary advice attendees can put to work immediately. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Auto Injury Intake Oversights
  2. Insurance Coverage Interpretation Issues
  3. Medical Record and Discovery Pitfalls for Auto Injury Paralegals
  4. Failure to Preserve Evidence
  5. Insurance Adjuster Negotiations - How Paralegals Can Assist
  6. Lien and Medicare Set-Aside Landmines
  7. Top Mistakes Made by Paralegals in Trial Prep
  8. Paralegal Ethics

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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