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Top 50 Mistakes Paralegals Make in Personal Injury Litigation

  • 11/16/2020
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Webcast

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Program Description

Stay Out of Hot Water

It is a paralegal's responsibility to be detail-oriented and get every little thing correct, but even experienced paralegals make mistakes. The good news is, they're largely avoidable. We've rounded up 50 of the most common (and costly) errors paralegals make in personal injury cases. From poor client service habits to trial preparation oversights, our faculty will give you the foresight you need to avoid top mistakes altogether. Register today!

  • Discover what paralegals most often miss during the initial case investigation.
  • Find out how you may be going about medical records and summaries all wrong.
  • Learn what distinguishes a strong from a weak demand letter.
  • Propel your legal writing skills and avoid common pitfalls in pleadings and motions.
  • Hear the worst mistakes you can make when propounding or answering discovery.
  • Watch out for lien oversights that could cost the client or your attorney big money.

Who Should Attend

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

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

Course Content

  • 5 Intake & Client Service Bad Habits You May be Guilty of
  • 5 Preservation & Investigation Oversights
  • 7 Ways to Mishandle Medical Records & Summaries
  • 7 Mistakes in Preparing Demands & Communicating with Adjusters
  • 5 Blunders to Avoid When Drafting Pleadings & Motions
  • 6 Top Errors When Propounding & Responding to Discovery
  • 3 Ways You're Going About Case Management Wrong
  • 5 Lien Landmines to Steer Clear of
  • 7 Trial Preparation & Assistance Mistakes Paralegals Make
  • Ethics Pitfalls to Avoid: Exploring Hypotheticals

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

206.653.7259

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