Paid Legal Intern

internship - full time, paid

Law Office Of Daniel Kim
Costa Mesa, CA
Closed
Posted 66 Days ago
Law Office Of Daniel Kim
Costa Mesa, CA
internship - full time, paid
Posted 66 Days ago
Closed

Description

Paid Legal Intern Law Office of Daniel Kim - Costa Mesa, CA 1 hour agoFull-time$11 - $12 an hour Apply Now Benefits * Dental Insurance * Health Insurance * Paid Time Off * No legal experience necessary. * Six to nine month paid internship program. * Ideal candidate will ultimately pursue a law degree in one or two years Description: Assist the five Legal Divisions assigned to the Firms clients which may include, but is not limited to, assist with finding various services to meet clients needs; facilitate plans for clients care, treatment and/or recovery; work with health care providers; help track clients' treatment plans and progress; ensure case file maintenance; and help facilitate protocols and procedures for consistent case flow. Responsibilities: * Request medical and billing records from all medical providers, physicians, ambulance providers, and hospitals (prior and present) * Contact client(s) * Address all questions and inquiries * Obtain any missing information and/or documents * Prepare letter to request medical records and billings * Communicate with (and fulfill document requests) of insurance adjusters * Request Declaration Page and status of liability (i.e. has liability been accepted) * Set up recorded statement with client and insurance adjusters (3P or 1P) (liability only) * Follow up to assist with Property Damage (PD) issues * Ensure Acknowledgement Letter received * Determine status of respondents insurance coverage with ML Research * Request policy limits (if it hasnt been done) * Ensure maintenance of the firms pipeline and status of cases up-to-date in CRM (i.e. CASEpeer) * Establish contact with physicians and/or chiropractors for status on clients treatment * Update CRM with updated medical records and billing (should be done each month) * Follow up on status of imaging orders (i.e. MRIs, etc.) as to client care * Attend to Lien reductions * Advise (in writing) all medical providers/facilities a settlement has been reached * Send Lien Reduction Request to providers/facilities for review and approval * Obtain final lien amounts from medical providers/facilities * Prepare Disbursement Sheet for client (Excel document) * Compose Demand Package/Assist Demand Process * Collect all medical and billing records (i.e. orthopedic, pain management, chiropractic, emergency room, ambulance, diagnostic studies and urgent care records) * Request final liens from health insurance carriers and then provide demand packet to the relevant Legal Division to write a demand. If 3P limits are tendered and 1P has UIM, create a demand packet for the Legal Settlement Division to write a 1P demand * Once demand is written by the Legal Settlement Division, scan and fax demand out. * Contact adjuster to confirm demand was received and is being reviewed * Provide adjuster with Legal Divisions contact information * Set an activity/docket for relevant Legal Division to follow up with adjuster re: need for any additional documents * Docket an Activity for the Legal Division in CASEpeer for Demand expiration of offers in (1st, 2nd and 3rd) * Review offers from insurance adjusters * Relay offer to client, get authority to reject and negotiate for a higher offer * Compose counter demand if offer is low * Contact insurance adjusters to discuss settlement * Follow up on expired Demands Requirements: * College education * Graduated from undergraduate studies * Ideal candidate will ultimately pursue a law degree in one or two years Job Type: Full-time Salary: $11.00 to $11.50 /hour Work Location: * One location Benefits offered: * Paid time off * Health insurance * Dental insurance

Skills

research, policy, writing, document review, legal, law, microsoft excel, negotiation, healthcare, crm, education, hospitals, liability, emergency management, health insurance

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