Mass Tort / Product Liability Paralegal

  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #550

POSITION: Mass Tort / Product Liability Paralegal  

LOCATION: Pittsburgh, PA

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Base salary up to $87K, commensurate with experience, plus bonus and well paid overtime, Medical benefits, generous vacation and sick/personal days, all paid holidays, 401K, and much in a firm noted for an exceptional culture with a history of career growth, stability and security.

ORGANIZATION: Top-Ranked Litigation Firm

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Handle all tasks associated with document production and distribution for attorneys
  • Draft correspondence including, Letters of representation, Notice of claims, Notice of Intentions, Bills of Particulars, responses to demands
  • Research medical and legal literature
  • Locate and interview medical experts
  • Serve as a liaison between law firms, medical experts, and other parties
  • Prepare medical record chronologies, charts, diagrams, expert witness reports and timelines for use in formulating medical-legal case theories
  • Contact Clients and opposing firms regarding examinations under oath and court calendar matters
  • Acts as court liaison between judges, court administration, attorneys, and public
  • Assist in trial preparation, including organizing and preparing trial exhibits, trial notebooks, and binders
  • Organize client correspondence, prepare mailings and handle high call volume
  • Accurately enter client data into a company based software program
  • Assist attorneys with client depositions
  • Organize and maintains case files 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 5+ years Paralegal experience with Mass Torts, Product Liability or Personal Injury
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent Proofreading Skills
  • Knowledge of Standard Office Methods and Equipment
  • Able to Maintain Strict Confidentiality
  • Able to Manage Time and Tasks Effectively
  • Solid Interpersonal and communications Skills
  • Use of Electronic filing system