Personal Injury Paralegal Boot Camp

Master the pre-litigation phase with

Personal Injury Paralegal Boot Camp

As a personal injury paralegal, you have an important role in the pre-litigation phase of your personal injury cases. The clients and the attorneys need you to move those files forward towards settlement.

But where do you start when you’re managing 80+ active files?

The Personal Injury Paralegal Boot Camp gives you all of the tools, templates and skills to master your career as a personal injury paralegal.

The course starts with the initial client intake (by phone or in person) and walks you through each step of the pre-litigation phase of a personal injury case.  From managing the medical records to preparing the demand package and starting the litigation phase if it doesn’t settle.

Like all Paralegal Boot Camp® courses, you also get personal injury templates to download and use right away on your cases. The Personal Injury Paralegal Boot Camp gets you organized and streamlined to keep up with the high demands and high caseloads that are typical for personal injury paralegals.

Start and stop the course as often as you need.  Our online courses are designed by paralegals for paralegals – and we know you are busy.  Jump in to the course for 3 minutes or 3 hours.  Take it at your own pace, on your schedule, and from any computer or mobile device.

“The Personal Injury Paralegal Boot Camp extremely informative, easy to follow and gives "hands-on" experience before that first internship or legal position. I now have something to guide me, which gives me more confidence in interviewing and starting this new career. I look forward to taking additional classes and highly recommend this program.”
“The Personal Injury Paralegal Boot Camp was a great course! I learned so much. Thank you!”
"The Paralegal Boot Camp gives practical strategies and tactics that I can immediately apply to my real-word daily tasks."
This course filled in all the gaps of information I needed to be able to do my job after being out of the legal profession for more than 14 years. The law and procedures had changed drastically in that time. I didn't know where to begin. I was surprised that so many Paralegals were doing their jobs based on how they were trained, not even knowing why they were doing it. I wanted to know the whys as well as the hows. This course gave me those answers and so many more.
Thank you for another excellent course!
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Cheryl Dodson

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Michelle Mobley

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Anne Fisher

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Patty Militello

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Les Brock

Personal Injury Paralegal Boot Camp

Course Detail

This course will take approximately 6 hours to complete. Click on the course modules to read more about the course content.

Module 1: Case Intake for the Personal Injury Paralegal

  • Initiating the file with our New Case Checklist to make sure you have everything you need to get the case moving forward
  • Client Intake by phone and in person, with a personal injury checklist to keep you on track
  • Preparing the client for the meeting with the attorney so that they don’t forget to bring the critical documentation with them
  • Fact-gathering and witness interviews during the pre-litigation phase

Module 2: The Proactive Personal Injury Paralegal

  • Medical records requests from Day 1 to prevent delays later in the case
  • Keeping the information organized
  • Managing the medical records to keep the case moving forward
  • Preparing medical summaries
  • Medical status updates to keep the client active in their treatment

Module 3: The Demand and Settlement Negotiations

  • Understanding subrogation liens and contract liens
  • Drafting the demand letter
  • Proofreading techniques to reduce errors in the demand letter
  • Negotiations to get the case to settlement
  • The Personal Injury Paralegal’s role in the final settlement

Module 4: Initiating Litigation

  • Preparing for litigation when it won’t settle
  • Serving the complaint and initial discovery
  • Being the proactive personal injury paralegal in the litigation phase
  • Using a case tracking log to make sure you don’t miss any deadlines

For more in-depth training on mastering the discovery phase of your litigation matters, see our Litigation Paralegal Boot Camp course.

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Includes personal injury checklists, forms, and templates!

Additional Course Information

The course access period for this course is 90 days.  But life happens! Things come up that you didn’t expect. That’s not a problem.

If something comes up and you are not able to complete the course during your course access period, just shoot us an email and let us know that you need more time.

This course is approved for 6.0 CLE credits.

In addition to the course lessons, your course includes templates and forms that you will be able to download and use right away on your own cases.  Some of those include:

  • Case Intake Checklist
  • Index for Doctor’s Meeting Notebook
  • Personal Injury Questionnaire
  • Medical Records Notebook – Table of Contents
  • Medical Expense Tracking Sheet
  • Pre-Suit Checklist

This course is recommended for paralegals at any experience level who work in the personal injury practice area or who want to transition to become a personal injury paralegal.

This course focus on the pre-litigation phase of personal injury matters.  If your personal injury matters usually end up in litigation, then you should also consider the Litigation Paralegal Boot Camp, which takes you through the discovery phase of a litigation matter or the Trial Prep Boot Camp if your cases frequently go to trial.

Instructor for Personal Injury Paralegal Boot Camp courseAnn Pearson is the Founder of PRM Education Group and Director of Training for its nationally-recognized Paralegal Boot Camp®. Ann develops training programs exclusively for paralegals and legal assistants.

Ms. Pearson has over 25 years of experience in the legal industry, first as a litigation paralegal at a boutique law firm in Sarasota, Florida and then as a litigation paralegal at Holland & Knight LLP.   She later became the paralegal manager at McKenna, Long & Aldridge LLP (now Dentons), where she managed the paralegals and case assistants in their Atlanta, New York and San Diego offices. Ann was able to significantly increase the skill set, retention rates and productivity of McKenna’s paralegal group through methods that she now teaches in the Paralegal Boot Camp.

Ms. Pearson teaches online courses for Emory University’s Paralegal Certificate Program and is a frequent speaker at legal industry events.  She has served on the Advisory Board of Brown Mack College’s paralegal certificate program in Atlanta and is the former President at the Foundation for the Advancement of the Paralegal Profession (FAPP).

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