Workers' Compensation Attorney Job in Bronx, NY Near Me - 250993 |

Workers' Compensation Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New York - Bronx

Job ID BOK7250993

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 1 - Max. 6 Years

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Practice Areas Workers' Compensation Law - General

2022-09-23 03:26:30

Bronx office of our client seeks a workers' compensation attorney with 1 year of experience. The candidate will take depositions of the claimant, physicians, medical experts, and other parties. Perform legal research. Remain current with developments in the law. Draft appeals, rebuttals, summations, and memoranda of law. Litigate cases before a workers' compensation judge or referee. Answer client questions and guide them through the workers' compensation process. Represent the interests of the claimant at hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations, and other proceedings. Assist the injured worker with workers' compensation benefits, including appropriate medical care. Negotiate settlements on behalf of the claimant. Provide legal direction in all cases. Work with support staff to ensure the cases are proceeding as necessary. Perform other duties as assigned. Representing the defendant (the employer or the employer's insurance company) is to mitigate the defendant's liability. Must have an admission to the New York State Bar. Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred.

The candidate must have Working knowledge of workers' compensation laws and procedures, litigation experience, strong trial experience. Must have an understanding of medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering, and similar issues inherent in workers' compensation cases. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Must have strong research and analytical skills, the ability to handle large caseloads and juggle multiple priorities and deadlines, the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment, strong technology skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office software and legal research platforms such as Lexis and Westlaw. Must have an understanding of claims filing process.

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The estimated salary for this position is $188,078*.