Overview

Aviva Canada Medical Malpractice Litigation Assistant Full Time in Toronto, ON

Aviva Canada

Branch Toronto ON CA

Position:
Medical Malpractice Litigation Assistant
Location:
Toronto, ON

As an Assistant responsible for numerous clerking duties, you will support an extremely busy Senior In-House Legal counsel handling the Medical Malpractice….

As an Assistant responsible for numerous clerking duties, you will support an extremely busy Senior In-House Legal counsel handling the Medical Malpractice.

Accountabilities

  • Dicta-typing; filing; keeping lawyer’s calendar updated; updating internal database; scheduling examinations for discovery and other appointments
  • Drafting correspondence and pleadings
  • Preparing medical malpractice Affidavits of Documents
  • Preparing medical malpractice Undertakings
  • Opening and closing files
  • Requisitioning cheques
  • File organization
  • Preparing documents for court attendances
  • Preparing court forms
  • Booking travel; including flights, cars and hotels
  • Communicating with insureds and claims handlers

Required Qualifications, Knowledge, & Skills

  • Minimum of 5+ years of medical malpractice litigation experience
  • Prior experience as medical malpractice litigation assistant in a defence litigation firm handling personal injury and insurance litigation matters is required
  • Excellent computer skills including experience with MS Word, ACL, Legal Essence and Lotus Notes
  • Proficient in Rules of Civil Procedure and Court forms
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Conscientious with attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and self starter
  • Solid understanding of legal and medical terminology
  • A good sense of humor

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-24
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