Paralegals Should Go the Extra Mile in Reviewing Medical Records

, The Legal Intelligencer


One of the key duties of a paralegal in the area of personal injury litigation is reviewing an individual's medical records. In fact, in almost every aspect of law, a paralegal is asked to review medical, employment or scholastic records at some point in time. These records are important in determining the value of a case. In most instances, these very records serve to substantiate the claim of injuries by a plaintiff or, in the very same case, are used by the defense to evaluate the severity of a claim.

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  • Frank Innes, CRP

    Your technique of breaking out key information into timelines and lists from medical records is a very logical approach to a daunting task.

  • joe d

    You need a new profile picture. One not taken in your car.

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