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Trial Attorney Florida PIP

Company: United Services Automobile Association
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking talented Florida PIP Trial Attorney's for our Tampa Florida and Plantation/Fort Lauderdale USAA location.

In this position you will provide legal representation to USAA members, insured clients and USAA entities in all phases of civil litigation and legal proceedings pertaining to covered losses. Exercises independent legal discretion and judgment to fully defend all clients.

Job Requirements

About USAA

USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

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Primary Responsibilities:

  • Defends simple to moderate insurance defense cases through arbitration, trial, and possible appeal for clients on cases assigned. May handle and/or assist with complex litigation cases.
  • Appears in court as required, including arbitrations, trials and mediations.
  • Provides legal advice, develops and implements legal strategy and ongoing budget projections to Claims Litigation, and clients, as appropriate on assigned cases.
  • Proactively identifies and manages existing and emerging risks. Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures.
  • Prepares legal pleadings, motions, statements, memoranda, trial briefs and other legal documents on assigned cases. Takes and defends depositions.
  • Conducts direct settlement negotiations with plaintiffs' attorneys.
  • Stays current on all relevant statutes, case law, office and trial-related technology. Attends courses as assigned to maintain appropriate skill sets for trial.
  • Provides training to support staff, P&C Claims and Claims Litigation regarding changes in law, litigation and/or and other processes

    When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.

    Minimum Requirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited school.
    • Juris Doctor degree from an American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school required.
    • 6 years of experience practicing law handling personal injury or civil litigation or trial cases.
    • Licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction(s) served.
    • Experience practicing law in the court systems within the geographic area being served.
    • Ability to perform online legal research.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

      Preferred Experience
      • Advanced knowledge of Florida Personal Injury Protection Statute 627.732
      • 5 or more years of experience handing Florida Personal Injury Protection claims
      • 3 or more years of experience responding to Florida Pre suit Demands
      • 2 or more years of experience triaging Florida Pre suit Demands

        The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

        Compensation:

        USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $97,200 - $175,000 *( this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location)

        Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

        *Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.

        Shift premium: will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.

        Benefits:

        At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

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        Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Keywords: United Services Automobile Association, Fort Lauderdale , Trial Attorney Florida PIP, Legal , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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