Company: Mercury Insurance Group
Location: Sherman Oaks
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Under general direction, provides legal representation to
insureds and the Company before courts, arbitration panels or
administrative bodies relating to the defense of critical or
complex personal injury lawsuits. Prepares necessary legal
documentation, obtains and prepares pertinent defense information,
and advises clients and claims personnel on more complex and high
exposure legal issues.
Able to perform legal assignments that are varied and require
extensive research and analysis of applicable precedents.Expertise
to manage cases by planning and initiating effective investigations
and discoveries and to evaluate the potential exposure for
settlement, arbitration and trial in terms of liability and
damages. This position is distinguished by handling large exposure
cases that represent potential exposure of over a hundred thousand
dollars at times. Strong communication, persuasion and negotiation
skills to represent client and Company interests in litigation
situations. Reviews file contents including pleadings,
correspondence, medical records, photographs, police reports.
Responding to legal discovery and representing insureds at court
hearings and trial. Communicates with claims, insureds and opposing
This position will defend cases throughout Southern California
assigned by the Special Investigation Unit (SIU). Approximately 75%
or more of the assigned cases will be designated SIU files. The
balance of the files will be Attorney II-III cases.
Requires a law degree and admission to the Bar in the state(s)
where practicing. Preferred 10-15 years insurance defense
experience. Caseload of at least 55 insurance defense files during
previous 5 years. Preferred 10-15 insurance defense personal injury
jury trials 5 of which involved exposure of over $100,000.00.
Keywords: Mercury Insurance Group, Los Angeles , Attorney III, Other , Sherman Oaks, California
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