Personal Injury for Paralegals

We offer online sessions six times each calendar year. You may start any of our online courses on ANY of the online session dates listed below. Each session is 7 weeks long.

2014 Session 2: March 10 - April 25, 2014
2014 Session 3: May 5 - June 20, 2014
2014 Session 4: June 30 - August 15, 2014
2014Session 5: August 25 - October 10, 2014
2014 Session 6: October 20 - December 5, 2014
2015 Session 1: January 12 - February 27, 2015

With this exciting, fast-paced class you will learn many of the legal terms, causes of action, and remedies available to victims of personal injury accidents. We will review the negligence theory of torts upon which many personal injury claims are based. Students will discuss interviewing, investigating and other case building techniques vital to a personal injury paralegal's success in the law office.

Class discussions and lesson material will include the different kinds of personal injury claims including (but not limited to): car accidents, slip and falls, medical negligence/malpractice, manufacturer product defects, and class-action lawsuits. Discover the basic categories of damages recovery, statutes of limitations, and schemes for liability.

Expectations: This is an accelerated course. You will be expected to spend an average of at least 12 hours per week reading and completing writing assignments. Please note that extensions will not be granted for this online course. This course is the equivalent of at least 50 clock hours of study. 70% is the minimum passing score on all tests and assignments for this course.

Tuition: $729.00

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Please call 419.207.6945 (1.800.882.1548 Ext. 6945) or email sspicer@ashland.edu for more information.