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.
January 11 - February 26, 2016 (Spring Session I)
March 7 - April 22, 2016 (Spring Session II)
May 2 - June 17, 2016 (Summer Session I)
June 27 - August 12, 2016 (Summer Session II)
August 22 - October 7, 2016 (Fall Session I)
October 17 - December 2, 2016 (Fall Session II)
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.
Texts may be purchased from The Center for Legal Studies Online Store.
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