George Mason University in collaboration with The Center for Legal Studies offers Personal Injury for Paralegals Certificate Online.
With this fast-paced class you will learn many of the legal terms, causes of action, and remedies available to victims of personal injury accidents. Students 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 materials will include the different kinds of personal injury claims including (but not limited to): car accidents, slip and falls, medical negligence and malpractice, manufacturer product defects, and class-action lawsuits. Discover the basic categories of damages recovery, statutes of limitations, and schemes for liability.
Textbooks are not included in the course registration fee.
Required Textbook for this course: Personal Injury and the Law of Torts for Paralegals, 2nd Edition, by Emily Lynch Morissette, ISBN: 978-0-7355-9877-5