RRS Blog

Workflow and the Personal Injury Practice

Personal Injury continues to have the largest share of contingency based fees so the flow of work is critical. Essentially, this means that the firm does not get paid until the matter is either settled out of court or won at trial. Similar cases such as Medical Malpractice, Mass Torts and Class Actions also deal with workflow and tracking passable expenses and set percentages are payable to the firm and then the client.

Outsourced Record Retrieval – A PI Attorney’s View

Record Retrieval Solutions (RRS) is honored to present a guest blog from Personal Injury attorney John C. Miller, Jr. of Miller Injury Attorneys of El Dorado Hills, CA. Mr. Miller shares his experiences as a personal injury attorney, the value of outsourced record retrieval, and his experience working with RRS.
As a personal injury attorney for more than 28 years, I have come to realize that having my in-house staff or myself order, and track medical records and bills is a huge and colossal waste of time and energy.

3 Magic Tricks for Personal Injury Attorneys

Summary: Sometimes legal work requires magic to make problems disappear. Unlike theatrical magicians, attorneys cannot use redirection or spools of colored silk scarves to amaze their audience of clients, peers and managers. Read on...
Want to see a magic trick? Well you won’t actually see it, but we’ll use the “Theatre of the Mind” so you can experience it.

2017 – 10 Tips for Personal Injury and Mass Tort Attorneys

As 2017 unfolds, we look forward to developing and expanding our ability to service you, as both technology and rules of law evolve. We’ve learned our priority continues to be educating the Legal Market about our services. For Personal Injury, Mass Tort and Class Action litigation, we’ve proven our value as an alternative to using in-house resources for medical record retrieval.

7 Last Minute and Smart Fixes for Personal Injury Attorneys Before Year End

2016 has been certainly a year for surprises. Whether the topic is baseball or politics, it clearly was full of unanticipated results (well, perhaps for a few with clear crystal balls). Here’s a list of 7 issues and proposed fixes that can keep 2016 in its place, and get you and your firm ready for 2017.

Pending Medical Records – the most common issue PI attorneys requiring fixes is waiting for medical records on behalf of their client.

A Thanksgiving Thought for Personal Injury, Mass Tort and Class Action Lawyers

 
A Thanksgiving Thought for Personal Injury, Mass Tort and Class Action Lawyers
Across America, most of us celebrate Thanksgiving today with family and close friends while also remembering those who once shared our table. It’s also a day many do not get to enjoy either because of workload or disabilities due to injuries sustained in an accident.

7 Ways PI Law Firms Can Do More and Save Money

When discussions about medical records begin, they tend to initially focus on the trade-off between cost of outsourcing vs. using in-house resources. While clearly an important component, there are other considerations necessary to make the right choice.

Outsourcing – A Better Way to manage (parts) of your law practice

Say the word outsource, and depending on your age and occupation, it brings back bad memories. Back in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, and depending on the business you were in, primarily those with call center operations, looked to lower costs by outsourcing, or more accurately, offshoring certain business operations.

Law Firms: How are you doing against 2016 goals?

Time To Review 2016 Goals (and adjust plans as needed)
At the beginning of each year, most businesses including law firms large and small set out with a set of goals to be accomplished by year-end. These goals are typically reviewed at the end of each fiscal quarter, so that adjustments to income and expense plans can be enacted to keep the plan on track.

Medical Records Needed? Summer is here. Staff on vacation. Try outsourcing and make everyone happy.

Summary: Summer is here. With summer comes well deserved vacations for your legal office staff. Despite rumors to the contrary, medical records workload doesn't slow down during June, July and August. Please keep in mind the fact that your remaining staff is likely overwhelmed.