Steven Sanchez, Paralegal Investigator

Steven Sanchez joined LRSI&F in 2009 as a Paralegal/Investigator bringing with him an in-depth understanding of the Automobile, Property / Causality insurance industry.

Mr. Sanchez was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. He began his career as an insurance claims adjuster 28 years ago. In his tenures at Progressive Express Insurance Company, Liberty Mutual Group and Hertz Rent-a-Car/Hertz Claim Management, he served in various roles including Examiner, Casualty Specialist, Litigation Representative and Statewide Claims Negotiator. As a former Property and Casualty industry insider, Steven now provides his extensive knowledge of the insurance claims process to help the firm’s clients in personal injury matters and wrongful death litigation.

Mr. Sanchez has also held the positions of Senior Claims Administrator and Case Manager for two prominent plaintiff personal injury law firms in Broward County, Florida.

In his community, Steven has served on the Board of Directors of The Palm Beach County Hispanic Bar Association and was the first Chairperson of the Board of Directors of The Hispanic Education Coalition of Palm Beach County. Contact Mr. Sanchez.

The Florida Bar has bestowed upon Mr. Sanchez, the designation of Florida Registered Paralegal.

Areas of Practice

  • Automobile/Trucking Accidents
  • Wrongful Death, Bicycle/Pedestrian Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability/Crashworthiness, Defective Medical Equipment
  • Insurance Bad Faith, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Medication Errors
  • Aviation Accidents, Railroad Disasters, , Boating and Water-craft Accidents
  • Aerial Work-Platform Accidents and Whistleblower Claims
  • Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facility matters.

Education

  • American Institute for CPCU/Insurance Institute of America: Associate Claims Program
  • Florida Atlantic University: Risk Management, Insurance, Business, Technical Writing and Marketing
  • Broward College: Business Law, Economics and Information Technology

Professional Associations & Leadership Activities

  • American Association for Justice – Paralegal Task Force – 2018-2019
  • Florida Justice Association – Continuing Legal Education Committee – 2017-2019
  • The Florida Bar – Florida Registered Paralegal Committee – 2017-2019
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association – Paralegal Committee (co-chair) – 2017-2018
  • Keiser University – Advisory Board for the Paralegal & Legal Studies Program – 2017-2019

Community Associations & Leadership Activities

  • Board of Directors of The Palm Beach County Hispanic Bar Association
  • Chairman of The Hispanic Education Coalition of Palm Beach County.
  • Kids in Distress
  • The United Nations Children’s Fund

Memberships and Awards

  • Palm Beach County Bar Association

Seminars

  • Time Management Techniques for Paralegals/Legal Assistants –How to Keep Track and Organize Your Litigation Files, Florida Justice Association, Masters of Justice, October 15, 2009
  • The Nuts and Bolts of Litigating Auto Negligence & Premises Liability Cases, Palm Beach County Bar Association, February 11, 2011
  • Pre-Suit Preparation – So You Need to Prepare a Demand, Palm Beach County Justice Association, March 25, 2011
  • Mediation Preparation, Support and Strategies, Palm Beach County Justice Association, March 20, 2012
  • The Demand, Personal Injury/Wrongful Death –Before the Case is Filed, A Perspective from Adjusters and Case Managers, Palm Beach County Bar Association, April 12, 2013
  • Mediation Preparation & Presentation, Paralegal & Legal Assistant Webinar Series, Florida Justice Association, November 17, 2015
  • Professionalism and Civility, Palm Beach County Bar Association Bench Bar Conference, March 9, 2018