Join a stable regional commercial insurance group in this high profile position.
Overall responsibilities include handling lawsuits, large exposure claims, and more complicated claims involving commercial liability litigation.
Essential Duties include;
*Investigation of lawsuits and other larger exposure claims made by insureds and claimants including but not limited to: proper coverage determination; direction of defense attorneys; litigation management; taking of recorded statements; arranging for outside appraisal of damage if warranted; evaluating and negotiating settlements; denying claims and lawsuits not covered; where no liability exists, deny liability, defend and/or negotiate costs of defense settlements; obtaining proper discovery, forms and documents. *Establishing and maintaining proper reserving throughout the life of the claim file. *Maintain appropriate diary schedules of all claims within the scope of responsibility. *Complete all necessary reporting forms and litigation management forms according to procedures on a daily basis. *Entry of proper claim reserves and claim payments. *Initiate subrogation and contribution and dispose of salvage according to established procedures. *Inform the proper Underwriting Department of risks hazards discovered through the investigation of the claim, Advise supervisor immediately of all claims of a severe nature or exceeding settlement authority. *Attend mediations, settlement conferences, litigation conferences and trials when warranted. *Act as an Advisor and coach for other litigation handlers and claims representatives within designated claims area or claim region by conducting claim reviews. *Assist Claims Manager/Claims Supervisor as directed in supervisory functions (technical direction) and maintain and implement litigation logs and records and other claims related logs and records. *Keep Claims Manager/claims Supervisor informed on all high exposure and complex or unusual claims.
Bachelor's degree with Law Degree a plus Minimum of 5 years adjusting experience Casualty adjusters license in Texas Required auto bodily injury Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Must have knowledge and ability to understand contracts, write reservation of rights letters, develop cost share agreements, and work out time on risk indemnity arrangements with other carriers.
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