Senior Property & Casualty Claims Adjuster

General Search & Recruitement Published: February 9, 2018
Category
Job ID
Job-1158

Description

Senior Property & Casualty Claims Adjuster

Downers Grove, IL

Overview:


You will be a senior-level claims adjuster.


Your will be responsibilities include adjusting larger
automobile liability, general liability, police professional liability,
educator’s legal liability, public official’s liability, and long-term
healthcare claims.


There is an emphasis on litigation management.


This individual will manage +/-175 claims and meet a monthly
100% closing ratio.


Timely diary and management of correspondence is essential.


You are accountable and responsible for weekly and monthly
team stats.

Responsibilities also include reviewing insurance policies
and drafting coverage letters.

You will communicate timely via email/phone/fax with
clients, agents, and vendors.

Review and understand insurance policies in order to
determine coverage for a claim.

Draft coverage letters and discuss with clients and agents.

Investigate and properly evaluate liability claims.

You will participate in roundtable discussions on claims
with management and counsel, as required.

Proactively investigate and evaluate claim exposures and
post accurate reserves accordingly for matters valued at and over $500,000.

Negotiate and settle claims within authority granted.

Properly manage and timely address incoming correspondence.

Coordinate, assign, direct, and monitor legal and other
related vendors.

Efficiently manage vendor-related costs.

Present claims at file reviews via telephone, as required

Attend trials and mediations, as required

Requirements:

10+ years of experience adjusting liability claims,
including litigation management

Experience with IL tort law and tort immunity defenses

Familiarity with handling first-party claims as well as
liability

Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field, or
equivalent experience

Excellent verbal and written communication skills to complete
internal and external reports

Strong cost-benefit analysis, decision-making, and
organizational skills

Proven customer service skills

Detail-oriented perspective and flexible attitude

Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Office,
especially Outlook, Word, and Excel

 

 


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