LITIGATION ADJUSTERS – BUFFALO, NEW YORK
Merchants Insurance Group is searching for experienced and professional Litigation Adjusters to join our Corporate Office located in Buffalo, NY. As a Litigation Adjuster you will be partnered with other experienced adjusters, Team Leader, Claims Legal Attorney and a Litigation Manager.
The Litigation Adjuster will be responsible for the timely investigation, evaluation and equitable resolution through settlement or litigation of all assigned claims. Performance is governed by all Company policies and practices, including the Claim Standards of Performance. This position reports to the Litigation Manager and interacts extensively with other claim adjusters, Home Office technical staff and other departments. An extensive claim background is required which will allow for effective and efficient handling of complex claims. Litigation Adjusters are responsible for providing quality service to internal and external customers. Litigation Adjusters are responsible for oversight of retained counsel's compliance with the Defense Counsel Guidelines. Occasional travel required for mediations, settlement conferences and trial attendance.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work related experience. Insurance related coursework or designations preferred. 5 years multi-line casualty / litigated claims experience. Desired areas of experience: Commercial Auto, General Liability, construction accident claims, Employment Practices, Contractor’s E&O and Monoline Umbrella. Excellent communication, customer service, insurance and legal technical knowledge. Must obtain required State licensing within 6 months of hire.
Merchants offers a competitive salary, bonus potential, and attractive benefits package including health, dental, vision and 401(k). Apply online at www.merchantsgroup.com. EOE