Casualty Claims Specialist Commercial Insurance
Under close supervision, the Claims Specialist handles a book of business of specialty lines claims, throughout the entire claim's life cycle. Responsible for conducting investigations, recommending adequate reserves, monitoring, documenting, and settling/closing claims in an expeditious and economical manner within prescribed authority limits for the line of business.
- Analyzes, investigates, and evaluates the loss to determine coverage and claim disposition. Utilizes CMS to document claims and to diary future events or follow-up.
- Within prescribed settlement authority for the line of business, establishes appropriate reserves for both indemnity and expense and reviews on a regular basis to ensure adequacy. Makes recommendations to set reserves at appropriate level for claims outside of authority level.
- Prepares comprehensive reports as required. Identifies and communicates specific claim trends and account and/or policy issues to management and underwriting
- Manages the litigation process through the retention of counsel. Adheres to the line of business litigation guidelines to include budget, bill review and payment.
- Monitors the case resolution process. Actively participates in mediations and arbitrations, within limit of settlement authority.
- Participates in Claims audit process.
- May provide claims marketing services by participating in meetings with brokers, risk managers and reinsurers.
- As required, maintains insurance adjuster licenses
- Bachelors' or equivalent. 2+ years claims/legal experience; or in a related field.
- Functional knowledge of claims handling concepts, practices and techniques, to include but not limited to coverage issues, and product line knowledge.
- Functional knowledge of law and insurance regulations in various jurisdictions.
- Demonstrated strong verbal and written communications skills. Demonstrated strong negotiation skills.
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