Experienced Litigation Casualty Adjuster

Lone Tree, Colorado
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Sep 02, 2016
Nov 01, 2016
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Job Description

Do you have a passion for helping others? Have an eye for detail? Do you have strong organizational and time management skills? Are you looking to accelerate your career at a renowned company?

Allstate Insurance Company has an exceptional career opportunity for an Experienced Litigation Casualty Adjuster in Lone Tree, Colorado!

Combine your skills of working with people and investigation!

As an Experienced Litigation Casualty Adjuster you are responsible for investigating complex and occasionally highly complex claims when an attorney is representing the injured party which typically will include: uninsured or underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) claims in single or multi car accidents; Injury Casualty Soft Tissue (ICST), and represented- moderate or major claims; complex Commercial Property Liability (CPL) or extra-contractual liability claims; or specialized claims (e.g., business interruption, loss of income, E&O policies, etc.). The individual also handles claims involved in litigation, arbitration or mediation, coordinating with legal counsel and participating in depositions, hearings, trial, or arbitrations. The individual takes recorded statements, resolves loss of use claims, makes payments to appropriate parties, and negotiates and settles or refers bodily injury issues that cannot be resolved. The individual also delivers compassionate service that is fast, fair, and easy, to ensure customer retention while verifying coverage, investigating and determining liability, reviewing and determining damages, and negotiating and settling complex claims. The individual provides work guidance and direction to less senior employees and provides mentoring and coaching to the team.

Key Responsibilities

Coverage, Liability and Evaluation

  • Determines and explains minimum coverage limits in complex and occasionally highly complex claims involving single or multiple claimants
  • Sets initial reserve, updates reserve, documents rationale and claim summary notes
  • Obtains photos and/or conducts scene investigation
  • Takes recorded statements from claimants, insureds, witnesses, medical providers, etc., conducts investigations into complex and occasionally highly complex auto accidents, determines liability, and prepares summaries
  • Evaluates and determines potential use of experts; reviews reports and selects the expert
  • Determines claim value
  • Reviews file to identify complex and occasionally highly complex potential legal issues

Negotiation and Settlement Guidance

  • Negotiates and settles claims in accordance with business unit best practices
  • Reviews medical reports in preparation for claims settlement evaluation

Compensation and other important information:

  • Salary paid commensurate with related experience
  • Excellent benefits starting on your first day of employment, including very generous Paid Time Off Days, 401K and Pension, health, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Work Schedule: Monday-Friday

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • Experience handling claims involved in litigation, arbitration or mediation, coordinating with legal counsel and participating in depositions, hearings, trial, or arbitrations especially desirable
  • Ability to interact effectively with internal or external customers and act with empathy
  • Applies general knowledge of claim processes, policies, procedures, claim systems, coverage, liability, damage estimating, and/or settlement, and adherence to applicable legal compliance standards
  • Negotiation and/or arbitration skills
  • Ability to investigate, evaluate, negotiate and settle moderately complex claims
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong organization skills and the ability to work independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a passion for helping others
  • Persistence and the ability to work through and solve problems
  • Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that's just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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