Senior Commercial Represented Casualty Adjuster

Irving, Texas
Not Specified
Feb 16, 2018
Apr 17, 2018
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Job Description

Allstate Insurance has an exciting opportunity as a Senior Commercial Represented Casualty Adjuster in Irving, TX!

As this adjuster, you will be responsible for investigating complex and occasionally highly complex commercial auto claims when an attorney is representing the injured party which typically will include: (1) uninsured or underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) claims in single or multi car accidents in which commercial policy holders are involved; (2) Injury Casualty Soft Tissue (ICST), and represented- moderate or major claims; (3) or specialized claims. You will also handle claims involved in arbitration or mediation, coordinate with legal counsel and participate in depositions, hearings, or arbitrations. You will take recorded statements, resolve loss of use claims, issue payments to appropriate parties, and negotiate and settle or refer bodily injury issues that cannot be resolved. You will deliver 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. You will provide work guidance and direction to less senior employees and provide mentoring and coaching to the team. You will work independently, prioritize your own responsibilities, and manage your own workload. You will consistently meets band level behaviors, production, quality and/or customer service goals.

Key Responsibilities Are:

Customer Service

  • Make and maintain a connection with the customer by understanding and meeting their needs; serve the customer with empathy; and follow up to ensure that customer needs have been met

  • Manage, research, and resolve complex and occasionally highly complex customer communications, concerns, conflicts or issues

  • Review customer satisfaction results; recommend, design, and implement personal and business unit action plans

File Documentation and Reporting

  • Summarize documents and enter into claim system notes

  • Document a claim file with notes, evaluations and decision making process

Coverage, Liability and Evaluation

  • Determine and explain minimum coverage limits in moderately complex and occasionally complex commercial policy claims involving single or multiple claimants

  • Set initial reserve, update reserve, document rationale and claim summary notes

  • Obtain photos and/or conduct scene investigation

  • Take recorded statements from claimants, insureds, witnesses, medical providers, etc., conduct investigations into complex and occasionally highly complex auto accidents involving commercial policy holders, determines liability, and prepares summaries

  • Evaluate and determine potential use of experts; review reports and select the expert

  • Determine claim value

  • Review file to identify complex and occasionally highly complex potential legal issues

Negotiation and Settlement Guidance

  • Negotiate and settle claims in accordance with business unit best practices

  • Review medical reports in preparation for claims settlement evaluation

Other Projects and Responsibilities

  • May participate in one or more complex or occasionally highly complex special assignments

  • May serve as a committee team lead for large projects or as a committee team member on very large projects

  • Complete complex and occasionally highly complex attorney bill reviews

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in related field preferred or equivalent experience

  • Casualty experience required

  • Ability to interact effectively, and coach others on interacting effectively, with internal or external customers and act with empathy

  • Apply advanced knowledge of insurance policy, coverage, and regulation

  • Apply advanced knowledge of claim processes, policies, procedures, claim systems, coverage, liability, damage estimating, and/or settlement, and adherence to applicable legal compliance standards

  • Apply advanced industry knowledge to discipline practices, including best practices, to support the business unit

  • Apply advanced knowledge of analytical procedures to reconcile, manipulate, and recognize patterns of data

  • Apply advanced knowledge of problem solving and preparation of complex reports for analysis

  • Apply advanced ability to leverage learned technical skills in support of team objectives

  • Apply advanced negotiation and/or arbitration skills

  • Apply advanced conflict management and problem resolution skills in managing internal and external customer relationships

  • Apply advanced problem solving skills to continuously improve business outcomes

  • Ability to assist leadership in achieving business unit objectives

  • Apply advanced knowledge of training facilitation and coaching skills

  • Ability to investigate, evaluate, negotiate and settle complex and occasionally highly complex claims

  • Provides advanced individual decision making within authority limits

  • May work within complex and occasionally highly complex assignments requiring specialized knowledge in breadth and/or depth in area of expertise

  • Has and maintains all appropriate licenses and registrations for the role per state requirements

  • The position is located in Irving Texas

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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