Litigation Adjuster

Location
Irving, Texas
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Mar 16, 2018
Closes
May 15, 2018
Ref
101764#GIJ--Allstate.1
Category
Claims
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

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Job Description

Allstate Insurance Company has an exceptional career opportunity for an Experienced Represented Casualty Adjuster in Irving, Texas!





About the Team

The Adjusting Function is responsible for verifying policy coverage and limits. The Adjusting function investigates and evaluates damage and/or liability; estimates damages, losses, or total indemnity; sets and maintains reserves; and/or negotiates and settles claims. Third party liability and casualty claims involve coverage and liability investigation, negotiation, and settlement of policyholder and third-party liability, property damage, and bodily injury claims.





About the Position

Under limited supervision, this job is responsible for investigating complex 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; (2) Injury Casualty Soft Tissue (ICST), and represented- moderate or major claims; (3) 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.





Specific responsibilities include:

Customer Service


Researches and responds to moderately complex customer communications, concerns, conflicts or issues

Reviews customer satisfaction results; works independently to create personal action plans





File Documentation and Reporting

Documents a claim file with notes, evaluations and decision making process





Coverage, Liability and Evaluation

Determines and explains minimum coverage limits in 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 auto accidents, determines liability and prepares summaries

Evaluates and determines potential use of experts; reviews reports and participates in selecting the expert

Determines claim value

Reviews file to identify 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





Other Projects and Responsibilities

May serve as a committee team lead for medium-sized projects or as a committee team member on large projects

May serve as a subrogation or arbitration panelist

May serve as an agent advocate

Participates in targeted reviews

Researches, responds to, or participates in Department of Insurance complaints or investigations

Assists in reviewing files and making recommendations to refer files to Home Office for escalation

Assists in researching or responding to or resolving complex compliance issues


Job Qualifications

Ideal Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in related field preferred or equivalent experience

3-5 years of experience investigating evaluating, negotiating and setting moderately complex claims strongly preferred

Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a passion for helping others.

Strong organizational and computer skills.

Persistence and the ability to work through and solve problems.

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

Ability to investigate, evaluate, negotiate and settle complex claims

Provides broad individual decision making within authority limits



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



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