Inside Property Claims Adjuster, Catastrophe - Business Lines
Property Adjusters investigate commercial property claims, evaluate damages, determine coverage, set accurate loss cost estimates, control the insured's exposures and losses, manage consultants, negotiate settlement of claims with varying complexity and perils, and achieve a prompt, fair and equitable settlement according to fair claims handling requirements.
- Conducts a prompt, thorough and fair investigation by obtaining relevant facts to determine coverage, origin, and extent of property losses. Reviews and utilizes financial statements to adjust short duration business interruption losses.
- Direct independent adjuster to determine facts relevant causation, damages and exposure.
- Engages and manages consultants and independent adjusters as required. Monitors the costs to ensure they are reasonable and necessary.
- Establishes and maintains accurate loss cost estimates and reserves for each claim for reporting, financial records, and other purposes monitors the costs to ensure they are reasonable and necessary.
- Keeps the insured and others informed about the claim's status with clear, timely and accurate written/oral communications. Determines depreciation of claim.
- Affirms or denies coverage of the claim based on the facts and the policy terms and conditions.
- Develops information necessary to make advance, partial and final payments when appropriate.
- Effectively negotiate settlement of claims of varying complexity and perils.
- Keeps the electronic claim file properly documented with accurate, clear and timely information and reports that reflect the adjustment activities and substantiate any payments made.
- Will be called upon for catastrophe duty.
- Knowledge of commercial property claims adjusting methods (coverage evaluation, loss assessment, etc.), legal/regulatory environment, financial concepts.
- Skills required include analytical/problem solving, attention to detail, communication, organizing & planning work as normally acquired through a bachelor's degree or equivalent.
- Interpersonal (diplomacy, tact, listening, etc.) and customer service orientation.
- Ability and willingness to travel to the site of a catastrophe for assignments that may last several weeks.
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