Workers Compensation Senior Claims Specialist

Location
Columbus, Ohio
Salary
Open
Posted
Apr 05, 2021
Closes
Jun 04, 2021
Ref
81831834#GIJ--LibertyMutual.2
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

Under moderate direction, handles a book 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.

 

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors' and/or advanced degree. 5+ 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.

At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession. We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more, please visit https://www.libertymutualgroup.com/about-lm/careers/benefits

 

Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a “Great Place to Work” by Great Place to Work® US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the “100 Best Places to Work in IT” on  IDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list.

 

We have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates—as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit: https://jobs.libertymutualgroup.com/diversity-inclusion

 

Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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