Senior Litigation Examiner

Job Description
Summary: Responsible for the handling of assigned claim files to appropriate conclusion, within designated level of authority and in accordance with Company guidelines. Claim assignments involve complex/ high exposure litigation and/or coverage issues associated with excess/surplus lines classes of business. Claims assigned to Sr. Litigation Examiner are generally of progressively higher complexity/exposure.

Core Responsibilities:

? Handles assigned claims involving complex/ high exposure coverage and litigation issues, in compliance with policy provisions, applicable laws and regulations, internal procedures, and within designated authority.

? Analyzes coverage for assigned claims.

? Drafts/sends formal written correspondence including Reservation of Rights, Excess and
Declination letters as appropriate.

? Assigns losses to and directs activities of approved investigators and defense attorneys as
appropriate in compliance with Company guidelines.

? Manages/controls expenses associated with investigation and defense of assigned claims.

? Establishes and maintains accurate loss reserves in compliance with Company guidelines.

? Negotiates and authorizes appropriate settlements with attorneys, insureds and claimants within designated authority.

? Prepares appropriate files for formal Claims Review.

? Attends mediations and settlement conferences.

? Completes Reinsurance Reports on appropriate files.

? Conducts legal research as necessary.

Minimum Education and Experience:

? Bachelorís Degree or equivalent work experience.

? Law degree preferred.

? Minimum 7 years of general claims experience.

? Litigation management experience.

? Completion of AIC, and or partial completion of CPCU or other similar program.

? Completion of specialized claims training in excess/surplus lines.

? Above average written and oral communication skills.

? Above average negotiation skills.

? Non-resident adjuster license in applicable States.

Physical and Visual Activities: Good speaking and hearing skills; ability to sit for long periods at a designated work station; ability to travel; good vision; finger dexterity; some lifting required.

Environmental/Atmospheric Conditions: Primary work station consists of a desk in a normal office environment. Extended periods of time in a sitting position facing a computer screen.


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