AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

Senior Casualty Claims Adjuster

US-CT-Southington
Requisition ID
2017-5773
Category
Claims
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The casualty claims adjuster will be responsible to investigate, assess and adjust general liability claims including commercial auto and commercial casualty.  Responsible for the prompt and efficient examination, investigation and settlement or declination of insurance claims through effective research, negotiation and interaction with insureds and claimants, ensuring that company resources are utilized in a cost effective manner in the process. This job handles third party property damage claims arising from commercial auto and general liability policies.  The adjuster must be equipped both legally and technically to handle all claims expertly.

Responsibilities

 

  • Assess insurance coverage based on the policy and claims report to determine if claim can be accepted as being within coverage
  • Interview with claimant and witnesses as well as gather information i.e. police and hospital records, estimates to determine injuries
  • Conduct a thorough analysis of liability and damages; continually assess exposure and evaluate for accurate reserves
  • Prepare Large Loss Reports and maintain ongoing claim updates. Complete quality investigations by gathering all pertinent information (recorded statements, review of police and medical reports, photographs and appraisals/estimates of damages, etc.)
  • Determines if subrogation exists and takes steps necessary to initiate recovery efforts
  • Complete quality investigations by gathering all pertinent information (recorded statements, review of police and medical reports, photographs and appraisals/estimates of damages, etc.)
  •  Determines if subrogation exists and takes steps necessary to initiate recovery efforts
  • Oversee and direct a majority of litigated or potentially litigated claims, directing and controlling the work and expenses of investigative services or attorneys

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 10+ years experience in commercial casualty claims and commercial automobile
  • Adjuster licenses for all states where required
  • Litigation Experience
  • Experience with claims in construction due to accidents
  •  Ability to manage relationships in a fast paced environment, while demonstrating persistence along with problem solving and decision making skills to work with customers through a variety of challenging situations
  • Able to multitask and set priorities as needed
  •  Insurance coursework (e.g. IIA, CPCU, SCLA and AEI) is beneficial
  •  Good analytical abilities to review, exercise judgment and evaluate claims in order to make sound decisions
  • Prefer NY Labor Law experience

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