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Senior Claims Specialist - Construction Defect

Location Name GA, Atlanta - 2 Ravinia Drive - Suite 1050
ID
2024-10277
Date Posted
5 days ago(7/11/2024 11:29 AM)
Company
Vela Insurance Services
Primary Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Category
Claims

Company Details

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Vela Insurance Services provides specialized Excess and Surplus Lines Casualty and Professional Liability insurance solutions in the following four market segments.: Construction, Specialty Casualty, Velocity Smal Business & Professional Liability.  We offer national service and local knowledge to our exclusive wholesale broker network and the businesses they serve.

 

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.

 

https://www.vela-ins.com/ 

Responsibilities

Must be capable of working under limited supervision and working with a remote manager.   In this role, the claims professional investigates, evaluates, negotiates, and resolves litigated and non-litigated property damage, personal and advertising injury, and claims of high exposure and complexity with significant experience/Focus on specialized claims in the area of construction defect with complex coverage and litigated claims.  

 

  • Analyze coverage, identify coverage issues, and prepare coverage letters for supervisor approval.
  • Investigate and evaluate liability.
  • Investigate and evaluate damages.
  • Manage litigation by assigning counsel from the approved panel where applicable, establish litigation plan and budget, coordinate with defense counsel, and continuously review the potential for resolution.
  • Establish timely reserves within authority and re-evaluate throughout the life of the claim.
  • Maintain up-to-date, appropriate file documentation and written file notes.
  • Maintain an active diary and productive file inventory.
  • Timely completion of all required large loss reporting.
  • Negotiate settlements within authority limit granted, and attend mediations, Mandatory Settlement Conferences, and/or Alternative Dispute Resolutions.
  • Proactively control the work product and expense of outside vendors.
  • Develop and maintain positive customer relationships and provide superior customer service.
  • Timely identify all potential opportunities for co-insurance, transfer of risk and/or subrogation.
  • Ability to Work with designated assigned accounts.
  • Recognize and investigate fraud.

Qualifications

  • Four (4) year College Degree, or commensurate experience and training.
  • AIC, SCLA, CRIS or other similar industry designations preferred.
  • Eight (8) or more years claims handling experience or equivalent experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of the insurance industry, including legal and regulatory environments.
  • A strong functional and developing knowledge of substantive laws and legal procedures.
  • Applicable adjusters license(s) to include CA, CT, DE, FL, KY, LA, NH, NM, NC, OK, RI, SC, TX, VT, WV, WY.

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Additional Company Details

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from external recruiting firms.

The company offers a competitive compensation plan and robust benefits package for full time regular employees.

The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment.

Sponsorship Details

Sponsorship not Offered for this Role

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