Berkley

Commercial Auto Adjuster

Location Name FL, Jacksonville
ID
2021-5930
Date Posted
1 week ago(11/23/2021 2:49 PM)
Company
Carolina Casualty Ins Grp
Primary Location
US-FL-Jacksonville
Category
Claims

Company Details

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Carolina Casualty is a member company of W. R. Berkley Corporation, an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial lines insurance writers in the United States. We specialize in liability, physical damage, cargo and other insurance solutions for the commercial auto markets including trucking, public transportation and others.

We maintain some of the lowest claim adjuster pending claim counts in the industry. Our adjusters are part of a culture that emphasizes inclusion, collaboration, innovation, and team. Our culture is one where your work is recognized and appreciated. If you want to contribute to an organization where you matter and where you can make a difference, then search no further.

Responsibilities

Carolina Casualty is looking for a talented Claims professional who will be responsible for the investigation, evaluation, disposition and settlement of moderate to complex claims involving commercial automobile litigation. This includes the investigation, determination and evaluation of coverage, liability and damages, risk transfer, and the timely setting of proper reserves. In addition, the Claims professional will control the insured’s exposures and losses, manage consultants, and achieve a prompt, fair and equitable settlement according to fair claims handling requirements. Lastly the Claims professional will negotiate settlement of claims with varying complexity and perils.  No fault/PIP experience is ideal for this role.

• Oversee and resolve truck, bus, commercial auto and/or public transportation claims, including litigation
• Select, oversee, and grade the performance of outside counsel
• Attend and monitor trials to assess attorney performance and jury verdict risk
• Set and control litigation budgets
• Conducts a prompt, thorough and fair investigation by obtaining relevant facts to determine coverage, origin, and extent of loss losses.
• Utilize critical thinking and solid judgment to solve problems, make decisions and resolve complex issues inherent in handling losses, as well as plan and organize activities throughout the claim’s management process.

• Experienced with managing, evaluating and resolving claims in litigation consistent with in-place litigation guidelines.
• Able to write concise reports and effectively communicate contractual issues, technical legal concepts and coverage application in easy to understand terms.
• Act timely upon emerging information to insure ongoing recognition of the financial exposure on losses within assigned authority as well as promptly communicate to management, if beyond the assigned level of authority.
• Interpret related claims documentation.
• Initiate and oversee serious automobile accident investigations and rapid response
• Develop strategies and effective plans that drive litigated matters / claims to better results
• Accurately assess and resolve commercial auto insurance coverage issues, analyze facts and allegations in conjunction with all policy provisions, endorsements and amendments
• Draft declination, Reservation of Rights and other coverage letters
• Negotiate outstanding settlements
• Present case statuses/summaries in a clear, concise and understandable manner
• Documents and communicates all claim activities timely and effectively and in a manner, which supports the outcome of the claim file

Qualifications

• 5 + years complex commercial auto liability experience handling or other serious personal injury claims
• No fault/PIP experience preffered

Key Competencies
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent organizational and analytical skills with high attention to detail.
• Ability to work independently, managing time and resources to accomplish multiple tasks in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
• Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.

 

Education Requirement

 

• Bachelor’s Degree

 

Travel Requirement

 

Some travel may be required up to 10%.

Additional Company Details

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Additional Requirements

COVID-19 vaccine required unless prohibited by law.

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