Claims Litigation Specialist

Location Name VA, Glen Allen - 4820 Lake Brook - Suite 200
Date Posted
4 days ago(3/24/2023 5:58 PM)
Verus Specialty Insurance
Primary Location
US-VA-Glen Allen

Company Details


Verus Specialty Insurance is an Excess and Surplus Lines provider writing business countrywide. Verus Specialty Insurance operates through a group of wholesale producers nationwide. Additionally, our policyholders can be reassured that their insurance investment is sound, as we are backed by the resources of a Fortune 500 company, W. R. Berkley Corporation. Successful candidates will exhibit strategic thinking, creativity, and pragmatic execution to drive results.


The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.


In this role you will manage both litigated and non-litigated claims.   This role requires an individual to be accountable for the handling and disposition of claims including investigation, coverage determination, reserving, negotiation and settlement or trial strategies. Significant insurance coverage experience and strong interpersonal skills are essential. This position will require coordinating with and servicing both internal and external business partners. You will represent the company at meetings with management and business partners, as well as at mediations, arbitrations, settlement conferences and trials.


  • Analyze first report to determine nature of loss, coverage provided and scope of injury/damage.
  • Conduct investigations of all aspects of reported claims including potential fraud. Secure all appropriate supporting documentation and verify same for accuracy, relationship and completeness.
  • Apply knowledge of jurisdictional regulations and case law in all territories handled.
  • Effectively negotiate liability and damages where appropriate.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and monitor cases to achieve timely development and disposition of inventory.
  • Case load includes litigation with first notice lawsuits.
  • Case load includes more complex claims.
  • Collaborate with department management to deliver presentations and conduct meetings or serve as technical resource.


  • Bachelor’s degree plus insurance claims experience, or 10+ years of experience handling E&S Claims.
  • Full knowledge of insurance contracts, investigation techniques, legal requirements and insurance regulation.
  • Experience in handling Construction Defect claims.
  • Current Claims Adjuster licenses in one or more states preferred but must be willing to obtain additional state licensures.
  • An aptitude for evaluating, analyzing, and interpreting contracts and other complex information.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have intermediate knowledge of computer programs in a Windows environment, including Word, Excel and E-mail.

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.


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