Sr. Claims Litigation Specialist

Location Name VA, Glen Allen - 4820 Lake Brook - Suite 200
Date Posted
3 hours ago(6/17/2024 12:51 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, a member of W.R. Berkley Corporate (NYSE: WRB), one of the largest property casualty insurance holding companies in the United States.  The resources and strength of a Fortune 500 company back us and we operate with the flexibility and closeness of a small underwriting company.  As such, Verus Specialty Insurance operates through a group of wholesale producers nationwide.  


Our leadership encourages a culture that empowers employees to question the status quo and seek innovative ways to continue to exceed the expectations of our customers. We believe our strength comes from building an exceptional team that embraces collaboration, growth and ownership. If you share our vision and want to work for an organization that values your contributions, we want to hear from you!


The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.


This position provides the highest level of specialized technical claim handling for the most serious, complex, and highly valued claims for an excess and surplus lines writer. Position requires experience in handling Commercial General Liability with focus on Construction Defect matters.   Provides technical advice to associates and other functional areas such as, defense counsel, independents, support, and less-experienced technical staff.  An ability to communicate both verbally and in written form in a prompt, courteous and professional manner is essential.


  • Analyzing liability and damage issues in connection with claims made against our insureds and maintaining appropriate documentation.
  • Analyzing insurance coverage issues and drafting coverage positional letters reflecting same.
  • Retaining and supervising outside counsel in the defense of our insureds in an effort to effectively resolve claims.
  • Evaluating full diary of pending matters in connection with the posting and maintaining of accurate reserves.
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with insureds, brokers and outside counsel.
  • Providing support and information to underwriters in connection with their evaluation of risk on particular accounts.
  • Composes and transmits in a regular and timely basis frequent Large Loss Reports and other detailed reporting documents as appropriate.
  • Manages and monitors file caseload through the use of various resources.
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with insureds, brokers and outside counsel.
  • Providing support and information to underwriters in connection with their evaluation of risk on particular accounts.


  • Bachelor’s degree plus insurance claims experience, or a minimum 10 years of experience handling Commercial General Liability Claims.
  • Experience in handling Construction Defect claims required.
  • Full knowledge of insurance contracts, investigation techniques, legal requirements and insurance regulation.
  • 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.
  • Current Claims Adjuster licenses in one or more states preferred but must be willing to obtain additional state licensures.


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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