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Claims Counsel

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Years of Experience

1-3 yrs required


Waltham, MA

Date Last Verified

Aug 12,2017

Posted on

Jul 04,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Real Estate
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Claims Counsel Duties: Manages claims on behalf of insureds in accordance with Company’s policies and procedures as outlined in the Claims Manual and as directed by Regional Claims Counsel (RCC) and Legal Services. Manages Claims Management System which currently consists and Legal Files for assigned files within designated geographic areas. Manages and monitors all claims and claims in litigation involving insureds on assigned files within designated geographic areas. Manages and monitors all legal services and legal representation of insureds on assigned files within designated geographic areas. Monitors and provides updates and legal consultation services to RCC and SLS for all phases of the Claims Management System as described in the Claims Manual, bulletins, and as updated by directions. Maintains the integrity of Claims Management System (VAX) and Legal Files by providing monthly updates on claims and insuring the sufficiency of reserves. Minimizes policy losses through early identification, payment and settlement of losses, and through education. Assists in Salvage operations as directed. Prepares in a timely fashion all reports required. Provides regulatory certifications related to the sufficiency of reserves or any other matter as required. Prepares and participates in educational programs sponsored by RCC or SLS. Handles such other matters as may be assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Law degree from an ABA accredited law school. Licensed to practice law. 1-3 years of experience in practicing law which includes experience in negotiation. Continuing education required of employees and continuing legal education as required by the Local Bar to maintain licensure. Any additional training required by manager. Maintain other required credentialing and licensing necessary to perform the job assignment. Working knowledge of industry and customers. Computer skills including working knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing and database software packages, internet applications and/or company specific computer applications. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong negotiating, research, and reading comprehension skills.

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