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Claims Counsel

Company name

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

1-3 yrs required

Location

White Plains, NY

Date Last Verified

Oct 12,2017

Posted on

Oct 11,2017
Practice Area
Insurance Coverage >> Insurance Coverage
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Claims Counsel The candidate will manage claims on behalf of insureds in accordance with the company policies and procedures as outlined in the Claims Manual and as directed by Regional Claims Counsel (RCC) and the company’s Legal Services (SLS). Manage the company’s Claims Management System which currently consists of STNET1 and Legal Files for assigned files within designated geographic areas. Manage and monitor all claims and claims in litigation involving the company’s insureds on assigned files within designated geographic areas. Manage and monitor all legal services and legal representation of the company’s insureds on assigned files within designated geographic areas. Monitor and provide 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 from RCC and SLS. Maintain the integrity of the company’s Claims Management System (VAX) and Legal Files by providing monthly updates on claims and insuring the sufficiency of reserves. Minimize policy losses through early identification, payment and settlement of losses, and through education. Assist in Salvage operations as directed by the RCC or SLS. Prepare in a timely fashion all reports required by the RCC or SLS. Provide regulatory certifications related to the sufficiency of the company’s reserves or any other matter as required by the company. Prepare and participate in educational programs sponsored by RCC or SLS. Handle such other matters as may be assigned by RCC or SLS. Law degree from an ABA accredited law school required. License to practice law in the state and 1-3 years of experience, practicing law in the state which includes experience or strong knowledge with litigation is required. Working knowledge of industry and customers required. Computer skills including working knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing and database software packages, internet applications and/or company specific computer applications required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Strong litigation, negotiating, research, and reading comprehension skills required.

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