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Medical Malpractice Claim Examiner / Attorney The candidate: Assigns counsel to defend lawsuits. Works with counsel to develop the litigation strategy. Reviews, analyzes and documents defense counsel correspondence and expert reviews. Coordinates investigation of claims and lawsuits. Monitors trial/case developments and communicates with carriers and hospital representatives. Responds to carrier inquires. Conducts regularly scheduled claim conferences with carrier, hospital representatives and defense counsel to develop defense/settlement strategies and obtain settlement authority. Provides written and oral communication to insureds regarding commencement, settlement and/or disposition of lawsuits. Evaluates and coordinates resolution of insurance coverage issues and overlapping insurance coverage situations. Analyzes and quantifies damages. Establishes reserves for future claim management. Negotiates settlements with claimants or attorneys. Directs assignment of medical expert witnesses. Evaluates sufficiency of settlement documents and directs settlement payments. Oversees routine claims administration (openings, closings, NPDB reporting) and approves provider bills/expenses. Accurately documents all actions in Oasis claim system. Performs other duties or special projects as required or as assigned. BA/BS degree with RN/PA license. JD degree required. Must have 5-10 years medical malpractice defense experience. 2+ years of professional liability claims and claims management experience preferred. Should have good knowledge of medical malpractice law. End Date: 8/23/2018.
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