Claims Counsel

Full-time 5 views
Company Brown & Brown, Inc. Location Daytona Beach, FL, United States

In-House

Attorney

Full-time

Jun 03, 2022

Sep 16, 2022

May 09, 2022

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Claims Counsel
Duties: Process assigned claims in accordance with established procedures, policy coverages and applicable state laws and regulations regarding claims handling. Conduct and/or coordinate investigations of reported matters to evaluate coverage, liability and damages, secure appropriate documentation pertaining to the reported matter, and prepare the claim/matter for disposition with appropriate regard for cost containment. Maintain diary of upcoming actions/events and take appropriate action in a timely manner. Act as primary liaison to the insured with respect to a claim. Establish timely and accurate reserves for each claim file and review and adjust reserves as appropriate. Coordinate defense of litigated claims, including retaining defense counsel from approved panel counsel (or obtaining supervisory and/or carrier authority to retain off-panel counsel). Audit, revise and pay bills related to defense of claims. Settle claims within authority granted by the Claims Director, Claims Supervisor and/or insurance carrier, as appropriate. Follow status of claims to settlement, trial or other disposition. Attend important trials, arbitrations and mediations as appropriate and as approved by the Claims Director and/or carrier. Maintain accurate and complete files with respect to all activities relating to each claim file. Assist and cooperate in all internal and external audits conducted with respect to the Department’s operations. Notify the Underwriting Department of questionable risks. Draft claim summaries to assist Underwriters when requested.Initiate deductible collection activity as appropriate to ensure prompt and sufficient recovery of monies due. If directed, fill in for other Claim personnel absent from the office.



Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Four-year college degree. Must possess appropriate insurance adjusting license(s) as needed. Working knowledge of insurance claim handling processes and procedures. Working knowledge of legal principles of liability and damages, as well as legal procedures and the workings of legal institutions.

Additional info

Requisition ID: R22_0000001248

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Brown & Brown, Inc.
220 South Ridgewood Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

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