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Senior Claims Attorney

Company name

Root Insurance Company

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Nov 26,2019

Posted on

Aug 13,2019

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required

Location

Columbus, OH, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Insurance Defense >> Insurance Defense
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Senior Claims Attorney
The candidate will contribute experienced insight towards claim coverage decisions, contract interpretation, and litigated claims. Serves as a subject matter expert for policy contract questions and provides written coverage opinions when required. Works closely with regulatory counsel to ensure compliance with state law. Responsible for the hiring, maintaining, and auditing of outside defense counsel panel. Responsible for the management and oversight of bad faith litigation. Provide legal analysis, advice and support to Claims on claim-handling strategies. Provide advice and support to Claims on good faith claims-handling. Provide legal analysis and advice to Claims regarding developments in statutory and case law. Prepare and present internal training to Claims on legal issues pertaining to applicable insurance laws and litigation. Draft and edit form letters. Provides input for continuous development of claims guidelines and best practices. Recommends potential product developments and process improvements. Provides technical claims recommendations in an effort to improve case outcomes. Interacts and communicates effectively with claims leadership and business partners.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have J.D. with an active license to practice law. 8+ years of relevant experience is necessary. Claim litigation experience is preferred. Leadership experience is beneficial. Strong technical understanding of property and casualty principles is necessary.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Root Insurance Company
80 E Rich Street
Suite 500
Columbus, OH 43215

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