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Excess Liability Claim Analyst

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Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 12,2019

Valid Through

Jan 25,2020

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Jul 18,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Rockville Centre, NY, United States

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Insurance Defense >> Insurance Defense
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Excess Liability Claim Analyst
The candidate will be responsible for direct handling multi-line, excess commercial claims including General Liability, Construction Defect, Professional Liability, and other types of non-APH claims that include higher exposure, greater severity and/or complexity at an excess level. Duties include resolution of coverage and liability issues, claim evaluation, establishment of adequate reserves, litigation management, case resolution and transaction processing, and implementation of strategic initiatives relating to liability work matters, in alignment with the Company’s Strategic Vision.In addition to essential functions of an Liability Claim Analyst, the Excess Liability Claim Analyst handles more complex cases and/or industry specific cases that include higher exposure with an increase in severity and complexity under umbrella and excess policies. Directly handles and/or assists in monitoring, reviewing, and coordinating the activities involving commercial and personal lines insurance claims, including analysis of coverage issues, establishment of adequate reserves, and the resolution and closure of claims. Reviews loss notices; confirms and interprets policy coverages; establishes adequate reserves; and investigates and handles claims involving umbrella and excess policies. Manages litigation with Preferred Counsel under Alternative Fee Arrangements or other defense fee structures. Pursues and maximizes all risk transfer opportunities by contract or by insurance policy language. Assigns and manages of work of defense counsel, assignment of expert witnesses and interfacing with peer carriers including design and execution of defense and indemnity contracts, evaluation of liability and damages and participation in settlement negations. Ensures proper file setup, reserving, general handling and application of company procedure. Participates in developing claims handling strategy, including defense coordination, litigation strategy and budgets, and expense control. Records specific claims information and reports as appropriate to a manager relative to pertinent financial and general statistical records. Maintains diary control, investigates, analyzes, and reports to ensure maintenance of proper reserves to reflect the company’s exposure and reports to our Reinsurance Department to assist in providing notice to reinsurers and the Reinsurance Department’s recovery of specific amounts when payment exceeds the company’s retention. Handles large volume of diverse and dynamic claims effectively. Empowered to make decisions within job description and authority. Seeks guidance where appropriate. Develops creative ideas and solutions to real time business problems and /or business opportunities; Takes reasonable, calculated risks even if failure is possible. Empowers self and teammates to continuously improve business processes/systems and develops and escalates ideas and solutions. Seeks continuous development by identifying areas for growth and improvement. Works with continuous improvement team to implement process and technical improvements. Consistently delivers superior customer service to both internal and external business partners. Understands Key Performance Indicators and manages towards those priorities. Performs special projects and assignments related to area of authority as necessary. Maintains confidentiality. Establishes and maintains professional relationships. Assists in Due Diligence inquiries as assigned. Travels as required. Obtains and maintains claims adjuster licenses in those states requiring them. Mastery of the Claims Analyst functions. Anticipates and identifies risks and opportunities on coverage and liability. Mentors and guides less experienced claim analysts. Assists the Liability Claim Manager with departmental problem solving. Serves on Companywide committees and projects as assigned. Should have 5+ years of claims handling experience or a related field. Should have Four-year college degree required or equivalent work experience. Preferred Education or Certification: JD, CPCU, SCLA, CCLA.

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Hiring Coordinator
250 Commercial Street,
Suite 5000
Manchester, NH 03101

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