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Claims Attorney - General Liability Litigation

Company name

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 23, 2021

Valid Through

Feb 05, 2022

Posted on

Oct 22, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Overland Park, KS, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Claims Attorney - General Liability Litigation
Duties: Handle suits on third-party litigated claim files, including collaborating with and managing outside counsel and complex litigated claims files as assigned. Analyze coverage issues on litigated claim files, and claim files with potential for litigation. Assist with negotiations, mediations, arbitrations, and settlement procedures as assigned. Attend and provide litigation advice in claim review meetings. Coordinate referral with AVP of Claims or VP of Claims on other litigated claims requests to outside counsel. Conduct legal research as necessary on pending suit files and as requested by other departments. Conduct audits of litigated claims files. Review company policy forms as needed. Research and write brief opinions on legal issues. Recommend reserve and payment changes as necessary for the file. Provide and report claims information to Senior Management on an as-needed basis. Assist Forms Committee; propose changes/ revisions/amendments to company policy forms make appropriate policy language recommendations and draft policy language for new forms. Adhere to the company code of ethics. Perform other duties as assigned by General Counsel, Sr. Claims Management, or Executive Management.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A Bachelor Degree from a 4-year College or University. Juris Doctor Degree, CPCU is preferred. Admission to State Bar. Valid State Adjusting License(s) as applicable. 5+ years related experience. Thorough knowledge of claim procedures, policies, terminology, etc. Computer is proficient with Microsoft Office programs, such as Word, Excel, and Outlook. Ability to analyze coverage submissions and provide assistance. Ability to prioritize, organize and plan work for self and others. Excellent customer service skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Superior problem-solving ability.

Additional info

Requisition Number: CLAIM002890

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
AmeriTrust
11880 College Boulevard
Suite 500
Overland Park, KS 66210

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