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Senior Casualty Claim Specialist

Company name

The Chubb Corporation

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Feb 18,2020

Valid Through

Jun 02,2020

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Insurance Defense >> Insurance Defense
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Senior Casualty Claim Specialist
The candidate role is focused on the handling of personal and commercial Auto Liability, General Liability and Excess/Umbrella Liability claims for the Philadelphia Region which includes handling litigated and non-litigated claims in NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, VA and WV. This role requires an individual to be accountable for the independent handling and disposition of claims including but not limited to investigation, coverage determination, reserving, litigation management, negotiation, settlement, and trial strategy. This position may require some travel as will represent the company at meetings with management and our internal and external business partners. Will also be expected to participate in mediations, arbitrations, settlement conferences and trials as appropriate. Duties include: Day to day handling of an inventory of approximately 135 personal and/or commercial liability claims, largely comprised of claims involving moderate to high exposures and/or coverage issues, across multiple lines of business. Independently carry out claim handling activities including, but not limited to, coverage analysis, investigation of liability and damages, litigation and expense management, evaluate claims for reserve and settlement, execute settlement strategy and proactively negotiate settlements, attend mediations/arbitrations, and ensure appropriate file documentation. Review and analyze contracts for risk transfer potential. Proper file documentation and diary management. Provide superior claim handling and customer service. Adhere to Best Practices Guidelines. Vendor and expert management subject to established guidelines and procedures. Demonstrate and implement effective defense, resolution and claim strategies. Attend settlement conferences, arbitrations and mediations as appropriate. Adhere to individual authority grants, all statutory and regulatory requirements, fair claim practices and local compliance requirements, including examiner licensing. Automobile (AL) and General Liability (GL) with experience in AL Bodily Injury and GL Products & Premises Liability.

Qualification and Experience

An Insurance licensing in DE and WV is preferred. Must have 5+ years of experience as a claims professional with a high degree of specialized and technical competence relative to the handling of claims involving high exposures and/or complex coverage issues is preferred. Should have strong background and demonstrated ability in handling claims involving the New York Labor Law and NY Insurance Law 3420(d). Experience handling claims in NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, VA and WV is strongly preferred. Must have strong background and demonstrated ability in dealing with significant coverage matters. An understanding of the tenants of insurance and legal principles is required. Should have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication and negotiation skills. Must have working knowledge of industry best practices and procedures. Should have excellent interpersonal communication and negotiation skills; and an ability to deal with internal and external customers and business partners in a professional manner.

Additional info

Job Number: 317844

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Chubb Corporation
233 S Wacker Drive
Suite 4700
Chicago, IL 60606-6303

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