Job Details

Claims Attorney

Company name

Bristol West Insurance Group

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Plantation, FL

Date Last Verified

Feb 16,2018

Posted on

Jan 17,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Claims Attorney The candidate will be responsible for the competent, ethical, objective and diligent consultation to claims clients/customers in all assignments by supervisor. Audit and coverage assignments can involve a multitude of insurance claim dispute areas, including multi-party and bad faith allegation suits. Will also be responsible for handling matters of moderate to great complexity and/or financial consequences, and may assist in the handling of matters assigned to other attorneys. Handle audits and other assignments of moderate to great complexity and/or exposure, including review and analyses of outside attorneys' billings, work product files and quality of lawyering. Conduct interviews, attendance at negotiation and strategy conferences, and arbitrations, and performance of any other tasks or duties necessary for the proper servicing of claims clients. Consult with and render opinions to members of the Claims departments regarding insurance policy questions and questions concerning the legal aspects of the handling of property/casualty claims. Provide direction to professional staff members who have been requested to assist the Claims Attorney in the handling of particular cases. Keep supervisor informed of the work being done for clients and of any and all problems encountered. Perform other functions as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a four-year college degree, law school degree, (Doctor of Jurisprudence) from a State Bar Association accredited law school, and be a member in good standing of any State Bar. Must have 5 years of claims litigation and/or lawyer auditing experience, including handling matters of moderate to great financial significance and/or complexity with minimum supervision, or comparable outside legal experience. Should preferably have excellent research skills, 5+ years of coverage experience, and familiarity with Florida auto claims.

Additional info

Ref. #: 180000KX

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Bristol West Insurance Group
900 S Pine Island Road
Suite 600
Plantation, FL 33324

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