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Legal Staff Paralegal in Westborough, MA

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Company name

BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - Insurance

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required

Location

USA Westborough, MA

Posted on

Jul 22,2018

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Claims Specialist Job The candidate will assist in handling the company’s general Liability insurance litigation. Oversee and manage a Third-Party Administrator’s investigation of litigated general liability claims to identify and mitigate firm’s exposure through determining the course of action that will result in the most effective management of firm's financial resources. Provide direction to a Third-Party Administrator on non-litigated general liability claims to assure a thorough and timely investigation occurs for the purpose of preparing the claim for future litigation thereby optimizing the goal of a proper defense. Identify claim trends and make recommendations to Claims Manager and Director, Risk Management & Insurance for the purpose of decreasing the frequency of the claims. Coordinate with a Third-Party Administrator and direct defense counsel on all claims and use of litigation guidelines to ensure an efficient use of firm’s resources. Assist in identifying, locating and producing investigative materials and/or relevant discovery documents. Any other task that is deemed necessary by the Claims Manager or Director, Risk and Insurance. Must successfully oversee and coordinate management of a large caseload of claims in which firm’s has been named as a defendant.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have paralegal certification or undergraduate degree or insurance designation. 5 years Property & Casualty claims or paralegal experience required. 7 years Property & Casualty claims or paralegal experience preferred. Extensive general and product liability claim experience. Extensive knowledge of and familiarity handling litigated claims. Effective and persuasive communication skills. A high level of comfort in directing defense counsel and other positions of authority. Strong claims handling and Counsel management skills are a necessary requirement. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential. Superior negotiation skills.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc
25 Research Drive
Westborough, MA 01581