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Claims Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 31, 2021

Valid Through

Sep 13, 2021

Posted on

Dec 23, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Mount Kisco, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Insurance Coverage >> Insurance Coverage
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Claims Attorney
The candidate will review, analyze, and determine the extent of the company's exposure or liability for claims reported under Kidnap & Ransom, Product Contamination, and Restaurant Recovery insurance policies. Will the direct contact for the Insured at the insurance company. The primary focus of the Claims Attorney’s role is to work with the Insured to gather information that supports a claim under a Kidnap & Ransom, Product Contamination, or Restaurant Recovery insurance policy; review that information along with the relevant policy; and work with the Crisis Management Claims Team to make a coverage determination. Will be the third member of the Crisis Management Claims Team and will report to the Vice President of Specialty Claims. Gain a significant understanding of coverages: Within the first 30 days, gain a deep understanding of the coverages provided by the Kidnap & Ransom, Product Contamination, and Restaurant Recovery insurance. During this time the Claims Attorney will study each policy and work with the other members of the Crisis Management Claims Team to learn the ins and outs of each coverage and how to apply the policies’ coverages to the facts of any given claim. Develop a familiarity with the claims handling process: Within the first 90 days, develop a comfortability with the claims handling procedures throughout the life of a claim, and develop an understanding of the current claims being handled by the Claims Team, such that this person is able to handle claims efficiently, as well as provide claims updates to the underwriting teams and reinsurers. One aspect of this objective will be gaining familiarity with the relationship between claims and underwriting, as well as the relationship between claims and reinsurance. Maintain productivity and efficiency: Within the first 6 months, become accustom to the ebbs and flows of the claims process. Due to growth of the business, this person will have a consistently fast-paced workload. The Claims Attorney will work with the Vice President of Specialty Claims to address technical challenges that the team faces. On an ongoing basis, the primary focus of this position should be the efficient management and resolution of all active claims.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) degree. Should be licensed to practice law in one of the fifty states in the United States of America. 2 years of relevant legal and/or progressive professional experience in insurance preferred. Should be Knowledgeable of industry changes, legal updates and technical developments related to applicable area of the Company’s business to proactively respond to changing business environment. Possess and have ability to apply knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures. Must have solid written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on confidentiality, tact, and diplomacy. Advanced organizational and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously are required. Must have intermediate proficiency and experience using Microsoft Office Package (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word), Spanish speaking preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Tokio Marine HCC
37 Radio Circle Drive
Mount Kisco, NY 10549

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