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Sr Claim Examiner-WC (Defense Base Act Claims)

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on September 7, 2010

Position Summary:

Investigate and settle advanced, large loss, complex claims promptly and equitably under minimal supervision. Works within established authority on moderate-to-difficult claims. Reviews coverages, determines liability and compensability, secures information, arranges property damage appraisals and settles claims utilizing claims best practices. Evaluates and sets reserves using independent judgment. Assists supervisor and company attorneys in preparing cases for litigations. Conducts training and mentors new hires.

Responsibilities:

  • Interprets and makes decisions using independent judgment on more complex and unusual policy coverages and determines if coverages apply to claims submitted.
  • Manages all aspects of investigative activity on complex claims. Directs the discovery and litigation strategy with legal counsel.
  • Analyzes claims activity and prepares reports for clients/carriers and management.
  • Establish reserves, using independent judgment and expertise and authorizes payments within scope of authority, settling claims in the most cost effective manner and ensuring timely issuance of disbursements.
  • Settles claims promptly and equitably and issues company drafts in payments for claims within authority limits.
  • Develops subrogation and third party recovery potential and follows reclaim procedures.
  • Analyzes claims activities and prepares reports for clients, carriers and/or management. Participates in claim reviews.
  • Apply here

One Response to “Sr Claim Examiner-WC (Defense Base Act Claims)”

  1. Going Silent said

    If I get the job, can I handly my claim??

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