Claims Adjuster III / Litigation in Irving, TX at Confie

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Irving, TX
  • Job Type:
    Claims
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/2/2018

Job Description

At Confie we service the Personal Auto needs of the communities around us.  To do so we have established major claims hubs in Atlanta, Baton Rouge, Las Colinas, & Los Angeles.  Through organic growth and acquisition, Confie has amassed more than 680 agencies across 38 states since 2008.  The company is established and aggressive in its growth and looking for people that want to help our organization continue to be successful!

Basic Function/Purpose:

This position is responsible for the accurate and timely investigation, evaluation and negotiation of first and third party private passenger automobile liability claims, including physical damage and bodily injury claims including litigation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Handles claims which may have multiple features identified upon report or likely to arise during the investigation of the claim including attorney represented injury claims and claims involving litigation.
  • Reviews all claims assignments to ensure accuracy of prior claim handling in development of ongoing claims strategies
  • Proactively investigates and resolves coverage, liability and damages.
  • Ensures proper diary management on all claims                    
  • Accurately evaluates special and general damages
  • Escalates all potential large loss and extra contractual exposures through management chain.
  • Negotiates settlement of claims directly with the injured party, legal guardian or attorney
  • Creates and executes timely defense strategies to accurately and efficiently resolve all claim exposures.
  • Delivers Customer Service according to company expectations.
  • Develops and manages effective cost defense strategy.
  • Works with direct defense counsel both staff and outside counsel.                            

Job Requirements

Technical Competencies:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
  • 5 to 7 years of casualty experience
  • Ability to secure and maintain adjuster’s license
  • Knowledge of multi-jurisdictional specific insurance laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and human anatomy
  • Knowledge of civil procedures.

Additional Competencies:

  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, employees, clients and customers.
  • Strong analytical and negotiation abilities.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills required.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge & skill in Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to work independently, think creatively and exercise strong, sound judgment.
  • Ability to prioritize activities and projects while staying organized.
  • Ability to process high volumes of work while meeting deadlines.

 

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