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Claims Specialist (Litigation)

HYLA Mobile

HYLA Mobile

Multiple locations
Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Overview of Position
Responsible for conducting investigations, evaluations and disposition of coverage and damage issues on claims.

***This position is not limited to one business unit; therefore, the scope of responsibility will be dependent on the needs and requirements of the specific business unit.

What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?

  • Adjust claims according to applicable laws and policy provisions and comply with all Department of Insurance Regulations.
  • Recognize critical files and immediately report them to management. Consult with management on files involving complicated negotiations, applicable compromise recovery agreements and complex liability litigation.
  • Confirm coverage and recognize coverage issues. Resolve complex issues and refer any issues as necessary.
  • Conduct investigations including interviews, record statements, secure public records, and obtain documents. Review all referred files for adequacy of documentation and investigation. Refers incomplete investigations to the original handling adjuster.
  • Maintain mail, diary, and phone calls within company standards.
  • Recognize and document subrogation and salvage opportunities and refer to correct area.
  • Issue payments or deny claim in accordance with policy conditions and quoting policy language to the correct parties in a timely manner within authority level and seek approval when above authority.
  • Review and audit estimates received.
  • Handle complex liability claims/property claims/subrogation in a self-sufficient manner. Files assigned usually have greater degree of complexity. Could handle litigation files.
  • Helps establish procedures and process to streamline claim function.
  • Provide training to lower-level adjusters and new employees.
  • Assist lower-level adjusters with estimate reviews and redlining.
  • Orient, train, assign and check work of lower-level adjuster.
  • Applies expert problem-solving skills to the most complex of issues. Applies sophisticated negotiating techniques. Recognize and recommend areas needing improvement.

What are the requirements needed for this position?

  • College Degree and or equivalent work experience
  • 5 years prior claim experience or a minimum of 6 years prior experience in similar industry
  • Insurance designations as required for specific business unit.
  • May be required to travel to attend meetings or seminars as requested by management

Pay Range:

$60,700.00 - $101,100.00

Any posted pay range considers a wide range of compensation factors, including candidate background, experience and work location, while also allowing for salary growth within the position.

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Company Overview
Assurant is a leading global business services company that supports, protects, and connects major consumer purchases. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant supports the advancement of the connected world by partnering with the world’s leading brands to develop innovative solutions and deliver an enhanced customer experience through mobile device solutions, extended service contracts, vehicle protection services, renters insurance, lender-placed insurance products, and other specialty products.

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