Claims Adjuster-Agents Errors & Omissions (Remote)

Location: Orange, CA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $50,000.00 - $70,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 3/21/2018
Job ID: 02582330
Job Description
Candidates should have experience in Property Casualty and Agents Errors & Omissions claims.
 
Position:
Claims Adjuster
 
Position Summary:
The chief duty of the Claims Adjuster is to adjust difficult losses for the program to which she/he is assigned.
 
Responsibilities:
•     Assess large exposures, draft reports to carriers.
•     Exercise judgment in applying legal liability to assigned claims.
•     Research applicable coverage for our insureds.  Document coverage dates, limits and restrictions.
•     Identify and resolve any potential coverage questions.  Draft reservation of rights and coverage
denials for review and approval by the Coverage Senior Adjuster.
•     Conduct competent claims investigation and secure supporting documentation for assigned claims.
•     Handle claims within guidelines of the Fair Claims Practices 790.03.
•     Assign defense counsel to answer and defend lawsuits when appropriate.  Monitor and direct
defense counsel, independent adjusters, and experts.
•     Identify claims with potential exposure in excess of authority and advise the Claims Supervisor/Team
Lead.
•     Provide insureds, claimants and sponsoring companies with regular updates on status of file
handling.
•     The Claims Adjuster is involved in complicated programs that generate high awareness among the
client, the underwriting carrier, the sponsoring company.  She/he will often be called upon to make
presentations to these groups.
 
Requirements:
  • 4 year college degree or equivalent professional liability/claims litigation management experience
  • 5+ years of adjusting experience or equivalent
  • 5+ years litigation management experience
  • Must be licensed as a Qualified Claims Manager in the State of California
  • Adaptable and assertive
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to assess large exposures
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Property & Casualty and Professional Liability experience
Benefits:
offers full time employees a benefit package that include 401k plan, employee stock purchase plan, medical, dental, vision and other voluntary products. also pays for insurance licensing and related continuing education credits.