SECURA Insurance

  • Claims Attorney

    Location US-WI-Appleton
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/9/2018 11:47 AM)
    Job ID
    2229
    Job Grade
    Grade 9
    Category
    Claims
  • Responsibilities

    • Manage litigated claims to expedite settlements and control litigation costs by evaluating exposure, analyzing anticipated defense costs, and establishing a defense plan for outside counsel.
    • Maintain adequate reserves.  
    • Participate in round table discussions prior to ADR or trial to evaluate risk and establish settlement parameters.
    • Advise Claims staff on investigation, liability, damages, and legal issues.
    • Provide Underwriting with legal opinions on coverage issues.
    • Present training seminars to Claims and Underwriting.
    • Assist with the development of policy forms and endorsements.
    • Participate in department and inter-department projects.
    • Willing and able to travel within state, and out of state, as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    ESSENTIAL:

    • Juris Doctorate and license to practice law.
    • At least three years of personal injury, insurance defense or other litigation experience.
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to manage relationships in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize effectively.
    • Ability to work well with others.

     

    PREFERRED:

    • Knowledge of policy language and insurance coverage issues.
    • A general knowledge of insurance law and insurance company operations.
    • Jury trial experience.

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