Claims Representative - Auto and Liability

Job Description

Sunrise System Inc. is currently looking for Claims Representative - Auto and Liability in Chicago, IL with one of our top client.

Job Title: Claims Representative - Auto and Liability

Job Id : 21-11804

Location: Chicago, IL 60601

Duration: 6 months

Position Type: Hourly contract Position (W2 only)

Claims Representative- Auto / General Liability

· Under the direction of the Claims Team Leader investigates and settles Auto and General Liability claims promptly, equitably and within established best practices guidelines.

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties may include but are not limited to:

· Receive assignments.

· Reviews claim and policy information to provide background for investigation and may determine the extent of the policy's obligation to the insured depending on the line of business.

· Contacts, interviews and obtains statements (recorded) from insureds, claimants, witnesses, physicians, attorneys, police officers, etc. to secure necessary claim information.

· Evaluates facts supplied by investigation to determine extent of liability of the insured, if any, and extend of the company's obligation to the insured under the policy contract.

· Prepares reports on investigation, settlements, denials of claims, individual evaluation of involved parties etc.

· Sets reserves within authority limits and recommends reserve changes to Team Leader.

· Reviews progress and status of claims with Team Leader and discusses problems and suggested remedial actions.

· Prepares and submits to Team Leader, Clients, and/or Insurers, unusual or possible undesirable exposures.

· Assists Team Leader in developing methods and improvements for handling claims.

· Settles claims promptly and equitably.

· Obtains releases, proofs of loss or compensation agreements and issues company drafts in payments for claims.

· Informs claimants, insureds/customers or attorney of denial of claim when applicable

· Manages the litigation process to control expenses and achieve appropriate outcomes

· May assist Team Leader and company attorneys in preparing cases for trial by arranging for attendance of witnesses and taking statements. Continues efforts to settle claims before trial.

· Refers claims to subrogation as appropriate. May arrange for other recovery proceedings as necessary by line of business.

· May participate in claim file reviews and audits with customer/insured and broker.

· Maintains control of claim's resolution process to minimize current exposure and future risks

· Establishes and maintains strong customer relations
Depending on the line of business, other duties may include:

· Maintaining system logs

· Meeting State Compliance requirements

Job Requirements

Desired Qualifications

·         3-5 years experience handling Auto and General Liability claims in most states. Possess current adjusting licenses in states, where required

·         Basic knowledge of claims handling and familiarity with claims terminologies

·         Strong communication and interpersonal skills to be capable of dealing with claimants, customers, insureds, brokers, attorneys etc in a positive manner concerning losses.

·         Ability to self motivate and work independently

Contact

Abdul Ajeej
Direct: (732) 272 0298 | [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Or

Michael Peng
Direct: (732) 272 0265 | [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

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