The Adjuster position at Lancer Claims Services reports to a Claims Supervisor. The chief duty of the Adjuster is to adjust claims for the program to which she/he is assigned. The Adjuster is involved in programs that generate high awareness among the client, the sponsoring company, and CalSurance. She/he may be called upon to make presentations to these groups.
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 Coverage Coordinator.
Secure supporting documentation on alleged E&O, i.e.: Insured file materials and notes, underwriting guidelines, carriers investigation package, phone logs, etc. Investigate facts of underlying loss by securing statements and supporting documentation.
Will use their judgment in applying legal liability to their cases and will have full settlement authority up to their specific authority.
Assign defense counsel to answer and defend lawsuits when appropriate.
Monitor and direct defense counsel and experts.
Identify claims with potential exposure in excess of authority and advise the Claims Supervisor and the underwriting company contact.
Handle claims within guidelines of the Fair Claims Practices 790.03
Provide insureds, claimants and sponsoring company with regular updates on status of file handling.
Must become licensed as a Qualified Claims Manager in the State of California and other States as required.
Good verbal & written communication skills
Ethics & professionalism
Can handle multiple and changing priorities
Proficient computer skills (MS Excel, MS Word etc.)
3-5 years claims handling is required
Experience with Property & Casualty Insurance products
Good organizational skills, detail oriented, self motivated & proactive
BA Degree or extensive work in the Insurance Field that would be the equivalent
Salary Range: Depending on Experience
Relocation Expenses: Not Covered
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When applying please reference #LC71012BB
Brown & Brown - 12 months ago