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OH - Litigation Specialist
Post Date  2/19/2015
City  Westerville
State  OH
Work Location  Westerville, OH
Department  Claims - P&C
Reports To  Managing Claims Attorney, AVP of Claims
Summary  

 

CENTURY INSURANCE GROUP (a division of Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. NYSE: MIG) is a publicly traded company that employs more than 1000 associates in over 30 offices throughout the United States. Meadowbrook operates insurance agencies, a risk management company that provides services to self-insured groups, funds and pools, and operates 6 domestic insurance companies.

Meadowbrook is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing challenging opportunities for our associates and a superior working environment. As Meadowbrook continues to grow, we are constantly on the lookout for bright, talented team players with a dedication and passion for their work. 

We offer our associates competitive wages, an excellent benefits package, a friendly, team oriented environment and encourage and reward the professional growth of our associates.

We are looking for a full time Litigation Specialist to join our Westerville, Ohio office.

 

Essential Functions  

Job function: Responsible for handling complex commercial general liability claims in suit, complex legal and coverage issues, legal research and managing claim related projects as they occur.

Essential functions:  

1.       Handle suits on third party litigated claim files, including collaborating with and managing outside counsel and complex litigated claim files as assigned.

2.       Analyze coverage issues on litigated claim files and claim files with potential for litigation.

3.       Assist with negotiations, mediations, arbitrations and settlement procedures as assigned.

4.       Attend and provide litigation advice in claim review meetings.

5.       Coordinate referral with Managing Claims Attorney/AVP of Claims or VP of Claims on other litigated claim requests to outside counsel.

6.       Conduct audits of litigated claim files.

7.       Review company policy forms as needed.

8.       Recommend reserve and payment changes as requested by management.

9.       Provide and report claims information to Senior Management on an as needed basis.

10.   Assist Forms Committee; propose changes/revisions/amendments to company policy forms, make appropriate policy language recommendations and draft policy language for new forms.

11.    Must adhere to company code of ethics.

12.  Ability to interact with others in a professional manner.

13.  Attendance

 

 

 

 

 

Requirements  

1.   Bachelor Degree from a 4 year college or university.  Juris Doctor Degree and/or CPCU preferred.

2.   A minimum of 7 years related litigation management experience preferred.

3.   Ability to prioritize, organize and plan work for self and others.

4.   Excellent customer service skills.

5.   Excellent written and oral communication skills.

6.   Superior problem-solving ability.

7.   Thorough knowledge of claim procedures, polices, terminology, etc.

8.   Detailed knowledge of Company’s established claims processing procedures.

9.   Computer efficient with Microsoft Office programs, such as Word, Excel and Outlook.

10. Possess a valid driver’s license and State adjusting license(s) as applicable.

11. Ensure assigned files are handled in good faith as defined by statute, case-law and Corporate standards.

12. Ability to travel as required.

13. Sit, stand, walk/ambulatory

14. Ability to lift 10 pounds 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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