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Job ID :
84828
Location :
Northbrook, IL US
Level :
Experienced Professional
Job Category :
Claims
Description :

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Job Description

Allstate Insurance Company has an exceptional career opportunity for an Inside Represented Casualty Adjuster in Northbrook, IL!

 

Combine your skills of working with people and investigation!

 

As an Inside Represented Casualty Adjuster you are responsible for investigating moderately complex claims when an attorney is representing the injured party, which may include: (1) uninsured or underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) claims involving physical property damage and/or bodily injury in single or multi car accidents; (2) Injury Casualty Soft Tissue (ICST), and (3) represented-major and moderate bodily injury liability claims. The individual delivers compassionate service that is fast, fair, and easy, to ensure customer retention while verifying coverage, investigating and determining liability, reviewing and determining damages, and negotiating and settling moderately complex claims. The individual takes recorded statements, resolves loss of use claims, makes payments to appropriate parties, and negotiates and settles or refers bodily injury issues that cannot be resolved. The individual is capable of working independently, prioritizing the individual's own responsibilities, and managing the individual's own workload.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Makes and maintains a connection with the customer by understanding and meeting their needs; serves the customer with empathy; and follows up to ensure that customer needs have been met
  • Documents a claim file with notes, evaluations and decision making process
  • Determines and explains minimum coverage limits in complex claims involving single or multiple claimants
  • Sets initial reserve, updates reserve, documents rationale and claim summary notes
  • Takes recorded statements from  insureds, witnesses, medical providers, etc., conducts investigations into complex auto accidents, determines liability and prepares summaries
  • Evaluates and determines potential use of experts; reviews reports and participates in selecting the expert
  • Determines claim value
  • Reviews file to identify complex potential legal issues
  • Negotiates and settles claims in accordance with business unit best practices
  • May participate in one or more complex special assignments
  • May serve as a committee team lead for medium-sized projects or as a committee team member on large projects
  • May serve as a subrogation or arbitration panelist
  • May assist or participate in Telephone Alert Conferences regarding complex claims referred to Home Office
  • Assists in reviewing files and making recommendations to refer files to Home Office for escalation
  • Achieving targeted performance goals to manage costs and support Allstate’s industry-leading operational standards.

 

Job Qualifications

 

  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of casualty claim handling experience preferred, prior major casualty experience a plus
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong organization skills and the ability to work independently
  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a passion for helping others
  • Persistence and the ability to work through and solve problems
  • Ability to interact effectively, and coach other on interacting effectively, with internal or external customers and act with empathy
  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Military candidates are encouraged to apply CLK789

 


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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