• Financial Products Divisional Claim Examiner

    Location US-NY-New York | US-PA-Exton
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/21/2019 9:45 AM)
    Job ID
    25649
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Claims
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Travel Percentage
    0 to 10%
  • Overview

    Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group’s member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, a Fortune 500 company. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.

     

    The Professional Liability Division offers non-medical service providers protection from claims alleging an act, error or omission by the firm, its staff, or contractors working on its behalf.

     

    The Professional Liability Division is currently searching for a Financial Products Divisional Claims Examiner.  This position will be based out of our midtown New York City or Exton, PA office. 

    Responsibilities

    • Investigate, evaluate, and resolve claims of varying complexity and severity;
    • Draft coverage position letters;
    • Manage litigation; attend mediations, arbitrations, depositions, and trials as necessary;
    • Responsible for maintaining cost controls and overseeing the work of outside counsel;
    • Set reserves within prescribed authority and submit written recommendations for reserves outside authority;
    • Frequent interaction with senior management, Corporate Claims, and others, will be required;
    • Comply with applicable company procedures and policies, statutes, regulations, and other legal requirements governing claims handling;
    • Assist in policy drafting / product development and coverage inquiries from underwriters and producers;
    • As directed, may assist Underwriting, Marketing, Risk Management and Loss Prevention with projects, including evaluating potential new business.
    • Maintain necessary adjuster licenses, including completing required continuing education;
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • 3 plus years of related experience. May possess LLM (Master's of Law) or JD (Juris Doctorate) and current attorney license with 3 to 5 years of post-bar claims handling experience.
    • Must be open to 10-15% travel, including some overnight travel as needed.
    • Works on moderate to highly complex assignments requiring specialized knowledge in breadth and / or depth within Professional Liability claims.  

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