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Liability Adjuster (Claims Adjuster Specialist) Qual-Lynx- Egg Harbor Twp, NJ

Position Summary -This position is located onsite in our Egg Harbor Twp. NJ office
Investigates, evaluates, disposes of and settles claims of moderate to sizable exposure and complexity with minimal supervision. Includes investigation, determination and evaluation of coverage, liability and damages, and the setting of proper reserves in accordance with legal statutes, policy provisions and company guidelines.
Responsibilities
Understand concepts of coverage, policy interpretation, exposure recognition and liability determination to analyze and move claims toward resolution using Best Practices.
Promptly investigate all assigned claims for coverage, liability assessment and damages.
Investigate claims by interviewing claimants and witnesses, establish claim reserves, handle evidence, obtain evidence, obtain and interpret official reports and claim forms.
Negotiate and settle claims, set reserves and manage litigation within client service parameters and authority levels by obtaining demands and making offers to claimants.
May present evidence at legal proceedings.
Direct appraisal and/or inspection of damaged property.
Dispose of salvage and pursue subrogation when appropriate.
Report all serious injuries/liability issues and potential large loss claims to the client and/or reinsurer based upon the criteria provided by the client.
Document plan of action in the claim system and set appropriate diaries.
Manage diary and complete tasks to ensure that cases move to the best financial outcome and timely resolution.
Close all files as appropriate in a timely and complete manner.
Maintain closing ratio as directed by management team.
Attend/participate at mediation, trials or hearings.
Routinely interact with clients, claimants, attorneys, investigators, experts and other vendors.
Perform other duties as required.
Bachelor's Degree preferred
2-4 years of experience handling property & casualty claims required
knowledge of client and carrier claims procedures
knowledge of tort and related claims handling practices and ability to apply same
significant understanding of self-insured retention, excess and reinsurance reporting required
knowledge of medical terminology and medical/injury treatments.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
proficient with MS Excel and Word
ability to multi-task
good negotiation skills
strong organizational skills
customer-focused orientation
strong analytical skills



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