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Claims Adjuster - Remote MN

Company: Brown & Brown, Inc.
Location: Minnesota Lake
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Built on meritocracy, our unique company culture rewards self-starters and those who are committed to doing what is best for our customers.

Lancer Claims Services specialize in the handling of liability insurance claims with an emphasis on errors and omissions claims. With over 35 years of experience providing innovative claim management solutions, our clients can expect personalized service and exceptional results from a team of dedicated professionals.

The main duty of the Claims Adjuster is to adjust difficult losses for the program to which they are assigned.

  • The Claims Adjuster is involved in complicated programs that generate high awareness among the client, the underwriting carrier, the sponsoring company, and CalSurance. The Claims Adjuster will often 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 the Coverage Senior Claims Adjuster.
  • Secure supporting documentation for assigned claims, e.g.: insured's file materials and notes, underwriting guidelines, underwriting carrier's investigation package, phone logs, etc. Investigate facts of underlying loss by securing statements and supporting documentation such as copy of policy, police reports, estimates of repair, new account profile, risk tolerance questionnaire, etc.
  • Exercise judgment in applying legal liability to assigned claims and will have full settlement authority up to their specific authority, which may vary from carrier to carrier.
  • Assign defense counsel to answer and defend lawsuits when appropriate. Monitor and direct defense counsel, independent adjusters, and experts.
  • Identify claims with potential exposure in excess of authority and advise the Claims Supervisor/Team Lead.
  • Handle claims within guidelines of the Fair Claims Practices 790.03
  • Provide insureds, claimants and sponsoring companies with regular updates on status of file handling.
  • Discuss unique and complex files or issues with Claims Supervisor/Team Lead.
  • This position may require routine or periodic travel which may require the teammate to drive their own vehicle or a rental vehicle.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Must acquire a Minnesota resident adjuster license within 90-days of hire and any other states as needed.
    • 3-5 years claims handling experience required, professional liability claims handling preferred.
    • College degree (B.A or B.S.) required, J.D. helpful.
    • Must be detail oriented, self-motivated, and can handle multiple and changing priorities, and have good organization skills.
    • Critical thinking and excellent communication skills are required.
    • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office Outlook, Word and Excel.

      Our Company offers full time teammates a benefit package that includes 401k plan, employee stock purchase plan, medical, dental, vision and other voluntary products. Lancer Claims Services pays for insurance licensing and related continuing education credits for our teammates.

      CalSurance Associates/Lancer Claims Services is a subsidiary of Brown & Brown Inc., listed on the New York Stock Exchange, Brown & Brown (BRO).

      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We take pride in the diversity of our team and seek diversity in our applicants.

Keywords: Brown & Brown, Inc., Rochester , Claims Adjuster - Remote MN, Other , Minnesota Lake, Minnesota

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