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Liability Specialist in Elk Horn, IA at MV Transportation

Date Posted: 7/31/2018

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Job Description

MV Transportation is seeking a Liability Specialist coordinate and administer the internal functions related to responding to Auto and General Liability claims and coordinating with third party claims administrator on liability claims to evaluate liability, avoid litigation and resolve claims. Providing support to operations to assist with investigation and any discovery requests and respond to operations questions related to liability claims and litigation.

Liability Incident Reporting Evaluation

  • Coordinate with operations as appropriate for accident reporting, video review and follow up investigation
  • Review Critical Incident Reports for escalation as needed
  • Data entry of custom data as needed
  • Review videos for evaluation as needed
  • Assign claim to claims administrator as warranted
  • Coordinate with Safety on data collection, prevention, support

Claim Coordination & Operations Support

  • Review TPA files for proper set-up, coding and diary
  • Conference calls with claim adjusters for ongoing strategies
  • Reserve/settlement authority within defined level
  • Recommend litigation avoidance strategies
  • Monthly reporting of claim activity
  • Corresponding with Operations on claim questions
  • Coordination of investigation details from ops as needed
  • Special projects, as needed

Liability Litigation Support

  • Participate in litigation strategy conference calls
  • Review defense attorney reports, as needed
  • Locating and coordinating (both locally and corporate wide) for person with most knowledge to assist with discovery and depositions
  • Assist with small claim suits when venue does not allow attorney involvement
  • Review tender / waiving defense cost issues
  • Coordinating distribution of litigation service papers
  • Subpoena research
  • Discus files with excess carriers, as necessary
  • Discovery request coordination as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned

Talent Requirements

  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Three (3) to five (5) years experience with liability claims and or litigation at a claims administration or risk management department
  • Current liability adjusters license
  • Bachelor's Degree, ARM - preferred but not required

MV Transportation is committed to as policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Where permissible under applicable state and local law, applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test and background check after receiving a conditional offer of employment.

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