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Director, Liability Claims - Risk Management Claim Services, Inc.

Landstar Risk Management, 13410 Sutton Park Dr S, Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America Req #1359
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

SUMMARY


Responsible and accountable for production by the liability claims team, including performance measures and compliance with processes, audit guidelines, investigative practices, evaluative measures, reserving adequacy and proper disposition of bodily injury and property damage claims. Provide direction, supervision, coaching and mentoring of the Liability Claims staff in the handling of automobile and general liability claims brought against a Landstar entity. Directly handle a workload of the more serious liability claims and/or cases in litigation as assigned by the Claims VP. Work closely with the Claims VP on high exposure matters.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES


Direct reports include the property damage and bodily injury claim handlers. Position is responsible for the direction, coordination and evaluation of claims handled by the liability staff.Responsibilities include training recommendations, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and/or disciplining employees; addressing and resolving claims issues and ensuring compliance with the organization's policies and applicable claim regulations and laws.


REQUIRED SKILLS


General understanding and proper application of tort and contractual law


Understanding of legal terms, concepts and civil procedure


Ability to interpret and assess medical terms, conditions, related injuries, treatment and prognosis


Ability to interpret insurance contracts relating to Auto, GL, WC, UM/UIM and PIP


Ability to quickly recognize potential risk exposures resulting from accidents


Demonstrated use of sound judgment and decisions in determining claim outcomes


Ability to interpret and analyze behavioral traits


Working knowledge of accident reconstruction and other expert vendor services


Ability to effectively communicate and interact with lawyers and medical professionals


Ability to determine adequacy of claim and expense reserves


Experienced in handling and negotiation of high severity claims


Experienced in managing a staff of claims adjusters


Must be extremely flexible and responsive to claim needs including after-hours accidents


Excellent oral and written communication skills


Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE


Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university


A minimum of 10 years related and progressive experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Landstar Risk Management, 13410 Sutton Park Dr S, Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America