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Auto Bodily Injury Claim Representative - New Hire Bonus

Company: The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Location: Richardson
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Who Are We?Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.Compensation OverviewThe annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions ofemployment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.Salary Range$55,400.00 $91,300.00Target Openings5What Is the Opportunity?New Things on the Horizon! Potential for a $5,000 sign-on bonus!This position is responsible for handling Personal and Business Insurance Auto Bodily Injury claims from the first notice of loss through resolution/settlement and payment process. This may include interpreting and applying laws and statutes for multiple state jurisdictions. Claim types include moderate complexity Bodily Injury claims.Provides quality claim handling throughout the claim life cycle (customer contacts, coverage, investigation, evaluation, reserving, negotiation and resolution) including maintaining full compliance with internal and external quality standards and state specific regulations.Travelers offers a hybrid work location model that is designed to support flexibility. #LI-HybridPrimary Job Duties & ResponsibilitiesCustomer Contacts/Experience:Delivers consistent service quality throughout the claim life cycle, including but not limited to prompt contact, explaining the process, setting expectations, on-going communication, follow-through and meeting commitments to achieve optimal outcome on every file. Fulfills specific service commitments made to certain accounts, as outlined in Special Account Communication (SAC) instructions.Coverage Analysis :Reviews and analyzes coverage and applies policy conditions, provisions, exclusions and endorsements for moderate complexity Bodily Injury liability claims in assigned jurisdictions. Verifies the benefits available, the injured party's eligibility and the applicable limits. Addresses proper application of any deductibles, co-insurance, coverage limits, etc. Confirms priority of coverage (i.E. primary, secondary, concurrent) and takes into consideration issues such as Social Security, Workers Compensation or others relevant to the jurisdiction. Consults with Unit Manager on use of Claim Coverage Counsel.Investigation/Evaluation:Investigates each claim to obtain relevant facts necessary to determine coverage, the extent of liability, damages, and contribution potential with respect to the various coverages provided through prompt contact with appropriate parties (e.G. policyholders, accounts, claimants, law enforcement agencies, witnesses, agents, medical providers and technical experts). This may also include investigation of wage loss and essential services claims. Verifies the nature and extent of injury or property damage by obtaining and reviewing appropriate records and damages documentation. Takes recorded statements as necessary. Utilizes evaluation documentation tools in accordance with department guidelines.Identifies resources for specific activities required to properly investigate claims such as Subrogation, Risk Control, nurse consultants, and fire or fraud investigators and to other experts. Requests through Unit Manager and coordinate the results of their efforts and findings.Recognizes cases based on severity protocols to be referred timely to next level claim professional or Major Case Unit.Reserving:Establishes timely and maintains appropriate claim and expense reserves. Manages file inventory and expense reserves by utilizing an effective diary system, documenting claim file activities in accordance with established procedures to resolve claim in a timely manner.Negotiation/Resolution:Determines settlement amounts, negotiates and conveys claim settlements within authority limits to claimants or their representatives. Recognizes and implements alternate means of resolution. As appropriate, writes denial letters, Reservation of Rights and other necessary correspondence to claimants.Handles both unrepresented and attorney represented claims. May manage litigated claims on appropriately assigned cases. Develops litigation plan with staff or panel counsel, track and control legal expenses. May attend depositions, mediations, arbitrations, pre-trials, trials and all other legal proceedings, as needed.Insurance License:In order to perform the essential functions of this job, acquisition and maintenance of Insurance License(s) may be required to comply with state and Travelers requirements. Generally, license(s) must be obtained within three months of starting the job and obtain ongoing continuing education credits as mandated.Minimum QualificationsHigh School Degree or GED with a minimum of one year bodily injury liability claim handling experience or successful completion of Travelers Claim Representative training program is required.Education, Work Experience, & KnowledgeBachelor's Degree preferred.2 years bodily injury liability claim handling experience preferred.General knowledge and skill in claims handling and litigation.Basic working level knowledge and skill in various business line products.Job Specific Technical Skills & CompetenciesDemonstrated ownership attitude and customer centric response to all assigned tasksDemonstrated good organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and work independentlyAttention to detail ensuring accuracyKeyboard skills and Windows proficiency, including Excel and Word IntermediateVerbal and written communication skills IntermediateAnalytical Thinking IntermediateJudgment/Decision Making IntermediateNegotiation IntermediateInsurance Contract Knowledge IntermediatePrinciples of Investigation IntermediateValue Determination IntermediateSettlement Techniques IntermediateMedical Knowledge IntermediateEnvironmental / Work Schedules / OtherTravel Requirements: Travel OccasionallyEmployment PracticesTravelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit http://careers.Travelers.Com/life-at-travelers/benefits/.0

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