The Litigation Adjuster is responsible for daily management of first-party property lawsuits, documenting the files over the course of litigation, discussing legal strategies, analyzing litigation budgets, assisting with settlement negotiations, and conveying pertinent information to management. The role requires regular collaboration with defense counsel, the Litigation Manager, and/or the Associate Claims Attorney/Zone Manager for strategic planning and execution.
UPC Insurance Claims Overview:
Our mission statement is to Keep the Promise® – to our policyholders, our shareholders, and to our stakeholders. The promise to our policyholders is to fairly and timely resolve their claims. Our business practices, processes, objectives, and how we conduct ourselves daily is done so from the perspective of our policyholders rather than from our own convenience of how claims should be handled. This embodies the standard that our professional claims department strives to achieve every day, both in daily claims handling and CAT claims. Since the UPC mission is to be the premier provider of homeowner insurance in catastrophe exposed areas, we take our responsibility to Keep the Promise® as one of the fundamental tenets of accomplishing this mission.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Bachelor’s degree; minimum of five (5) years of experience handling first-party property claims in Florida; a current Florida adjuster’s license; working knowledge of the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure; minimum of three (3) years of experience handling first-party property litigated claims in Florida.
The duties of this position are typically performed in an office setting. There may be some minimal road and air travel involved.
This position requires minimal physical exertion. However, in order to properly perform the functions of the job, good speaking and listening skills are required.
Skills necessary for the effective performance of this position’s job functions include decision-making and analytical abilities, excellent interpersonal communication skills, effective problem-solving, oral and written communication capabilities, and the ability to fully utilize computers and computer programs.
Computers, calculators, and telephones.
This description is an outline of the major recurring responsibilities of the job. It is not intended to be all-inclusive of the work performed. Other related job objectives, special assignments, and less significant responsibilities will typically be performed by the incumbent.