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National Indemnity Company locationOmaha, NE
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National Indemnity Company locationOmaha, NE
22 positions
info linkReport a probelm Originally Posted : April 21, 2021 | Expires : May 21, 2021

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Omaha, NE, United States

Description

Company:

NICO National Indemnity Company


As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway group of insurance companies, we offer outstanding opportunities for professionals interested in working with a successful company. We offer unparalleled financial strength, stability and "large company" benefits, in addition to an exciting, friendly, "small company" atmosphere.

Job Objective:

Assists with the investigation, evaluation, adjustment & defense if appropriate, and resolution of claims under general supervision of Senior Claim Attorneys/Examiners.  Assists in coverage analysis and communication and provides litigation support.

Major Duties include but are not limited to:

-  Assists in investigation of coverage, liability and damages.

-  Reviews loss notices and policy provisions and may review underwriting information to determine material facts and disputed issues.

-  Schedule mediations and prepare responses for discovery.

-  Assists in production of all required in-house documents and reports.

-  Assists in preparing for in-house reviews of Claim Files.

-  Reviews incoming communications and takes appropriate action, including responding to phone calls and correspondence and maintains contact with Insureds, claimants, counsel, experts, agents, adjusters and other third parties to provide and/or obtain information.

-  Obtains relevant documents such as police reports, motor vehicle records, weather reports, court records, photographs, newspaper articles, etc.

                                                                                                                       

- Prepares and/or assists in preparing all relevant documents for in-house reviews and data analysis.

  

- Maintains litigation/claims diaries and initiates appropriate follow up.

                       

-  Reviews and issues payment for invoices from outside attorneys, adjusters and third party vendors

-  May assist with No Fault, PIP and Medical Payment claims.

-  Performs related duties as assigned or as situation dictates.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (*minimum qualifications needed to perform essential job functions)

Required Knowledge:

  • High school diploma or GED or equivalent plus two years college or equivalent
  • Personal computer
  • Basic math

Preferred Knowledge:

  • 3 or more paralegal courses or 6 months paralegal work experience or equivalent
  • Insurance principles and terminology, insurance contracts, legal and medical terminology
  • Investigative techniques

Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Excellent organizational skills

Abilities:

  • Excellent ability to read for comprehension
  • Apply knowledge and logic and analyze problems
  • Work with detail and accuracy under time pressure
  • Organize documents and files
  • Plan and prioritize
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Make decisions under time pressure
  • Work independently
  • Maintain strict confidentiality
  • Meet deadlines
  • Apply insurance principles and theories to specific claim facts
  • Work well with others
  • Read and understand various insurance coverages and other technical data
  • Research applicable court rules, administrative requirements
  • Litigation management

Additional Comments:   Must have acceptable work performance and attendance.

A comprehensive benefits package is available for regular, full-time employees, including health, vision, dental, life and disability insurance as well as a 401(k) with company match. We also proudly offer 100% upfront tuition reimbursement to regular, full-time employees, to further your education. Our Omaha office boasts a complimentary state-of-the-art, on-site gym, a robust wellness program, low-cost downtown parking, and numerous volunteer and networking opportunities with other emerging professionals.


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