Litigation Consultant

Job Title: Litigation Consultant
Claims Line of Business: General Liability
Duration: 4 months Contract (until 3/15/2018)
Location: 2201 W. Royal Ln. Suite 125 Irving, TX 75063
Hours: 7.5 hours per day & 5 days a week role
Job Description:
·         5 Years Claims management experience or equivalent combination of education and experience (Required)
·         MS Office (Required)
·         Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (Highly desired)
Primary Purpose: 
To address cases involving a legal inquiry or dispute and to develop a strategy to bring a case to satisfactory resolution
Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 
·         Reviews/acts on reports/forms; responds to inquiries; seeks legal opinion and early resolution; and communicates resolution to appropriate parties.
·         Responds to decisions, agreement, and/or court order; creates action plan; determines need for examination; gains client authorization.
·         Identifies cases for settlements/redemptions.
·         Gathers/documents additional information and coordinates with client designees.
·         Requests legal/private investigation; assigns to and coordinates with local counsel; monitors local counsel performance.
·         Responds to plaintiff's counsel, union, employee, or client requests.
·         Identifies issues; formulates defense strategy.
·         Establishes/adjusts accrued liability.
·         Approves administrative expenses.
·         Identifies subrogation opportunities and manages process.
·         Attends mediations or hearings as needed.
·         Works with partners to effect early return-to-work.
Additional functions and responsibilities: 
·         Performs other duties as assigned
·         Supports the organization's quality program(s)
Education & Licensing: 
·         Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Legal courses preferred.
·         Five (5) years of claims management experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Legal experience preferred.
Skills & Knowledge: 
·         Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills
·         PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
·         Analytical and interpretive skills
·         Strong organizational skills
·         Excellent interpersonal skills
·         Excellent negotiation skills
·         Ability to work in a team environment
·         Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies

When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines 

Physical: Computer keyboarding, travel as required 

Auditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking 

NOTE: Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.

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