Litigation Subro Specialist

Position Purpose:

The Subrogation Specialist II is primarily responsible for the recovery of subrogation claims from insurance carriers and self-insured entities including uninsured tortfeasors. These claims can be carrier to carrier, consumer, uninsured, or medical/PIP claims. Responsibilities include working with clients, insured, claimants, and others, appropriately documenting information to achieve recovery of these subrogation claims. Cases are managed in accordance with state regulations and prescribed recovery best practices.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

The Subrogation Specialist II may perform some or all of the duties listed below:

1. Respond professionally and promptly to telephone calls and emails from client brokers, insured, general adjusters, claimants, witnesses, attorneys, and underwriters.

2. Review files using a diary system in order to handle correspondence.

3. Review files for adequacy of investigation and measure of damages to determine whether to pursue arbitration, collection or litigation.

4. Identify the difference between medical damages and property damages in order to recognize the time limits of state specific statute regulations.

5. Prepare and review the initial content of each file while documenting and tracking all ongoing verbal and written correspondence in the AS400 system as well as applicable client systems.

6. Process letters and authority requests. Process appropriate paperwork for restitution request.

7. Process carrier to carrier subrogation files in varying lines of business including auto and medical/PIP.

8. Research the application of laws and statutes as it applies to specific claims in each state.

9. Handle uninsured subrogation files.

10. Communicate effectively with insured, general adjusters, claimants, witnesses, attorneys, experts and underwriters in order to obtain and or provide necessary information.

11. Work with district and state attorney’s office, circuit clerks and probation offices to recover funds. Act as a liaison between the client and attorneys.

12. Prepare cases for trial by conferring with defense counsel for appropriate direction, instructions. Provide all documentation requested. Retrieve documents as needed. Generate reports on litigation activity.

13. Determine appropriate claim amounts and review subrogation. Evaluate claims based on information and liability factors. Review legal expenses and recommend payment or make appropriate adjustments.

Litigation specific responsibilities:

· Review files for adequacy of investigation and measure of damages prior to sending to National Attorney network for handling.

· Act as a liaison between the client and attorneys.

· Utilize available resources and maintain a basic understanding of applicable laws in each state.

· Review and process legal expenses and recommend payment or make appropriate adjustments.

Requirements

High school diploma or GED. Some college coursework preferred

2. Three to five years of proven subrogation or claims experience that includes substantial exposure to carrier to carrier claims is preferred

3. Ability to type 30 WPM with 85% accuracy

4. General knowledge of court filing, responding and counter claiming is expected.

5. Previous experience using Microsoft Office products

6. Successful completion of relevant insurance industry courses strongly preferred

7. Property, medical pay and workers’ compensation experience is preferred

8. Special investigative expertise preferred

9. Must possess above average oral and written communication skills

10. Ability to work independently

11. Strong analyzing and negotiating techniques

12. Excellent organizational and time-management skills

13. Demonstrated ability to multi task with attention to detail

14. Responds to internal and external requests in a timely manner and works to deliver quality service

15. Seeks clarification for unclear or missing information

16. Demonstrated reasoning and problem solving abilities

Looking for a fun place where you can fit in, fuel your passions, help people, and take charge of your career? You’re in the right place. Join the Afni contact center family in Bloomington and be part of our talented team passionate about helping people and pursuing the life we dream about.

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The Perks

Incentives + Bonus
Incentives + Bonus
Competitive Pay
Competitive Pay
Dress for Your Day
Dress for Your Day
Paid Time Off
Paid Time Off
Tuition Reimbursement
Tuition Reimbursement
Full-time Schedules
Full-time Schedules
Fun Events
Fun Events
Referral Bonus
Referral Bonus