Bodily Injury Adjuster

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Job Description

Job Family Summary
The Adjusting Function is responsible for verifying policy coverage and limits. The Adjusting function investigates and evaluates damage and/or liability; estimates damages, losses, or total indemnity; sets and maintains reserves; and/or negotiates and settles claims. Third party liability and casualty claims involve coverage and liability investigation, negotiation, and settlement of policyholder and third-party liability, property damage, and bodily injury claims.

Job Summary
Under general supervision, this job is responsible for investigating basic and occasionally moderately complex, unrepresented claims which may include: (1) uninsured or underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) claims involving physical property damage and/or bodily injury in single or multi car accidents; (2) Injury Casualty Soft Tissue (ICST), and unrep-moderate claims. The individual also may handle basic and occasionally moderately complex, non-represented CPL claims. The individual takes recorded statements, resolves loss of use claims, makes payments to appropriate parties, and negotiates and settles or refers bodily injury issues that cannot be resolved. The individual delivers compassionate service that is fast, fair, and easy, to ensure customer retention, while verifying coverage, investigating and determining liability, and negotiating and settling minor or occasionally moderate claims. The individual is capable of working independently, prioritizing the individual's own responsibilities, and managing the individual's own workload. The individual is also gaining experience and consistently meets band level behaviors, production, quality, and/or customer service goals.

Key Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities
Customer Service

  • Makes and maintains a connection with the customer by understanding and meeting their needs; serves the customer with empathy; and follows up to ensure that customer needs have been met

File Documentation and Reporting
  • Summarizes documents and enters into claim system notes
  • Documents a claim file with notes, evaluations and decision making process

Coverage, Liability and Evaluation
  • Determines and explains minimum coverage limits in basic and occasionally moderately complex claims involving single or multiple claimants
  • Sets initial reserve, updates reserve, documents rationale and claim summary notes
  • Obtains photos and/or conducts scene investigation
  • Takes recorded statements from claimants, insureds, witnesses, medical providers, etc., conducts investigations into minor and moderate auto accidents, determines liability, and prepares summaries
  • Determines claim value

Negotiation and Settlement Guidance
  • Negotiates and settles claims in accordance with business unit best practices
  • Reviews medical reports in preparation for claims settlement evaluation

Other Projects and Responsibilities
  • May serve on a committee or project as appropriate
  • May participate in one or more basic or occasionally moderately complex special assignments


Job Qualifications

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Experience
  • Bachelors degree in related field preferred or equivalent experience
  • Ability to interact effectively with internal or external customers and act with empathy
  • Beginning to apply knowledge of insurance policy, coverage, and regulation
  • Beginning to apply knowledge of claim processes, policies, procedures, claim systems, coverage, liability, damage estimating, and/or settlement, and adherence to applicable legal compliance standards
  • Beginning to apply industry knowledge to discipline practices, including best practices, to support the business unit
  • Beginning to apply knowledge of basic analytical procedures to reconcile, manipulate, and recognize patterns of data
  • Beginning to apply knowledge of standardized problem solving and preparation of basic reports for analysis
  • Beginning to apply ability to leverage learned technical skills in support of team objectives

Notice of Licensing Requirement

As a condition of your employment, you may be expected to comply with the state specific licensing process and requirements to perform work as a Liability Adjuster. Failure to complete these requirements within the time frame designated by the hiring department may result in the termination of your employment with Allstate Insurance Company.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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