United Rentals, Inc.
Stamford, CT, United States
Insurance, Manager, Legal
Supervise the investigation, handling and evaluation of auto and general liability claims and litigation matters pending throughout United States
Direct, manage and control activity of third party administrator with respect to handling of claims/litigation matters.
Attend mediations, arbitrations, settlement conferences and trials; exercise settlement authority within prescribed levels and ensure appropriate approvals are attained.
Coordinate reporting, reserving, strategy development and resolution with insurance carrier claim attorneys and personnel when claims exceed company retentions.
Oversee the intake, insurance notice process and file establishment of all losses. Evaluate and review the establishment of case reserves, ensure that all data systems are kept in an accurate and timely manner.
Ensure that claims payments are made timely, accurately and recorded properly; approve weekly claims invoices.
Assume active direction and investigation of serious losses and undertake initial emergency response protocol. Coordinate with local authorities, outside counsel, OSHA and company personnel.
Prepare for and conduct periodic on-site file reviews and audits at each field location of the TPA; document reserve changes and activity; develop and deliver regular reports to management regarding status, financial activity, and execution of case management strategies.
Assist field management with the response, investigation and handling of industrial accident.
Law degree required
Professional certification in claims, risk management or adjusters license preferred
10-15 years claims supervisory experience
5 years complex claims management experience
Thorough knowledge of defense litigation processes
Reserve setting and evaluation experience
Good verbal and written communication skills
Experience with Risk Management Info Systems
Office; 25-30% travel necessary
United Rentals, Inc.
Website : http://www.unitedrentals.com
Founded in 1997, United Rentals has become the world’s largest equipment rental provider, with an integrated network of 830 rental locations in 49 states and 10 Canadian provinces, and over $7 billion OEC of rental fleet including 3,300 classes of equipment.