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Underwriter - Personal Injury (Remote Availability)

Company: USClaims
Location: Delray Beach
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a rapidly growing company that does meaningful work? -If so, we may be the business for you. -We are US Claims and we are dedicated to helping consumers with their financial needs as they wait for their personal injury lawsuit to settle.

We are looking for people who are hungry to learn new things, take pride in being able to help people in difficult situations, and want to provide World Class Service. -US Claims will provide you with positive employee culture, great benefits and pay with career opportunities as we grow.

The Underwriter (UW) will review plaintiff personal injury cases (all case types) for a nationwide litigation funding company. -UW will review medical records, pleadings, expert reports, dockets, insurance coverage, damages CAPS, state laws, client background searches, handling attorney expertise and online data to assess liability and damages in various venues. Heavy emphasis on NY MVA, premises and labor law cases. -Training provided in funding software. Attorney with 3-5 years P.I. experience preferred, but talented P.I. paralegals will be seriously considered. Experience in the litigation funding industry a plus.

--- Work independently and as part of a team to provide initial and subsequent reviews of case documents to assess liability and damages;
--- Assign a gross estimated case value, estimate of liens and estimate of net case recovery for funding applicants;
--- Speak with attorneys and brokers regarding funding requests and case issues;
--- Approve funding within maximum funding limits;
--- Check court dockets nationwide to confirm the status and procedural history of cases;
--- Additional online research, including Google and social media searches;
--- Utilize a CRM database to enter underwriter reviews and enter advances;
--- Attend underwriting meetings to discuss cases as a team, and review prepared underwriter guidelines for specific case types;
--- Other duties as assigned.

--- J.D. degree or paralegal certificate/experience with experience in personal injury. -Plaintiff personal injury experience preferred;
--- Ability to locate and review state and federal court dockets at the trial court and appellate court levels;
--- Ability to assign venue-specific case values after appropriate training, with heavy NY emphasis;
--- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining professional, quality legal work product;
--- Highly effective project management skills with the ability to be self-directed to finalize case reviews;
--- Ability to speak with attorneys regarding case facts and procedural history, and to identify key information and documents needed to finalize review.

Keywords: USClaims, Delray Beach , Underwriter - Personal Injury (Remote Availability), Other , Delray Beach, Florida

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