Litigation Specialist

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
Etters, PA
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18

Litigation Specialist

Job Description

SUMMARY

The primary purpose of this position is to investigate and resolve complex liabilityclaims and litigation which stem from general liability and druggist liability incident exposures. Frequent independent judgments are essential. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in observance of Rite Aid’s brand and strategy and adhere to our core values and service attributes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The associate is responsible for the functions below, in addition to other duties as assigned:

  • Review pleadings, discovery requests, medical records and investigative materials to assist outside counsel in defending cases in litigation
  • Confer with outside counsel surrounding litigation strategy and expert retention
  • Review and investigate general liability and druggist liability lawsuits to minimize the corporations’ claim exposures
  • Open, close, and adjust reserves in accordance with industry practices to ensure actuarial adequacy
  • Interact with excess insurance carriers on complex litigation matters
  • Attend depositions, mediations, and court conferences, as required
  • Manage legal expenses by reviewing legal invoices for relevancy and accuracy.

  • Maintain and update claim database with litigation related information to ensure integrity of claim handling and future actuarial needs
  • Participate in quarterly "Settlement Days" to facilitate file closures
  • Utilize internal and external resources (internet, other departments, store personnel, management, etc.) when appropriate in the handling and resolution of lawsuits

Experience / Requirements

  • Five (5) years' of experience in Insurance or Legal industry such as Claims, Paralegal and/or Attorneyrequired

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Arts/Sciences (BA/BS) Business or Risk Management, Insurance, Law required
  • Or equivalent education in lieu of experience

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