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In-House Claims Handler

In-House Claims Handler

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Location:
Leeds and West Yorkshire
Salary:
£26,000.00
Sector:
Private Practice
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
AO/49708/KW1

Description

In-House Personal Injury Claims Handler, Fixed Term Contract, Leeds

An opportunity has arisen for a personal injury claims handler to work in-house for a well-known international retailer based in Leeds. The business is currently embarked on a project to become fully digital and with further plans to advance the department in the future, this is an exciting time to join.

The Claims Team are responsible for handling EL/PL and Product Liability claims. The team work closely with solicitors, loss adjusters, fraud investigators and internal staff of the company.

You will be required to handle your own caseload of EL/PL and Product Liability claims from notification through to settlement. Within your remit will be to assess liability, negotiate quantum, analyse medical records and instruct counsel on litigated cases. You will be expected to maintain files using diary and file management systems.

To be considered for this opportunity you must:

- Have experience of handling a caseload of EL/PL matters.
- Be able to assume responsibility for an existing caseload of pre-litigated files.
- Be able to demonstrate a good understanding of Pre-Action protocols and current CPR rules.
- Hold a legal qualification; LPC and/or CILEx would be advantageous.

This position is on an initial fixed term contract of six months with the potential to be increased up to a maximum of 12 months this is to cover a period of maternity leave commencing in November.

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
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