Personal Injury Claims Handler

North Shields
£25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Package
16 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Carl Hodgson
Practice area
Personal injury
Legal executive
Full time
Contract type
Personal Injury Claims Handler.
Growing insurance partner has experienced growth significant over the last 12 months. 
They require people with a certain skillset in order to be successful within the North Shields-based role. Their positions differ from other insurers from their ability to handle the whole claim from start to finish, rather than departmental referral after a certain task has been completed.
They offer above average salaries for the right people with all round background of RTA & personal injury claims where you will be expected to know the following:

- Good Knowledge of liability issues allowing decisions to be made which are accurate and sustainable.
- Conversant with CPR / MOJ Portal and how the rules impact on the claims handling process
- Conversant with the RTA in particular sections 140/155 and how these apply to the claims process.- 
- Thoroughly conversant with the company’s procedures in particular to their reserving and closure policy as per the IASA
- Ability to deal with personal Injury claims (including accurate valuation) through to a satisfactory conclusion with minimal supervision.
- Uses experience and all available tools to spot potentially fraudulent claims.
- Plan and undertake all necessary investigations, with limited supervision, to try to defeat the claims pre- litigation. Demonstrates decision making skills to determine which claims are worthy of contesting.  
- Must be able to deal competently and confidently with litigated claims, making important decisions, when required.
- Good all-round knowledge of the litigation process including an appreciation of procedures, related costs-issues and implications.
- Conversant and up to date with Credit Hire and the ABI GTA and how to approach theseclaims.
- Pro-active approach to “capture” third parties by phone or letter
- Early notification to CRU of all personal Injury claims and confirming settlement

Highly competitive salaries including bonuses and onsite free parking are available for candidates with the above experience who wish to better their careers. 
Sound of interest? Please get in touch or apply now to be considered for this North Shields-based, Claims Handler role!