Our Claims Representative summer internship program offers interns the opportunity to work closely with claims professionals to learn and assist in all aspects of workers’ compensation claims handling.
• Assist in the investigation of workers’ compensation claims by interviewing injured workers, witnesses, and policyholders to verify coverage and determine compensability and benefits due • Assist in calculating and establishing timely financial reserves and proactively manage reserve adequacy throughout claim lifecycle • Assist in recording and coding injured worker demographics, job information and accident information in company’s claims management system and filing necessary forms with state regulatory agencies • Assist in issuing timely payments to injured workers, medical providers and service vendors • Assist in coordinating and managing medical treatment of injured workers to ensure timely rehabilitation • Assist in settlement negotiations of claims within designated authority with injured workers and attorneys • Gain knowledge and demonstrates an understanding of the Workers’ Compensation Act, adjudication process, and regulatory compliance framework in assigned jurisdictions • Identifies and manages subrogation, Second Injury Fund and joint coverage recovery opportunities • Regularly communicates claim activity and status updates to policyholders, injured workers and other interested parties in a professional, thoughtful and tactful manner • Notifies management and develops reports for large exposure claims and complies with reinsurance reporting requirements • Attends and participates in claim file reviews with management and defense attorneys • Continuously strives to improve our product and business results through innovation
See job posting on Berkley website for more information.
When applying you will be taken directly to the Berkley website. Please indicate when asked on your application, “How did you hear about this opportunity?” click "Gamma Iota Sigma" on the dropdown.
Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial lines writers in the United States and operates worldwide in two segments of the property casualty insurance business: Insurance and Reinsurance. Each of the operating units within Berkley participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product. Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs. This decentralized structure provides financial accountability and incentives to local management and enables us to attract and retain the highest caliber professionals. We have the expertise and resources to utilize our strengths in the present environment, and the flexibility to anticipate, innovate and respond to whatever opportunities and challenges the future may hold.