• Workers' Compensation Claims Adjuster

    Job Locations US-IL-Northbrook
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  • Overview

    Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, rated A+ (“Superior”) by the leading independent rating organization for the industry, is growing rapidly and has operations throughout the US. Corporate Headquarters located in Wilkes-Barre, PA, GUARD offers a variety of coverages backed by the unrivaled security of a Berkshire Hathaway Company! 


    We are currently searching for a Complex Claims Representative to join our Workers' Compensation Claims Team. Company features a dynamic, fast-paced environment.  Position will be at our field office in Northbrook, IL.

    The Complex Claims Representative would handle loss time CCU level claims throughout multiple jurisdictions with a heavy concentration in Illinois. 


    • Handle IL claims
    • Determines compensability and/or coverage issues for workers’ compensation loss time claims
    • Negotiates and completes settlements under management’s review
    • Gathers medical and factual evidence
    • Coordinates and directs the activities of outside investigation
    • Manages outside counsel and litigation within given authority
    • Communicates daily with claimants, and/or attorneys, outside investigators, rehabilitation personnel, as well as insureds, medical providers and agents
    • Completes timely and efficient claims handling responsibilities


    • Ability to learn claims handling procedures in multiple states
    • Demonstrates strong organizational, problem solving, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
    • Shows positive attitude toward GUARD and claims department
    • Demonstrates the ability to positively contribute to and supports the vision, values, and strategies of the Claims Department and proven ability to work well in a team environment
    • Innovative thinker with the ability to multi-task
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Some travel may be required

    About Us:


    At Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, we take great pride in bringing out the best in our employees guiding them along a career track of professional development and success!


    Backed by our ultimate parent, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, we are aggressively expanding and enhancing our commercial lines products offerings with the goal of being the premier name for business insurance which creates opportunities for our staff! 


    Some Highlights of our Benefits are:

    • Excellent working hours (Operating hours are from 8am-4:30pm M-F).
    • Generous amount of vacation and sick time. Closed on all major holidays.
    • 401K with company match and profit sharing.
    • A competitive healthcare package.
    • Tuition reimbursement after 6 months of employment. 
    • Be part of Berkshire Hathaway, one of world's most admired companies. We offer opportunities to advance your career!


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