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Claims Adjuster-Workers' Compensation

The Black Car Fund

Claims Adjuster-Workers' Compensation
New York, NY Entry-Level Paid

Compensation

Up to $75,000

Benefits

• Health insurance (with limited employee contribution) • 401K (with 100% employer match, up to 6% of salary) • Life and dental insurance • Paid vacation and sick time

Description

The Black Car Fund provides workers’ compensation insurance, safety education and related benefits to For-Hire Drivers who operate in the state of New York and are affiliated with companies who are The Fund’s Member Bases.

The successful candidates will adjust workers’ compensation claims within designated limits of authority in accordance with New York State (and other state) guidelines.

Common responsibilities will include:

  • Complete 3-point contacts, including recorded statements with claimants, within 24 hours of claim receipt
  • Determine compensability within time period allowed by New York State and establish reserves based on company guidelines
  • Correspond with interested parties, including claimants, attorneys, and subrogation staff and accurately document all such correspondence, whether verbal or written, within Riskmaster claims system
  • Work with claims assistants and claims support staff
  • Adjust claimant’s medical bills and indemnity payments in a timely fashion
  • Produce reserve estimates and Plans of Action on each claim, documenting the logic used to make the calculation; revise estimates and Plans of Action as new information becomes known
  • Provide testimony as necessary
  • Negotiate Schedule Loss of Use (SLU) and Section 32 (final settlement) payments
  • Attend internal and occasional external seminars and training programs
  • Perform ad hoc projects as needed

Qualifications

  • New York State adjusting license is preferred.
  • A college degree is desirable but not mandatory.
  • Knowledge of Riskmaster system is preferred, but not required.
  • References are required.

About Us

We are a non-profit organization that provides workers’ compensation insurance, safety education and related benefits to drivers who operate in the state of New York and affiliated with companies who are member Bases.

Fun Fact

Up until about two years ago, we had just 25 employees, even though we provided coverage for more than 50k independent drivers in NY!

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