The Coverage Litigation Attorney is a unique role that provides legal representation to Intact’s Accident and Health group in coverage disputes before courts, arbitration panels, or other bodies and advises claim employees in their handling of litigated coverage matters. Responsible for completion of caseload and trial work of significant complexity, whether by settlement, trial or appeal. The Coverage Litigation Attorney works to develop the skills necessary to litigate coverage files independently.
Handles a consistent workload of coverage files representing Intact. Responsible for maintenance and completion of caseload and trial work of some complexity, whether by settlement, trial or appeal.
Work with Senior Coverage Litigation Attorney on all aspects of litigated files including discovery, depositions, motion practice and trial.
Conducts all appropriate legal action to best protect the interests of the company on all assigned cases in an ethical and zealous manner. Prepares appeals and performs necessary research on motions.
Some authority to negotiate settlements with plaintiffs’ attorneys.
Interfaces and provides counsel to other Intact Insurance Claims staff as cases develop through trial or resolution.
Reviews and reports all large cases to Managing Attorney, prepares timely reports as required and schedules/attends conferences with other Claims staff to review pending litigation.
Maintains a strong professional knowledge of legal environments and applies this information effectively.
Interfaces with and directs paralegals and other staff in the production of documents and litigation file management.
Responsible for dedicating practice to both litigating files and managing outside counsel around the country who litigate A&H files.
Must have the ability to diagnose, analyze and solve complex problems.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office suite.
5-7 years of specific experience litigating Accident and Health coverage disputes including those related to occupational accident claims, independent contractor issues, ERISA and contingent liability disputes
Substantial experience with research, discovery depositions, mediations and trial preparation required.
Superior writing skills
Trial experience in State and Federal Court preferred.
Internal Number: 1363BR
About Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions
Throughout the United States, Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions’ underwriting companies offer a broad range of specialty insurance products through independent agencies, regional and national brokers, wholesalers and managing general agencies. Each business is managed by an experienced team of specialty insurance professionals focused on a specific customer group or industry segment, and providing distinct products and tailored coverages and services. Targeted solutions include group accident and health; commercial and contract surety; entertainment; environmental; excess property; financial institutions; financial services; inland marine; management liability; ocean marine; public entities; technology; and tuition refund. For further information about U.S. products and services visit: intactspecialty.com.