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Casualty Claims Specialist

Casualty Claims Specialist

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US-IA-Cedar Rapids
US-MO-St. Louis
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UFG offers you an award-winning workplace and a trustworthy, financially stable company. While we’ve always known our commitment to employees and financial stewardship, it is good to have others recognize our dedicated efforts. UFG was named to the “2017 Top Workplaces” list by The Des Moines Register, and was also included on Forbes’ “America’s Most Trustworthy Financial Companies” list for both the third year in a row. Additionally, UFG is a super-regional property and casualty insurer rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company.


Most important, UFG can offer you a work environment where you can easily see yourself in the big picture from day one. You become part of a successful team that works together to do great things. In addition, we believe in supporting our employees by providing a great benefits plan and allowing our people to develop flexible work hours that align with their personal schedule.


This position will handle casualty claims in Missouri and Arkansas. The ideal candidate could be located in our corporate office in Cedar Rapids, IA or work remotely.





  • Investigate, through correspondence or telephone, assigned large exposure liability and complex coverage claims.
  • Examine policy forms to verify coverage, interview claimants or witnesses, obtain police or hospital reports, appraisals and all other information pertinent to the claim, analyze, evaluate, negotiate and settle claims.




  • 4 year college degree preferred
  • 10 years of experience in handling casualty claims to function properly in position.
  • Currently hold an AIC, SCLA or Legal Principles, CCLA and PCLA of the AEI series, or in progress and to be completed in 3 years.
  • Meet the appropriate state licensing laws required to handle “multi-line” claims.
  • Must have a working knowledge of high exposure casualty claims, policy interpretation and duty to defend
  • Experience dealing with attorneys
  • Experience with construction defect and a strong understanding of the litigation process.


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