The principles of Law and Legal Liability as they apply to automobile and general liability risks.
The one-week Casualty Adjusting course teaches the principles of Law and Legal Liability as they apply to automobile and general liability risks. The course focuses on the methods of investigating and determining legal liability, evaluation of damages, reserving, and settlement practices.
Students participate in workshops and case studies to build skills, increase confidence and encourage analytic decision making for self-insured risks. The workshops concentrate on investigating and determining legal duties, burden of proof, comparative fault, damages and the disposition of claims involving automobile and truck accidents, injuries sustained on owned premises by others, property damage to others and other common liability occurrences.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should have the skills necessary to evaluate a file for negotiating, determine the range, evaluate circumstances and other important factors that affect the range, and demonstrate the ability to properly negotiate a claim to conclusion.
This course is designed for:
- Insurance Professionals in claims, underwriting, production, etc.
- Adjusters and claims handlers for insurance carriers and independent companies.
- Third party administrators
- Self-insured companies
- Others who are responsible for investigating, evaluating and negotiating casualty claims