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Director, Liability ClaimsLouisville, Kentucky

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Job # 435700 Date posted 06/07/2022


We are recruiting for a Director, Liability Claims to join our Legal Team.


Directs the investigation, management and proper resolution of liability claims and professional and general liability litigation to reduce the risk of financial loss for the Company.  Acts as a consultant on legal issues for other Department members. 

Essential Functions:

  • Analyzes and summarizes claims information and makes recommendations to management and Liability Claims Committee regarding defense and claim resolution strategy.
  • Provides counsel on liability claims issues to field employees regarding investigation, reporting and general handling of liability claims issues.
  • Develops defense strategies on particular cases with outside counsel, as necessary.
  • Negotiates claims and litigation settlements with plaintiffs or plaintiff attorneys.
  • Updates and occasionally negotiates with outside insurers on liability claims issues and potential exposure.
  • Attends mediations, arbitrations, mock trials and jury trials to ensure that cases are resolved in the best possible manner.
  • Assists other Support Center departments and management on liability claims issues affecting them.
  • Attends Liability Claims seminars and industry meetings concerning healthcare litigation trends and issues.
  • .Work with Risk Management and Clinical Operations to identify and address liability trends and building exposureswith Risk Management and Clinical Operations to identify and address liability trends and building exposures.


  • Knowledge sufficient to counsel in medical malpractice/claims management.
  • Negotiation skills
  • Litigation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Legal Research skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Ability to work at all levels
  • Approximate percent of time required to travel:  



  • Juris Doctor degree


  • 3 years experience with medical malpractice claim management, negotiations, general insurance, or civil litigation.

Depending on Candidate’s qualifications, we may fill this at a different level.

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  • 401(k) Plan

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  • Wellness Program

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