Scott Olson Resume

Owner, Ridges Independent Claims


Scott M. Olson AIC

17330 West Center Road, Ste 110-204
Omaha, NE 68130
402-981-1284 Phone
402-939-0190 Fax


B.A. Degree, Speech Communications.  University of Nebraska-Lincoln, May 1991
Vail National Training Centers: Residential Building Damages Estimating
Vail National Training Centers: Auto Estimates
Associates in Claims: December 1999
Xactimate Training: Version 27 Training Completed January 2012


Owner/Operator, Ridges Independent Claims, September 2010 to Present
Day to day operations of independent insurance claim business.
All marketing and new business development.
Senior Claims Specialist, The Cincinnati Insurance Companies, April 1998 to September 2010. 11 years 5 months
True Multi Line Adjuster – Handle multi line new claim assignment to completion of claim
Coverage review and determination for all lines of insurance
Prepare and issue any denial of first coverage for all lines of insurance.
Complete liability investigation for all lines of insurance.
Prepare and issue third party denial of coverage when applicable.
Inspect damage for property and casualty claims.  Prepare estimate of damages and settle claims with first and third party claims.
Responsible for disposal of all salvage that is company retained.
Evaluate and settle Bodily Injury claims.
Evaluate all claims for subrogation potential, and pursue subrogation when applicable.
Evaluate all claims for Medicare Lien, and secure all Medicare forms and releases from Medicare when applicable.
Evaluate all litigation files reviewing petition to determine if coverage under policy will qualify for defense suit.
Claims Manager, Farmer’s Mutual Insurance of Nebraska, August 1995 to April 1998.  2 years 8 months
Daily assignments of all new claims.
Review all claim settlements submitted by adjuster’s.
Field training of all adjuster’s.
Daily, weekly, and monthly evaluation of adjuster’s.
Handle any problem claims as needed

REFERENCES: Available upon request


Attn: Adjusters
To Submit Insurance Claims

To submit a claim to Ridges Independent Claims, use the following contact information.

Fax: (402) 614-6168


Or call: (402) 981-1284