Expert 359896 - CO


Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the insurance industry (Property, Casualty and Life/Health insurances) with special emphasis on company agency / company disputes, professional responsibility issues, insurance practice and standards, insurance industry custom and practice, insurance standard of care for agents and brokers, insurance company responsibility for underwriting and claims processing; standard of care; reasonable care and diligence; insurance company and broker relationships, and special relationships. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Agency company dispute; Duty of insurer re Claim process; Property coverage and special relationship; W/C claims and duty of broker; Standard of Care prompt coverage placement; Coverage Analysis and RPA duties; Proper claim procedure and duty to advise; Coverage Rescission; Duty of consultant and coverage analysis; Claim settlement procedure; Agent binding in excess of authority; Failure to offer coverage; Misrepresentation on application for insurance; Duty to procure and right to rely; Failure to report and policy violations; Contract dispute, non-solicitation agreement.


Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: Agent and agency responsibility, avoiding E & O claims, ethics, and standards, and practices of agents and insurers; Assignments dealing with standard of care issues relating to underwriting and claims for insurers and agents, agent and agency issues.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution

Licenses Certifications

Recipient of the Chartered Life Underwriters Degree

Awards & Affiliation

Advantage Agent Award by the Zurich Insurance Co.

Primary Affiliation

Home Insurance Quality Agents Committee


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