General Contractor Expert 55741

Expertise Description

As a third generation Southern California builder licensed since 1984 and a forensic expert since 1996 I have performed on projects ranging from food production facilities & manufacturing/office complexes, restaurants, medical center offices, and veterinary hospitals, to residential homes engaged in new construction, remodel/addition, hotels, common interest developments, HOA issues, Period re-authentication of classic home design, corrections to poor & defective work, and have addressed issues regarding most subcontractor trades associated with construction projects. I have successfully worked a half dozen such issues over the years related to condominiums/common interest developments regarding water intrusion from adjacent and upper level units.

As a tradesmen prior to becoming a contractor I worked in innumerable supermarkets and retail outlets conducting maintenance on refrigeration units, among other things.

I have also performed in matters related to my prior statement as well as premises liability, personal injury, standard of care, project administration, construction defects, moisture intrusion, fire, codes, contract issues, destructive testing, damage/repair cause & cost estimates encompassing all elements of losses to the complainant, and many contractor licensure transgressions that led to enhanced awards or a disgorgement. I am fully versed in both plaintiff and defendant matters, carrier defense & subrogation, quantum meruit issues including divorces, depositions, trial testimony in bench and jury hearings, mediation, arbitration, and moderating disputes pre-filing. I have offered my services as a general contractor expert witness for over 10 years.

Energy Insurance Expert 519147 TX

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 35 years in the field of Risk Management and Insurance with a particular focus in the oil, gas, marine, and energy industries. I have experience in producing and handling energy, marine, D&O, political risks, liability, accounts and overseeing R&D. I have provided consultations and deposition as an energy insurance expert witness in Texas.

Risk Management Expert Witness CA(S) 505517

Expertise Description

Over the past 48 years in which I have reviewed law firm billing practices and conduct, I have had regular access to current law firm rates in the Los Angeles County, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego metropolitan areas. My experience in review and evaluation of legal fees are in the context of insurance and reinsurance carriers; in private enterprise on the behalf of clients’ in the context of class action, employment litigation and construction litigation; and captive insurers’ engagement of counsel both for the captive and to the benefit of it’s clients.

Experience is both pre and post CC2860 and in the context of Lodestar fee analysis and auditing law firms’ billing invoices and includes a review of over $150.0 million in legal bills. I also regularly review court opinions on attorneys’ fee motions and requests; and authorize research into the local legal environment to provide a factual framework for evaluating legal fees.

My expertise is associated with a Liability Program Management Firm offering liability containment for internal/external risk for JPAs, Municipality, state, and county entities; creating alternative risk transfer plans, such as domestic/foreign Captives, JPA and risk retention groups; and provide liability containment services for clients in the construction industry to include Safety, OSHA, FEHA, and contractual compliance.

I also provide expert services for Workers Compensation process, pricing and value analysis.

Reinsurance Expert 135045 DE

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years as a consulting actuary, reinsurance consultant, and insurance arbitrator. My expertise includes: property and casualty insurance and reinsurance cases where actuarial loss reserving or pricing issues are important; interpretation of insurance policy wording; reinsurance contract terms based upon industry custom / practice and the intent of the parties; calculation of profit commissions; calculation of collateral requirements; estimation of mass torts; incurred but not reported (I.B.N.R.) loss reserves; and reinsurance commutation pricing issues. I have prior expert witness experience.

Actuarial Expert 390225 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience as an Actuary. I have experience providing a broad range of actuarial consulting services to insurance companies and self-insured entities. My areas of expertise include litigation support, reserve evaluations, pricing and ratemaking for personal and commercial lines of insurance, insurance disputes, credit risk management, financial modeling, captive evaluations, Casualty Actuarial Society (C.A.S.), asbestos and other environmental evaluations, and risk financing alternatives. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Insurance Defense Expert 452203 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years in the field of Law with expertise includes medical malpractice, insurance defense, insurance disputes, employment law, product liability, and probate litigation. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Insurance Commercial Litigation Expert 371094 WA

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Insurance and Commercial Litigation. My focus of practice includes representation of insurers in complex insurance coverage matters, particularly in the areas of environmental pollution, toxic torts, construction defect, product defect / recall, and professional liability matters. I represent insurers in coverage litigation arising from claims concerning the current era of Pollution Liability and Environmental Impairment Liability Policies. My services further include monitoring counsel services, assisting insurers and other stakeholders in working with defense counsel, the insured, and its coverage counsel for evaluation exposure, and effectively handling and resolving claims for which a defense and / or coverage is being afforded. I frequently represent parties in commercial litigation, including environmental, construction defects, professional errors, and omission matters. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Insurance Brokerage Expert 371558 TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Insurance, including combined insurance brokerage and executive senior corporate counsel experience. I have over 10 years executive management experience with international, large regional, and financial institution-owned insurance brokerages. I also have more than 10 years senior in-house litigation case management experience handling multiple billions of dollars in case exposures in nearly every state and throughout the world for two of the largest international insurance brokers, in addition to handling regulatory compliance, contract negotiations, insurance company and broker relationships, insurance standard of care for agents and brokers, insurance industry custom and practice, non-admitted insurance, and employment matters. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.