Marine insurance expert witnesses have vast knowledge of the insurance field, as marine insurance refers to policies taken out for the purpose of covering any damage or loss regarding the cargo of a sea vessel, as well as any damage to the ship itself. Marine insurance expert consulting may provide valuable insight into such areas as the admiralty and maritime industries, risk management, marine surveying, property insurance, casualty insurance, claims handling, insurance underwriting, transportation and maritime law, fire and explosions investigations, meteorology, loss control, valuation, and other related issues, each of which may be involved with litigation over marine insurance matters.
Maritime matters relates to cargo and shipping, marine insurance expert witnesses are often experienced with commercial and recreational vehicles, vessel operations, shipping dock operations, loading docks, ocean motor vessels, ocean shipping, fleet maintenance, coast guard procedures, boating safety barges, terminal operations, and other matters involving vessels and admiralty law. Like other business operations, ocean vessels are subject to vessel inspections, which may affect marine insurance policies if any type of damage or defect were discovered during the inspections process.
Marine insurance expert witnesses may be asked to provide an expert opinion as a means of determining the cause of damage or loss, whether it is due to a problem with ship handling, towing operations, equipment failure, or oil and gas fires and explosions, as well as other possible causes.
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