Expertise DescriptionI have more than 35 years experience in the fields of commercial insurance, insurance brokerage, and claims handling industry. My expertise includes catastrophic claims handling, coverage disputes, broker responsibilities / duties and standard of care, and historical policy forensics. I have additional knowledge of general liability, commercial property, directors and officers liability, employment practices liability, construction and builders risk, business interruption, broker ethics, unfair claims, and contingent business interruption. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes cases involving Directors and Officers Liability, Bad Faith Claims Handling, Agent Broker Standard of Care, Hurricane Business Interruption and Extra Expense Claims, and Commercial Claims.
My professional experience includes being Principle at an insurance consulting firm, as well as a Director and Vice President of another firm's Risk Management, Claims, and Actuarial Consulting Division. I have additional prior experience as Vice President of the Risk Management and Actuarial Department in a firm, and Assistant Vice President of Claims and Risk Management Division within another firm.
I have been qualified as an expert on broker duties and standard of care in state and federal courts in many cases.
I am an expert on aviation claims, coverage disputes, and underwriting aviation risk placements. In fact, I was an expert for Starr in an aviation case involving a crash landing.
Other issues as well including confiscation, and appraisal clause disputes.
I have adjusted fleet/commercial auto claims, as well as procured coverage for fleet vehicles/commercial autos. One of my past experiences concerned U-Haul’s massive vehicle program, which ran the gamut of symbols.
|B.S.||Administration of Justice||Portland State University|
|Texas General Lines Property and Casualty Agent|
|National Producer License|
Awards & Affiliation
|Fellow American College of Forensic Examiners Institute (FACFEI)|
Fellow American College of Forensic Examiners Institute
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases