Expertise DescriptionI have over 40 years experience as an insurance lawyer and former claims manager for a large multiline insurer. My expertise includes: analysis of coverage issues, attorney fees, bad faith claims, insurance code, deceptive trade practices, agency errors and omissions (E&O), claim file audits, insurance disputes, analysis of attorney fees, casualty / property claims, risk analysis, worker’s compensation, and complex arbitration / mediation. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: legal and medical malpractice; toxic substances; oilfield accidents; automobile accidents; errors and omissions claims; subrogation; discrimination and wrongful termination; worker's compensation; business torts; breach of contract; insurance coverage disputes and bad faith claims; miscellaneous insurance litigation involving all lines of insurance.
My consulting services include: Attorney and Counselor at Law, admitted to practice in Texas and Federal Courts; Arbitrator; Liaison responsibilities with government agencies, legislative panels, and the Texas Department of Insurance; Supervisory and management roles regarding all areas of insurance claim operations, and law operations; Instructor for continuing education courses.
I have many years experience with coverage and Texas workers compensation issues as a licensed adjuster and AV rated attorney.
|Bachelor of Arts||Stephen F. Austin State University|
|Doctor of Jurisprudence||University of Houston|
|Associate in Claims|
|Insurance Institute of America|
Awards & Affiliation
House Bar Association
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases