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Insurance Claim Expert Witnesses

Insurance providers have been inundated with claims since the outbreak of COVID-19 and subsequent nationwide shutdown. In true pandemic-style, countless disputes have followed on all matters of insurance policies. Whether you’re preparing litigation related to property damage, business interruption, or workers’ compensation, an insurance claim expert witness will be an important resource to support the policy specifics of any insurance bad faith case.

An insurance claim expert witness can discuss:

  • Policy coverage terms
  • Viral exclusion clauses
  • Civil authority clauses
  • State legislation mandating certain insurance payouts
  • Insurance benchmarks from previous pandemic coverage

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Insurance Bad Faith Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Insurance Bad Faith Expert Witness | Texas

This expert has over 40 years of claims experience, both as an adjuster and then as an in-house attorney advising adjusters on the proper standard of care in claims handling. He has represented numerous bad faith plaintiffs, and he also established the errors & omissions adjusting practices and auditing procedures for a major insurance company. The expert spent over 6 years as AIG's Western Zone...

Insurance Bad Faith Expert Witness | VirginiaView profile

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Insurance Bad Faith Expert Witness | Virginia

This highly qualified expert has over 30 years of experience in insurance claims and risk management. He earned his B.A. from Wake Forest University and his M.A. from the College of William & Mary. The expert holds the Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter designation, as well as specialty designations from the American Insurance Institute in Risk Management. He was most recently the Vice...

Insurance &  Bad Faith Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Insurance & Bad Faith Expert Witness | California

This insurance expert has been working in the industry since 1974. He earned his BS from California State University, Fresno and is a licensed chartered property casualty underwriter and a casualty claim law associate. He previously held positions at Devonshire Group, West Coast Casualty Service, American States Insurance Company, and AIM Insurance Company, among others. He has served as an...

Insurance Claims Handling Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile

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Insurance Claims Handling Expert Witness | Massachusetts

This experienced insurance expert has extensive background in claims management for personal, commercial, and specialty lines of business. He began his career as a Multi-Line Adjuster with Commercial Union Insurance Company and remained with the entity for 32+ years after it became CGU Insurance and OneBeacon Insurance Group through acquisitions. Most recently, the expert served as the Senior...

Insurance Claims Handling & Bad Faith Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile

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Insurance Claims Handling & Bad Faith Expert Witness | Illinois

This insurance industry veteran has 30+ years of experience in the field. He is currently active as the Owner of an insurance claims consulting business that provides P&C claim audits, studies of industry best practices, and expert witness testimony. Previously, the expert served as a Partner at Ernst & Young, where he was the National Practice Leader for the Property & Casualty claims consulting...

Insurance Claims & Bad Faith Litigation Expert Witness | OhioView profile

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Insurance Claims & Bad Faith Litigation Expert Witness | Ohio

This insurance expert works as an independent claims consultant and expert witness, primarily in the areas of bad faith claims litigation for both plaintiffs and insurance defense. She has over 20 years of experience in the property & casualty industry, handling all levels of claims, including large loss and complex claims, as well as bad faith litigation. The expert holds the CPCU, AIC-M, and...

Insurance Expert Witness | OklahomaView profile

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Insurance Expert Witness | Oklahoma

This expert has over 30 years experience as an insurance claim adjuster specializing in helping clients manage residential and commercial insurance claims after natural disasters or fires damage their property. He is a graduate of University of Central Oklahoma and a Certified Property Manager (CPM) with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). He is licensed in 11 states. He is currently...

Insurance & Risk Management Expert Witness | WisconsinView profile

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Insurance & Risk Management Expert Witness | Wisconsin

This highly qualified expert has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. He has served in a variety of roles for various insurance companies, including Property Adjuster, Field Underwriter, Personal Lines District Manager, Commercial Lines District Manager, Territory Manager and Territorial Business Manager. He has first-hand experience in personal lines, commercial lines, farm...

Property & Casualty Insurance Claims Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Property & Casualty Insurance Claims Expert Witness | California

This expert has over 50 years of experience in the field of insurance claims. He has experience working in in claim handling custom and practice, claim adjusting, coverage interpretation, and SIU practices. He is certified as a Casualty Claims Law Associate, Legal Principals Coverage Specialist, and a Registered Professional Adjuster, among others. He is active as a member of the Claims and...

Insurance and Risk Management Expert Witness | New JerseyView profile

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Insurance and Risk Management Expert Witness | New Jersey

This expert is specialized in analyzing, quoting, binding, and servicing of personal and commercial insurance products and an expert in Safety and Insurance Inspections. He graduated from Mount Saint Mary's University with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Business Finance. He began his insurance career as a qualified marketing assistant at Prudential Agency and then moved on to be an...

Mark Lane PollackView profile

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Mr. Mark Lane Pollack

Mr. Mark Pallock has over 50 years of experience in Insurance and Claims. He earned his BBA in Insurance and Finance from the University of Arkansas Little Rock. Today, this expert is a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter and an Associate in Claims by the Institutes. He is also licensed as an Insurance Claims Adjuster in 22 states. Formerly, this expert served as the Senior Vice President at...

Kevin Milton Quinley, AIM, ARe, ARM, RPAView profile

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Mr. Kevin Milton Quinley, AIM, ARe, ARM, RPA

Mr. Kevin M. Quinley has 46 years of experience in Risk Management. He earned his BA in Politics from Wake Forest University and his MA in Government from the College of William and Mary. Today, this expert is certified as a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, Associate in Claims, Associate in Risk Management, Associate in Management, and Associate in Reinsurance by The Institutes. He is...

Kelsey Danyel DryView profile

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Mrs. Kelsey Danyel Dry

Mrs. Kelsey Dry has 10 years of experience in Medical Billing. She earned her AAS in Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration from Ross Medical Education Center. Formerly, this expert served as a Medicaid HMO Biller and Managed Care Insurance Reimbursement Specialist at Community Health Systems, as an A/R Team Lead at RoundTable Medical Consultants, as an RCM Specialist at...

Susan Leigh Combs, PPACAView profile

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Ms. Susan Leigh Combs, PPACA

Ms. Susan L. Combs has over 20 years of experience in Insurance and Claims. She earned her BS in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the University of Missouri Columbia. Today, this expert is a Certified Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Professional, Chartered Health Consultant by the National Association of Health Underwriters, and is licensed as an Insurance Producer in over 25...

James Taylor Schmid, ABV, CFF, CPAView profile

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Mr. James Taylor Schmid, ABV, CFF, CPA

Mr. James T. Schmid has over 23 years of experience in the fields of Accounting, Business Valuation, and Fraud. He earned his BS in Engineering from Oakland University and his MBA in Accounting and Finance from Ross School of Business. Today, this expert is Accredited in Business Valuation and Certified in Financial Forensics by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is a...

Douglas Gaeton DePhillipsView profile

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Mr. Douglas Gaeton DePhillips

Mr. Douglas G. DePhillips has 31 years of experience in Construction and Architecture with expertise in Construction Management. He earned his BEng in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College. Formerly, this expert served as the Deputy Operations Manager of the Miami Business Unit at Turner Construction Company and as an Executive Vice President of Strategic Growth and the Chief Strategy Officer...

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