Claims Handling Expert in Insurer Standards

Case Description:

A claims handling expert was needed for a breach of contract case to consult on insurer standards for liability insurance policies. The plaintiff had chosen to settle in a product liability case without the support of its liability insurers. Wishing to recover losses from economic damages, plaintiff sued its insurers for a variety of breaches including breach of contract, breach of good faith, and breach of fiduciary duty.

IMS ExpertServices was asked to find a claims handling expert with at least 20 years in the insurance industry including experience with claims adjusting and claims management. The client sought an expert to opine on insurer standards for liability insurance policies, especially in regard to breach of contract, breach of good faith, and breach of fiduciary duty.

Experts Presented:

  • Insurance Expert

    This insurance industry expert has over 30 years of experience handling claims for several national insurance carriers. Currently he serves as an independent insurance consultant addressing claims handling, appraising and adjusting issues. His experience covers a wide spectrum of personal and commercial lines and he has deep experience with both direct claims handling and supervising other adjustors. His expert witness and litigation support work includes both insured parties and carriers. He is well versed in insurer standards for liability insurance and insurance industry standards of care. IMS Reference #1217397

  • Claims Handling Expert

    This claims handling expert has more than 40 years of experience in the insurance industry. He’s worked in direct claims handling as well as running entire insurance agencies. As a regional V.P. for an insurance provider, this expert was responsible for all large claims until they were concluded and closed. He is an experienced expert witness who’s offered depositions regarding several matters. His litigation consultant work includes a bad faith case where he opined on standard practices and insurer standards of care. IMS Reference #499266

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