Insurance Coverage Expert in General Liability Policies
An expert in insurance coverage was requested for a breach of contract case. Claimant was suing the companies who issued its general liability policies for failing to cover legal expenses and damage awards. The plaintiff was a manufacturer of beryllium products and was sued by multiple employees for injury damages from workplace exposure to beryllium and beryllium fumes.
IMS ExpertServices was asked to locate an expert in industry standards for insurance coverage, underwriting, risk management, and pricing. Insurance industry experience in pricing coverage for general liability coverage and specialty risks was required. The expert was sought to opine on insurance industry expectations of risk and loss.
This insurance coverage expert is the founder of an insurance and risk management consulting firm. Prior to starting his own firm, he was employed in various capacities by two commercial property & casualty insurers and one professional liability insurer. He served in underwriting departments as an underwriter, supervisor, manager and executive officer. He earned his M.B.A. with an emphasis in management and finance and is a Registered Professional Liability Underwriter and Certified Property Casualty Underwriter. His expert witness and litigation consulting to date has included professional liability and directors & officers liability insurance matters.IMS Reference #1217371
Actuarial Science Expert
With more than 40 years of experience in the insurance industry, this insurance coverage expert is a professor of actuarial and risk management studies at a prominent university. He has worked for such notable companies as Ernst & Young and CNA Financial. This expert holds a Ph.B. degree in Mathematics. He has extensive expert witness experience, primarily in reinsurance arbitration, including work on similar asbestos cases involving workplace exposure to toxic substances.IMS Reference #5014303
As the leader of his employer's Alternative Risk Solutions practice, this insurance expert provides corporate and public sector clients with state-of-the-art risk financing advice and services. These include captive and self-insurance feasibility analyses, ART facility implementation and auditing services, and a wide spectrum of non-standard risk financing solutions. He is an accomplished author and speaker, having been published extensively in various insurance industry publications. This expert holds a Bachelor of Science degree, as well as the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, or CPCU, and Associate in Risk Management, or ARM, professional designations.IMS Reference #5014190