UNDERWRITING EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-133003
This expert has extensive experience with insurance. He gained his MBA from Pennsylvania State University, his PhD from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and his JD from the University of Minnesota. He served as the deputy commissioner and acting chief counsel for the Pennsylvania Insurance Department. He has also served as an insurance consultant to many corporations, state and local governments and was the chair of the finance, real estate, and law department at ...
Expert Witness: E-035651
This expert has 39 years experience in the insurance and risk management industry. He consults for businesses and attorneys, and serves as an insurance expert witness or risk management expert witness when needed. In risk management, he has extensive claims consulting, auditing, and loss control experience. He has a focus in Casualty Insurance Lines Including General Liability insurance and Workers Compensation. Additionally, he holds the Chartered Property & Casualty ...
Expert Witness: E-225157
This expert has over 30 years of experience in the field of commercial banking. He has had extensive involvement in all facets of commercial, asset based, real estate and consumer lending as well as underwriting, credit analysis, credit risk review, portfolio management, due diligence and business refinancing. He completed his BA in commercial banking from Lousianna State University. This expert is a certified AIB instructor with specializations in analyzing financial ...
Expert Witness: E-009358
For over 25 years, this expert has specialized in environmental risk management and insurance, including cost-of-risk evaluations, insurance underwriting, policy development, claims support & expert testimony, and development and evaluation of solutions for funding and transferring environmental risks. He has deep expertise in environmental insurance underwriting, and works with clients to resolve environmental coverage disputes when they arise, including matters such as ...
Expert Witness: E-068992
This expert began his career in underwriting in the 1960's, managing a regional general agency with broad underwriting authority specializing in property real and personal coverage, running the gamut from simple auto and homeowners’ policies to complex property, inland marine, manufacturer’s output and ocean marine policies. When he sold his agency in 1988, he had 60 employees and annual revenues in excess of $10,000,000. His career also includes a wealth of claims ...
Expert Witness: E-155043
This highly qualified expert has over 25 years of experience in business, international, consumer credit, underwriting, and collections. He received his BBA in accounting from the University of Hawaii and is a certified consumer credit executive (CCCE) by the Society of Certified Credit Executives. He started his career off at American Express as a manager and team leader for credit review and collections call centers. In this role, he led a 20 member call center team ...
Expert Witness: E-132855
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 lines, working with affluent family accounts and providing long-term risk ...
Expert Witness: E-076003
This accomplished senior finance executive has more than 30 years of experience within the global pharmaceuticals, healthcare, pharmacy benefits management and manufacturing industries. Most recently, he held the title of Vice President of Finance, Gross Margin Planning and Strategic Pricing with Express Scripts from April 2013 to March 2016. In this role, he managed the finances, strategic planning, business development, competitive intelligence and pricing for over ...
Expert Witness: E-016683
This title insurance expert spent nearly a decade as a title searcher, title examiner, and title officer before pursuing a 20 year career as an underwriting counsel. He has a keen understanding of how title insurers evaluate risk and interpret their policies. He has represented numerous clients in title insurance claims. A former vice chair of the Title Insurance and Surveys Committee of the American Bar Association, he earned his JD at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law ...
Expert Witness: E-013956
This expert has over 39 years of insurance, reinsurance and risk management experience. He has worked as an underwriter, a retail agent, a wholesale broker, a reinsurer, an intermediary, a consultant and as an expert witness. His areas of expertise include all forms of property & casualty insurance, the usual and customary practices of the industry, the standards of care and reasonable expectations of parties within the industry, alternative risk transfer techniques and ...

UNDERWRITING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Insurance Company Adds Exclusions Without Informing Policy Owners UNDERWRITING Expert Case

This case involves a volunteer firemen’s association that purchased accidental death and dismemberment insurance policies for its volunteers.  The association purchased their policies from a fortune 500 insurance company and appointed an agency to procure …

Credit Underwriting Scheme Causes Significant Customer Delinquency UNDERWRITING Expert Case

…  case involves a company that allegedly lowered their underwriting standards in an attempt to drive sales, which resulted in an …  the company’s growth, they drastically reduced their underwriting criteria and were fueling their sales by issuing credit to …

Investment Experts Discuss Bank Fraud UNDERWRITING Expert Case

Investment Experts Discuss Bank Fraud

This was a class-action lawsuit under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 against a major financial firm in West Virginia. It was alleged that the company’s capital market sale of student loans bundled into Synthetic Collateralized Debt Obligations, or syn …

Business Expert Witness Opines on Bad Lending Practices UNDERWRITING Expert Case

Business Expert Witness Opines on Bad Lending Practices

This case takes place in Pennsylvania and involves the evaluation of loans by a national bank which was closed by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). The central issue in this case involves “Other Real Estate Owned” (OREO) assets were due  …

Risk Management Expert Discusses Worker Compensation Following Subway Accident UNDERWRITING Expert Case

This is a disability discrimination case involving an underground technician who was severely injured while repairing the tracks of a privately-owned underground transport system in Wisconsin. After being asked to work a strenuous job and use heavy-duty co …

Experts Opine on Company’s Ability to Predict Bankruptcy UNDERWRITING Expert Case

A group of investors in Illinois filed a class action suit against a leather manufacturing company for failing to foresee its own bankruptcy. The investors perceived company management to be misleading them, sending out ambiguous statements and and omitti …