Bad Faith Expert Witnesses

Bad faith expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on bad faith. The bad faith expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Environmental, Expert Witness Referral, Industrial Hygiene, Insurance, Legal, Mold, and Risk Management.

Ty R Sagalow, JD, LLM Innovation Insurance Group, LLC

Alabama
Insurance - Professional Liability Insurance, D&O Liability Insurance, Management Liability Insurance, E&O Insurance, Cyber Insurance, Property Insurance, Casualty Insurance, P&C Insurance Financial Lines Insurance, bad faith, underwriting, claims, policyholder, Insurance, EPLI Insurance, Directors, Officers
Mr. Sagalow is a well known expert in insurance disputes representing both the policyholder and insurance carrier. He has been retained by most of the largest law firms on "both sides of the aisle." As of June 2022, he has been retained over 118 times (across over 50 different firms) , testified over 45 times including at trial, arbitration and court hearings. While Mr. Sagalow has been retained for a wide variety of insurance matters, his expertise is especially sought after in Financial Lines cases including directors and officers (D&O) insurance and professional liability (E&O) insurance . Mr. Sagalow has been successful in obtaining his policyholder clients over a billion dollars in recoveries as well as successfully saving for his insurance carrier clients hundreds of millions of dollars via successful declaratory judgment actions or trial verdicts. Mr. Sagalow is a 40 year insurance veteran having held the most senior positions in many insurance companies including at A...

David L. Stegall, CPCU, ARM, ARe, RPA Risk Consulting & Expert Services

Mountain Brook, Alabama
Insurance, Risk Management - Bad Faith, Usual & Customary Practices, Standard of Care, Fair Claim Practices, Alternative Risk, Self-Insurance, Reinsurance, Bonds, Property & Casualty Insurance, Errors & Omissions, Professional Liability for Agents, Brokers, Underwriters, Managing General Agents & Underwriting, Hurricane & Flood
David Stegall has over 43 years of insurance, reinsurance, bond and risk management industry experience. He is a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter, an Associate in Risk Management, an Associate in Reinsurance and a Registered Professional Adjuster. He has experience as an underwriter, an agent, a broker, a surety bond producer, a reinsurer, a managing general agent, a third-party administrator, a captive manager, a self- insured fund executive, a risk management consultant, an expert witness and has been retained as an arbitrator. He was President of the Society of Risk Management Consultants in 2017 and continues to serve on the Board of Directors. Mr. Stegall is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Alabama Captive Association, a member of the Society of Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriters, the American Association of Insurance Management Consultants, the Society of Registered Professional Adjusters, ARIAS-US, Defense Research Institute, and an Associate M...

Dr. Eric N Brown, CIH, CSP Indoor Environments

All states, but based in, California
Mold, Industrial Hygiene - Asbestos, Bad Faith, Construction Safety, Environmental, Ergonomics, Hazardous Materials, Human Factors Engineering, Industrial Hygiene & Mold, Landlord / Tenant, Lead Poisoning, Occupational / Environmental Health, OSHA, Safety, Wrongful Death
Dr. Eric N. Brown, CIH, CSP, is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), with both certifications in good standing with the issuing boards. Dr. Brown holds a Doctorate in Public Health with an Industrial Hygiene specialization from the University of California at Los Angeles, and a Master’s degree in Public Health with an Occupational Health specialization from the Medical College of Ohio. He has over 20 years of experience in: Health and Safety Industrial Hygiene Indoor Air Quality Exposure Assessments Heat Stress Litigation Support Dr. Brown has been a designated expert in hundreds of cases, been deposed dozens of times, and has testified successfully in both trials and arbitrations. His services are available to attorneys representing both plaintiff and defendant.

David S. Easton, JD, CPCU Easton Insurance Consulting

San Diego, California
Insurance - Insurance Claims Handling Best Practices, Insurance Claims Investigation, Construction Defect, Commercial Insurance, Adjuster Standard of Care, Bad Faith, Investigation, Insurance Coverage, Mediation, Duty to Defend, Premises Liability, Certificates of Insurance, Litigation Best Practices
I offer over 30 years of experience in litigated commercial and personal lines claims handling and case management. I am a former Senior Litigation Specialist with thorough knowledge of carrier best practices and their specific application to the duty to investigate, the duty to defend, and the duty to indemnify. For the last 15 years I have specialized in commercial casualty insurance coverage and how appropriate insurance best practices relate to construction defect claims as well as commercial premises liability claims. I have personally attended over 1000 mediations and settlement conferences in litigated matters as a carrier representative. I have experience and training in giving deposition and trial testimony.

Lola Hogan, CPCU ARM ARe Lola Hogan Insurance Consulting LLC

Pacific Grove, California
Insurance - Claims Practices, Bad Faith, Duty to Defend, Property & Casualty, Personal and Commercial lines.
Over 35 years of insurance industry experience, including 20 plus years of experience as an insurance executive. Understands and can explain both the theoretical and practical aspects of claims handling. She served as the Vice President and Chief Claim Officer for Sequoia Insurance Company in Monterey, California. In addition to management duties, personally handled and managed a broad range of complex, high exposure first and third party claims, umbrella claims and suits against the company. Personally handled well over 100 mediations and MSC’s and has extensive experience in giving deposition and trial testimony.

David E. Pilcher, CPCU, ARM, AIC, AAI David E. Pilcher, CPCU, ARM, AIC, AAI

Monrovia, California
Insurance, Risk Management - Workers Compensation, General Liability insurance, Personal and Commercial Lines, Errors and Omissions Casualty Claims, Bad Faith, Risk Management / Loss Control, Coverage and/or Contractual Disputes, Employer Practices Liability, Wage and Hour Disputes, and other Casualty issues.
I offer over 35 years of strong technical background and multiple-line experience in personal and commercial casualty insurance including auto, general liability, and workers' compensation. I am the former Risk Manager of Fullerton School District, (enrollment of 13,554 students and approximately 1500 classified and certificated personnel on 22 sites), assuming overall responsibility for the administration of the district’s property, liability, and self-insured workers’ compensation programs and the employee health and welfare benefits programs. I have served on the Risk Management and Threat Assessment Advisory Board for Cal State Fullerton University Extended Education Program and have previously served as a Management Trustee for the Metropolitan Employee Benefits Association and on the Alliance of Schools for Cooperative Insurance Programs (ASCIP) Loss Control Committee. I have significant experience in litigated casualty claims case management combined with a thorough knowledge...

David L. Stegall, CPCU, ARM, ARe, RPA Risk Consulting & Expert Services

California
Insurance, Risk Management - Bad Faith, Usual & Customary Practices, Standard of Care, Fair Claim Practices, Alternative Risk, Self-Insurance, Reinsurance, Bonds, Property & Casualty Insurance, Errors & Omissions, Professional Liability for Agents, Brokers, Underwriters, Managing General Agents & Underwriting, Hurricane & Flood
David Stegall has over 43 years of insurance, reinsurance, bond and risk management industry experience. He is a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter, an Associate in Risk Management, an Associate in Reinsurance and a Registered Professional Adjuster. He has experience as an underwriter, an agent, a broker, a surety bond producer, a reinsurer, a managing general agent, a third-party administrator, a captive manager, a self- insured fund executive, a risk management consultant, an expert witness and has been retained as an arbitrator. He was President of the Society of Risk Management Consultants in 2017 and continues to serve on the Board of Directors. Mr. Stegall is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Alabama Captive Association, a member of the Society of Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriters, the American Association of Insurance Management Consultants, the Society of Registered Professional Adjusters, ARIAS-US, Defense Research Institute, and an Associate M...

David L. Stegall, CPCU, ARM, ARe, RPA Risk Consulting & Expert Services

District Of Columbia
Insurance, Risk Management - Bad Faith, Usual & Customary Practices, Standard of Care, Fair Claim Practices, Alternative Risk, Self-Insurance, Reinsurance, Bonds, Property & Casualty Insurance, Errors & Omissions, Professional Liability for Agents, Brokers, Underwriters, Managing General Agents & Underwriting, Hurricane & Flood
David Stegall has over 43 years of insurance, reinsurance, bond and risk management industry experience. He is a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter, an Associate in Risk Management, an Associate in Reinsurance and a Registered Professional Adjuster. He has experience as an underwriter, an agent, a broker, a surety bond producer, a reinsurer, a managing general agent, a third-party administrator, a captive manager, a self- insured fund executive, a risk management consultant, an expert witness and has been retained as an arbitrator. He was President of the Society of Risk Management Consultants in 2017 and continues to serve on the Board of Directors. Mr. Stegall is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Alabama Captive Association, a member of the Society of Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriters, the American Association of Insurance Management Consultants, the Society of Registered Professional Adjusters, ARIAS-US, Defense Research Institute, and an Associate M...

David L. Stegall, CPCU, ARM, ARe, RPA Risk Consulting & Expert Services

Florida
Insurance, Risk Management - Bad Faith, Usual & Customary Practices, Standard of Care, Fair Claim Practices, Alternative Risk, Self-Insurance, Reinsurance, Bonds, Property & Casualty Insurance, Errors & Omissions, Professional Liability for Agents, Brokers, Underwriters, Managing General Agents & Underwriting, Hurricane & Flood
David Stegall has over 43 years of insurance, reinsurance, bond and risk management industry experience. He is a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter, an Associate in Risk Management, an Associate in Reinsurance and a Registered Professional Adjuster. He has experience as an underwriter, an agent, a broker, a surety bond producer, a reinsurer, a managing general agent, a third-party administrator, a captive manager, a self- insured fund executive, a risk management consultant, an expert witness and has been retained as an arbitrator. He was President of the Society of Risk Management Consultants in 2017 and continues to serve on the Board of Directors. Mr. Stegall is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Alabama Captive Association, a member of the Society of Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriters, the American Association of Insurance Management Consultants, the Society of Registered Professional Adjusters, ARIAS-US, Defense Research Institute, and an Associate M...

David L. Stegall, CPCU, ARM, ARe, RPA Risk Consulting & Expert Services

Georgia
Insurance, Risk Management - Bad Faith, Usual & Customary Practices, Standard of Care, Fair Claim Practices, Alternative Risk, Self-Insurance, Reinsurance, Bonds, Property & Casualty Insurance, Errors & Omissions, Professional Liability for Agents, Brokers, Underwriters, Managing General Agents & Underwriting, Hurricane & Flood
David Stegall has over 43 years of insurance, reinsurance, bond and risk management industry experience. He is a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter, an Associate in Risk Management, an Associate in Reinsurance and a Registered Professional Adjuster. He has experience as an underwriter, an agent, a broker, a surety bond producer, a reinsurer, a managing general agent, a third-party administrator, a captive manager, a self- insured fund executive, a risk management consultant, an expert witness and has been retained as an arbitrator. He was President of the Society of Risk Management Consultants in 2017 and continues to serve on the Board of Directors. Mr. Stegall is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Alabama Captive Association, a member of the Society of Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriters, the American Association of Insurance Management Consultants, the Society of Registered Professional Adjusters, ARIAS-US, Defense Research Institute, and an Associate M...

David L. Stegall, CPCU, ARM, ARe, RPA Risk Consulting & Expert Services

Illinois
Insurance, Risk Management - Bad Faith, Usual & Customary Practices, Standard of Care, Fair Claim Practices, Alternative Risk, Self-Insurance, Reinsurance, Bonds, Property & Casualty Insurance, Errors & Omissions, Professional Liability for Agents, Brokers, Underwriters, Managing General Agents & Underwriting, Hurricane & Flood
David Stegall has over 43 years of insurance, reinsurance, bond and risk management industry experience. He is a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter, an Associate in Risk Management, an Associate in Reinsurance and a Registered Professional Adjuster. He has experience as an underwriter, an agent, a broker, a surety bond producer, a reinsurer, a managing general agent, a third-party administrator, a captive manager, a self- insured fund executive, a risk management consultant, an expert witness and has been retained as an arbitrator. He was President of the Society of Risk Management Consultants in 2017 and continues to serve on the Board of Directors. Mr. Stegall is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Alabama Captive Association, a member of the Society of Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriters, the American Association of Insurance Management Consultants, the Society of Registered Professional Adjusters, ARIAS-US, Defense Research Institute, and an Associate M...

Britta M Moss, CPCU, SCLA, AIC-M Britta M. Moss

Kentucky
Insurance, Legal - Property & Casualty, Claims, Bad Faith, Industry Standards, Claim Handling, Coverage, BI, PD, MP, PIP, UM/UIM, CGL, Liability, Unfair Claims Settlement Practices, Extra-contractual, Claim Investigation
Property & Casualty Insurance Industry claim consultant with over 25 years’ experience. Consultation in industry standards, practices and norms for personal and commercial claim handling procedure, supervision, and management. Experienced expert witness for both insurer defense and plaintiff cases involving allegations of bad faith.

Stephen Miller, CPCU, AIC Miller Claims & Risk Associates, LLC

Northbridge, Massachusetts
Insurance - Property and Casualty, Claim Handling, Bad Faith, Liability, Claim Investigations, TPA, Insurance Coverage, Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Claims Management, Insurance Disputes, Reserving, Audits.
Insurance carrier experience for over thirty years in all levels of claim handling, examining, management and litigation. Handled, managed or mediated cases in 40+ states and District of Columbia. Experience with direct file handling and delegated authorities (i.e., Third-Party Administrators). Have worked with Fortune 500 clients with large self-insured retentions as well as guaranteed cost clients. Experience with both personal and commercial lines and in the following lines of business: auto, premises, property damage, EPLI, dram shop, catastrophic, declaratory judgments, mass tort. Types of businesses have included transportation, big box retailers, hospitality, luxury resorts/hotels, automotive, golf courses, nursing homes, habitational, food delivery, grocery.

David L. Stegall, CPCU, ARM, ARe, RPA Risk Consulting & Expert Services

Massachusetts
Insurance, Risk Management - Bad Faith, Usual & Customary Practices, Standard of Care, Fair Claim Practices, Alternative Risk, Self-Insurance, Reinsurance, Bonds, Property & Casualty Insurance, Errors & Omissions, Professional Liability for Agents, Brokers, Underwriters, Managing General Agents & Underwriting, Hurricane & Flood
David Stegall has over 43 years of insurance, reinsurance, bond and risk management industry experience. He is a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter, an Associate in Risk Management, an Associate in Reinsurance and a Registered Professional Adjuster. He has experience as an underwriter, an agent, a broker, a surety bond producer, a reinsurer, a managing general agent, a third-party administrator, a captive manager, a self- insured fund executive, a risk management consultant, an expert witness and has been retained as an arbitrator. He was President of the Society of Risk Management Consultants in 2017 and continues to serve on the Board of Directors. Mr. Stegall is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Alabama Captive Association, a member of the Society of Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriters, the American Association of Insurance Management Consultants, the Society of Registered Professional Adjusters, ARIAS-US, Defense Research Institute, and an Associate M...

Craig R. Brown

Merrimack, New Hampshire
Insurance, Environmental - Bad Faith, Liability Insurance, Reinsurance, D&O, Claims Made and Occurrence Policies, Runoff, Insurance Fraud, Workers Compensation, Risk Management, Claims Adjusting, Opioids, Construction Defect, Asbestos, Talc, Glyphosate, Sports Injury, Sexual Abuse, Lead Paint, Mold, MTBE, Implants, Silica.
As in-house counsel at a third-party administrator testified numerous times as a fact witness and designated PMK regarding insurance and reinsurance issues. In 2021, testified as expert in successful multi-million dollar D&O arbitration and worked as independent consultant to runoff investors. Formerly Vice President of seven insurance companies. Over the past 36 years, litigated or arbitrated insurance, reinsurance and/or bad faith in over 30 states and four countries. Partner in two prominent national law firms representing various insurers and reinsurers as national counsel. Presented at numerous seminars in US and UK put on by DRI, Perrin, PLRB/LIRB. AIRROC, American Conference Institute, International Association of Defense Counsel, Practicing Law Institute, Mealey's, CPCU Society, and home builders' associations regarding insurance, reinsurance, torts and related issues.

Ty R Sagalow, JD, LLM Innovation Insurance Group, LLC

Syosset, New York
Insurance - Professional Liability Insurance, D&O Liability Insurance, Management Liability Insurance, E&O Insurance, Cyber Insurance, Property Insurance, Casualty Insurance, P&C Insurance Financial Lines Insurance, bad faith, underwriting, claims, policyholder, Insurance, EPLI Insurance, Directors, Officers
Mr. Sagalow is a well known expert in insurance disputes representing both the policyholder and insurance carrier. He has been retained by most of the largest law firms on "both sides of the aisle." As of June 2022, he has been retained over 118 times (across over 50 different firms) , testified over 45 times including at trial, arbitration and court hearings. While Mr. Sagalow has been retained for a wide variety of insurance matters, his expertise is especially sought after in Financial Lines cases including directors and officers (D&O) insurance and professional liability (E&O) insurance . Mr. Sagalow has been successful in obtaining his policyholder clients over a billion dollars in recoveries as well as successfully saving for his insurance carrier clients hundreds of millions of dollars via successful declaratory judgment actions or trial verdicts. Mr. Sagalow is a 40 year insurance veteran having held the most senior positions in many insurance companies including at A...

David L. Stegall, CPCU, ARM, ARe, RPA Risk Consulting & Expert Services

New York
Insurance, Risk Management - Bad Faith, Usual & Customary Practices, Standard of Care, Fair Claim Practices, Alternative Risk, Self-Insurance, Reinsurance, Bonds, Property & Casualty Insurance, Errors & Omissions, Professional Liability for Agents, Brokers, Underwriters, Managing General Agents & Underwriting, Hurricane & Flood
David Stegall has over 43 years of insurance, reinsurance, bond and risk management industry experience. He is a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter, an Associate in Risk Management, an Associate in Reinsurance and a Registered Professional Adjuster. He has experience as an underwriter, an agent, a broker, a surety bond producer, a reinsurer, a managing general agent, a third-party administrator, a captive manager, a self- insured fund executive, a risk management consultant, an expert witness and has been retained as an arbitrator. He was President of the Society of Risk Management Consultants in 2017 and continues to serve on the Board of Directors. Mr. Stegall is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Alabama Captive Association, a member of the Society of Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriters, the American Association of Insurance Management Consultants, the Society of Registered Professional Adjusters, ARIAS-US, Defense Research Institute, and an Associate M...

Britta M Moss, CPCU, SCLA, AIC-M Britta M. Moss

Delaware, Ohio
Insurance, Legal - Property & Casualty, Claims, Bad Faith, Industry Standards, Claim Handling, Coverage, BI, PD, MP, PIP, UM/UIM, CGL, Liability, Unfair Claims Settlement Practices, Extra-contractual, Claim Investigation
Property & Casualty Insurance Industry claim consultant with over 25 years’ experience. Consultation in industry standards, practices and norms for personal and commercial claim handling procedure, supervision, and management. Experienced expert witness for both insurer defense and plaintiff cases involving allegations of bad faith.

Robert W. Adams, ALHC, CFS Independent Insurance/Benefits Expert

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Insurance, Expert Witness Referral - Life Insurance Claim Handling, Life Insurance Policy Administration,Life Insurance Claim Denials, Standard of Care, Bad Faith, Life Insurance Policy Disputes, Life Insurance Policy Cancellations, Life Policy Lapses, Life Policy Termination & Reinstatement, Life Policy Rescission Expert, Negligence.
I am an Expert in Proper and Improper Life Insurance claim handling and Life Insurance claim examination, investigation, administration and adjudication procedures and what the proper standard of care is for when an insurance company receives A NOTIFICATION OF DEATH OF AN INSURED, NOTICE OF CLAIM, & PROOF OF LOSS onto what specifically and exactly the insurance companies responsibilities are and what Industry Standard and Regulatory actions they must take and must not take throughout their entire handling of the claim for life insurance benefits. * I have actually handled and processed thousands of claims for life insurance and accidental death benefits as an actual former Corporate and Claim department insider who worked as a LIFE EXAMINER, whose job was to adjudicate, investigate and process claims for life insurance benefits. I know exactly how the claim department and legal department operates in administering and adjudicating claims for life insurance and accidental death bene...

David L. Stegall, CPCU, ARM, ARe, RPA Risk Consulting & Expert Services

Pennsylvania
Insurance, Risk Management - Bad Faith, Usual & Customary Practices, Standard of Care, Fair Claim Practices, Alternative Risk, Self-Insurance, Reinsurance, Bonds, Property & Casualty Insurance, Errors & Omissions, Professional Liability for Agents, Brokers, Underwriters, Managing General Agents & Underwriting, Hurricane & Flood
David Stegall has over 43 years of insurance, reinsurance, bond and risk management industry experience. He is a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter, an Associate in Risk Management, an Associate in Reinsurance and a Registered Professional Adjuster. He has experience as an underwriter, an agent, a broker, a surety bond producer, a reinsurer, a managing general agent, a third-party administrator, a captive manager, a self- insured fund executive, a risk management consultant, an expert witness and has been retained as an arbitrator. He was President of the Society of Risk Management Consultants in 2017 and continues to serve on the Board of Directors. Mr. Stegall is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Alabama Captive Association, a member of the Society of Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriters, the American Association of Insurance Management Consultants, the Society of Registered Professional Adjusters, ARIAS-US, Defense Research Institute, and an Associate M...

David L. Stegall, CPCU, ARM, ARe, RPA Risk Consulting & Expert Services

Texas
Insurance, Risk Management - Bad Faith, Usual & Customary Practices, Standard of Care, Fair Claim Practices, Alternative Risk, Self-Insurance, Reinsurance, Bonds, Property & Casualty Insurance, Errors & Omissions, Professional Liability for Agents, Brokers, Underwriters, Managing General Agents & Underwriting, Hurricane & Flood
David Stegall has over 43 years of insurance, reinsurance, bond and risk management industry experience. He is a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter, an Associate in Risk Management, an Associate in Reinsurance and a Registered Professional Adjuster. He has experience as an underwriter, an agent, a broker, a surety bond producer, a reinsurer, a managing general agent, a third-party administrator, a captive manager, a self- insured fund executive, a risk management consultant, an expert witness and has been retained as an arbitrator. He was President of the Society of Risk Management Consultants in 2017 and continues to serve on the Board of Directors. Mr. Stegall is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Alabama Captive Association, a member of the Society of Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriters, the American Association of Insurance Management Consultants, the Society of Registered Professional Adjusters, ARIAS-US, Defense Research Institute, and an Associate M...