Insurance Claims Expert Witnesses

Insurance claims 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 insurance claims. The insurance claims expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Accounting, Appraisal & Valuation, Building Inspection, Business Damages, Cannabis, Construction, Construction Defects, Economics, Human Factors, Insurance, Meteorology, Personal Property Appraiser, Premises Liability, Products Liability, and Slip Trip & Fall.

William Henry, PhD, NCARB RGA Design Forensics LLC

Alabama
Premises Liability, Construction Defects - Accident Investigation, Building Codes, ADA, Accessibility, Slip Trip & Fall, Forensic, Architecture, Engineering, E&O, Errors and Omissions, Construction Defects, Mold, Cruise Ship, Maintenance, Building Inspection, Insurance Claims, Disaster Recovery, Failure Analysis, Property Insurance
As forensic architects and engineers, we strive to provide our clients with superior expert witness services by combining the latest in technological advances with our staff’s decades of experience. Our continued practice in architecture enables us to build a customized team of experts from multiple disciplines to find an optimized solution for your case. Dr. Henry, our lead expert, utilizes three components in his case development: (1) a detailed timeline, (2) an analysis of the governing codes and documentation, and (3) the application of the facts to those governing codes. His reports and testimony are presented in a simple, clear manner that is easily understood. This approach has had a proven impact on the outcomes of past matters, whether in settlement, mediation, arbitration, or at trial. RGA Design Forensics’ main areas of expertise are premises liability, property insurance litigation, and architectural errors and omissions (E&O) claims. Premises Liability - Whethe...

Jack W. Harris, CPA, MBA, CVA, CFE, MAFF, CFF, CGMA, CIA Jack W. Harris, Inc.

Denver, Colorado
Business Damages, Accounting - Commercial Litigation Damages, Construction Damages, Construction Cost Audits, Lost Profits, Business Valuation, Construction Defect Damages, Forensic Accounting, Business Damages, Business Interruption, Insurance Claims, Surety Claims Analysis, Personal Injury Damages, Wrongful Death Damages
Jack W. Harris is a forensic accounting expert with 44 years professional experience in the areas of commercial litigation damages, construction claims, construction damages quantification, construction cost audits, lost profits analyses, business valuation, business interruption, financial management, accounting, internal auditing, and fraud investigations. Mr. Harris has worked on numerous domestic and international projects. Mr. Harris serves as an independent expert and consultant, and has held various management auditing and controller positions with major accounting, construction, financial services, and diversified firms. Mr. Harris is admitted as a Neutral with the American Arbitration Association for accounting and construction matters. Mr. Harris’ industry focus includes but is not limited to construction, mining, energy, real estate and land development, insurance, surety, and related industries. Other industry expertise includes but not limited to high technology, medica...

Matthew G. Duckstein, Jr., PE Building Mavens

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - Building Inspections, UAS (Drone) Inspections, Post-tensioning, Doors and Windows, Building Enclosures & Cladding, Waterproofing, Roofing, Insurance Claims, Wind & Water Damage, Stucco
Mr. Duckstein has over 22 years of experience designing, constructing, and inspecting civil and structural projects. He is a results-oriented consultant with extensive experience in construction defect litigation support and expertise in commercial UAS “drone” operations in central/south Florida. He has a proven track record of providing high-level technical analysis and support for complex projects. His experience includes design and field support for south FL water-control structures and leading movable and fixed bridge inspections on the Ohio, Mississippi, Hudson, and St. Clair rivers.

William Henry, PhD, NCARB RGA Design Forensics LLC

Tampa, Florida
Premises Liability, Construction Defects - Accident Investigation, Building Codes, ADA, Accessibility, Slip Trip & Fall, Forensic, Architecture, Engineering, E&O, Errors and Omissions, Construction Defects, Mold, Cruise Ship, Maintenance, Building Inspection, Insurance Claims, Disaster Recovery, Failure Analysis, Property Insurance
As forensic architects and engineers, we strive to provide our clients with superior expert witness services by combining the latest in technological advances with our staff’s decades of experience. Our continued practice in architecture enables us to build a customized team of experts from multiple disciplines to find an optimized solution for your case. Dr. Henry, our lead expert, utilizes three components in his case development: (1) a detailed timeline, (2) an analysis of the governing codes and documentation, and (3) the application of the facts to those governing codes. His reports and testimony are presented in a simple, clear manner that is easily understood. This approach has had a proven impact on the outcomes of past matters, whether in settlement, mediation, arbitration, or at trial. RGA Design Forensics’ main areas of expertise are premises liability, property insurance litigation, and architectural errors and omissions (E&O) claims. Premises Liability - Whethe...

H. Michael Mogil, CCM, CBM, NWA Digital Media Seal How The Weatherworks

Naples, Florida
Meteorology, Slip Trip & Fall - forensic meteorology, weather, weather event reconstruction, property damage, roof damage, water intrusion, personal injury, insurance claims, roof collapse, hurricanes, tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, snow, hail, high winds, rain, floods, lightning, highway accidents, weather-related events
H. Michael Mogil (AMS Certified Consulting Meteorologist, AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist, and NWA Digital Seal) is a seasoned meteorologist with nearly five decades of experience, three of which were within NOAA (NWS and NESDIS). This included severe thunderstorm and winter weather forecasting, warning, and preparedness. He has worked as a forensic meteorologist since the mid-1990's, handling a wide array of civil and criminal cases. Mike has honed his skills in local and regional meteorological data analysis, locating and using numerous weather data sets (both governmental and non-governmental), and crafting easy-to-understand, scientifically accurate, expert reports. Mike has the computer skills to create effective courtroom graphics, the speaking skills to testify clearly and understandably in courtroom and deposition settings, and the ability to determine a meteorologically-appropriate date of loss, when such date is unclear. He has even offered weather demonstration...

Bruce Fredrics, BSM.h, GA-BC, RGA (EGA), CrtGA, CGA, GMGA, MPA, ICEP, AIC, PPIA, ACA, CACP, CCA U. S. Accredited Expert - Claims & Appraisals

Douglasville, Georgia
Insurance, Appraisal & Valuation - Insurance Claims, Insurance Process, Procedure, Standards, Practices, Protocols, Insurance Appraisal and Umpire, Property and Casualty General Adjuster masterclass, Public and Independent Adjuster, Arbitration, State and Federal Court Qualified Expert, Rule 26, Property Claims
Bruce Fredrics, BSM.h, GA-BC, RGA (EGA), CrtGA, CGA, GMGA, MPA, ICEP, AIC, PPIA, ACA, CACP, CCA, PCLA, LPCS, HCI-R/C, FSRT, WIND-P, CMS, CMI, AMRT, WRT, CPAU, UCC, CPCUcand, CALAc, CCPc, ACPc, CPLA, CPLU, (CFLC) INSURANCE CLAIMS TOP EXPERT: Exclusive Elite Expert, P & C Masterclass Executive General Adjuster, Expert (Federal and State Court), IICRC, CMR, CC/CL, IAUA, AAA, CLM, AICP, WAPIA, AIGC Certified: Arbitration, Appraisal, Umpire II, Asbestos, Business Interruption, Fire, Water, Mold, Wind, Earthquake, Roofing, Flood -- EXPERIENCE: 30 years’ experience in multi-lines claims including Adjuster-In-Charge, owner of three (3) claims processing firms, and having declined Claims Manager and Regional Management positions. Can process any claim 360°: Commercial Property, Condominium, Construction Defects, Equipment/Mechanical Breakdown, Business Interruption, Residential Dwelling, Manufactured Housing, Sinkhole, Mold, Fire Investigation and Adjustment, Environmental/Pollution, Pro...

William Henry, PhD, NCARB RGA Design Forensics LLC

Georgia
Premises Liability, Construction Defects - Accident Investigation, Building Codes, ADA, Accessibility, Slip Trip & Fall, Forensic, Architecture, Engineering, E&O, Errors and Omissions, Construction Defects, Mold, Cruise Ship, Maintenance, Building Inspection, Insurance Claims, Disaster Recovery, Failure Analysis, Property Insurance
As forensic architects and engineers, we strive to provide our clients with superior expert witness services by combining the latest in technological advances with our staff’s decades of experience. Our continued practice in architecture enables us to build a customized team of experts from multiple disciplines to find an optimized solution for your case. Dr. Henry, our lead expert, utilizes three components in his case development: (1) a detailed timeline, (2) an analysis of the governing codes and documentation, and (3) the application of the facts to those governing codes. His reports and testimony are presented in a simple, clear manner that is easily understood. This approach has had a proven impact on the outcomes of past matters, whether in settlement, mediation, arbitration, or at trial. RGA Design Forensics’ main areas of expertise are premises liability, property insurance litigation, and architectural errors and omissions (E&O) claims. Premises Liability - Whethe...

Adam K Aleksander, PhD, PE, CSP Aleksander & Associates P.A.

Boise, Idaho
Human Factors, Products Liability - Warnings, Labels, Reconstruction, Visibility, Failure Analysis, Forensic Engineering, Defects, Photogrammetry, Metallurgy, Human Factors, Ergonomics, Construction, OSHA, Safety Engineering, Product Liability, Equipment Failures, Industrial Accidents, Power Utility Accidents, Insurance Claims
Specific Cases: Go cart nip point fatality, washing machine amputation, amputations in punch presses, hydro-pneumatic tank explosion, agricultural truck amputation, airport conveyors, biscuit cutter, amusement rides, water-jet fatality, slips & trips, lead rope snap, exercise machine failures and injuries, document burn injuries, folding chair collapse, concrete anchor system, nail gun injury, prosthesis bolt failure, steam iron electrocution, pool light burn, design of warnings and instructions, ATV rollover, automotive failures and crash related phenomena, measurement of ECDs (TASER®) Farm equipment, failed engines, mining conveyors, power plant systems, belt conveyors, potato processing system, sewer line, tire shredder processing analysis, failed brake die, failed conveyor bearing, RV axle repair failure, trailer suspension system failure, trailer separation, dump truck telescoping cylinder failure, brake system, headlight filament analysis, service station gasoline tank leak, b...

Mark D. McGinnis, CCM, CBM Fair Skies Consulting

Illinois
Meteorology, Slip Trip & Fall - Slip and Fall, Hail Damage, Wind Damage, Doppler Radar Analysis, Flooding, Rainfall, Ice, Rain, Snow Removal, Lightning, Visibility, Roof Damage, Roof Collapse, Insurance Claims, Death, Sidewalk, Parking Lot, Damage, Weather Preparedness, Weather Demonstratives, Workplace, Accident, Injury
Mark McGinnis, CCM is the owner of Fair Skies Consulting, LLC and one of a very small group of meteorologists to have earned the Certified Consulting Meteorologist and the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist designations from the American Meteorological Society. Mark has over twenty years of experience forecasting, analyzing and communicating complex meteorological data including, tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards and derechos, to the public in a calm and friendly manner. After 20 years in Broadcast Meteorology full time, Mark now works part time as a fill in Meteorologist at WLS-TV ABC 7 in Chicago.

John D. Lavin, CCM AccuWeather for Business

Wichita, Kansas
Meteorology, Slip Trip & Fall - Expert Witness Testimony, Insurance, Construction, Wrongful Death, Slip and Fall, Accident Reconstruction, Wildfires, Hail, High Wind, Tornadoes, Fog, Visibility, Rainfall, Flooding, Roof Damage, Lightning, Insurance Claims, Snow, Ice, Weather
John Lavin is the Director of Forensic Services and a Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) at AccuWeather. John leads a team of highly qualified expert meteorologists practicing forensic meteorology for over 40 years. AccuWeather is a recognized global leader in the weather industry and has been operating since 1962. It is likely a jury already has a positive relationship using AccuWeather as their trusted source for weather information through our mobile application, accuweather.com, and the AccuWeather Network John has over ten years of professional meteorology experience working directly with many Fortune 500 companies on critical weather-related decisions. John has worked on many forensic cases involving hail and wind verification, slip and falls, auto accidents, and wrongful death suits. John's experience working directly with businesses translates well as an expert witness, communicating complex meteorological topics to non-scientists.

William Henry, PhD, NCARB RGA Design Forensics LLC

Louisiana
Premises Liability, Construction Defects - Accident Investigation, Building Codes, ADA, Accessibility, Slip Trip & Fall, Forensic, Architecture, Engineering, E&O, Errors and Omissions, Construction Defects, Mold, Cruise Ship, Maintenance, Building Inspection, Insurance Claims, Disaster Recovery, Failure Analysis, Property Insurance
As forensic architects and engineers, we strive to provide our clients with superior expert witness services by combining the latest in technological advances with our staff’s decades of experience. Our continued practice in architecture enables us to build a customized team of experts from multiple disciplines to find an optimized solution for your case. Dr. Henry, our lead expert, utilizes three components in his case development: (1) a detailed timeline, (2) an analysis of the governing codes and documentation, and (3) the application of the facts to those governing codes. His reports and testimony are presented in a simple, clear manner that is easily understood. This approach has had a proven impact on the outcomes of past matters, whether in settlement, mediation, arbitration, or at trial. RGA Design Forensics’ main areas of expertise are premises liability, property insurance litigation, and architectural errors and omissions (E&O) claims. Premises Liability - Whethe...

Randal Thompson Building Damage Consultants

Covington, Louisiana
Building Inspection, Insurance - Property Damage, Insurance Adjusting, Public Insurance Adjusting, Property Damage Consulting, Damage Consulting, Property Damage Appraisal, Appraiser, Fire Damage, Wind Damage, Hail Damage, Estimating, Insurance Estimating, Insurance Adjusting Practices, Insurance Claims, Property Insurance Claims
For 18 years, I have been focusing on the disaster recovery and insurance space. After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, I started with a New Orleans based disaster mitigation & remediation company. Later, I ran my own construction company, reconstructing hurricane-damaged homes. I became an Insurance Adjuster in 2010, handling disaster claims nationwide. Eventually, I managed complex, litigated claims across the country and earned an LPCS designation. In 2019, I became a Public Insurance Adjuster and Appraiser, working catastrophe claims from Hurricanes Laura, Delta, Zeta, and Ida and daily disaster claims including fires, plumbing leaks, hail damage etc.. I expanded services to include Property Damage Appraisals and Expert Witness Consulting. My mission remains devoted to serving the community and ensuring just indemnification for individuals and businesses.

William Henry, PhD, NCARB RGA Design Forensics LLC

Ohio
Premises Liability, Construction Defects - Accident Investigation, Building Codes, ADA, Accessibility, Slip Trip & Fall, Forensic, Architecture, Engineering, E&O, Errors and Omissions, Construction Defects, Mold, Cruise Ship, Maintenance, Building Inspection, Insurance Claims, Disaster Recovery, Failure Analysis, Property Insurance
As forensic architects and engineers, we strive to provide our clients with superior expert witness services by combining the latest in technological advances with our staff’s decades of experience. Our continued practice in architecture enables us to build a customized team of experts from multiple disciplines to find an optimized solution for your case. Dr. Henry, our lead expert, utilizes three components in his case development: (1) a detailed timeline, (2) an analysis of the governing codes and documentation, and (3) the application of the facts to those governing codes. His reports and testimony are presented in a simple, clear manner that is easily understood. This approach has had a proven impact on the outcomes of past matters, whether in settlement, mediation, arbitration, or at trial. RGA Design Forensics’ main areas of expertise are premises liability, property insurance litigation, and architectural errors and omissions (E&O) claims. Premises Liability - Whethe...

Kelly Juhasz, MISt Fine Art Appraisal and Services

Toronto, Ontario
Personal Property Appraiser, Appraisal & Valuation - Insurance Claims, Business Valuation, Estate Law, Family Law, Corporate Litigation, Cultural Property, Donations, Tax Matters, Economic Damages, Tangible and Intangible Personal Property, Fine Art, Paintings, Sculpture.
Kelly is an experienced personal property appraiser specializing in fine art and archival collections. As an expert witness and consultant, she has assisted in cases for tax matters, insurance claims and business dissolution to provide valuations for corporate litigation, determination of cultural property, estate and family law and economic damages. Her appraisal knowledge for personal property is recognized by government agencies, legal firms and cultural institutions throughout North America. Kelly holds a Master of Information Studies, Archival Science from the University of Toronto and a BA (Hons), Art History from the University of Ottawa (partially completed at the University of Siena, Italy). She also holds a Master’s specialization in Knowledge Media Design, University of Toronto and a BA in Communications also from the University of Ottawa. Kelly is an Accredited Member of the International Society of Appraisers and is qualified under the Uniform Standards of Professiona...

Gary S. Barach, CPA, CFE, CFF, CVA BCG Forensics, LLC

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Business Damages, Economics - fraud, business valuation, business interruption, lost profits, product recall, personal injury, employment cases, discrimination, contract disputes, dispute resolution, economic damages, construction defects, insurance claims, class action, shareholder disputes, bankruptcy, commercial litigation.
Gary S. Barach, CPA, CFE, CFF, CVA, is the founder of Barach Consulting Group, LLC (f/k/a Barach & Company). The firm was established in 1976. He has been retained as a financial forensic and economic expert in over 3,800 cases. His experience in litigation includes business valuation; fraud investigation; bankruptcy; and determining economic damages arising from contract and shareholder disputes, recalled product, and construction defects. Mr. Barach is also a well established expert in economic damages arising from personal injury and discrimination litigation. Mr. Barach’s professional credentials include Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF). He has been qualified as an expert in federal, state, and local courts throughout the United States and has never been precluded from offering testimony as the result of a Daubert motion. Mr. Barach’s 40 years of experience include...

Matthew G. Duckstein, Jr., PE Building Mavens

Pennsylvania
Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - Building Inspections, UAS (Drone) Inspections, Post-tensioning, Doors and Windows, Building Enclosures & Cladding, Waterproofing, Roofing, Insurance Claims, Wind & Water Damage, Stucco
Mr. Duckstein has over 22 years of experience designing, constructing, and inspecting civil and structural projects. He is a results-oriented consultant with extensive experience in construction defect litigation support and expertise in commercial UAS “drone” operations in central/south Florida. He has a proven track record of providing high-level technical analysis and support for complex projects. His experience includes design and field support for south FL water-control structures and leading movable and fixed bridge inspections on the Ohio, Mississippi, Hudson, and St. Clair rivers.

William Henry, PhD, NCARB RGA Design Forensics LLC

Tennessee
Premises Liability, Construction Defects - Accident Investigation, Building Codes, ADA, Accessibility, Slip Trip & Fall, Forensic, Architecture, Engineering, E&O, Errors and Omissions, Construction Defects, Mold, Cruise Ship, Maintenance, Building Inspection, Insurance Claims, Disaster Recovery, Failure Analysis, Property Insurance
As forensic architects and engineers, we strive to provide our clients with superior expert witness services by combining the latest in technological advances with our staff’s decades of experience. Our continued practice in architecture enables us to build a customized team of experts from multiple disciplines to find an optimized solution for your case. Dr. Henry, our lead expert, utilizes three components in his case development: (1) a detailed timeline, (2) an analysis of the governing codes and documentation, and (3) the application of the facts to those governing codes. His reports and testimony are presented in a simple, clear manner that is easily understood. This approach has had a proven impact on the outcomes of past matters, whether in settlement, mediation, arbitration, or at trial. RGA Design Forensics’ main areas of expertise are premises liability, property insurance litigation, and architectural errors and omissions (E&O) claims. Premises Liability - Whethe...

Jeff Hunt, MBA, CGR, GMR, GMB, CAPS, CGP, HCI-R, HCI-W, CFLC Jeff Hunt Construction

Houston, Texas
Construction, Construction Defects - Contract disputes,defects, insurance claims, storm damage, product defects, construction accidents, duty of care, fire damage, wind damage, hail damage, termite damage, cost to repair, estimating, project management, scheduling, safety, green building, remodeling, mediation, arbitration
Jeff is the founder and President of Jeff Hunt Construction, a residential design-build firm in Houston Texas. His construction experience includes commercial projects up to $125 million such as luxury hotels, hospitals, schools, airports, and office buildings. His residential construction experience includes custom home building and remodeling on projects up to $750,000, including major additions, upscale kitchen and baths, fire & flood restoration, and whole house renovations. In addition to his construction experience, Jeff has over 10 years of experience as a strategic and information technology consultant, beginning with a career at Andersen Consulting (now known as Accenture). Backed by a strong background in both business and construction, he is regarded as an accomplished speaker and instructor, and a credible expert. His experience as an expert witness includes testifying in state and federal courts on matters including contract disputes, duty of care, construction defects,...

EJ Janik, CPA, CFF, CFE, CFLC, MS Janik Forensics PC

Dallas, Texas
Business Damages, Accounting - Damages Lost Profits, Forensic Accounting, Construction Claims, Business Interruption , Insurance Claims, Product liability claims , Theft of Trade Secrets , Whistle blower cases, Antitrust/Pricing issues, Business valuations, Contract disputes, Dispute Resolution, Energy, Oli & Gas , M & A
EXPERIENCE • Over 60 trial/hearing testimonies in 8 states: 11 Federal, 23 State, 25 Arbitration • Over 90 total expert testimony matters • Over 790 business dispute and consulting matters • 150 financial audits (Public Accounting – 7 years) • Significant engineering & construction experience EJ JANIK, CPA, CFF, CFE, CFLC, MS CPA = Certified Public Accountant CFF = Certified in Financial Forensics CFE = Certified Fraud Examiner CFLC = Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant FIRM SERVICES Business and Dispute Consulting Construction and Contract Claims Damage Analysis / Critiques Fact Finding / Graphic Analytics Opinions / Reports Accounting / Financial / Economic Modeling Contract Accounting Projections and Trend Analysis Color Graphic Damage Modeling Trial Exhibits and Expert Testimony OVERALL EXPERIENCE Antitrust/Pricing Issues Audits Bankruptcy Analyses Business Interruption Business Valuations Construction Claims Contract Disputes Cost Determinations...

Eli C Neal, CPA, ABV, CFF 4 Corners Financial Forensics

Bellevue, Washington
Business Damages, Cannabis - Business Valuations, Forensic Accounting, Economic Damages, Cannabis, Lost Profits, Bankruptcy, Business Damages, Commercial Litigation, Shareholder Dissolution, Business Appraisal, Economics, Fraud, Insurance Claims, Products Liability, Lost Wages Damages, Wrongful Death Damages, Invoice Review
Eli solves financial problems for attorneys and their clients with strategic, detailed, and well-reasoned work products. Eli provides business valuations, forensic accounting, and economic damages calculations based on historical financial records and informed assumptions about the future. Ultimately, he thrives when testifying in trial and arbitration to help triers-of-fact understand the financial effect of real-world actions. In 2018, Eli was selected as an AICPA Forensics and Valuation Services Standing Ovation Award Recipient which recognizes CPAs under 40 years old who exhibit exemplary professional achievement in the forensic accounting and valuation services arena.

Mark D. McGinnis, CCM, CBM Fair Skies Consulting

Waukesha, Wisconsin
Meteorology, Slip Trip & Fall - Slip and Fall, Hail Damage, Wind Damage, Doppler Radar Analysis, Flooding, Rainfall, Ice, Rain, Snow Removal, Lightning, Visibility, Roof Damage, Roof Collapse, Insurance Claims, Death, Sidewalk, Parking Lot, Damage, Weather Preparedness, Weather Demonstratives, Workplace, Accident, Injury
Mark McGinnis, CCM is the owner of Fair Skies Consulting, LLC and one of a very small group of meteorologists to have earned the Certified Consulting Meteorologist and the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist designations from the American Meteorological Society. Mark has over twenty years of experience forecasting, analyzing and communicating complex meteorological data including, tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards and derechos, to the public in a calm and friendly manner. After 20 years in Broadcast Meteorology full time, Mark now works part time as a fill in Meteorologist at WLS-TV ABC 7 in Chicago.