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  • Additional States: California and Florida
  • Company: The Insurance Archaeologist
  • Phone: (480) 216-1364
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Insurance and Risk Management

Specialty Focus:

Agent/Broker Standards, Bad Faith Claims, Good Faith Claims, Insurance Industry Claims Handling Standards, Construction Defect Coverage, Coverage Opinions, Fair Claim Practices, Financial Institution Bond Expert, Insurance Industry Standards, Life Insurance Suitability Opinions, Fidelity and Surety


Associate in General Insurance (AINS), Insurance Institute of America; Associate in Claims, Diploma, (AIC), Insurance Institute of America; Associate in Risk Management, Diploma (ARM), Insurance Institute of America; Senior Insurance Adjuster (SIA), General Adjustment Bureau

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Additional Information

Insurance Expert Witness Robert E. “Bob” Underdown is an experienced and highly qualified insurance expert witness providing testimony in insurance cases across the United States. Bob, “The Insurance Archaeologist™”, digs for the buried treasure in your insurance policies. He has over 30 years of experience as a Claims Manager and Risk Manager in both the public and private sectors. Some of the other areas in which Mr. Underdown has direct hands-on experience are: Attorney Malpractice Insurance Coverage, Attorney Malpractice Claims Handling, Bad Faith Claims, Broker Contingency Commissions, Claims Management, Fidelity/Surety Bonds, Financial Institution Bonds, Health Insurance Coverage Expert, Workers’ Comp Retrospectively Rated Plans, Risk Management Standards and Practices, Third Party Claims Standards, and other areas. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Appointed, 2018, to serve a four-year term as a public member of the Judicial Selection Committee on Character and Fitness for the Supreme Court of the State of Arizona. Associate member of the American Bar Association, member of the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section and Fidelity and Surety Law Section. Active Fellow of the Claims and Litigation Society Member-Insurance Coverage Committee, Member-Publication/Magazine Committee. Board Member, Arizona Chapter Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA) Past President, Arizona Chapter Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA) Past President, Arizona Chapter Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) Member, American Association of Insurance Managements Consultants (AAIMCo) Call 480-2126-1364 for a complimentary consultation.