Risk Management Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of risk management expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on risk management and related issues. Risk management expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these risk management expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Risk Management, Insurance, Premises Liability, Bad Faith, Safety, OSHA, Reinsurance, Property & Casualty Insurance, Slip Trip & Fall, Asbestos, Environmental, Insurance Coverage, Patient Falls, Property Damage, and Property Management.

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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...

Martyn Thake Motorsports Consulting Services, LLC

Green Valley, Arizona
Automotive, Risk Management - motorsports, auto racing, racetrack, design, construction, operation, race car, manufacture, safety, event planning, emergency services, service, vehicle, performance driving, drag, dirt, paved, go kart, motocross, road, street races, temporary, production set safety, inspection, risk management
More than 40 years of comprehensive motorsports and special event experience; encompassing all areas of facility design, operation and management, racetrack design, construction management, event promotion, event management, operations and logistics management, sanctioning body track inspection, insurance inspection, risk management inspection, risk assessment, safety plan design and implementation, event management planning and implementation, race car design and manufacture, performance driving instruction and emergency service dispatch. More than 100 different motorsports and entertainment facilities (including drag strips, dirt ovals, paved ovals, go-kart tracks, motor-cross tracks, permanent road courses, 30+ temporary street races, temporary events, and TV shows) around the world have benefited from my input on their operations procedures and facility/track design, redesign, and inspection. I have performed hundreds of operational reviews, track inspections, designs and redes...

Mark Clinton, MBA, ARM Decisive MGMT

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas
Risk Management, Premises Liability - Zip-line, Slip Trip & Fall, Roofing, Electrical, OSHA, Risk Management, Amusement Ride Safety & Governance, Premises Liability, Life Safety, NFPA, ASSP, Worker's Compensation.
Mark Clinton, MBA, ARM, entering Colleges of Law MLS program (2018). Workplace accidents, Premises, General Liability. Qualitative Risk Management (1985-date), P & C Insurance loss control (1989-date), Arkansas Insurance Department, Risk Management Division, 1985-1989. Zipline Safety - Association of Challenge Course Technology (member) & Professional Ropes Course Association (member), familiar with ANSI & ASTM application and changes on waiver language using Kuchta v. Opco. OSHA authorized outreach trainer for construction & general industry since 2000. General contractor safety director, 2014-2016; experience in construction from general contractors to all subs. ASSE 25-year member & former chapter president. Highly experienced, educated, trained practitioner. Completed estimated 7,500 surveys & assessments for insurers including AIG, AmRisc, AmTrust, Berkshire Hathaway, CNA, Liberty Mutual, Berkley & XL Catlin. Assesses for range of risk using NFPA & OSHA standards & ...

Robert M Anderson, CPCU The Anderson Edge

Newport Beach, California
Insurance, Risk Management - Insurance Broker Standard of Care, Insurance Federal Cases, Rule 26, Insurance Pollution, Umbrella Insurance, Excess Insurance, Insurer Bad Faith, Insurance Coverage, Construction Defect Insurance, Insurance Manuscript Policies, Insurance Custom and Practice, Property Casualty Insurance
Trusted by 32 of the Top 100 Insurance Law Firms Bob began his career as a casualty underwriter for Pacific Indemnity Company (Chubb) and later for Industrial Indemnity Company. Bob also served as president, chief executive officer, and chairman of the board of well-known Anderson & Anderson Insurance Brokers. Over nearly 30 years, he built Anderson & Anderson from a four-person company to the fifth-largest brokerage firm in California until the time of its sale to AON Corporation. At Aon, Bob was the president of the Aon Advantage Group which advised 20 industry practice leaders such as the Hospitality Group which insured Hotels, Resorts, and Casinos. Bob attended the Harvard Business School’s OPM program which is similar to its MBA program. He earned his CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter) designation in 1970 from the American Institute for Property and Liability Underwriters, Inc. Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to; • ADR (Arbitration/Mediation) Cove...

Janet G Attard, RN IV, RNC-MNN, CLNC, MBA, 1L The Legal Nurse Consultant Group

Danville , California
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology - High Risk Obstetric Care in the areas of L&D, Antepartum, Triage, Post Partum, and NICU. Legal Nurse Consulting, Standard of Care, Scope of Practice, Chain of Command, Communication, Team Work, Collaboration, Risk Management, Quality Assurance, Performance Improvement, Administration Responsibility
Jan is recognized as a nationally-known Legal Nurse Expert with diverse expertise and 30 yr history as Maternal and Infant Nurse. Jan is a teacher mentor as 8th Edition NRP Mentor Instructor for the American Academy of Pediatrics. Jan has acted as VP Risk, Director Risk, Assistant Manager L&D, NICU, and Post Partum. Jan acts as Adjunct Professor for USF and Samuel Merritt University. Jan works full time as Registered Nurse in High Risk OB in L&D, NICU, and Post Partum. She is honored to act as an integral and collaborative member of the Litigation Team on behalf of Attorneys, Insurance Companies, and Hospital Groups. Jan works diligently for Attorneys, Health Care Organizations. and The California Board of Registered Nursing. Jan works as expert witness both for Plaintiff and Defense. The Legal Nurse Consultant Group under the direction of Jan Attard provides comprehensive, timely, thorough opinion for Attorneys, Insurance Companies, Medical Groups in the evaluation of Nurse ...

Stephen D Chin, MD, FAAEM

Burlingame, California
Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine - Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care Medicine, Medical Malpractice, Risk Management, Documentation Analysis, Quality Assurance, Medical Education, Trauma, Child Abuse, Substance Abuse, Overdose
● Board-certified Emergency Medicine physician with over 25 years’ clinical experience. ● Over 10 years’ experience training Emergency Medicine physicians at a Level I Trauma Center. ● Current Quality Assurance Consultant for the Medical Board of California. ● Experience in Emergency Medicine Documentation Quality Assurance. ● Instructor for the American Academy of Emergency Medicine Oral Board Review Course. ● Clinical and Administrative Urgent Care experience including Medication Assisted Treatment. ● Published author in physical child abuse research. ● Award-winning public speaker. ● Experienced in providing expert witness testimony at both deposition and trial.

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...

Pauline Thomas, CRM, CIC, ARM, CISR Effective Risk Management

Costa Mesa, California
Insurance, Risk Management - Insurance, Risk Management, Agent/Broker Standard of Care, MGA, Wholesale Intermediary, Excess & Surplus Lines, Underwriting, Insurance Industry Customs & Practices, Commercial Lines, Personal Lines, E&O, EPLI, Occurrence v. Claims Made, PEOs, Contracts, Certificates, Additional Insureds, Claims
51+ years experience. Insurance & risk management professional. Faculty Member, Big "I" Virtual University Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America Practice includes expert witness & transactional consulting. Personal & commercial insurance including property, inland marine, wet marine, builders risk, course of construction, general liability, automobile liability, workers compensation, homeowners, medical malpractice, employment practices liability, professional liability. Traditional insurance & alternative risk programs, captives, self-insurance, large deductibles, retrospective rating. Experience includes underwriting, retail & wholesale production agencies, general agent, excess & surplus lines & franchisor. Producer, agent and broker custom & practice and standard of care. Good faith, bad faith. Experience with design & marketing of insurance programs & design & interpretation of insurance clauses in lease agreements, construction and other business contracts, cer...

Dante R Tosetti

Danville, California
Banking, Risk Management - Policy, Commercial Credit Risk Management and Underwriting Standards, Covenants, Third Party Vendor Risk, Participations, Regulatory Compliance, Elder Financial Exploitation, Enforcement Actions, Audit, Cannabis Banking, Internal Controls, BSA AML, UDAAP, Regulation B, Standard Banking Practices
Dante Tosetti is a recognized expert in regulatory compliance and risk management for financial institutions. He has over twenty five years of experience within the Federal Reserve and commercial banking. As an executive for a national bank, Dante was successful in resolving numerous articles of a public enforcement action taken by The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”). As a Regulatory Liaison for a state member bank, Dante was formally recognized by as being ‘instrumental’ to a bank’s successful release from a public enforcement action taken by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. He was formerly a Bank Examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco where he led and supported safety and soundness examinations of community, regional, and large banks throughout the nine western states. At the Fed, he was a presenter for a national broadcast titled, "Commercial & Industrial Lending: Pitfalls and Risk Mitigants." His deep banking expertise on both the...

Mark J Withrow, CFC, CFLC, CMI, CHPP Golden State Security Consulting

Pleasanton, California
Premises Liability, Hotel & Restaurant - Premises Liability, Hotel and Restaurant security, Crime Foreseeability, Security Negligence, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Use of Force, Security Best Practices, Property Management, Emergency Preparedness, Risk Management, Parking Lot Crime
Over 30 years law enforcement and Security Management Experienced in complex trial preparation, report writing, and legal research Exceptional case management and communication skills Qualified expert in Alameda and San Joaquin counties. Diligent at conducting safety-security audits and vulnerability assessments Frequently evaluate Negligence and Liability, Standards of Care, Use of Force, Crime Foreseeability, Security Audits and Risk Assessments A detail-oriented critical and analytical thinker who understands the discovery process and stages of litigation Have attained the CFLC designation (Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant) with FEWA. Vice President of FEWA Northwest Region

Damian J. Arguello Crest Insurance Law & Consulting, LLC

Colorado
Insurance, Risk Management - Insurance claim handling, insurance standards, bad faith, Insurance agent/broker professional negligence, errors & omissions insurance, Contractual risk transfer
I’m Damian J. Arguello, an experienced former adjuster, claim manager, and insurance agency errors & omissions risk manager. I provide consulting and testifying expert services on cases nationwide. I have testified over 30 times, including jury trials and arbitration proceedings, as well as depositions. I have three decades of unique insurance industry experience, having worked in and around the insurance industry since 1986: A former multi-line claims adjuster A claims manager at a top-20 insurance brokerage An insurance brokerage's errors & omissions risk manager An Adjunct Professor of Insurance Law A former faculty member for the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research I was one of the leaders of a claims reengineering project for a major insurance company, working with the prestigious consulting firm McKinsey & Company. I have provided consulting and testifying expert witness services in a diverse range of cases: Construction Defect Claims Builders Risk Cla...

Jeffrey Brown, PhD Compass Consulting Engineers

Westminster, Colorado
Biomedical Engineering, Sports Medicine - Medical device, Biologics, Manufacturing, Risk Management, Design History File, FMEA, Stem Cells, Biomaterials, Product Liability, Intellectual Property, Implant, Collagen, Device testing, Design Controls, Product labeling, CDMO, Quality/Regulatory, Allograft, Forensic Science, Accident Recon
Qualified Nuclear Engineering Officer in the US Navy First author for 3 peer-reviewed original scientific research articles 10+ years in medical device/biologics design, development, and manufacture 15 years in design and operational engineering Inventor on two biomedical patents

AARON JAMES FORUM Aaron Forum LLC

Denver, Colorado
Firearms & Ballistics, Business Operations - Firearms, inherent design flaw, gun holsters, ammunition, ballistics, firearms training, gun sales, gun ranges, gun rentals, gun range safety, risk management
Text 970-97AARON for immediate inquiries! Hello, my name is Aaron Forum. I am a former US Army Special Forces (Green Beret), Special Forces Weapons Sergeant Instructor, United States Army Special Operations Command Foreign Weapons Armorer, and successful founder of "Shoot Center," a ~$10M annual revenue gun range and retail store. Serving over 26,000 customers in year one, we specialized in high volume retail sales, gun rentals, machine gun rentals, and on-site live-fire training. We facilitated tens of thousands of shooting lane hours and gun rentals on our indoor shooting range annually. I performed various roles from; designer, project manager, firearms training director, CFO, CEO, COO, and CMO, while scaling the business from $0. While I have not completed formal education, I do have a certificate of completion from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, “Stanford Ignite,” for completing MBA level coursework at an accelerated pace. Of a class of approximately 40 students...

John M Nicholson, PhD, MBA, PE Rationality Engineering Design Inc.

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Engineering, Statistics - False Claims Act, Radar Systems, Antennas, Electromagnetic Interference/jamming, Signal Processing, Systems Engineering, Project Management, Risk Management, Quality, Reliability, Digital Engineering, Government Contracting
Licensed Professional Engineer with 19 years of technical experience in multiple technical roles and disciplines. Work experience includes Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electromechanical Control Systems. Provides consulting services to companies functioning as Chief Engineer overseeing two customer projects involving twenty engineers and $8 million of project funding. Expert in engineering project failure root cause analysis. He is frequently assigned to struggling projects to diagnose, correct and resolve technical and managerial deficiencies. Teaches four Graduate engineering courses at University of Colorado and provides professional training in Systems Engineering, Radar System Engineering and Product Development. Specific areas of expertise include: • False Claims Act • Patent Infringement • Radar Systems • Signal Processing • Electromagnetic Interference/Jamming • Engineering process and development methods • Systems Engineering • ...

Carl Weil Wilderness Medicine Outfitters

Elizabeth, Colorado
Athletics & Recreation, Risk Management - Rock Climbing, Rock Climbing Gym, Climbing Gym, Rappelling, Portable Climbing Wall, Horses riding, Guided Trail Ride, Stables, Shooting Sports, ARCHERY, carbon fiber arrow, Tree Stand, Cross Bow, Compound Bow, Guides, Hunting Guides, Hunting Accident, Guided Hunt, Outdoor Recreation, Youth Camp
e Carl Weil has done risk management on over 3,000 outdoor businesses in the US, Canada and abroad as a risk manager and insurance program designer. He has been an expert witness in over 300+ cases in 39 states. He frequently is asked to consult on Archery, Camps, Camp Skills, Equine, Guiding, Livestock, Horses, Hunting, Outdoor Recreation, Ranching — both guest and working, Resorts, Rope courses, Rock Climbing — gyms and out of doors, Shotgun, Pistol and Rifle. He has earned many credentials helpful to his 40+ years of expert witness work. He earned the first Master Fellow degree in Wilderness Medicine. This degree helps him with depth of medical understanding i that few others have. Grew up on a family ranch in the Colorado Mountains and is a third generation guide. He has authored 5 books and over 24 peer reviewed and non peer reviewed publications Accepted as an expert witness in civil and criminal cases. He has worked on over 300+ cases in 39 states and out of the USA E...

Lisa A. Fedick, CAE Wonderland of Ice Associates, Inc

Orange, Connecticut
Athletics & Recreation, Risk Management - Ice Arena / Ice Rink Best Practices, Ice Arena / Ice Rink Operations, Ice Arena / Ice Rink Risk Management, Ice Skating Slip and Fall, Ice Skating Accidents, Ice Arena / Ice Rink Design and Safety, Ice Sport Facility Management, Ice Skating Program Administration and Technical Ice Skating
Ms. Fedick began her career in the ice arena industry as a competitive figure skater. After earning a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Connecticut, Lisa Fedick’s career in rink management began in 1989, with her company, the Wonderland of Ice Associates, Inc, being awarded the long-term lease of the Wonderland of Ice in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Lisa continues to be part of all aspects of the day to day business operations, including management, operations, programming, risk management, retail and food and beverage. The Wonderland of Ice was part of one of the first public / private ice arena privatization arrangements in the country. Lisa’s ice arena has since been expanded to include a second NHL surface, as well as a dedicated curling rink. Through the planning and design of Lisa’s creation, the business footprint has increased by 600%. Lisa has also recently acquired a second arena in Norwich, Connecticut and a synthetic ice facility in Westbrook, Connecticut...

David R. Mullaney, Esq. D. R. Mullaney P.C.

Connecticut
Construction, Construction Defects - Construction Delays, Construction Breach Of Contract, Substandard Workmanship, Architectural Negligence, Design-Engineering Defects, Cost Dispute Analysis & Reconciliation, Building Inspection, Risk Management, Schedule Delay Responsibility, Slips, Trips & Falls, Job Site Failures
David R. Mullaney, Esq. is a detail-oriented licensed Attorney At Law and Construction Expert with 2 plus decades experience in all facets of the low to mid rise construction industry where his former firm constructed numerous new buildings and building additions from institutional academic buildings to athletic centers, theatrical venues, and numerous academic residential housing developments. Having founded and served for 24 years as CEO of Mullaney Corporation, former Construction Manager's at Risk, Mr. Mullaney understands the vertical construction business, and particularly the demands of private clients, including the unwavering and unrelenting August and December building completion dates for private school client services, notwithstanding labor shortages and material supply issues. Serving New England and New York, his company constructed on average 11 major building projects each year many with multilevel underground parking garages. A significant portion of the client b...

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...

Louna Avril, MBA, LNHA Anchored365

Delray Beach, Florida
Nursing Home Administration, Risk Management - Operational, Risk Management , Regulatory Compliance, Policy Development , Legal Mediation , Budget Management , Human Resources , Long term , Geriatric, Skilled Nursing , Staffing , Recruitment , Standard of Care , Abuse & Neglect, Infection Control , Union , Leadership , NHA , Expert Witness
As a seasoned expert witness, licensed nursing home administrator, CEO and owner of a healthcare recruitment and staffing company, I possess a wealth of knowledge and skills that are highly relevant to the long-term care industry. My extensive experience includes a broad range of specialties such as operational and risk management, regulatory compliance, COVID-19 policies, implementation and development of policies and procedures, legal mediation, budget management, human resources, safety hazards, social services, quality assurance and improvement, contract management, leadership and program development, and union and collective bargaining agreements. I am committed to providing my clients with the highest quality of service and support. With my passion for healthcare and dedication to excellence, I am confident that I can make a positive difference in the lives of those I serve.

Andrea S. Baptiste McKinney, MHA, MA, OT, CIE Eye on Ergonomics, Inc.

Land O Lakes, Florida
Ergonomics, Medical Management - Patient Transfers, Patient Safety, Staff Safety in Healthcare, Patient Handling and Movement, Patient Lifts and Transfer Technology, Lateral Transfer Equipment, Patient Falls, Fall Related Injury Prevention, Biomechanics, Standard of Care, Healthcare Ergonomics, Risk Management
Over 17 years of experience in patient safety and safe patient handling. Taught classes on safe patient handling, fall prevention, use of technology for risk management, healthcare ergonomics, and implementation of safety cultures. Taught as an adjunct professor in area of clinical biomechanics. Presented nationally for over a decade in patient handling and healthcare technology. Published peer review articles nationally on safe patient handling/technology/bariatric technology. Performed grant writing/IRB submissions/clinical trials. Implemented safe patient handling programs in acute care hospitals across US. Product design and biomechanical evaluations to establish reduction of risk of injury. ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Golden Key Recipient, Golden Key International Honor Society; Certification in Safety, Institute for Healthcare Improvement PAST COMMITTEES: • Chair of Slings & Bariatrics task force, Tampa, VA, external partners • Prosthetics Clinical Management & Functional Capacity Eval...

Keith M. Cianfrani, Ed.D, (abd), MAS, CRSP Aviation Safety Consultants, LLC

The Villages, Florida
Aviation & Aerospace, Accident Reconstruction - Aviation Accident Investigation, Risk Management, Human Factors, Safety Management Systems (SMS), Aviation Safety Auditing,Flight Data Monitoring,
Keith M Cianfrani, Ed.D. (abd), MAS, CRSP, President/CEO, Aviation Safety Consultants, LLC is a company designed to assist the aviation community with precise and specific safety consulting. Our clients include insurance companies, Part 135 and Part 91 aviation operators, aviation flight schools, aircraft production companies, and law firms. Keith is a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, the founder and owner, has over 40 years of aviation experience. He is a master army aviator, aviation safety officer, commercial pilot, instructor pilot and was an accident investigator for the U.S. Army Safety Center. He is rated in both rotary wing and fixed wing aircraft. As a safety officer, Keith has managed safety programs in organizations with over 100 aircraft stationed throughout 5 states. Keith is is an a safety and accident investigation instructor for Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Keith is a certified Flight Instructor (CFI) and has also worked in the civilian, commercial a...

Dr. Jeanine Maria Frumenti, BSN, MPA, DNP, RN Jeanine Frumenti Consulting

SARASOTA, Florida
Nursing Administration, Medical Management - Nursing Standard of Care, Nursing & Hospital Administration, Emergency Room, Critical Care Nursing, Root Cause Analysis, Risk Management, Fall and Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Wound Care, Medication Safety, Nursing Home, Home Healthcare, Hospital Policy, and State & Federal Regulatory Compliance
Dr. Frumenti, is an experienced nurse with over 40+ years of Nursing experience; and 20+ years of Senior Leadership in Healthcare Organizations. Dr. Frumenti served most recently as Sr. Vice-President of Nursing and Patient Care Services for several Large Acute Academic University Medical Centers in the NYC area. Responsible for Patient Care Services and Risk / Regulatory Services. Currently, Dr. Frumenti serves hospitals in an interim management and consulting capacity, and as an Expert Witness for medical malpractice, personal injury, civil, workplace safety and product liability cases serving plaintiff and defense attorneys. Areas of Expertise: *Nursing Standards of Care *Hospital Administration Standards *State, Federal, Joint Commission Regulatory Compliance *Root Cause Analysis *Nursing Home & Home Health Care Standards of Care *Wound Management, Prevention & Care *Quality and Risk Management *Fall Prevention/ Management *Nursing Contracts

Stephen Leatherman, PhD Aquatic Accidents Group

Miami, Florida
Aquatics Safety, Risk Management - Drowning, Rip Currents, Beach Safety, Lifeguards, Swimming Accidents, Diving Accidents, Aquatic Accident Reconstruction, Swimming Pools.
The Aquatic Accidents group provides expert investigation of accidents involving water bodies. We provide expert consultation in drownings, swimming and diving accidents, beach safety and lifeguards, rip currents, and more. Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman has over 25 years of experience in consulting and expert witness investigations and has provided expert testimony for the U.S Senate and U.S. House of Representatives 11 times. Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman is a tenured, full professor of coastal science in the Department of Earth and Environment at Florida International University. Dr. Leatherman (a.k.a. Dr. Beach) has authored or edited 20 books and National Academy reports including National Geographic Field Guide to the Water’s Edge; Dr. Beach’s Survival Guide: What You Need to Know About Sharks, Rip Currents, & More Before Going in the Water; America’s Best Beaches; Sea Level Rise: Causes and Consequences; Cape Cod: From Glaciers to Beaches. He has authored over 200 journal article...

Arnold W. Mackles, MD, MBA Innovative Healthcare Compliance Group, Inc.

Palm Bch Gdns, Florida
Medical Management, Risk Management - Healthcare risk management, patient safety, patient falls, medical errors, surgical errors, medication errors, delay in treatment, credentialing, root cause analysis, healthcare handoffs, hospital acquired conditions, infections, pressure ulcers, nursing home abuse
Patient Safety Expert Healthcare Risk Manager Keynote Speaker Arnold Mackles, MD, MBA is a nationally recognized expert on Patient Safety. The mission of Dr. Mackles’ healthcare career has been to provide access to the highest quality care; first, during his 23 years of practice as a neonatal physician and then, for the past 15 years, as a National Patient Safety Expert in all areas of medical practice. Dr. Mackles’ specific areas of expertise include: Prevention of Medical Errors, Risk Management, Healthcare Performance Improvement Strategies, Creating / Maintaining a Culture of Patient Safety Excellence, Healthcare Communication Protocols, Safe and Accurate Medication Delivery, Root Cause Analysis, Healthcare Technology, Medical Documentation, and Patient Safety in Hospitals. He places a strong focus on systemic problems inherent within organizations and with individual providers that result in adverse patient outcomes. Dr. Mackles plays many roles within the Healthcare space ...

Errold F Moody, PhD MBA MSFP LLB BSCE EF Moody PhD MBA BSCE LLB MSFP

CRYSTAL RIVER, Florida
Securities & Investments, Risk Management - FINANCIAL PLANNING, SUITABILITY, BEST INTERESTS, PRUDENT MAN, FIDUCIARY BREACH, ARBITRATION, FEES, COMMISSIONS, ECONOMICS, INSURANCE, RISK OF LOSS, FINRA, ERISA, SEC/STATE LICENSING, REGULATORY INCOMPETENCE, CFP, RIA, SSRN, ChFC, CPA
AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT ​PhD- Real Estate; MBA- Business; MSFP- Financial Planning; LLB- Law; BSCE- Civil engineering. No Nonsense Finance- 2003. reprinted 2009; Financial Planning Fiduciary Standards under Dodd Frank, 2011; The Failure of Securities Arbitration, 2012; Investments/Securities Risk of Loss, 2023, online at EMoody.com. 52 years in the trenches as Financial Planner, Held 7, 24, 27, 63, 65 licenses, CFP, RIA, Real Estate Broker; B-1 General Contractor, California Life and Disability Insurance Analyst (i of 35); Have acted as arbitrator, expert witness. Current focus as Consultant. Taught CFP/Financial Planning courses for University of California, Irvine and Berkeley, University of San Francisco, et al; Real Estate Capstone course for UCI, Taught series 4, 6, 24, 27, 63, 65, etc. for Private schools. Continuing insurance education courses- Medicare...

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...

Brent Winans, CPCU, ARM Clear Advantage Risk Management

Delray Beach, Florida
Insurance, Risk Management - Insurance Agency Standards, Insurance Agent/Broker Duties, Insurance Agent/Broker Liability, Insurance Agents Errors and Omissions, Insurance Broker Duties, Insurance Errors and Omissions, Insurance Wholesale Broker/MGA Liability, Insurance Agent/Broker Standard of Care, Wholesale Broker Duties
Brent Winans focuses his expert witness practice on insurance agent/broker standard of care cases. . He has served as an expert on approximately 120 agent E&O cases in fifteen states and authors “Expert Commentary” articles on insurance agent E&O for the International Risk Management Institute (IRMI). He teaches a Continuing Legal Education class on insurance agent/broker standard of care which has been approved for one hour of CLE. He holds the CPCU and ARM designations and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Lincoln Christian University. He is licensed as a resident General Lines Insurance Agent in Florida and a non-resident Insurance Producer in New Jersey. In his 40 years in the insurance industry, he has become expert in the custom and practice of retail and wholesale insurance brokers as viewed from many perspectives. He began his career as a State Farm agent, then became an independent agent. He has worked for small and mid-sized independent agencies as well as one of the worl...

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...

Randy P. Wall, PE, MPA Professional Engineering Services

Boise, Idaho
Snow Sports Safety, Risk Management - Ski School Race Team lessons & accidents,class management,collisions,on-hill group supervision,situational safety,signs,signage,sign placement,event investigation,NSAA,ASDA,ANSI B-77, ASTM F24,ASTM F27,F2929-22,padding,rope lines, flagging,operational risk management,expert reports,claims,litigation
Mr. Wall serves as an Expert Witness, Forensic Specialist, and Consultant for the Snowsports industry. As a Certified Ski Instructor and leader in the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA), and Professional Engineer, Mr. Wall specializes in opining on issues arising from on-hill group activities including group and private ski lessons, ski and snowsports schools, and race team operations. These services include forensic analysis and expert witness for on-hill group supervision, situational safety, program components, facility conditions, standard-of-care, negligence, duty, breach, causation, and harm, litigation support; and expert testimony. Mr. Wall has been a Board Member, Divisional Chairman, Examiner and Clinician for multiple PSIA Regions, is currently the Owner and Principal of an expert witness, forensic analysis, Civil Engineering, and Land Planning firm, and an education firm that provides professional development by teaching professional, organizational, and soft...

Chief Chet Epperson (Ret.), M.B.A. AGR Police Practice Group, LLC

Rockford, Illinois
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Use of Force, Police Shootings, Officer-Involved Shooting, Excessive Force, Wrongful Conviction, Risk Management, Police Complaint Investigation, Deadly Force, Internal Investigation, Police Policy Practices, Police Tactics, Arrest
Author and police use of force and police practice expert. President, Americans for Effective Law Enforcement (AELE). Formed in 1966, AELE is a research driven educational organization that produces and disseminates legal information through traditional seminars, via electronic media and direct contact. Experienced 42-year police professional in areas of use of force, internal affairs, officer-involved shootings, supervision, wrongful convictions, practice, policy, discipline, mental health, auditing, staffing analysis, organizational assessments, investigations, and training. 34-years as an active law enforcement officer and 10 of those years as chief of police of a 340 sworn/ non-sworn municipal police department. On-going experience for the past 7-years as a police practice consultant providing Federal Court-Appointed expertise in police Consent Decrees and a United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division Police Consultant regarding police use of force. Expert in...

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...

William J. Warfel, PhD, CPCU, CLU Indiana State University/ Warfel Consulting

Terre Haute, Indiana
Insurance, Risk Management - Claims Handling, Insurance Agent/Broker Liability, Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Contracts, Insurance Practices & Standards, Insurance-Bad Faith, Property & Casualty Insurance, Underwriting Practices
Number of Expert Reports Drafted in the Last 4 Years: 22 Specialize in breach of contract, bad faith, and agent/broker liability, and underwriting issues. Have been retained in about 100 cases by attorneys who represent policyholders, insurance agents, insurers, and third parties. Experience includes actual courtroom and arbitration testimony, as well as deposition testimony in numerous cases. Have been retained in cases involving commercial general liability, garage operations- auto only liability, umbrella liability, trucker's liability, underinsured/ uninsured motorists liability, personal auto, homeowners, commercial auto, commercial property, business income, individual life, medical expense, and disability, professional liability, employee dishonesty, worker compensation, inland marine insurance policies, and trade credit insurance policies. Have also been retained in cases involving an indemnification agreement, and the additional insured endorsement. Finally, have been ret...

Rick Bingham Glynloen Insurance Consulting

Alexandria, Kentucky
Insurance, Risk Management - bad faith, claims, claim handling, reserves, bad-faith, unfair claims settlement practices; third party administrator, reinsurance, notice, asbestos, extra contractual; receivership, claims management, liquidation, environmental, property and casualty, reserve adequacy, market conduct examination
Throughout his career, Mr. Bingham served as a senior claims manager for 3 major property casualty carriers: CNA, the Hartford, and USF&G. As a seasoned senior level Insurance, Reinsurance, Regulatory and Run-Off Practitioner with 4 decades of industry, consulting, and receivership experience, Mr. Bingham possesses a demonstrated ability to analyze complex insurance-related matters in fast paced and evolving environments. Mr. Bingham’s credentials as subject matter expert have been accepted in both state and federal courts across the country. Mr. Bingham has demonstrated an understanding and command of claims handling practices, reinsurance policies, and regulatory and run-off issues of the highest complexity. His wealth of experience in the handling of claims, claims management, regulatory compliance, drafting expert reports, and testifying in complex litigation have made him an asset to businesses and attorneys throughout the United States. As a past recipient of the Cert...

Randy Gray, CHST, CSHM, GSP, OHST, BS, MS Grayhawk Advantage, Inc., dba. Grayhawk Safety & Health Consulting Company

Benton, Kentucky
OSHA, Safety - OSHA, Industrial Accidents, Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Loss Control, Risk Management, Slip Trip & Fall, Construction Accidents, Manufacturing Accidents, Insurance, Investigations
Mr. Gray provides expert witness services in defense and plaintiff litigation matters, safety and health on-site audits, customized OSHA safety and health training, OSHA 10 and 30-hour construction and general industry training, and assistance for employers who have been issued citations that they need assistance with obtaining better citation settlement agreements and working in conjunction with legal counsel with litigation assistance contesting OSHA citations. Highly-experienced OSHA Forensic Expert Witness with 75 separate fatality and more than 150 non-fatal work-related accidents. 25+ years of OSHA compliance with 29 CFR regulations related to construction and general industry. 8 years of private Safety and Health Consulting specializing in Defense and Plaintiff's occupational injuries, conducting safety and health audits, Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer for construction and general industry, and employer assistance with settlement of OSHA citations, and testifying in O...

Edward J. Steward, LNHA, FACHCA True Review

Eliot, Maine
Nursing Home Administration, Long Term Care - LNHA, Expert, True Review, Leadership Development, Team Building, Experienced, Change Management, Operations Management, Building Renovation, Interim Leadership, Quality Improvement, Regulatory Oversight, Risk Management, Maine, Nursing Home Administration, Regulatory Compliance, Quality Improvement
Edward J. Stewart brings a wealth of experience and exceptional leadership skills that make him an outstanding candidate to represent your case. His extensive tenure as an executive director overseeing multiple skilled nursing facilities demonstrates his proficiency in managing diverse teams and complex healthcare operations. Edward's commitment to maintaining a 5-star rating for one facility over a 6-year period, achieving the AHCA Silver Award for Quality, and successfully leading a $16 million renovation showcases his dedication to quality care and facility improvement. His track record of achieving and exceeding company targets, reducing staff turnover rates, and implementing effective rehabilitation programs highlights his ability to enhance operational efficiency and foster a positive care environment. With a background in social work, a graduate certificate from Harvard University, and active memberships in prestigious healthcare associations, Edward J. Stewart is well-equipp...

K. David Meit, CPM®, ARM®, GRI® Oculus Realty, AMO®

Gaithersburg, Maryland
Real Estate, Premises Liability - property management, real estate management, subrogation, risk management, maintenance, property operations, facilities, premises liability, insurance, apartments, multifamily, slip, fall, property damage, building management, risk management, property loss, lead paint, mold, carbon monoxide, CO
An accomplished and qualified expert witness. Provides unbiased assessments and expert testimony for both Plaintiff and Defense in property management standard of care, premises liability, real estate partnerships and related legal disputes. Expert opinions are based on professional experience, academic training, research and the facts of each case. An award winning real estate executive with over thirty years experience managing portfolios of conventional and rent regulated multifamily, mixed-use and retail properties in both suburban and urban markets. Experienced manager of all class of property from tax credit to ultra luxury. Skilled at developing best-in-class residential property management operating teams and preserving and enhancing value through operations. Institute of Real Estate Management accredited Certified Property Manager®, Accredited Residential Manager®, and Graduate, Real Estate Institute through National Association of Realtors®. Founder and Principal of Ocu...

Amy L. Natoli, CPM®, RPA® Natoli Property Management Consulting

Crofton, Maryland
Premises Liability, Real Estate - Property management, risk management, maintenance, property operations, insurance, slip and fall, facilities, premises liability, property damage, lease administration, facility management, due diligence, asset management, property inspections, standards of care,
Amy Natoli is an award-winning Property Management expert with over twenty years of hands-on experience managing commercial real estate properties. She is experienced in standards of care, budgeting and asset management, lease administration, property inspections, parking garage maintenance and inspections, vendor and contract management, life safety systems compliance, and risk management. She is active with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), serving nationally as a Governing Councillor and as Chairperson of the Instructor Advisory Council. At the local level, she is a Maryland Chapter Board of Directors member, Vice Chair of the Region 3 Education Committee, and an Ethics instructor.

Charles M Yarborough, MD, MPH CYHealthAssociates, LLC

Bethesda, Maryland
Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine - Medical Epidemiology, Asbestos, Chrysotile, Lead, Occupational Disease, Causation, Independent Medical Examinations (IME), Toxic Tort, Impairment, Fraud, Product Liability, Toxicology, Case Review, Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer, Healthy Life Expectancy, Risk Management
Charles Yarborough, MD, MPH, FACOEM, FACPM, CIME, is president of CYHealthAssociates, LLC, a health consulting and research firm based in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Yarborough is Board-certified in Internal Medicine and also in Occupational Medicine. Licensed in several states and DC, he continues to see patients for these areas of medicine at company and community clinics. For litigation support he writes expert reports and was deposed and has testified mostly in asbestos and lead matters. Dr. Yarborough is on the medical staff of Johns Hopkins hospital in Bethesda and Inova Alexandria Hospital. Before joining Lockheed Martin as medical director in 2007 until 2015, he was senior managing scientist in New York City for an international engineering and health consulting firm, a company physician, and a doctor in private practice. For years he was a part-time Chief Physician at the VA Health Care System and medical consultant to USDOL on medical causation. Dr. Yarborough is an elected ...

Christopher R. Lanni, CPP, AMS, CMCA Secure Residential Services LLC

Hudson, Massachusetts
Security, Real Estate - Condominiums, Technology, Residential, Apartments, Assessments, Safety, Homeowner Associations, Premise Liability, Risk Management, Cooperatives, Policy/Procedure, Operations
Christopher R. Lanni is a seasoned security management and risk advisor with over 30 years of experience. During the past 20 years, he has focused on assessing and identifying security risks, developing and implementing security-related programs, and assessing the use and deployment of related technologies to address those risks in residential communities and property management. Mr. Lanni is the President and Founder of Secure Residential Services, LLC, an independent consulting firm. He has been affiliated with Barkan Management for 20 years during which time he has served as the Director of Security and Resident Services at Harbor Towers in Boston and the Towers of Chestnut Hill in Newton, MA. Mr. Lanni is currently serving as Barkan’s internal Security & Risk Advisor providing services to a portfolio of over 150 properties and numerous projects under development. Mr. Lanni obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University with a concen...

David R. Mullaney, Esq. D. R. Mullaney P.C.

Concord, Massachusetts
Construction, Construction Defects - Construction Delays, Construction Breach Of Contract, Substandard Workmanship, Architectural Negligence, Design-Engineering Defects, Cost Dispute Analysis & Reconciliation, Building Inspection, Risk Management, Schedule Delay Responsibility, Slips, Trips & Falls, Job Site Failures
David R. Mullaney, Esq. is a detail-oriented licensed Attorney At Law and Construction Expert with 2 plus decades experience in all facets of the low to mid rise construction industry where his former firm constructed numerous new buildings and building additions from institutional academic buildings to athletic centers, theatrical venues, and numerous academic residential housing developments. Having founded and served for 24 years as CEO of Mullaney Corporation, former Construction Manager's at Risk, Mr. Mullaney understands the vertical construction business, and particularly the demands of private clients, including the unwavering and unrelenting August and December building completion dates for private school client services, notwithstanding labor shortages and material supply issues. Serving New England and New York, his company constructed on average 11 major building projects each year many with multilevel underground parking garages. A significant portion of the client b...

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...

Michael R Smith AdventureSmith, Inc.

Rochester Hills, Michigan
Athletics & Recreation, Risk Management - zipline, zip lines, zipline accident, zipline braking, zipline brake system, zipline construction, zipline death, zipline safety, residential/backyard zipline, zipline standards, aerial adventure course, aerial adventure course standards, ropes course, challenge course, climbing, ACCT, ASTM, NAARSO
Michael R. Smith is an industry leader and proven business, marketing, and risk management consultant with 25 years of experience designing and developing award-winning aerial adventure parks and 29 years of experience delivering adventure-based tours, adventure programs, and team and leadership development programming. He has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies as a business consultant, authored and published climbing guides, worked as a Field Instructor for the Outward Bound School, and is regularly retained as a zip line and adventure park expert witness. Smith maintains a niche consultancy, AdventureSmith, Inc., focused on risk management, marketing, business consulting, and staff development systems for the aerial adventure course market. AdventureSmith, Inc. has provided support to many challenge courses, zip lines, and aerial adventure parks in the U.S.A. and Canada. Services include but are not limited to course inspections, operation audits, guide, facilitator,...

Walt Kelly Walt Kelly Enterprises, Inc.

Winona, Minnesota
Construction, Risk Management - Excavation damage, One-Call, Telecom/fiber-optic and electric Damage, Horizontal Directional Drilling, Pipeline and building explosions, Hazardous liquid and gas distribution and transmission damage, Utility locating, OSHA 1926.651, Sewer Cross-Bores, Common Ground Alliance, Call Before You Dig.
Experienced as Director of state office of Pipeline Safety enforcing one-call laws. Consultant to Federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. Wrote, testified for, or assisted in passing excavation damage legislation in a dozen states. Has called in 12,000 excavation notices in 16 states. Presently active on national policy making organizations such as the Common Ground Alliance Best Practices Committee, writing for trade publications, and developing damage prevention tracks for national trade conferences. Providing expert witness work since 1995 for plaintiff and defense.

Derk Boss, CFE, CPP, CSP DJ Boss Assoc

Las Vegas, Nevada
Gaming & Gambling, Security - Surveillance, Gaming, Casinos, Internal Theft & Fraud, Gaming Regulatory Compliance, Loss Prevention, Investigations, Premises Liability, Security, Risk Management, Retail, Restaurant, Hotel, Bars/Lounges/Nightclubs, Safety/Slip, Trip & Fall.
Derk is an independent consultant with over 36 years of gaming surveillance, security and loss prevention experience. He has served in executive positions in security, surveillance and compliance capacities for both commercial and tribal gaming. Derk is Board Certified as a security professional and possesses knowledge and proficiency in security principles and practices, business principles and practices, legal aspects of security, personnel security, physical security, information security, crisis management and investigation. He has earned professional certification as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and as a Certified Surveillance Professional (CSP). He is currently the President of the International Association of Certified Surveillance Professionals (IACSP) and is one of its founding members.

Paul W Burkett, JD, CPCU, CIC, ARM,CRM, ALCM Snoaspen Insurance Group, Inc.

Reno, Nevada
Insurance, Risk Management - Insurance Company Good and Bad Faith Expert Witness; Agent/Broker Standard of Care Expert Witness; Insurance Industry Custom and Practices Expert Witness; Risk Management Consulting and Expert Witness; Business Contract Insurance Clause Analysis and Application Expert Witness; Ins.Claims Dispute
Paul Burkett is the President and CEO of Snoaspen Insurance Group, Inc. Paul began his career as a Loss Control Representative for SAFECO Insurance Company after serving as an Officer in the United States Air Force. During his career with SAFECO, Paul served as a Loss Control Supervisor, Loss Control Manager, Commercial Sales Representative, Division Commercial Lines Underwriting Manager, and Regional Workers Compensation Manager. From Safeco Insurance Company, Paul worked for Frank B. Hall & Company as a Vice President in charge of Risk Management Services. Paul was responsible for design and implementation of alternative insurance programs such as pools, self-insurance, and captives. From Frank B. Hall, Paul assisted in establishing the Meadowbrook of Colorado office and focused on developing specialized group programs. Paul assisted in establishing TUITIONGard which specialized in coverage for private student loans provided through banks in the United States.

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.

Skip Stearns THE HOTEL EXPERTS, LLC

Stratham, New Hampshire
Hotel & Restaurant, Premises Liability - Hotels, Motels, Resorts, Hospitality, Food, Franchising, Gaming, Gambling, Casino Hotels, Hotel & Restaurant, Restaurants, Alcohol Service, Hotel Operations, Hotel Premises Liability, Safety, Hotel Security, Hotels/Hospitality, Lodging, Management, Risk Management, Slip, Trip & Fall, Wrongful Death
Safety, Security, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Slip, Trip & Fall, Scalding, Drowning, Other Personal Injuries, Franchise and Management Contract Disputes, Industry Operating Standards & Product Standards, Safety & Security Standards, Emergency Procedures, Integrity Standards, Human Resources, Employee Qualifications & Hiring Practices, Standards for Employee, Wrongful Termination, Training, Sales & Marketing Practices, Casino & Gaming Operations, Food & Beverage Service, Alcohol Service

Kym Martell, CRM, CIC, AAI, CRIS, MLIS KM Associates

Allenhurst, New Jersey
Insurance, Risk Management - Agent/Broker Duties & Responsibilities, Insurance Errors & Omissions, E&O, Standards of Care, Insurance, Personal Lines, Commercial Lines, Property & Casualty, Property/Liability, Insurance Coverage Disputes
38 years’ experience as an insurance & risk management professional with a diverse background in both agency and company operations. In 1995, I began my own training and consulting firm specializing in training for property & casualty professionals. Practice includes continuing education training, specialized training programs, E&O loss control audits, E&O loss control training, Performance Coaching, and Expert witness & litigation support services. Speaker and presenter for various professional and private organizations on property and casualty insurance, errors & omissions, national certification programs, Accredited Customer Service Representative (ACSR), Construction Risk Specialist (CRIS), Accredited Advisor of Insurance (AAI), including Big I NJ, and IIABA, as an approved instructor to facilitate E&O Risk Management Program.

David R. Mullaney, Esq. D. R. Mullaney P.C.

New Jersey
Construction, Construction Defects - Construction Delays, Construction Breach Of Contract, Substandard Workmanship, Architectural Negligence, Design-Engineering Defects, Cost Dispute Analysis & Reconciliation, Building Inspection, Risk Management, Schedule Delay Responsibility, Slips, Trips & Falls, Job Site Failures
David R. Mullaney, Esq. is a detail-oriented licensed Attorney At Law and Construction Expert with 2 plus decades experience in all facets of the low to mid rise construction industry where his former firm constructed numerous new buildings and building additions from institutional academic buildings to athletic centers, theatrical venues, and numerous academic residential housing developments. Having founded and served for 24 years as CEO of Mullaney Corporation, former Construction Manager's at Risk, Mr. Mullaney understands the vertical construction business, and particularly the demands of private clients, including the unwavering and unrelenting August and December building completion dates for private school client services, notwithstanding labor shortages and material supply issues. Serving New England and New York, his company constructed on average 11 major building projects each year many with multilevel underground parking garages. A significant portion of the client b...

Marianne Santarelli Marianne Santarelli, Safety, Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Consulting Services LLC

Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Safety, Industrial Hygiene - Construction, Research and Development, Environmental, Occupational Health, Noise, Accident Investigations, Risk Management, Fatality Investigations, ISO Management Systems, Insurance, Emergency Management, Drug/Alcohol Use Management, Behavioral Management, Training, Contractor Safety, Owners Rep.
A highly experienced, Environmental, Health and Safety professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist and Certified Safety Professional, with applied comprehensive skills, a strong commitment to excellence and progressive functional managerial experience with a specialization in the arena of Global EH&S Management Systems. Technical proficiencies in industrial hygiene, safety and environmental disciplines, regulatory compliance analyses, product EH&S program development, permitting, training, ergonomics, EH&S audit and gap analysis, corrective action development, risk management analysis, workers compensation claims management and wellness programs and construction EH&S within a multitude of manufacturing, construction, research and development, governmental and administrative environments. Owner/President – 2021-present- Marianne Santarelli Safety, Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Consulting Services, LLC • A full-service Safety, Occupational Health and Environmental Consultin...

Trevor A Sherwood, II POOL OPERATION MANAGEMENT

Brick, New Jersey
Aquatics Safety, Risk Management - Pools, Swimming Pools, Water Death, MSDS, Drowning, Drowning Investigations, Drowning Prevention, Chemical Exposure, Chemical Fires, Chemical Hazards, Chemical Incompatabilities, Chemical Product Safety, Chemical Risks, Chemical Spills, Chlorine, Hazardous Chemical Reactions, Hazardous Chem.
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Garden State Scholar PHTA Certified Pool/Spa Operator (CPO) Instructor Certification PHTA Certified Pool/Spa Operator (CPO) Certification PHTA Certified Pool Operator & Inspector PHTA Advanced Service Technician (AST) Instructor PHTA Certified Building Professional (CBP) & Course Instructor PHTA Certified Service Professional (CSP) & Course Instructor PHTA Certified Service Technician Instructor (CST) & Course Instructor PHTA Certified Maintenance( Specialist (CMS) & Course Instructor PHTA Certified Building Professional (CBP) Review Course Instructor PHTA Professional Pool & Spa Operator (PPSO) & Instructor PRPS Swimming Pool Pesticide Instructor Certification Pool & Spa Heater Service Training, Pool and Spa Electrical Qualification Training OSHA's Competent Person Training Lead instructor for NESPA VGB training team granted by CPSC Assisted NJ and MA State Bathing Code Development Train NJREHS on Water Chemistry and Pool Inspections PHTA-1 ...

Al J. Heraghty, MSE, CPSI Total Sports Consulting Services LLC

Commack, New York
Athletics & Recreation, Risk Management - Playground Equipment, Playground Supervision, Physical Education, Gym, Athletics, Health Club, Fitness equipment, Exercise equipment, Fitness Instruction, Weight Room, Sport Facility, Lacrosse, Coaching.
Professor Heraghty currently serves as Academic Chairperson of Health & Physical Education at SUNY Suffolk. Prior to this role he was the Fitness & Aquatics Director and Head Lacrosse Coach at Suffolk. He is a Certified Playground Safety Inspector credentialed by the National Recreation and Park Association and is also certified by the National Program for Playground Safety. He currently serves on the Sports Equipment, Playing Surfaces, and Facilities committee with American Society for Testing and Materials International (ASTM). Professor Heraghty specializes in Risk Management Programs for various types of sports, recreation and fitness activities as well as the preparation of expert opinions for both plaintiff and defendants, in conjunction with recreation and sport personal injury cases. SPECIALITY FOCUS: Playground Equipment Accidents, Gym, Playground Supervision, Recreation, Fitness, Physical Education, Athletic, Health Clubs, Lacrosse, Weight Rooms, Athletic/Sport Facil...

David R. Mullaney, Esq. D. R. Mullaney P.C.

New York
Construction, Construction Defects - Construction Delays, Construction Breach Of Contract, Substandard Workmanship, Architectural Negligence, Design-Engineering Defects, Cost Dispute Analysis & Reconciliation, Building Inspection, Risk Management, Schedule Delay Responsibility, Slips, Trips & Falls, Job Site Failures
David R. Mullaney, Esq. is a detail-oriented licensed Attorney At Law and Construction Expert with 2 plus decades experience in all facets of the low to mid rise construction industry where his former firm constructed numerous new buildings and building additions from institutional academic buildings to athletic centers, theatrical venues, and numerous academic residential housing developments. Having founded and served for 24 years as CEO of Mullaney Corporation, former Construction Manager's at Risk, Mr. Mullaney understands the vertical construction business, and particularly the demands of private clients, including the unwavering and unrelenting August and December building completion dates for private school client services, notwithstanding labor shortages and material supply issues. Serving New England and New York, his company constructed on average 11 major building projects each year many with multilevel underground parking garages. A significant portion of the client b...

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...

Gary R. Garcia

Charlotte, North Carolina
Insurance, Risk Management - Property & Casualty Insurance, Business Insurance, Underwriting, Insurance Coverage, Alternative Risk, Loss Sensitive Rating Programs, Self-Insurance, Umbrella Insurance, Excess Insurance, Reinsurance, Managing General Agents
Gary spent his entire career with insurance carriers, and all job roles included underwriting as part or total responsibility. He served in various Home Office and Field management roles of increasing responsibility, including Regional Underwriting Manager, Regional Executive, Home Office Casualty Executive, Executive Vice President and President/COO. He led the establishment and served as the Executive of a highly successful Property/Casualty Risk Management Division, responsible for large regional and national domestic U.S. and multinational clients. His broad range of expertise was gained through continuous involvement over the course of his career in increasingly complex coverage and program designs for domestic and multinational business. Development and effective management of these business segments required effective multifunctional teamwork including underwriting, actuarial, financial, legal, reinsurance, claims management, risk engineering, and client services. Gary'...

David Harlowe The Sport Management Group, Inc.

Greensboro, North Carolina
Athletics & Recreation, Risk Management - Health clubs, fitness studios, colleges, gyms, high schools, minor league sports, professional sports, emergency planning, stadiums, sports
- Founder and President of The Sport Management Group, Inc. (SMG), a national risk management company specializing in the athletic and fitness industries. SMG is currently in its 28th year of service. - Has personally performed over 3,500 safety audits on athletic and fitness facilities for his company, the Sport Management Group. - SMG has performed over 14,000 risk assessments nationwide. - Has been retained as an expert witness in over 30 cases nationwide. - Reviews and develops risk management strategies for the Atlantic Coast Conference and its member institutions. - Wrote “Fitness Center Safety” chapter in Risk Management in Sport, Second Edition, edited by Herb Appenzeller. - Has written a bi-monthly risk management column for Fitness Management Magazine. - Manages over 500 independent field inspectors around the country. - Authored various safety manuals and training programs designed for athletic directors, health club owners and managers. - Created and currently maint...

Donia Anderson, RN

Hicksville, Ohio
Nursing Home Administration, Nursing Homes - Skilled nursing facility, assisted living, long term care, geriatrics, residential care facility, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, director of nursing, group homes, risk management, policies and procedures, antipsychotics, side effects, emergency room, ICU, compliance, infection
Nursing Home Administrator and Award-winning Director of Nursing. Broad clinical experience includes Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing and Floor Nurse. Long Term Care, Community Hospital, Emergency Room, and ICU experience.

William G Leffler, DDS, JD,FACD, FICD, FAGD, FACLM Ohio Forensic Odontologists

Massillon, Ohio
Dentist, Risk Management - Forensic Odontology, State Board Issues, Defense, Plaintiff
Fellow- Academy of General Dentistry,Fellow- American Endodontic Society,Fellow- Pierre Fauchard Academy, Fellow- International College of Dentists, Fellow- American College of Dentists, Fellow- American College of Legal Medicine, Board eligible- International Board of Orthodontics, Certified Medical Investigator IV- ACFE International, Certified Homeland Security III - ACFE International, Assistant Stark County Coroner, Ohio State Dental Board, Past-Secretary, Commissioner, Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)

Mark R. Malone New Auburn Energy Management, LLC

Edmond, Oklahoma
Oil and Gas, Engineering - Completions, Hydraulic Fracturing, Stimulation, Operations, Workovers, Drill outs, Acidizing, Cementing, Environmental, Safety, Pumping Services, Production, Artificial Lift, Reporting, Risk Management, Project Mangement, Oil & Gas Management, Perforating/wireline, Asset Mgmt, Salt Water disposal
MARK MALONE currently serves as Completions Engineering Manager for New Auburn Energy Management where he oversees a variety of domestic and international projects. Malone recently served as Senior Vice President of Operations for Riley Permian Operating of Oklahoma City. Prior to Riley, Malone spent seven years as Senior Vice President of Operations and Corporate Officer for Gulfport Energy Corporation. While at Gulfport Mr. Malone was responsible for the production & completion operations of all assets including up to 1.4 Bcfe/day gross production in the Utica shale of SE Ohio, over 7000 bopd in the SCOOP play of south-central Oklahoma and up to 4000 bopd in the shallow water of West Cote Blanch Bay in SE Louisiana while executing annual D&C budgets of up to $1.2 billion. Mr. Malone also served as Senior Asset Manager in the Marcellus Shale at Chesapeake Energy Corporation where he was responsible for operations in the Marcellus shale of NE Pennsylvania producing up to 1.2 Bcfe/d...

Michael Salitore, Ed.D.

Gresham, Oregon
Education & Schools, School Safety - School Standards of Practice, Special Education, School Safety, Child Abuse, Child Sexual Abuse, Behavior and Discipline, School Mental Health, IDEA, ADA, 504, District and School Administration, Federal Programs, Restraint and Seclusion, Evaluation, Assessment, Disability, and Risk Management.
Dr. Michael Salitore is an experienced educator, school psychologist, leader, and policy analyst. He currently serves at the State Education Agency level, coordinating the Investigations and Complaints Unit. He has served as a school district administrator, school psychologist, and adjunct faculty in the public education sector since 2003. He has served as director of student services for rural and urban school districts. His role involved administering special education policy/ federal programs, school safety, and behavioral health under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as managing school health services, school-based mental health, threat assessment, child abuse prevention, and crisis response programs. As a licensed school psychologist, he has experience with behavioral consulting, evaluating, assessing, and treating children pre-k through post-high school with disabilities. Dr. Salitore has experience a...

Howard B Brownstein, CTP The Brownstein Corporation

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
Business Operations, Business Valuation - Bankruptcy, Restructuring, Valuation, Distress, Turnaround Management, Crisis Management, Corporate Governance, Banking/Lending, Finance, Investment Banking, Business Practices, Fraud, Risk Management, M&A
Howard Brownstein is a nationally-known turnaround and crisis management professional, and is the President of The Brownstein Corporation, which provides turnaround management and advisory services to companies and their stakeholders, as well as investment banking services, fiduciary services, and litigation consulting, investigations and valuation services. He has extensive experience in valuing businesses, obtaining financing, and selling businesses. He serves as Financial Advisor to Debtors, lenders and Creditor Committees in bankruptcy proceedings, and as a litigation expert in several cases including the landmark Merry-Go-Round bankruptcy. Mr. Brownstein served as Chief Restructuring Officer in U.S. Mortgage, a $138 million mortgage fraud, and as Plan Administrator in Montgomery Ward LLC, the largest retail liquidation in history. Mr. Brownstein has been involved in the above activities for over 30 years. Mr. Brownstein regularly serves as an independent corporate board ...

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 R. Mullaney, Esq. D. R. Mullaney P.C.

Rhode Island
Construction, Construction Defects - Construction Delays, Construction Breach Of Contract, Substandard Workmanship, Architectural Negligence, Design-Engineering Defects, Cost Dispute Analysis & Reconciliation, Building Inspection, Risk Management, Schedule Delay Responsibility, Slips, Trips & Falls, Job Site Failures
David R. Mullaney, Esq. is a detail-oriented licensed Attorney At Law and Construction Expert with 2 plus decades experience in all facets of the low to mid rise construction industry where his former firm constructed numerous new buildings and building additions from institutional academic buildings to athletic centers, theatrical venues, and numerous academic residential housing developments. Having founded and served for 24 years as CEO of Mullaney Corporation, former Construction Manager's at Risk, Mr. Mullaney understands the vertical construction business, and particularly the demands of private clients, including the unwavering and unrelenting August and December building completion dates for private school client services, notwithstanding labor shortages and material supply issues. Serving New England and New York, his company constructed on average 11 major building projects each year many with multilevel underground parking garages. A significant portion of the client b...

James A Poage, MA, CSP, ASP, SMS, CSMP, COHC James Poage LLC

Aiken, South Carolina
Safety, OSHA - Fall Protection, Employee Safety, Occupational Safety, Occupational Health, Workplace Accidents, Driver Safety, Safety Training, Workplace Illness, Workplace Injury, Workplace Fatality, Fall Prevention, Hearing Protection, Accident Prevention, Risk Management, Risk Exposure, Billboard Safety
Certified Safety Professional/CSP-34643 Associate Safety Professional/ASP-28339 Safety Management Specialist/SMS-646 Certified Safety Management Practitioner/14307 Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist/506102 OSHA Outreach Instructor - General Industry OSHA Outreach Instructor - Construction National Safety Council CPR/First Aid/AED Instructor National Safety Council Defensive Driving Instructor COVID19 Return to Work Auditor FEMA - Fire Prevention training

Ellen Szubski, M.S., Ph.D., CXLT, CPSI, AHFP The Warren Group, Inc.

Irmo, South Carolina
Human Factors, Premises Liability - Accident Prevention, Risk Management, Illumination, Conspicuity, Visual Perception, Slip resistance, Playground Safety, Premises Liability, Lighting, Line of Sight, Driver Distraction, Roadway Markings, Environmental Conditions, Slip-Trip- Fall Evaluations, Workplace Injuries, Human Factors, OSHA
Ellen Szubski, Ph.D., is a human factors consultant at The Warren Group. She earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Human Factors Psychology and a Master of Science in Applied Psychology from Clemson University. Ellen is also a Certified XL Tribometrist, a Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI), and a Certified Associate Human Factors Professional (AHFP). Ellen worked in the Clemson Visual Perception and Performance Laboratory examining the factors contributing to the conspicuity of pedestrians and bicyclists in challenging road conditions, such as nighttime driving. She did her dissertation on “The Influence of Pedestrian Biological Motion on Time-To-Collision Estimates at Night”. Prior to entering the forensic field, Ellen planned and conducted experiments for a major bicycle manufacturer that improved bicycle conspicuity. She also conducted laser strike perception and performance studies for the Department of Defense. Ellen applies her experience in Human Factors to the ana...

Robert Hughes Associates, Inc.

Richardson, Texas
Insurance, Actuarial - P&C, L&H, reinsurance, insurance agency standards, insurance underwriting, insurance archaeology, bad faith, actuarial, property & casualty insurance, life & health insurance, risk management, insurance broker standards
Robert Hughes Associates, established 1979, is a group of insurance experts with a wide range of experience and backgrounds -- former insurance company executives, agents, brokers, underwriters, Workers Compensation specialists, D&O and E&O expertise, risk managers, claims managers, adjusters, actuaries and captive management specialists. Degrees include Masters and PhDs. Certifications include CPCU, RPLU, RF, ACE, ACAS, MAAA, CLU, CEBS, FCAS, SCLA, ChFC, RHU, LLIF, CRPS, FLMI, and CSSC. Robert Hughes Associates is an internationally recognized insurance, risk management and actuarial consulting company, with membership in the Academy of Experts (London), Fellow of the Institute of Directors (London), and Tribunalized at Lloyd’s of London.

Cory W Bruner Propel Safety Consulting

San Antonio, Texas
Safety, Risk Management - Legal Consulting, OSHA, Construction Safety, General Industry Safety, Safety Program, Safety Training, Job-site Accident Investigation, Safety Expert Witness, Job-site accident/fatality, OSHA Inspection, Concrete Pumping Accident, Concrete Pumping Safety, Electrical Safety, Electrical Accident.
Propel Safety Consulting is a full service safety, risk and legal consulting firm. We provide our clients turn key service that we personally help implement and that provides proven results. We stand by our success of helping our clients achieve the success they seek in their compliance programs. We have consulted for hundreds of clients and have reviewed hundreds of accident and fatality cases. With this knowledge of lessons learned from tragedy, we have developed programs and training that will help your firm become proactive in the prevention of accidents and prepared to handle accidents when they do happen without stress. Our team has decades of experience in safety, risk and legal consulting in real world ever day management for some of the biggest construction, chemical, oil and gas, manufacturing, meat packing and processing companies in the country. We know what works and doesn't work through decades of experience getting it wrong and right. We believe our clients are our pa...

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...

Patrick J Walsh, CSP Walsh Safety Consulting

Georgetown, Texas
Safety, Construction - OSHA, Personal Injury, Property Damage, Risk Management, Loss Prevention, Accident Investigation

Morris D. Argyle, PhD, PE

Provo, Utah
Chemical Engineering, Safety - Petroleum Refining, Heterogenous Catalysis, Process Safety Management, Risk Management, Hazard Analysis, Fluid Catalytic Cracking, Oil and Gas, Energy, Catalyst Deactivation
Professional Engineer registered in Texas. Eight years' petroleum refining experience in process design, economics, fluid catalytic cracking operation and supervision, hydrodesulfurization and catalytic reforming supervision, technical and operations supervision. Prior expert witness in cases involving chemical engineering safety (heat transfer and pressure relief) and attempted arson. Twenty years' experience teaching undergraduate and graduate chemical engineering courses. 61 peer-reviewed journal publications in areas of heterogenous catalysis, catalyst deactivation, energy, hydrogen generation and purification, and CO2 capture, Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Michael Claverie Claverie Safety Consultation L.L.C.

RIVERTON, Utah
Safety, OSHA - 1910 General Industry, Accident Investigation, Fall Protection, Haz-Com, Hazard Recognition, Logistics Safety, OSHA Record Keeping, OSHA Standards, Powered Industrial Truck Operations, PPE, Risk Management, Root Cause Analysis, Safety Training, Warehouse Safety, Workplace Injuries
Mr. Claverie has been doing occupational health and safety work since 2010 and has experience applying safe work practices within a broad range of industries including fire prevention, training, construction, power generation, manufacturing, DOT, and warehouse logistics. He can speak to a wide range of health and safety topics and the applicable regulatory requirements. He has a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Health and Safety and is certified through the BCSP and holds a current Certified Safety Professional certificate (CSP). He has in the past been a certified First Aid class trainer, respirator fit tester, and done industrial hygiene sampling work. He is very familiar with the OSHA 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Regulations, and also has experience with the OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Construction regulations as well. He is proficient in accident investigation, root cause analysis, OSHA standards, OSHA recordkeeping, powered industrial truck operations, warehouse safety, logistics s...

Karla Lacayo, MD

Vienna, Virginia
Emergency Medicine - Heart Attack, Stroke, Sepsis, Airway Management, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Ectopic Pregnancy, Ovarian Torsion, Testicular Torsion, Appendicitis, Orthopedic Injuries, Medical Necessity, EMTALA, Medical Malpractice, Risk Management
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). 14 years of experience in Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Practices full time in a mid-sized community hospital, supervises physician extenders. Worked as the sole provider in free-standing Emergency Department. Expert in standard of care in Emergency Medicine. Can assist with case review, expert witness testimony, opinions on medical malpractice and negligence. Medical Director for the Emergency Department, Chief of Staff for the Hospital. Serves on Credentials Committee, Quality Committee, and Peer Review Committee. Graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College, completed medical school at Northwestern University, and Emergency Medicine Residency at George Washington University. Licensed in Virginia. Fluent in Spanish.

Damian J. Arguello Crest Insurance Law & Consulting, LLC

Newcastle, Washington
Insurance, Risk Management - Insurance claim handling, insurance standards, bad faith, Insurance agent/broker professional negligence, errors & omissions insurance, Contractual risk transfer
I’m Damian J. Arguello, an experienced former adjuster, claim manager, and insurance agency errors & omissions risk manager. I provide consulting and testifying expert services on cases nationwide. I have testified over 30 times, including jury trials and arbitration proceedings, as well as depositions. I have three decades of unique insurance industry experience, having worked in and around the insurance industry since 1986: A former multi-line claims adjuster A claims manager at a top-20 insurance brokerage An insurance brokerage's errors & omissions risk manager An Adjunct Professor of Insurance Law A former faculty member for the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research I was one of the leaders of a claims reengineering project for a major insurance company, working with the prestigious consulting firm McKinsey & Company. I have provided consulting and testifying expert witness services in a diverse range of cases: Construction Defect Claims Builders Risk Cla...

Mark J Lawless, CSMI

Seattle, Washington
Construction, Safety - Construction Defects, Premises Liability, Changed Conditions, Engineering (Field), Risk Management, Scope of Work, Insurance Coverage, Scheduling, Subcontracting, Estimating, Alternate Dispute Resolution, Standard Practices

Justin B Boge, DO, DABA, MHA, MS, BS Chamuel, LLC

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Nerve epidural joint injections, quality assurance, risk management, ketamine, cannabis, marijuana, opioids, rhizotomy, radio frequency ablation, Chronic Pain, postoperative pain, Spinal Cord stimulator, pain pump, CRPS/RSD, interventional medical management, injury, infection, paralysis, death
Award winning teacher and lecturer, double board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesia (ABA). Dr. Boge received a Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP), medical school scholarship from the US Air Force (1996-2000). Dr. Boge has worked in Risk Management and Quality Assurance as an Active Duty Pain and Anesthesia physician with the US Air Force. Dr. Boge also served as an Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (2006 to 2016). Dr. Boge has over 23 years of experience reviewing medical records and practicing pain and anesthesia medicine. Dr. Boge has experience in report writing, deposition and courtroom testimony. Dr. Boge recently completed a master’s in health care administration (MHA) from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (December 2021), utilizing his veteran Post 9-11 scholarship. He answers phone calls/emails promptly and is respectful of deadli...

Marjean K. Pountain, CPM Pountain Partners LLC

Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
Real Estate, Property Management - Standards of Care, Premise liability, Slip, Trip & Fall, Risk Management, Landlord/Tenant, Property Management/Maintenance, Security and Lighting, Senior Housing, Commercial Real Estate, Homeowner/Condo, Student Housing, Mixed Use, Snow and Ice Maintenance, Parking Lot Maintenance,
Pountain Partners provides expert witness testimonies for attorneys and real estate developers. Services include market studies, feasibility analysis, deposition, mediation, arbitration, litigation support and trial testimony. We have the knowledge and experience as to the standards of real estate management and all landlord/tenant issues. Pountain Partners will review the documentation, do the research, offer opinions and provide written reports as to what are customary and reasonable standards of care. Topics Pountain Partners excels in include: Property Management Safety Regulations Tenant and Landlord Rights Standards of Care Premises Liability Slips, Trips and Falls Security and Lighting Negligence in Hiring, Supervision, and On-site Practices Landlord Tenant and Vendor Disputes Property Maintenance Best Practices and Responsibilities Security Deposits Common Area Maintenance Charges (CAM) Fair Housing Ethics HUD Housing (Section 8) Tax Credit Housing (Section 42)
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