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This page contains 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, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts. The issues and subjects these risk management expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Risk Management, Standard Of Care, OSHA, Premises Liability, Safety, Ethics, Insurance, Medical Malpractice, Property & Casualty Insurance, Bad Faith, Causation, Commercial Lines, Credentialing, Emtala, and Fair Claim Practices.

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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...

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

Arizona
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
49+ 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...

Robert E. Underdown, AINS, SIA, AIC, ARM, CFLC The Insurance Archaeologist

Maricopa, Arizona
Insurance, Risk Management - Agent/Broker Standards, Bad Faith Claims, Good Faith Claims, Insurance Industry Claims Handling Standards, Construction Defect Coverage, Coverage Opinions, Fair Claim Practices, Financial Institution Bond Expert, Insurance Industry Standards, Life Insurance Suitability Opinions, Fidelity and Surety
Insurance Expert Witness Robert E. “Bob” Underdown is an experienced and highly qualified insurance expert witness providing testimony in insurance cases across the United States. Bob, “The Insurance Archaeologist™”, digs for the buried treasure in your insurance policies. He has over 30 years of experience as a Claims Manager and Risk Manager in both the public and private sectors. Some of the other areas in which Mr. Underdown has direct hands-on experience are: Attorney Malpractice Insurance Coverage, Attorney Malpractice Claims Handling, Bad Faith Claims, Broker Contingency Commissions, Claims Management, Fidelity/Surety Bonds, Financial Institution Bonds, Health Insurance Coverage Expert, Workers’ Comp Retrospectively Rated Plans, Risk Management Standards and Practices, Third Party Claims Standards, and other areas. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Appointed, 2018, to serve a four-year term as a public member of the Judicial Selection Committee on Character and Fitness for the Sup...

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
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 a concentrated program for business owners and managers 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...

Stephen D Chin, MD, FAAEM

Burlingame, California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Medical Malpractice, Risk Management, Documentation Analysis, Quality Assurance, Medical Education, Trauma, Child Abuse
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine for over 20 years with over 25 years of Emergency Department practice experience and over 10 years of experience training Emergency Medicine Physicians at a Level I Trauma Center. Over 10 years of experience in Emergency Medicine Documentation Quality Assurance. Quality Assurance Consultant for the Medical Board of California. Instructor for the American Academy of Emergency Medicine Oral Board Review Course. Award Winning Public Speaker. Experienced in providing both deposition and trial testimony as an Expert Witness in Emergency Medicine. High Ethical Standards. Detail focused peer reviewed work product. Prompt Responsiveness.

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-lines 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 knowledg...

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...

Jonathan Terry, DO, ABIHM

Clovis, California
Psychiatry, Mental Health - Suicide, Side Effects, Depression, Bipolar, Anxiety, Pharmacology, Risk Management, Addiction, Telemedicine, Functional Medicine, Alternative Medicine, Child Psychiatry, Psychiatrist, Hospital, Inpatient, Wrongful Death, Standard of Care, Causation, Damages
RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF 2015’S AND 2018'S TOP PSYCHIATRISTS BY THE CONSUMERS’ RESEARCH COUNCIL OF AMERICA, Jonathan Terry, DO, ABIHM  is a board-certified osteopathic physician and surgeon, a general psychiatrist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), a Diplomate of the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons (NBPAS), and a Diplomate of the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine (ABIHM). He is involved in the certification process through the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM).  Dr. Terry is proud to be a National Health Service Corps Ambassador, and works primarily with underserved and migrant worker populations, correctional settings, high-acuity inpatient psychiatric patients, and in program and policy-building initiatives. Dr. Terry’s clinical interests include primary care consultation, nutrition, osteopathy, integrative medicine, strength-based therapies, and prevention. Dr. Terry is an accomplished author, has served as a medic...

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
49+ 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...

Robert E. Underdown, AINS, SIA, AIC, ARM, CFLC The Insurance Archaeologist

California
Insurance, Risk Management - Agent/Broker Standards, Bad Faith Claims, Good Faith Claims, Insurance Industry Claims Handling Standards, Construction Defect Coverage, Coverage Opinions, Fair Claim Practices, Financial Institution Bond Expert, Insurance Industry Standards, Life Insurance Suitability Opinions, Fidelity and Surety
Insurance Expert Witness Robert E. “Bob” Underdown is an experienced and highly qualified insurance expert witness providing testimony in insurance cases across the United States. Bob, “The Insurance Archaeologist™”, digs for the buried treasure in your insurance policies. He has over 30 years of experience as a Claims Manager and Risk Manager in both the public and private sectors. Some of the other areas in which Mr. Underdown has direct hands-on experience are: Attorney Malpractice Insurance Coverage, Attorney Malpractice Claims Handling, Bad Faith Claims, Broker Contingency Commissions, Claims Management, Fidelity/Surety Bonds, Financial Institution Bonds, Health Insurance Coverage Expert, Workers’ Comp Retrospectively Rated Plans, Risk Management Standards and Practices, Third Party Claims Standards, and other areas. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Appointed, 2018, to serve a four-year term as a public member of the Judicial Selection Committee on Character and Fitness for the Sup...

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

Pleasanton, California
Security, Police Practices & Procedures - Premises Liability, Safety, Hotel and Restaurant, Crime Foreseeability, Negligence & Liability, Use of Force, Over Escalation, Emergency Preparedness, Risk 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, and Vulnerability 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)

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 Camps
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 38 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 understanding in much of the recreational industry that few others have. He 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 He has been accepted as an expert witness in civil and criminal cases. He has worked on over 300 cases i...

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...

Bo Mitchell, CEM, CPP, CBCP, CHS-V, CSI-ML, HSEEP, IAC, MOAB, CHSP, CHEP, CSHM, CESCO, CHCM, 911 Consulting

Wilton, Connecticut
Emergency Preparedness, Risk Management - Emergency Management and Training, Business Continuity, Emergency Plans, Disaster Recovery, Emergency Response Training, NFPA Standards Compliance, OSHA Compliance, NFPA 1600, Emergency National Standards, Life Safety Compliance, Workplace Violence, Active Shooter
Bo Mitchell was Police Commissioner of Wilton, CT for 16 years. He retired in February 2001 to found 911 Consulting which creates emergency, disaster recovery, business continuity, crisis communications and pandemic plans, plus training and exercises for organizations like GE HQ, Hyatt HQ, MasterCard HQ, four colleges and universities plus 25 secondary schools. He serves clients headquartered from Boston to LA working in their facilities from London to San Francisco. Bo has earned 22 certifications in homeland security, EM, DR, BC, safety and security. He also serves as an expert in landmark court cases nationally. CERTIFICATIONS Bo has earned Board Certifications in a broad array of skills with a great depth of training: CEM: Certified Emergency Manager CPP: Certified Protection Professional CHS-V: Certified, Homeland Security-Level 5 CBCP: Certified Business Continuity Professional CSI-ML: Certified Safety Instructor-Master Level HSEEP: Homeland Security Exercise & Evaluation Prog...

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...

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 16 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 35 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. He also writes the Safety and Training Column for Rotor and Wing Magazine. Keith is a certified...

Dainius A. Drukteinis, MD, JD, FACEP Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine - Tampa General Hospital

Tampa, Florida
Emergency Medicine - EMTALA, Medical Malpractice, Risk Management, Ethics, Hospital Liability, Quality Assurance, Standard of Care, Trauma, Wound Management, Chest Pain, Stroke, Respiratory Distress, Peer Review
Attending Emergency Medicine Physician, Tampa General Hospital Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of South Florida Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, Licensed in Florida. Voted Runner-Up for the Top Emergency Medicine Physician in Tampa Bay, Tampa Magazine two years in a row (2017/2018 and 2018/2019). Completed NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medicine Residency, Judicial Clerk New Hampshire Supreme Court (1996-1997), Inducted Massachusetts and New Hampshire Bar, Author Chapter 140 Risk Management and Legal Principles in Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies, 9th ed. (2010), Member of MetroWest Medical Center Ethics Committee, Elected Executive Board of MetroWest Emergency Medicine Physicians (2009), Cofounder Law and Medicine Curriculum for NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medicine Residency, Author of Law and Medicine Rounds Column of NY Emergency Medicine Blog.

Donald L. Mellman, MD, MPH, MBA Donald L. Mellman, MD, Inc.

Westchase, Florida
Arbitration/Mediation, Neurological Surgery - Medical Staff, Hospital Relations, Quality, Risk Management, Ethics, Med Staff Credentialing, Hospital Policy and Procedure, Patient Safety, Independent Record Review, Medical Staff Issues, Utilization
26 years as private practice neurosurgeon. Chief Medical Officer in two teaching hospitals. Certified in healthcare compliance. IMEs. Medical-legal Experience: 2,500+ cases. Certified Independent Medical Examiner. Qualified court-appointed arbitrator. Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Mediator.

Robert Raggi, MD Robert Raggi, MD, PC

Hillsboro Beach, Florida
Medical Management, Legal Medicine - Hospital Negligence, Neonatal & Prenatal Medicine, General Surgery, Anesthesiology, Orthopedics Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, Pain Medicine Management, Dispute Resolution, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Risk Management, Fraud, Vascular Surgery
30 year leadership experience in Quality Management, Director, Chairman and Chief Medical Officer in broad scope of Health Care Facilities. These include University Centers, Community, Rural, Ambulatory Surgical Healthcare facilities and Hospitals. Experience in setting up new ambulatory centers, 24/7 Neonatal Service, 24/7 Intensivist Critical Care Service, 1st Community Hospital in Nation to achieve The Joint Commission Patient Blood Management Certification, Medical Legal consultant, physician mentor, University teaching, National Committee on Closed Claim Review and management of 550 medical staff.

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...

Scott Stein, A.R.M. Risk Management Partners, Inc.

Boca Raton, Florida
Insurance, Risk Management - Agent and Agency Standards of Care and Practices, Broker Standards of Care, Failure to Procure, Claims Management and Claims Handling, Insurance- Bad Faith, Insurance Errors and Omissions, Professional Liability Insurance, Property and General Liability Insurance, Risk Management, Workers Comp
Engaged as an Expert Witness in excess of 150 cases over 14 years, and never disqualified by any Court. With seven years of experience working in national brokerage organizations followed by seventeen years of owning and managing his own independent insurance agency organization, Mr. Stein has vast experience and expertise in: Agent and Broker Procedures, Failure to Procure, Standards of Care of an Agency, Broker, and Insurance Company, Insurance Agent and Broker Liability, Insurance Errors and Omissions, Property and Casualty Insurance Coverage and Placement Issues, Insurance Disputes-Bad Faith, Sales Practices, Risk Management Practices and Standards, Professional Liability Insurance- Standards of Care, Workers Compensation Insurance-Standards of Care, Bad Faith claims, Broker and agency Sales Practices.

Robert E. Underdown, AINS, SIA, AIC, ARM, CFLC The Insurance Archaeologist

Florida
Insurance, Risk Management - Agent/Broker Standards, Bad Faith Claims, Good Faith Claims, Insurance Industry Claims Handling Standards, Construction Defect Coverage, Coverage Opinions, Fair Claim Practices, Financial Institution Bond Expert, Insurance Industry Standards, Life Insurance Suitability Opinions, Fidelity and Surety
Insurance Expert Witness Robert E. “Bob” Underdown is an experienced and highly qualified insurance expert witness providing testimony in insurance cases across the United States. Bob, “The Insurance Archaeologist™”, digs for the buried treasure in your insurance policies. He has over 30 years of experience as a Claims Manager and Risk Manager in both the public and private sectors. Some of the other areas in which Mr. Underdown has direct hands-on experience are: Attorney Malpractice Insurance Coverage, Attorney Malpractice Claims Handling, Bad Faith Claims, Broker Contingency Commissions, Claims Management, Fidelity/Surety Bonds, Financial Institution Bonds, Health Insurance Coverage Expert, Workers’ Comp Retrospectively Rated Plans, Risk Management Standards and Practices, Third Party Claims Standards, and other areas. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Appointed, 2018, to serve a four-year term as a public member of the Judicial Selection Committee on Character and Fitness for the Sup...

Edward E Wankel, MPA Leisure Services Assoc., Inc.

Naples, Florida
Athletics & Recreation, Risk Management - Golf Cart ROLLOVER Accidents, Sports and Recreation Facilities Management, Roller Skating Rink Accidents, Water Park Injuries, Playground Injuries, Golf Course Design/Safety, Fitness Facility Management, Develop Risk Management Programs for Recreation, trampoline,swimming pools, diving
Mr. Wankel served as the Director of the Sports and Convention Center at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood, New York. Ed Wankel also served as the Commissioner of Recreation and Parks for the Town of Islip, New York, the Commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Conservation for Suffolk County, New York and the Deputy Commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation for the State of New York. He currently serves on the Sports Equipment, Playing Surfaces and aquatic Facilities Committees with the American Society of Testing and Materials International (ASTM) and has taken the Playground Safety Course given by the National Recreation and Parks Association. SPECIALTY FOCUS: Golf Course Accidents Golf Cart Accidents Playground Accidents Roller Skating Rink Accidents Roller Rink Accidents

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. In the last five years, 70% of his expert witness engagements have come from law firms who have engaged him previously. He has served as an expert on approximately 100 agent E&O cases in fourteen 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 over 35 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 ag...

Brad Bonnell Hotel Security Group, LLC

Duluth, Georgia
Security, Hotel & Restaurant - Hotel Safety and Security, Inadequate/Negligent Security, Risk Management, Fraud Risk Management, Crisis Management,
Brad Bonnell possess 28 years of experience with progressive responsibilities in the field of hospitality safety and security. He also possess 15 years of law enforcement experience as a criminal investigator. As VP of Loss Prevention for Extended Stay America Hotels Brad served for a period of 7 years as an executive director responsible for the strategic development of a comprehensive security function for 600 company owned and manage properties. As the Global Director of Security for the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Brad was for 19 years responsible for protecting the Group's business strategy, brand reputation and assets from security breaches and associated threats through the development and implementation of operational security, safety and counter fraud programs supporting 4,700 IHG branded hotels operating in 100 countries. During his law enforcement career, Brad served as: Chief of Staff, Georgia State Patrol Internal Affairs Investigator, Georgia State Patro...

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...

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

Rockford, Illinois
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Use of Force, Police Shootings, Officer-Involved Shooting, Excessive Force, Risk Management, Police Complaint Investigation, Deadly Force, Internal Investigation, Police Policy Practices, Police Tactics, Arrest
Chief Epperson has over 38 years as a police professional. 33 years as an active law enforcement officer and 10 of those years as chief of police. Past 4 years as a police practice consultant providing court-appointed expertise in police agency Federal District Court Consent Decrees. Expert in applying Constitutional Standards, State Law, policy, and practice to police incidents. Instructs courses on police use of force, internal affairs, and discipline. Frequently perform police management assessments on staffing, operations, policy, auditing, investigations, and training. Experience includes deposition and trial testimony. Chief Epperson was instrumental in reforming the Rockford Police Department by enhancing its relationship with the community and providing internal and external transparency. Chief Epperson assisted in the formulation of a multi-jurisdictional task force to investigate officer-involved police shootings, in-custody police deaths, serious uses of force.

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

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
Specialize in breach of contract, bad faith, and agent/broker liability issues. Have been retained in about 79 cases by attorneys who represent policyholders, insurance agents, insurers, and third parties. Experience includes actual courtroom testimony, as well as deposition testimony in numerous cases. Have been retained in cases involving commercial general liability, personal auto, homeowners, commercial auto, commercial property, business income, individual life, medical expense, and disability, professional liability, employee dishonesty, worker compensation, and inland marine insurance policies. Have also been retained in cases involving an indemnification agreement and the additional insured endorsement. Finally, have been retained in cases involving financial institution, public official, and bid guaranty and contract bonds. Widely published in applied, professional journals.

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, Training, Construction, Manufacturing, 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 seventy five separate fatality and more than 150 non-fatal work-related accidents. Twenty-five years of OSHA compliance with 29 CFR regulations related to construction and general industry. Eight 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, a...

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

Gaithersburg, Maryland
Real Estate, Premises Liability - property management, real estate management, subrogation, risk management, maintenance, property operations, facilities management
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...

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...

Richard A Parker, MD Arcadia Healthcare Solutions

Newton Highlands, Massachusetts
Medical Management, Internal Medicine - Hospital Corporate Negligence, Hospital Liability, Global payment contracts, Electronic Medical Records (EMR)(EHR), Credentialing, Risk Management, Standard of Care, Ethics, Accountable Care Organization (ACO), Hospital administration, Mental Health, Discharge instructions.
15 years of experience in hospital and ACO administration in an organization with 1,700 specialists and 500 primary care doctors caring for 125,000 patients and generating $1.3 billion in annual global payment revenues. Responsible for developing quality department. Experience using Electronic Medical Records to improve quality. Developed and implemented strategies for reducing unnecessary medical utilization. Developed primary care networks. Developed disease management and care management programs. Experience at one of country’s top Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations (ACO). Since 2015, served as Chief Medical Officer for Arcadia Healthcare Solutions -- an EMR data aggregation and analytics company, Burlington, MA. Experienced speaker and presenter. Board Certified in Internal Medicine. 24 years of clinical experience as a primary care attending physician. Former editor of the Clinical Crossroads series in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association). Former ch...

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 construction, zipline deaths, zipline safety, zipline standards, aerial adventure course, ropes course, challenge course
Michael R. Smith is an industry-leading adventure tour operator and business consultant with more than 26 years of experience designing, developing, and operating zip line canopy tours, aerial adventure parks, and traditional challenge course programs. Smith serves as the managing partner of ArborTrek Canopy Adventures (https://arbortrek.com), an award-winning zip line canopy tour and aerial adventure park operator based in northern Vermont, and President of AdventureSmith, Inc. (https://adventuresmithinc.com), a niche consultancy offering risk management consulting, staff training and development services, technical inspections, adventure program audits, and business development services to zip line and adventure tour operators. Smith holds degrees in Wilderness Leadership from Prescott College (1998) and a Masters in Training and Development from Oakland University (2004). He has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies as a business consultant, authored and published climbin...

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 Associates

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.

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

Nevada
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
49+ 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...

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.

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

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...

Norman J. Pollard, Ed.D. Pollard Consulting

Alfred Station, New York
Education & Schools, School Safety - hazing, bullying, school harassment, hazing prevention, anti-bullying, risk management, school violence
Dr. Norm Pollard, retired Dean of Students and a licensed mental health counselor, has professional interests that include effecting positive change to promote campus culture, risk management, student development issues, and educating students about hazing. Norm has appeared on all the major news networks to represent Alfred University's landmark studies on Initiation Rites and Athletics and Initiation Rites in American High Schools. Several high schools, colleges and communities have consulted with Norm to integrate the survey results into their anti-hazing programs. Norm has served as an expert witness in several civil litigation cases. He has been an invited speaker to a number of national and regional conferences, to speak on hazing and initiation rites. He holds a masters degree in agency counseling from Western State College and doctorate in counseling from Drake University. He has worked on college campuses since 1984 and was director of Alfred University's Counseling and Stu...

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...

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)

Robert H. Schram, D.P.A. Maximize Life

Levittown, Pennsylvania
Safety, Slip Trip & Fall - School safety, discrimination, wrongful death, workplace issues, guardianship, workplace safety, nonprofit, mental illness, mental retardation, intellectual disabilities, abuse, special education, risk management, group homes, employee handbook, personnel injury, policies, procedures, protocols
In addition to my formal education I have Certificates from: The University of Pennsylvania Wharton School in Finance; University of Penn Medical School in Medical Ethics and Decision Making; Ford Motor Company in Dispute Resolution; PA Department of Public Welfare and Desales University in Leadership. For forty-two years I have direct work experience with: vocational rehabilitation, standard of care, special education, risk management, workplace safety, workplace abuse, discrimination, wrongful death, policies and procedures, personnel matters, business operations, employment, exploitation, guardianship, early intervention, business operations, employee issues, residential long term care, production line management, marketing, writing, fundraising, new program start-up, long range and strategic planning, teaching and training, supervision, public speaking, arbitration, mediation, conflict management/dispute resolution; group and individual counseling, human resource management. I...

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...

Frank L Brown, MD, FACP, FRSM, FCP(E) THE COMMUNICATION ACADEMY

Bluffton, South Carolina
Medical Management, Pharmacology- Clinical - Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), Credentialing, Disruptive Physicians, Drug Dosing, Electronic Medical Records (EHR), Healthcare Fraud & Abuse, MCO, Medical Devices, Medicaid, Medical Staff Affairs, Patient Safety & Quality, Pharmacology, Quality Measurements, Risk Management, Standards of Care
Over 30 years of experience in the national health insurance industry with increasing executive levels of responsibility in physician management, systems integration, mergers and acquisitions, and extramural affairs. Companies have included Oxford Healthplans, Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Wellpoint, Anthem and Cigna. Responsible for the profit and loss performance of Accountable Care Organizations throughout the country with aggregate system revenue of over $1 billion. Metrics managed included average length of stay, discharge and readmission rates, pharmacy management, comprehensive quality and patient safety, emergency department visits, mental health management, and fraud & abuse by doctors and patients. Developed several systems for the improvement in the efficiency of case management, population health management, physician profiling, patient engagement, patient satisfaction, emergency care, disaster readiness, patient grievance & appeals, and patient safety. Awarded patents ...

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.

Scott T. Bennett, CPM

Keller, Texas
Real Estate, Risk Management - Real estate and property management issues, residential, commercial, retail, HOA, hotel, mixed-use. Leasing, landlord/tenant, rent control, life/safety and environmental.
Mr. Bennett is experienced in Real Estate Management both Multi-Family, Office and Retail Organizational structure. His extensive background includes the development, operations, risk management, hazard evaluations, safety standards and "best in class" real estate management. Mr. Bennett has over 25+ years experience in multi-family, commercial, retail, condo's, mixed-use management operations and renovations. His background also includes significant real estate development services, leasing and Tenants law. He is a Certified Property Manager (CPM), and real estate executive in Texas. His expert witness/litigation support activities over the past 25+ years includes working and testifying on behalf of both Plaintiff and Defendant with significant deposition and trial experience. His work has included cases in various other states outside of Texas. Additional expertise includes Property management, premises liability, operational procedures, resident relations, employe...

Martha French, CDS Transportation Compliance Consultants

Houston, Texas
Safety, Transportation - Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, Compliance, Transportation Safety, Driver & Truck Safety, Driver Training & Qualification, Independent Contractor Relations (49 CFR Part 376/IRS), Contractor Driver Training, Vendor Relations, OSHA, Record Retention, Route Cause Analysis, Risk Management
Martha French is the founder and President of TCC. The distinction held by Martha as Certified Director of Safety from the North American Transportation Management Institute (NATMI) is one of the highest levels possible to achieve with this widely respected certification group. The business success that has resulted in Martha's skill and experience within a company's operation is proven. As a former motor carrier Director and Independent Contractor, Martha brings a unique perspective coupled with business acumen to every partnership. Prior to launching TCC, Martha held senior management positions with motor carriers and global logistics companies in the areas of Safety & Compliance and Independent Contractor Relations for 17 years. In those positions, she was responsible for the strategic and tactical management of all aspects of these areas and business performance.

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

Karla Lacayo, MD Alteon Health

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). 13 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, Vice Chief of Staff for the Hospital. Serves on Credentials Committee, Quality Committee, Sepsis 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.

Robert E. Preston The Camp Doctor Inc.

Richmond, Virginia
Risk Management, Safety - Camp Director, Camp Operations Analysis, Camp Staffing, Camp Management, Camp Site Assessment, Camp Business Model/Planning, Camp Risk Management Analysis, Camping, Camp Receiver, Retired Scouting Executive.
Profile of The Camp Doctor Inc: . Founded in 1993, incorporated in PA and VA with nine associates . Have clients both domestic and international. . Served as a court appointed Receiver in NY Supreme Court - 1999 . Served as an expert witness or consulting witness in NY, DC, TX, OH, NC, PA, MO, VA, WV, CA, AZ, MD, CT, FL, WY, IL, ME, TN, AR, MN . Conducted comprehensive camp site review and evaluations in OH, IL, CT, NH, PA, MA, WV, NY, VA, NC, MD, NJ, DE, ME, MI, AR, FL, WI, MO, CA, AZ, WY . Conducted ACA accreditation visits to thirty-five camps in NY, NJ, PA, VA . Wrote high adventure safety policies for a new camp in WY . Conducted BSA camp visitations at eight camps in NC and VA . Conducted numerous risk and safety evaluations of camps in Canada and USA . Wrote comprehensive business plans for camps in CA, AZ, NC, MI, GA . Conducted feasibility studies for camps in PA, NY, NJ, WV, IN, NC, VA, CT . Served as executive director for hearing impaired Lions Camp Kirby in...

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
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