Expert in Property/Casualty Insurance, Insurance Liability, Coverage Disputes
Expert ID: 727497 Connecticut, USA
Assisted in case involving insurance agent being sued for failure to advise. Served for defendant (agent) with successful outcome. Case where boat damaged from mistake of mechanic. Insurance Company refused to pay on behalf of mechanic. Provided evidence that coverage was available.House burned to ground with inadequate coverage. Showed that agent acted wrongly by advising on value.Insured injured by another. Insured had inadequate uninsured motorist protection. Advised attorney that insured should have had higher limits.Firm had no workers compensation insurance. Employee injured. Succcessfully demonstrated that agent at fault and funds were provided for injury.
|Year: 1984||Degree: CPCU||Subject: Insurance||Institution: American Institute of Insurance|
|Year: 1974||Degree: MBA||Subject: Business||Institution: Boston University|
|Year: 1969||Degree: BS||Subject: Biology||Institution: Bucknell University|
|Years: 1977 to 2009||Employer: Hatfield Insurance Agency, Inc.||Title: President||Department: Insurance Sales / Administration|
Responsibilities:Handled management of office/personnel and spearheaded insurance sales activity.
|Years: 1974 to 1977||Employer: Citicorp||Title: Senior Account Officer||Department: Commercial Lending|
Responsibilities:Handled large syndicated loans involving several banks where Citibank would be the lead bank. Also "audited" clients to determine credit worthiness.
|Years: 1969 to 1972||Agency: US Army||Role: 1st Lieutenant||Description: Supervisory and Military Intelligence Assignments|
|Years: 1981 to 1985||Agency:||Role: Town Government Councilman||Description: Managed Town Affairs|
|Years: 1981 to 1985||Agency: Stratford CT||Role: Town Councilman||Description: Decided Governance and Policy for the Town.|
|Associations / Societies|
|President Fairfield CT Rotary
Paul Harris Fellow Award
President CPCU Society of S. CT.
Aetna Area Delegate
|Licenses / Certifications|
|CIC (Certified Insurance Consultant).
Agents License - CT
|District Adviser for Insurance - Rotary Int'l Dist 7980.
President, Bridgeport CT Association of Insurance Agents
President, Society of CPCU Southern Ct.
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Columns in Fairfield CT Newspaper
Blogs on websites
|Expert Witness Experience|
|30 years as consultant/expert witness. He has taken numerous depositions and testified in Court.|
|Training / Seminars|
|Travelers School of Property/Casualty, CPCU Courses (10 National Examinations) with degree attained 1984. Accounting/appraisal courses at NYU and University of Georgia while at Citicorp. Ongoing continuing education courses for insurance (annually).|
|Apart from the insurance industry he has colleagues in other disciplines to include law, taxation, accounting, group and medical insurance. He is on the technical committee of the Independent Insurance Agents of CT. Served as President of the CPCU Society (1994)|
Fields of Expertise
claims made policy, commercial insurance, coverage dispute, dispute, fire insurance, insurance, insurance claim, insurance claim handling, insurance dispute, liability insurance, malpractice claim, professional malpractice, property insurance, workers' compensation, liquor liability, loss of use insurance, errors and omissions insurance, marine insurance, life insurance