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 David L. Stegall, CPCU, ARM, ARe, RPA                                                 Curriculum Vitae (as of 08/01/18)

855.255.5353 • www.rces.usdavid.stegall@rces.us
6 Office Park Circle, Suite 100 • Birmingham, AL 35223 and 65 W. Jackson Blvd. #113 • Chicago, IL 60604


David Stegall is the Principal Consultant and Founder of Risk Consulting & Expert Services in2007. He has over 40 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 and an expert witness.

He is Immediate-Past President of the Society of Risk Management Consultants, a member of the Board of Directors of the Alabama Captive Association, Insurance Practice Director of 86 Pillars, a member of the Society of Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriters, the Association of Registered Professional Adjusters, the Forensic Expert Witness Association, Defense Research Institute, and an Associate Member of the American Bar Association – Tort Trial and InsuranceSection.

His insurance and risk management consulting practice provide research, analysis and advice to commerce, industry, government and individuals. The forensic expert witness consulting practice  includes being designated as an expert on over 100 forensic case assignments, in over 46 State cases and 58 Federal cases in over 35 different districts. These include: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and British Columbia, Canada. Mr. Stegall has provided 90 Expert Opinions, been Deposed 48 times and testified in five Trials. Approximately 60% of cases were for the Defendants and 40% for the Plaintiffs.


Education:

  • Auburn University – Auburn, Alabama, B.A. in Communications 1979
  • Coles Graduate School of Business – Kennesaw State University, 1991-1993

Certifications:

  • Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)
  • Associate in Risk Management (ARM)
  • Associate in Reinsurance (ARe)
  • Registered Professional Adjuster (RPA)
  • Principles of Suretyship
  • Cyber Risk Management

Professional Affiliations:

  • Society of Risk Management Consultants, President
  • Alabama Captive Association, Board of Directors
  • Society of Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriters
  • 86 Pillars, Insurance Practice Director
  • Registered Professional Adjuster’s Association
  • Forensic Expert Witness Association
  • American Bar Association, Associate Member/Section of Litigation – Tort & Insurance Law Committee
  • Defense Research Institute, Expert Witness
  • A. M. Best Expert Service Provider

Professional Experience:

Principal Consultant

2007 to Present

Risk Consulting & Expert Services
Insurance and risk management consulting to commerce, industry and government; Management Consulting, Market Research, Product Development, Regulatory Compliance & Underwriting Consulting to the insurance, self-insurance and reinsurance industry; Expert witness and litigation support.

National Director Alternative Risk Transfer

2003 to 2006

CRC Insurance Services, Inc. (Subsidiary of BB&T)
Provided alternative risk management services and transfer products nationwide to independent agents, program administrators, self-insurers, self-insured groups, insurance carriers, captive insurers, reinsurers, associations, affinity groups and other entities willing and able to bear risk.

Gulf States Regional Assistant Vice President

2001 to 2003

Midwest Employers Casualty Insurance Company (Subsidiary of W.R. Berkley Corporation)
Excess underwriting services for risk-bearing entities.

Executive Vice President

2000 to 2001

Workers’ Comp Source
Managing General Underwriting to third-party administrators and brokers.

Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer

1998 to 2000

AmComp, Inc. (Now Employers Inc.)
AmComp was one of the largest carriers in Florida with $150 million of written premiums in 21 states.

National Accounts Manager

1994 to 1997

Willis, Inc., Gulf States Region
Coordinated risk management to national account clients.

Manager

1992 to 1994

ManagedComp, Inc. (Subsidiary of Tufts Associated Health Plans)
Managed a Georgia captive insurance company with an occupational medicine preferredprovider organization (PPO).

Vice President

1989 to 1992

Boger, Reid & Flournoy (Now Brown & Brown)
Managing, marketing, selling & servicing insurance programs.

President

1986 to 1989

The Stegall Agency Inc. (Acquired by Boger, Reid & Flournoy in 1986)
Insurance agency providing insurance, bonds and risk management marketing, sales & service.

Account Executive – Construction Industry Division

1983 to 1986

The Stegall Agency Inc. (Acquired by Boger, Reid & Flournoy in 1986)
Insurance agency providing insurance, bonds and risk management marketing, sales & service.

Account Executive

1982 to 1983

Garner Meshad Wood, Inc (Now Marsh McLennan)
Surety Bond Producer

Underwriting and Account Executive 1977 to 1982

1977 to 1982

Cobbs, Allen & Hall, Inc.
Insurance underwriting, marketing, sales & service.

Professional Development Course Study:

Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter:

  • Foundations of Risk Management, Insurance, and Professionalism
  • Insurance Operations, Regulation, and Statutory Accounting
  • The Legal Environment of Insurance
  • Business and Financial Analysis
  • Commercial Property and Liability Risk Management and Insurance
  • Survey of Personal Risk Management, Insurance, and Financial Planning
  • Financial Services Institutions

Associate in Risk Management:

  • Risk Assessment – Establishing Risk Management Programs; The Risk Management Process; Legal Foundations of Liability Loss Exposures; Assessing Property, Liability, Personnel, and Net Income Loss Exposures; Management Liability and Corporate Governance; Forecasting Losses; and Cash Flow Analysis.
  • Risk Control – Controlling Property, Personnel, Liability, and Net Income Loss Exposures; Intellectual Property Loss Exposures; Criminal Loss Exposures; Disaster Recovery for Property Loss Exposures; Understanding Claim Administration; Fleet Operations Loss Exposures; Environmental Loss Exposures; Understanding System Safety; Motivating and Monitoring Risk Control Activities.
  • Risk Financing – Understanding Risk Financing; Insurance as a Risk Financing Technique; Insurance Plan Design; Reinsurance and Self- Insurance; Retrospective Rating Plans; Captive Insurance Plans; Finite and Integrated Risk Insurance Plans; Capital Market Risk Financing Plans; Forecasting Accidental Losses; Self-Insurance Plans; and Purchasing Insurance and Other Risk Financing Services and Risk Financing Needs.

Associate in Reinsurance:

  • Primary Insurance Coverage: Overview of Personal Insurance, Personal Auto, Homeowner’s Insurance, Miscellaneous Personal Insurance Coverage, Commercial Property Insurance, Business Income Insurance, Inland and Ocean Marine, Commercial General Liability, Commercial Auto, and Worker’s Compensation and Employer’s Liability Insurance.
  • Reinsurance Principles and Practices: Introduction to Reinsurance, Types of Reinsurance and Reinsurance Program Design, The Reinsurance Placement Process, Common Reinsurance Treaty Clauses, Quota Share Treaties, Surplus Share Treaties, Property Per Risk Excess of Loss Treaties, Casualty Excess of Loss Treaties, Catastrophe Reinsurance, Aggregate Excess of Loss Treaties, Reinsurance Audits, Reinsurance Regulation, Reinsurance Aspects of the NAIC Annual Statement, and Reserves.

Registered Professional Adjuster:

  • Claims Adjusting Principles and Practices Study: Insurance Carrier Claims Management and Third Party Claims Administration, First & Third Party Claims: Property, General Liability, Automobile Liability & Physical Damage, Workers’ Compensation, Management Liability, Professional Liability, Errors & Omissions Liability, Fiduciary Liability, Surety & Fidelity Bond Claims, Admiralty Law, Marine Employer’s Liability, Protection & Indemnity Claims. The Concept of Indemnity; Wrongful Acts; Fair Claims Settlement Practices and Unfair Claims Settlement Practices.

Cyber Risk Management:

  • Managing Cyber Risk, Cyber Risk Fundamentals, Enterprise Risk Management & Cyber Risk, First-Party Cyber Risk Loss Exposures, Cyber Risk Property Loss Exposures, Business Income Loss Exposures, Customer Notification & Credit Monitoring following a Data Breach, Postbreach Investigation & Regulatory Action, Reputational Risk, Indirect Cyber Risks, Third-Party Cyber Liability Loss Exposures, Customer Data Liability, Network Security & Content Liability, Directors & Officers Cyber Liability Loss Exposures, Errors & Omissions Cyber Liability Loss Exposures, Risk Financing in Cyber Risk Management, Risk Retention & Risk Transfer, Cyber Insurance Products, Cyber Legal Liability, Business Continuity & Cyber Risk, Disaster Recovery Planning, Crisis Communication, Data Breach Preparedness, U.S. Federal & State Cyber Security Legislation & Regulation, Global Cyber Security, Personal Cyber Risk Awareness & Management, Cyber Risk Underwriting, Cyber Risk Issues for Agents & Brokers, Cyber Risk Claims Handling, Stakeholders in Cyber Risk.

Principles of Suretyship:

  • The Role of Suretyship, History of Suretyship, Suretyship, Insurance, and Banking, Nature of Surety Relationship, Surety Underwriting, Surety Legal Remedies, Surety Reinsurance and Co-Suretyship, Contract Surety Bonds, Surety Bond Production, Surety Credit Lines, Bond Underwriting: Commercial Surety and Fidelity, Underwriting Roles and Considerations, Credit Investigations, Credit Laws, Credit Reports, Bond Ratemaking, Suretyship and Insurance, Surety Association of America, Fidelity and Surety Claims Process, Contract Bond Claims, Claim Objectives, Fidelity and Surety Loss Adjusting, Surety Relationships, Professional Ethics, and Ethical Decision Making.

Expert Witness Trial & Deposition Testimony: See Attached

 

Expert Publications:

  • Property & Casualty Insurance Procurement & Litigation (Ten Recurring Themes Every Lawyer Should Know) published in ten parts by HGExperts.com in October 2012. It has since been published within the Blog Sections of 86 Pillars, LLC, Expert Witness Blog published by JurisPro Expert Witness Directory) and Risk Consulting & Expert Services Expert Thought Blog.
  • Workers’ Compensation Underwriting Philosophy as Partnership Formation published in six parts on Risk Consulting & Expert Services Expert Thought Blog in April 2013 and has since also been published by Expert Witness Blog published by JurisPro Expert Witness Directory).
  • The Insurance Industry’s Imperative Necessity published in April of 2013 on Risk Consulting & Expert Services Expert Thought Blog.
  • Captive Insurance Use by Life Insurance Companies published in June of 2013 on Risk Consulting & Expert Services Expert Thought Blog.
  • Cyber Risk & Insurance (co-authored with Joy M. Gänder) published by the Court Journal of Science & Technology in June 2015.
  • Commercial Property & Casualty Insurance – The Basics (PART 1) – Property Insurance published April 11, 2018 by Insurance Expert Witness Blog (www.insuranceexpertwitness.net)
  • Commercial Property & Casualty Insurance – The Basics (PART 2) – Liability Insurancepublished May 4, 2018 by Insurance Expert Witness Blog (www.insuranceexpertwitness.net)
  • Colorado Wildfires and Homeowners Insurance – A live interview on The Mandy Connell Show, KOA 850 News Radio, Denver, Colorado on June 12, 2018 and Podcast of show at koanewsradio.com. Published recording and transcript June 27, 2018 on Insurance Expert Witness Blog (www.insuranceexpertwitness.net)

Consulting Projects:

  • Evaluation & Analysis of a specific insurance and risk management services provider involved with various alternative risk management and financing methods and techniques for an Investment Banking Firm – San Francisco, CA
  •  Evaluation & Analysis of a specific insurance and risk management services provider involved with fronting insurance policies for regulatory compliance purposes for a Hedge Fund – Stamford, CT
  • Surety bond underwriting criteria Study for an Investment Firm – New York City, NY
  •  Insurance Marketing Distribution Systems Study for a Private Equity Fund – Boise, ID
  •  Market & Industry Evaluation of the Third-Party Claims Administrators and Managing General Agents for Management Consulting Firm – Boston, MA
  •  Wholesale Insurance Industry Study for Management Consulting Firm – Boston, MA
  • Evaluation and Analysis of Financial Data Industry firms serving the Property & Casualty Insurance Industry for Private Equity firm – Austin, TX
  • Evaluation and Analysis of trends within the Aggregate/Stop-Loss segment of theInsurance and Reinsurance Industries for Management Firm – New York City, NY
  •  Analysis of Legal Insurance for Management Firm – New York City, NY
  • Third-Party Claims Administration Industry Study – Boston, MA
  • Insurance Carrier Positioning & Trend Analysis Private Equity Firm – Boston, MA
  • Risk Data & Analytics Products, Services for a Private Equity Firm – London, UK
  • Agents in Insurance Marketing Distribution for Consulting Firm – Chicago, IL
  • Insurance Market and Broker Evaluation Private Equity Firm – New York, NY
  • Study on Risk Management Services Company to Private Equity Firm – Chicago, IL
  • Evaluation of Insurance Industry Underwriting Cycles for an Asset Management Company – New York, NY
  • Evaluation of Insurance Services Provider for Investment Manager – New York, NY
  • Evaluation of Insurance Data Services for Investment Manager – Los Angeles, CA
  • Special Flood Hazard Areas Study for Private Equity Firm – New York, NY
  • Evaluation of Bermuda Reinsurance Market for Private Equity Firm – Boston, MA
  • Managing General Agents Study for Investment Management Group – Dallas, TX
  • Study on Wholesale Insurance Provider for Private Equity Firm – Los Angeles, CA
  • Insurance Industry Risk Trends Study for Management Consulting Firm – Chicago, IL
  • Risk Data Analytic Providers Study for Investment Management Firm – London, UK
  • Insurance Agent Commissions Study for Management Consulting Firm – Boston, MA
  • Insurance Fraud Trends Study Management Consulting Firm – Philadelphia, PA
  • International Claims Adjusting Study for Investment Management Firm – Verona, Italy
  • Captive Insurance Industry Study to Hedge Fund – San Francisco, CA
  • Personal Automobile Insurance Study for Management Consulting Firm – Chicago, IL
  • Insurance Services Purveyor Evaluation Private Equity Firm – Palo Alto, CA
  • Insurance Distribution Systems Study to Management Consultants – Boston, MA
  • Industry Product Development Study for Management Consultants – Mumbai, India
  • Analysis of Force Placed Insurance Market to Hedge Fund – San Francisco, CA
  • Wholesale Insurance Industry Study for Management Consultants – Boston, MA
  • Workers’ compensation services Study to Asset Management Firm – Palo Alto, CA
  • Market Trends for National Brokerage Firms to Mutual Fund Manager – Dover, DE
  • Property Valuation Information Study to Investment Firm – Englewood Hills, NJ
  • International Claims Quality Study for Investment Banking Firm –Greenwich, CT
  • Industry Review & Analysis to Private Equity Firm – San Francisco, CA
  • Insurance & Reinsurance Market Analysis to Hedge Fund – New York, NY
  • Insurance Brokerage Commissions Study to Technologies Company – New York, NY
  • Risk Management Study for Investment Management Company – Chicago, IL
  • Wholesale Insurance Industry Overview Security Analysts – New York, NY
  • Broker Evaluation, Analysis & Advice to Mutual Fund Managers – Wilmington, DE
  • Insurance Carrier Financial Analytics to Wealth Management Firm in New York, NY
  • Acquisitions Advice to Mutual Fund Managers –Mumbai, India
  • Risk Management Review to Municipal Government –Thibodaux, LA
  • Industry Evaluation & Investment Advice to Hedge Fund –New York, NY
  • Insurance Market Evaluation, Analysis to Private Equity Firm – Palo Alto, CA
  • Excess & Surplus Insurance Study to Management Consultants – Pittsburg, PA
  • Risk Management Products Study to Asset Management Firm – Boston, MA

Professional Continuing Education:

American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Tort, Trial Insurance Practices (TIPS) – Phoenix,
AZ – February 22-24, 2018

  • Managing the Catastrophic/Complex Case from Coverage to Conclusion
  • Regulatory Impacts on Insurance Coverage
  • Emerging Trends and New Challenges in Directors’ and Officers’ Professional Liability
  • The Impact of the Trump Administration on Coverage and the Insurance Industry
  • International Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation
  • The Top Ten Coverage Decisions of 2017: Their Impact and Implications in the Future
  • Contingent Business Interruption Coverage
  • Insurance Policy Archeology – How to Prove the Existence and Contents of a Lost Policy
  • The Restatement and Expanding Bad Faith by Calling it Something Else
  • The Rights and Duties of Insurers in Complex Claims when there are Low Limits, High Damages, Multiple Claimants and Multiple Insureds
  • Medical Professional Liability Insurance Trends
  • The Role of the Attorney During the Adjustment of a Claim
  • The Three R’s of Cyber Readiness: Resilience, Risk and Response
  • Reasonable Settlements, Stipulated Judgments and Primary and Excess Insurers
  • Resurgence of Vapor Intrusion, Radon and Other Pollution Exclusion Issues
  • Employment Practices Liability Coverage and Claims Trends

 

Society of Risk Management Consultants (SRMC) Spring 2018 Conference – Denver, CO
April 23-24, 2018

 

American Institute of Architects (AIA) Document Drafting and Revision ProcessAIA Drafting Process

  • AIA Revised Forms
  • AIA Insurance Exhibit
  • General Contract Risk Transfer Goals
  • General Liability Insurance
  • Contractor’s Insurance Requirement
  • Deductibles, Self-Insured Retentions
  • Additional Insureds
  • Builders Risk Insurance
  • Professional Liability
  • Cyber Insurance
  • Drone Insurance
  • Supply Chain (Transport & Storage) Environmental Risks
  • Bill of Ladings
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Third-Party Transporters
  • Counterparty Risk
  • Duties/Rights of Common Carriers
  • Duties/Obligations of Commodity
  • Interest to Commercially Available Insurance
  • Insurance Coverage Analysis and Emerging Trends
  • Technology Insurance Overview
  • Computer Forensics
  • Data Breach Notification
  • Call Center Services
  • Credit and ID Monitoring
  • Expert Legal Counsel
  • Public Relations
  • Social Engineering
  • Email Inducement
  • Standard Tech E&O Policies

Today’s Cannabis Economy – Risk Management in the 10th Amendment Economy – High
Risk, High Opportunity

  • Factors That Make a Cannabis Business Successful
  • Common Mistakes as Cannabis Businesses Grow
  • Potential Coverage Gaps or Omissions
  • Cannabis Insurance Marketplace Today

ABA Section of Tort Trial Insurance Practices (TIPS) – Fidelity & Surety Law Committee
Conference – Santa Fe, NM May 10-11, 2018

  • The Complex Surety Claim: Investigation and Managing a Claim
  • Shaping the Themes and Psychology for Trial and Organizing the Evidence
  • Managing Complex Claims and Litigation Against Principals and Indemnitors
  • Navigating Complex Claims and Litigation with the Obligee
  • The Surety’s Rights and Potential Recourse Against Third Parties
  • The Surety’s Rights Against Property and Liability Insurers of the Obligee, Principal, and Subcontractors
  • Proving and Defending Claims Related to the Quality of Work
  • Proving and Defending Time Impact Claims
  • E-Discovery, Document Management, and Discovery Disputes
  • Arbitrating the Complex Surety Case
  • Understanding and Avoiding Ethical Complications in Complex Disputes and Protecting Privileged Communications and Documents
  • Navigation In and Around Bankruptcy
  • Proving and Defending Damages

Society of Risk Management Consultants Fall Conference – Baltimore, MD October 19-21,
2017

  • Cyber Security Testing
  • The Safety Act: How to obtain immunity for Terrorism Liability
  • Risk and Insurance Issues Involving Drone Use in Construction Activities
  • Railroad Risk & Insurance
  • Aircraft Fractional Ownership Risks
  • Environmental Insurance & Technology
  • National Trust Properties and Insurance

 

Alabama Captive Association 2017 Conference – Birmingham, AL – September 18-19, 2018

  •  Captives 101
  • Long-Term Sustainability of Risk Retention Groups (RRG’s)
  • Choosing a Captive Domicile
  • IRS vs Captives
  • Cyber Security: Myths and Truths
  • Employee Benefits for Captives

Society of Risk Management Consultants Spring Conference – Nashville, TN – April 20-22,
2017

  • Complex Claim Adjustment Process
  • Cyber Insurance Product Development
  • Enterprise Risk Management & Captive Insurance Companies
  • The Challenges in Surplus Lines Policy Forms
  • Cyber Loss Data Development

American Association of Insurance Management Consultants Annual Conference – Seattle,
WA – April 27-29, 2017

  • Property Appraisals & Claim Settlements
  • Insurance Industry Commoditization & Disruption – Fact or Fiction?
  • Developing an Insurance Expert Practice
  • Shareholder Agreements in Agency Succession Planning
  • Cautionary Tales for the Claims Professional
  • Choosing, Carefully, Your 30(b)(6) Witness
  • Elements of Change Within the Insurance Industry
  • Ethical Standards in the Insurance Industry

American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Tort, Trial Insurance Practices (TIPS) – Phoenix,
AZ – February 23-25, 2017

  • American Law Institute’s Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance
  • Historical Reflection on Coverage Litigation over the past 25 years
  • Claim & Notice Issues Under D&O and E&O Policies
  • Unlocking Mediation with Insurance Coverage
  • Legalized Marijuana: Ethical & Insurance Coverage Implications of Risk & Insurance forCannabis-Related Operations
  • Ethical Considerations in Preparing Expert Witness to Testify at Depositions & Trials in Insurance Coverage Cases
  • Primary versus Excess Insurer Rights and Risks
  • Indemnity versus Insurance: What Remedy Prevails?
  • Discoverability of Communications Between Insurers and Reinsurers
  • Rescission of Insurance Policies
  • The “Occurrence” Issue in Construction Defect Litigation
  • Allocation Jurisdictions and What They Mean for Policyholders and Insurers

Society of Risk Management Consultants Fall Conference –Montreal, Quebec, Canada – October 26-28, 2016

  • Cyber Insurance & Risk Management
  • National Flood Insurance Program
  • Disgorgement Defense
  • Environmental Insurance & Technology

 

Society of Risk Management Consultants Spring Conference –Atlanta, GA – April 7-9, 2016

  • Keeping Current with Captives
  • Product Recall Insurance
  • Owner’s Protective Professional Indemnity
  • Risk Analytics

ABA Section of Tort Trial Insurance Practices (TIPS) – Phoenix, AZ – March 17-20, 2016

  • Representing the Carrier Client in the Age of Reptile Advocacy
  • Coverage Attorney as Accomplices in Bad Faith
  • Cyber Liability Insurance Coverage Issues
  • The Producer’s Intriguing Role in Coverage Disputes
  • Latest Developments in E&O Coverage and Claims
  • Mid-Construction Losses: The Intersection of Liability and Builders Risk Coverage
  • Drone Away: Bombs, Photographs, Pizzas, Hearts and Headaches
  • The London Market: Navigating the Underwriting and Claims Process
  • Habitational Mass Torts: A Case Study in Coverage, Litigation and Settlement
  • Insurance Transfer in Asset Deals/Stock Deals
  • Additional Insured Endorsements and Priority of Coverage

Tennessee Captive Insurance Company Conference – Nashville, TN – November 17-18, 2015

  • Self-Insured Work Comp Group vs. Group Captive
  • Cyber Risk: How to Manage, Mitigate and Finance Cyber Liability
  • Securities, Corporate Governance, Legal Issues and Captive Board Membership
  • Managing Both Sides of the Captive Balance Sheet
  • Employee Benefits and Captive Insurance Companies
  • Single Parent Risk Retention Groups
  • Fronting and Reinsurance
  • Federal Captive Taxation

ABA Section of Tort Trial Insurance Practices (TIPS) – Fidelity & Surety Law Committee
Conference – Washington, DC – November 4, 2015

  • Crime Policy forms – Old & New
  • Commercial Crime Insurance Marketplace
  • Computer Fraud & Electronic Coverage Insuring Agreements
  • Ownership Provisions & Third-Party Losses
  • High Tech Crimes
  • Employee Dishonesty Claims – Manifest Intent & Theft
  • Loss & Causation
  • Cyber Crime & the Insurance Market
  • Discovery of Loss & Claim Triggers
  • Notice & Proof of Loss
  • Rescission vs Assertion of Defenses
  • Importance of Employee Definition
  • Limits of Liability – Loss Limits & Aggregates
  • Insuring Agreements – Forgery, Alteration & Premises
  • Inventory Exclusions
  • Current Trends in Subrogation
  • Trends in Financial Crimes & High-Tech Fraud
  • Claims Litigation & Bad Faith Assertions

Society of Risk Management Consultants Fall Conference – Newport Beach, CA – October 15-
17, 2015

  • Habitational Real Estate and Construction
  • Marine Insurance
  • Information Technology and Cyber Security for Small Businesses
  • Employment Law & Employment Practices Liability
  • Employment Law & Employment Practices Liability

ABA Section of Tort, Trial and Practices Conference – Philadelphia, PA – April 30, 2015

  • Unraveling the Duty to Defend, Reservation of Rights, and Related Coverage Disputes
  • Navigating Extra-Contractual Insurance Claims
  • Maximizing the Benefit of Consultants and Experts & Daubert Issues
  • Cyber Liability: The Silent Threat to Businesses and Law Firms
  • Bridging the Settlement Gap Between Insurers and Insured
  • The Legal, Ethical and Insurance Coverage Issues Involved in Mounting a Defense
  • When One of Your Firm’s Attorneys is Accused of Committing Malpractice

 

Society of Risk Management Consultants Spring Conference – New Orleans, LA – March 20- 21, 2015

  • Modeling and Analysis of Catastrophic Natural Risks – Earthquake, Windstorm and Flood
  • Disaster Preparedness and Dealing with the BIG ONE
  • The Next Generation of Cyber Security and Risk Management – Beyond the Breach

 

ABA TIPS Panel Discussion at Neal, Gerber, Eisenberg – Chicago, IL – January 15, 2015

  • Claims Against Lawyers: Insurance Coverage Issues

Society of Risk Management Consultants Fall Conference – Charleston, SC – October 23 – 24,
2014

  • Trade Credit Risk Management and Insurance – Export / Import Risk Management
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Social Media
  • ISO form changes on Construction Defect
  • Cyber Security Liability
  • Workers Compensation Analytics Programs

 

Society of Risk Management Consultants Spring Conference – Chicago, IL – May 9 – 10, 2014

  • Construction & Maritime Defense Coverage Issues
  • Insuring Punitive Damages in Excess/Umbrella Insurance Policies
  • Employee Dishonesty/Employee Theft Claims
  • Forensic Accounting & the Nuances of Manifest Intent, Prior Loss & Prior Insurance Provisions

 

 

 

 

David L. Stegall, CPCU, ARM, ARe, RPA
Trial & Deposition Testimony (including all Case Assignments (as of August 1, 2018)

 

Case

#

CASE NAME ISSUE Status Type Work Testimony Trial Court FOR LAW FIRM
2018
104 Swiss Re v Camarin Ltd. Reinsurance Rescission for Material Misrepresntation Open 2018-Retained British Columbia Supreme Court, Vancouver, British

Columbia, Cananda

Plaintiff Fasken Martineau DuMoulin – Vancouver, British

Columbia, Canada

103 Southwest Surplus v InsGroup Agency E&O – Failure to Procure Open 2018-Retained District Court of Harris County, Texas Plaintiff Buck Keenan – Houston, TX
102 Herr Construction v Cincinattii Defense of bad faith allegations againist insurance company as to

the decision to deny a claim

Open 2018-Report Waukesha County Circuit Court, State of Wisconsin Defense Litchfield Cavo – Brookfield, WI
101 Alabama Municipal Insurance Company v Thomas Underwriting perspective on sovereign immunity and the effect on insurance

premiums for municipalities

Closed 2018-Opinion Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama Plaintiff Balch Bingham – Birmingham, AL
100 Vertex Energy v Assuance Agency & AIG Failure to pay Lender’s Loss Payee on claim and Agency E&O Open 2018-Report & Rebuttal Deposition April 20,

2018

U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, Eastern

Division

Plaintiff Reinhardt Boerner Van Deuren – Milwaukee, WI
99 American Ace v Chauvet Property Insurance Claim Dispute as to Additional Insureds, loss Payees &

Subrogation

Open 2018-Retained Fifth Circuit Court for Davidson County, Tennessee at

Nashville

Defendant Leitner Williams – Chattanooga, TN
2017
98 Ryan v Country Mutual Failure to Procure – Agent E&O Open 2017-Opinion Fourth Judicial Circuit, Christian

County, IL

Plaintiff Stone, Leyton & Gershman –

St. Louis, MO

97 [U.S. Corporate Taxpayers] v IRS Commissioner Issues surrounding Captive Insurance Companies &

Reinsurance Practices

Closed 2017-Retained U.S. Tax Court, Washington, D.C. Plaintiff Chamberlain, Hrdlica & Autrey
96 Catlin Syndicate v Ramugi Underwriting

Misrepresentation & Rescission

Open 2018-Report U.S. District Court for

the Northern District of Alabama

Plaintiff Phelps Dunbar – Houston, TX
95 Alabama One Credit Union v Cumis Insurance Underwriting Misrepresentation &

Rescission

Closed 2017-Report Deposition – December

18, 2017

U.S. District Court for the Northern District

of Alabama

Defendant Dentons – Atlanta, GA & Balch –

Birmingham, AL

94 United States Surety v Burt Surety Bond Personal Indemnity and Agency E&O Open 2017-Retained Deposition – July 14, 2018 Circuit Court for Baltimore County,

Maryland

Defendant Goldberg & Banks,

P.C. – Baltimore Maryland

93 Guarantee Insurance v Cornerstone Workers’ Compensation

Claims Adjudication & Audit Dispute

Closed 2017-Report U.S. District Court –

District of New Jersey

Plaintiff Winget, Spadafora

& Schwartzberg – New York City, NY

92 Custom Mechanical v AFICA Agency E&O – Failure to Procure Workers’

Compensation Insurance

Open 2017-Report Deposition January 9,

2018

U.S. District Court for the Southern District

of Indiana

Plaintiff Bingham Greenebaum Doll –

Evansville, IN

91 Berman Bros v Harmon- Dennis-Bradshaw Agency E&O – Failure to Procure Equipment Breakdown Coverage Closed 2017-Opinion Deposition July 12, 2017 State of Alabama Circuit Court of Jefferson County Defendant Lloyd, Gray, Whitehead & Monroe, P.C. –

Birmingham, AL

90 Marion Bank v Marion Insurance Agency Agency E & O – Falure to

notify client of insurance carrier insolvency

Open 2017-Opinion Deposition August 4,

2017

State of Alabama

Circuit Court of Perry County

Plaintiff Bradley, Arant,

Boult & Cummings – Birmingham, AL

89 Hanover v Avalon Agency E & O – Misuse of Surety Bond Authority Open 2017-Report Deposition December

13, 2017

U.S. District Court for the District of

Connecticutt

Defendant Marco & Sitaras – New York City, NY
88 Creative Insurance Managers v SCI Dispute regarding Insurance

Service Fees in a Program Mgt

Closed 2017-Report Arbitration July 20,

2017

CFJB Arbitration – Atlanta, GA Defendant Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young

– Atlanta, GA

87 Ultratec v Brittan-Gallagher Agency E & O – Failure to Procure Appropriate

Employers Liabilty

Open 2017-Report U.S. District Court for the Northern District

of Alabama

Plaintiff Maynard, Cooper & Gale, Birmingham,

AL

86 Cable Broadband v Depositors Insurance Company Property Insurance Underwriting & Placement Usual & Customary

Practices & Rescission

Closed 2017-Report Deposition May 19, 2017 U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia Plaintiff MBW Law –

Atlanta, GA

85 South Fifth Towers v Aspen Insurance Property Insurance Underwriting & Placement Usual & Customary

Practices & Rescission

Open 2017-Report U.S. District Court- Western District of Kentucky-Louisville

Division

Plaintiff Eddines Domine – Louisville, KY
83 Midwest Commercial Funding v Cincinnati Specialty Underwriters Property Insurance Usual & Customary Practices, Force- Placed   coverage, Mortgagee interest &

Rescission

Open 2017-Report U.S. District Court for the Eastern  District of Wisconsin Defendant Litchfield Cavo – Brookefield, WI
83 Southern Insurance v Travelers Property Underwriting Usual & Customary Pratices Closed 2017-Report U.S. District Court for

the Northern District of Alabama

Defendant Ely & Eisenburg – Birmingham, AL
82 Corradi v Forest Agency Agency E&O Usual & Customary Practices Closed 2017-Report U.S. District Court for Western District of

Virginia

Defendant Eccleston & Wolf – Fairfax, VA
81 Wellons v Eagle Valley Clean Energy Property Underwriting Issue regarding increased premiums after a loss over

five years prior

Closed 2017-Report U.S. District Court – Colorado District Defendant Campbell, Latiolas & Averbach – Denver, CO

 

80 Vertical Earth v Yates Insurance Agency Agency E&O – Claim Notification Dispute Closed 2017-Opinion Deposition April 1, 2017 State of Georgia Superior Court of DeKalb County Defendant McRae Bertschi & Cole – Dunwoody, GA
79 Allegheny/IFIC v Titanium

Builders

Surety Bond Discharge Closed 2017-Report &

Rebuttal

U.S. District Court –

District of Arizona

Plaintiff Snell & Wilmer –

Phoenix, AZ

78 Brown v Millville Mutual Agency E&O – Homeowners vs Farmowners Policy Closed 2017-Report State of Pennsylvania

Court of Common

Plantiff The Waffenschmidt Law Firm – South

Williamsport, PA

77 Auto-Owners v Morris DSJ on Agency E&O & Uninsured Motorist Claim Open 2017-Report Deposition March 6,

2017

U.S. District Court Northern District of

Alabama

Plaintiff Belt & Bruner – Birmingham, AL
76 Century 21 v Partners & Brown & Brown & AIG Agency E&O regarding Retroactive Date of policy & bad faith on carriers failure

to pay claim

Closed 2017-Report Deposition July 19, 2017 Trial August 28, 2017 State of Hawaii – First Circuit Court Defendant McCorrister, Miller, Mukai, MacKinnon – Honolulu, HI
75 Jaudon v Guardian Life Agent Commission Dispute Closed 2017-Retained State of Mississippi Circuit Court of Hinds County Plaintiff Carson Law Group- Jackson, MS
2016
74 Riverport Insurance v Horizon

Human Services

DSJ regardng Claim Denial

& Underwriting Practices

Closed 2016-Report State of Arizona

County of Maricopa

Plaintiff Polsinelli – Phoenix,

AZ

73 Whiting-Turner v KPS Agency/Broker E&O & usual & customary practices of

Surety Bonding

Closed 2016-Report U.S. District Court Clark County, NV Defendant Murchason – Cumming – Las

Vegas, NV

72 Sinclair-Laws v Chen Usual & customary practices of Personal Automobile Underwriting Closed 2016-Report Deposition October10, 2016 Trial October 24, 2016 State of California County of Los Angeles Defendant Ford, Walker, Haggerty & Behar – Long Beach, CA
71 Owner’s Insurance v Warren Mechanical Underwriting Practices, Misrepresentation & Rescission Open 2016-Report Deposition November 29, 2016 U.S. District Court District of South Carolina Plaintiff Wall Templeton – Charleston, SC
70 Parkview Gardens v Owners Insurance Underwriting Practices, Misrepresentation & Rescission Closed 2016-Report Deposition January 9,

2018

State of Colorado District Court, Boulder County Defendant Zuphus & Angell – Denver, CO
69 Riva Development v Greenwood Insurance Agency E&O – Failure to Procure/Agency Duty Open 2016-Report State of Texas 33rd Judicial District- Harris County Plaintiff Thomas M.Fountain & Associates – The

Woodlands, TX

68 Dawson v Mills The use of managed-care organizations & networks in the mitigation of loss, risk

control and financing of risk.

Closed 2016-Retained State of Florida 17th Judicial Circuit for Broward County Defendant Panza, Maurer & Maynard – Ft.

Lauderdale, FL

67 Evanston Insurance Company v AJ’s Electrical Testing General Liability Underwriting Usual & Customary Practices relating to a third-party

liability claim.

Closed 2016-Report U.S. District Court South Carolina-Aiken Division Plaintiff Nimmoms & Malchow – Augusta, GA
66 Companion v Wood Agency E&O – Underwriting Practices of Work Comp MGA for a Professional

Employer Organization

Closed 2016-Report Deposition July 27, 2016 U.S. District Court- South Carolina- Columbia Division Defendant Gardner & Haas – Dallas, TX
65 QBE v AIG Claim Denial & Underwriting Practices on Insurance

Company E&O Policy

Open 2016-Report Deposition August 12,

2016

State of New York Supreme Court

County of New York

Defendant Bressler, Amery, Ross – New York,

NY

64 Flo’s Diner v. Canopius DSJ on Claim Denial &

Underwriting Practices on Policy Non-Renewal

Closed 2016-Report U.S. District Court

South Carolina Charleston Division

Defendant Wall Templeton – Charleston, SC
63 ProMed v. Clay & Land Agency Agency E&O – Failure to Procure Property on

Unknown Location

Closed 2016-Opinion State of Tennessee Chancery Court

Tipton County

Defendant Hagood Adelman Tipton – Memphis,

TN

62 Smeeding & Papalia Agency E&O – Agency Practices Re: Proposals

Standard of Care

Closed 2016-Report U.S. District Court of Northern Texas

Dallas Division

Defendant Cobb, Martinez, Woodward – Dallas,

TX

61 Ascension Health v. Ascension Insurance Trademark Infringement, Agency Practices & Health

Insurance vs Healthcare

Closed 2016-Report Deposition March 15,

2016

U.S. District Court Eastern District of

Missouri

Defendant Polsinelli – St. Louis, MO
60 Southern Trust v. Sidney Cox Agency Agency E&O – Alleged Misuse of Agency Binding Authority Open 2016-Opinion Deposition – May 1, 2018 State of Georgia Superior Court of Burke County Defendant Owen, Gleaton, Eagan, Jones & Sweeney – Atlanta,

GA

59 Illinois Union v. Upshaw Agency Agency E&O – Subrogation of Paid Builders Risk Claim Closed 2016-Report U.S. District Court Northern District of

Texas – Amarillo

Defendant Cobb, Martinez, Woodward – Dallas,

TX

58 MI Windows v. Liberty Mutual Bad Faith Claim Denial & Underwriting Practice on

Fronted Retention Program

Closed 2016-Retained U.S. District Court for Central Florida

Tampa Division

Defendant Akerman-Miami, FL
57 JAS Hospitality v. Auto-Owners Bad Faith Claim Denial & Underwriting Practice –

Wear  & Tear Exclusion

Closed 2016-Report U.S. District Court for the District of

Colorado

Defendant Zuphus & Angell – Denver, CO
56 Greenbrier v. Marsh Agency E&O – Alleged Failure to Administer Health Insurance Plan Closed 2016-Opinion Deposition December 4,

2017

State of West Virginia-Circuit Court of Kanawha County Defendant Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso –

Charleston, WV

55 Goshen v. Gerber Bad Faith Claim Denial/Underwriting Practice

– Excess Insurance

Closed 2016-Report U.S. District Court

Northern District of Indiana

Defendant Edison, McDowell &

Hetherington – Houston, TX

54 Georgia Pacific v. S&S Sprinkler Agency E&O – Failure to Procure Correct Additional

Insured Endorsements

Closed 2016-Report Deposition April 29,

2016

U.S. District Court Alabama Southern

District

Plaintiff Briskman & Binion Mobile, AL

 

2015
53 Travelers v. Hayes Claim Dispute & Claim Practices Re: Business

Income Coverage

Closed 2015-Report Deposition April 3, 2015 U.S. District Court for the Middle District of

Alabama

Defendant Strickland & Kendall

Montgomery, AL

52 Dolgencorp v. Julyn Policyholder’s Failure to Name Lessor as Additional

Insured

Closed 2015-Opinion State of Alabama Circuit Court of

Limestone County

Plaintiff Christian & Small, LLP – Birmingham,

AL

51 Monterey Bay Military Housing

v. Pinnacle Monterey

Risk Management

Administration of a Master Insurance Program

Closed 2015-Report &

Rebuttal Reports

Deposition June 9, 2015 U.S. District Court

Northern District of California

Defendant Greenberg Traurig – Chicago, IL
50 International Broadband Electric Communications, Inc.

v. Cobbs, Allen & Hall

Agency E&O – Claim Denial/Failure to Procure & Use of Property Sub-Limits Closed 2015-Opinion State of Alabama Circuit Court of Cullman County Defendant Lloyd, Gray, Whitehead & Monroe, P.C. –

Birmingham, AL

49 Owen v. Sterling G, Johnson Company & Hunter Rankin Agency E&O – Claim Denial/Failure to Procure Closed 2015-Report Deposition August 6,

2015

Commonwealth of Kentucky – Hardin

Circuit Court

Plaintiff Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson & Pike –

Radcliff, KY

48 Most Valuable Personnel v. Clay & Land Insurance Agency E&O – Failure of

Professional Employer Organization (PEO)

Closed 2015-Report Deposition

December 30, 2015

U.S. District Court

Northern District of Mississippi

Defendant Hagwood,

Adelman, Tipton – Memphis, TN

47 Regions v. Old Republic Insurance Company v. Chattawood Insurance Interpleader Action regarding Reinsurance & Captive Insurance Practices Closed 2015-Report & Rebuttal Report Deposition September 22, 2015 U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Defendant Massey, Stotser & Nichols, P.C. – Birmingham, AL
46 Great American Insurance Company v. Huber, Erickson & Bowman, LLC Subrogation of Surety Bond Claim Payment Closed 2015-Report Deposition October 19,

2015

U.S. District Court District of Utah, Central Division Defendant Plant, Christianson & Kanell – Salt Lake City, UT
45 Scanlon Taylor Millworks v. Bottrell & Lloyds Agency E&O – Claim Denial/Failure to Procure Closed 2015-Opinion State of Mississippi – Hinds County Circuit

Court

Plaintiff Adcock & Morrison – Jackson, MS
44 Hall & Sons v. Nelson Insurance Company Agency E&O – Claim Denial/Failure to Procure Motorcycle Coverage Closed 2015-Opinion Commonwealth of Kentucky Circuit Court of Fayette

County

Defendant Stoll, Keenon, Ogden, PLLC – Lexington, KY
43 CTI Foods v. First Mercury Insurance Company Products Recall Insurance Practices Closed 2015-Report Deposition

November 10, 2015

U.S. District Court

Southern District of New York

Plaintiff Carroll McNulty

Kull, LLC – New York City, NY

42 AIG v. Interstate Fire & Casualty Claim Denial, Underwriting Practices & Insurance

Applications

Closed 2015-Opinion State of California- Superior Court of

Contra Costa

Plaintiff Cohen, Placitella & Roth-Philadelphia,

PA

2014
41 Tri-State v. Clay & Land Agency Agency E&O – Claim Denial/Failure to Procure Closed 2014-Opinion State of Tennessee Circuit Court of

Shelby County

Defendant Shuttleworth- Williams, PLLC –

Memphis, TN

40 Vernon Mills v. Regions Insurance Agency E&O – Claim Denial/Failure to Procure Closed 2014-Opinion State of Alabama Circuit Court of

Lamar County

Plaintiff Marsh Rikard & Bryan –

Birmingham, AL

39 Safetynet Youth Systems v. Guarantee Insurance

Company

Agency E&O – Retrospective Rating Plan Closed 2014-Opinion State of Alabama Circuit Court for

Dallas County

Defendant Starnes Davies Florie – Mobile, AL
38 American Modern v. Barry Kendrick Agency E&O – Claim Denial/Failure to Procure Closed 2014-Opinion U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky Defendant Harp Law, PLL – Frankfort, KY
37 Essex v. R&O Agency Agency E&O – Claim Denial/Failure to Procure Closed 2014-Retained State of Georgia

State Court of DeKalb County

Defendant Cozen O’Connor – Atlanta, GA
36 Bolt v. North Jackson Water Authority Surety Bond Claim Denial Closed 2014-Opinion Deposition July 21, 2014 State of Alabama- Circuit Court of Jackson County Defendant Jack Livingston,

P.C. – Scottsboro, AL

35 Petznick v. Willis Agency E&O – Claim Denial/Failure to Procure Closed 2014-Opinion State of Alabama Circuit Court of

Jefferson County

Plaintiff The Lowe Law Firm, LLC –

Birmingham, AL

34 Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company v. Mangalam Dispute as to amount of claim payment. Closed 2014-Report U.S. District Court for

the Northern District of Georgia

Defendant Warhurst & Buffalo

– Mobile, AL

2013
33 Martinez v. Scottsdale Failure to Pay Employee Dishonesty Claim Closed 2014-Report U.S. District Court for Northern District of

Alabama

Plaintiff Massey, Stotser & Nichols –

Birmingham, AL

32 Petro v. Travelers D&O Bad Faith Claim – Failure to Settle Claims Closed 2014-Report & Rebuttal Deposition August 22,

2013

U.S. District Court of Northern Florida Plaintiff Crew & Crew – Fort Walton Beach, FL
31 C&I Entertainment v. Fidelity & Deposit of Maryland Surety Bond Claim Denial Closed 2014-Report & Rebuttal Deposition October 9,

2013

U.S. District of Northern Mississippi Plaintiff Glassman Edwards

– Memphis, TN

30 Nelson v. Conner & Gallagher Agency E&O – Agency Practices & Use of Captive

Insurance Company

Closed 2014-Report Deposition October 9,

2014

State of Illinois Circuit Court of

DuPage County

Plaintiff Rock Fusco Connelly –

Chicago, IL

29 Bedford v. Tennessee Farmers Mutual Underwriting Practices & Claim Denial Closed 2014-Opinion State of Tennessee- Circuit Court of

Shelby County

Plaintiff Freemon Law Firm

– Lawrenceburg, TN

28 Artistic Rug v. Auto-Owners Agency E&O – Agency Practices Closed 2014-Opinion Deposition November

13, 2013

State of Alabama Circuit Court of

Madison County

Plaintiff Harrison Gammons & Rawlinson –

Huntsville, AL

27 Indemnity v. Doodson Insurance Brokerage Agency Non-Compete Agreement Closed 2014-Report U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland Plaintiff Indemnity Insurance Company RRG –

Sparks, MD

26 Pludeman v. Northern Leasing Systems Insurance and Self- Insurance Closed 2014-Opinion U.S. District Court for the Southern District

of New York

Defendant Moses Singer – New York, NY

 

25 Grandview Palace v. Florida Mutual Assurance Trust Self Insurance & Reinsurance Closed 2014-Report Deposition April 25,

2014

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Defendant Squires Patton Boggs LLP – Miami, FL
24 Atlantic Specialty v. Kornegay Bad Faith Claim Denial & Claim Handling Process Closed 2014-Report & Rebuttal Deposition June 6, 2014 U.S. District Court for Southern District of Alabama Plaintiff Richardson Law Firm – Mobile, AL
23 Fort Benning Family Communities v. American Management Services Risk Management Administration of a Master Insurance Program Closed 2014-Report & Rebuttal Deposition February 13,

2014

State of Georgia- Superior Court of Muscogee County Defendant Greenberg Traurig

– Chicago, IL

2012
22 Auto-Owners Insurance Company v. South Central Agency Surety Bond Claim Subrogation – Agency Issuing Bond Closed 2012-Report Deposition April 24,

2012

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama Defendant Martin Weed, LLC

– Birmingham AL

21 Ocean’s 11 Bar & Grill v. Indemnity Insurance Group RRG Policy Rescission – Material Misrepresentation on Insurance Application Closed 2012-Report & Rebuttal Deposition May 5, 2012 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Defendant Silverman Thompson Slutkin White, LLC –

Baltimore, MD

20 Manhattan Beachwear v. Lloyd’s Bad Faith Claim Denial – Throughput Insurance Closed 2012-Retained U.S. District Court

Central District of California

Plaintiff Dickstein Shapiro – Los Angeles, CA
19 Beach Bars v. Indemnity Insurance Group RRG Policy Rescission – Material Misrepresentation on Insurance Application Closed 2012-Report & Rebuttal Deposition July 9, 2012 U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida Defendant Silverman Thompson Slutkin White, LLC –

Baltimore, MD

18 Doodson Agency v. Indemnity Insurance Group RRG Agency Non-Compete Agreement Closed 2012-Report U.S. District Court District of Maryland Defendant Silverman Thompson Slutkin White, LLC –

Baltimore, MD

17 Bernheim v. Hoffman Brown Failure to Pay Jewelry Floater Claim Closed 2012-Opinion U.S. District Court

Central District of California

Plaintiff The Bernheim Law

Firm – Beverly Hills, CA

2011
16 EMC v. Riggs Claim Denial per Wear & Tear Exclusion – Wind Damage Closed 2011-Report Deposition October 18,

2011

U.S. District Court for Northern District of Alabama Defendant Bear & Liddon – Birmingham, AL
15 Rosamond v. Great American Bad Faith Failure to Pay Claim on Injured Worker due to Previous Conditions

Exclusion

Closed 2011-Report Deposition April 11,

2011

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Plaintiff Murphy Williams – Jackson MS
14 Blackhurst v. Turbeville Agency Agency E&O – Additional Insured Status of Former Property Manager after a

fatality at insured location.

Closed 2011-Opinion Deposition April 21,

2011

State of South Carolina, 5th Circuit Court, Richland

County

Defendant Sowell, Gray, Step & Lafitte – Columbia, SC
13 Commerce & Industry v. S&M Brands Insurance Audit Practices – workers’ compensation audit and the changing of

class codes & rates

Closed 2011- Report Deposition April 13,

2013

Trial August 26,

2015

Commonwealth of Virginia-Circuit Court for County of

Lunenburg

Defendant S & M Brands, Inc.

– Keysville, VA

12 Groce v. Scheetz, Hogan, Freeman & Phillips Agency E&O – Claim Denial/Failure to Procure Appropriate Property Forms

& Valuation

Closed 2011-Opinion Deposition November 23, 2011 State of South Carolina, Court of Common Pleas,

County of Greenville

Plaintiff Covington Patrick – Greenville, SC
11 Calvin Anthony v. South Carolina State Budget and Control Board Insurance

Reserve Fund

Bad Faith due to Claim Denial – Personal Injury Closed 2011-Opinion State of South Carolina, Court of Common Pleas,

County of Richland

Defendant Sowell, Gray, Stepp & Lafitte – Columbia, SC
10 Barnett v. Insurance Unlimited Agency E&O – Claim Denial/Failure to Procure Flood Insurance Closed 2011-Opinion Deposition March 5,

2012

Trial April 4,

2012

State of Louisiana 38th Judicial District for the Parish of Cameron Defendant Frilot, LLC – New Orleans, LA
9 [U.S. Corporate Taxpayer] v. IRS Commissioner Issues surrounding Captive Insurance Company & Reinsurance Practices Closed 2011-Report U.S. Tax Court, Washington, D.C. Defendant Chief Counsel, Large Business & International Division, Internal Revenue Service,

U.S. Treasury

2010
8 Southern Specialties v. Brown & Brown Agency E&O – Failure to Procure Appropriate Coverage and Business

Income Limits

Closed 2010-Report Deposition February 15,

2010

Trial February 3,

2011

State of Florida 17th Circuit Court- Broward County Plaintiff Fowler Rodriguez Valdes-Fauli – Coral Gables FL
7 Mid-State Surety v. Pulaski County Board of Education Surety Bond Claim Denial Closed 2010-Retained U.S. District Court for Middle District of Tennessee Defendant Smith Cashion & Orr – Nashville, TN
6 Premier Health v. Holderfield Agency Agency E&O – Failure to Procure Coverage Closed 2010-Retained U.S. District Court for Northern District of Alabama Plaintiff Robert Bryan Law, LLC – Jasper, AL
5 AFD Enterprises v. Nationwide Insurance Bad Faith Claim – Refusal to pay fire claim caused by arson Closed 2010-Report U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois Defendant Cassidy & Mueller—Peoria, IL
4 Fidelity National v. Boardwalk Condominiums Agency E&O – Failure to Procure Appropriate Coverage Closed 2010-Retained U.S. District Court of Northern Florida Defendant Carr Allison – Tallahassee, FL
3 McCaig v. Dolgencorp Risk Management Practices and Management Incentives Closed 2010-Opinion Deposition March 26,

2010

State of Alabama Circuit Court for Colbert County Defendant Ogletree Deakins Nash – Birmingham, AL
2009

 

2 Hartford v. Spizzirri Agency E&O & Professional Insurance Underwriting Practices – Lawyer’s

Professional Liability Claim

Closed 2009-Report Deposition December 20, 2009 U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia Defendant Cauthorn Nohr & O’Dell – Marietta, GA
1 EMCO v. Yates & Associates Agency E&O – Failure to Procure Appropriate Coverage Closed 2009-Opinion Deposition September 9,

2009

State of Georgia Superior Court of Telfair County Plaintiff Chambless Higdon Richardson – Macon, GA

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