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North Carolina

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 Arizona

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Insurance Expert Witness
 Insurance Consultant 

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Experience You Can Count On

Louis has been acting as an insurance consultant and expert witness since September 2007, and has evenly balanced his litigation support efforts between insurance defense and plaintiff's work. Much of his effort has been as a claim consultant on both litigated and non-litigated matters, assisting clients and insurers with coverage interpretation, issues, defense strategy, negotiation, and contract interpretation as it applies to insurance issues and concepts.

Education

1981 - B.B.A. Bachelors of Business Administration - University of Cincinnati

1985 - Certificate in General Insurance - INS

1994 - Associate in Claims - AIC

1995 - Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter - CPCU

2003 - Certified Insurance Counselor - CIC


Experience

2007 - Present: Fey Consulting LLC

• Litigation support, Consulting and Expert testimony 
• Consultation on Risk Management Opportunities
• Assist Clients on Claims, Coverage, and Insurance Disputes
• Act as a Liaison & Consultant for Insureds and Insurers
• Assist with Contractual Risk Management and CRT
• Technical Resource for Insurance Producers, insureds, and insurers


2000 - 2007: St. Paul/Travelers Insurance, Atlanta, Georgia
(Director of Major Case-Construction Claims Services)

• Handled Very Large Exposure & Complex Liability Cases
• Mentored, Directed, & Oversaw Multiple Construction Claim Regions
• Directed Investigation & Litigation
• Negotiated Settlements
• Attended Trials & Mediated Cases
• Provided Coverage & Contract Analyses & Interpretations

1996 - 2000: Lumber Mutual Ins. Co., Greer, South Carolina
(Regional Claims & Underwriting Manager, Southern Region)

• Trained, Organized, & Implemented This Start-Up Claims Operation
• Oversaw Claims for Southern Region
• Oversaw Underwriting Department in Southern Region
• Managed a Staff of More Than 40 People
• Handled Large Exposure Cases, All Lines
• Handled Large Exposure Law Suits (Mediations, Negotiations, & Trials)
• Negotiated & Implemented Managed Care Program
• Implemented a W.C. Telephonic Nurse Program for In-House Managed Care
• Developed a Triage Program to Reduce Frequency of Surgery on W.C. Claims

1981 - 1996: Ohio Casualty Ins. Co., Hamilton, Ohio (Senior Claims Supervisor)
• Oversaw Litigation & Claims in Home & Branch Office Settings
• Oversaw Hurricane Andrew Cleanup
• Developed & Implemented Training Program for New Adjusters
• Conducted Various Instructional Seminars for Adjuster Training
• Was a Member of the Company's "Swat Team" (Cleanup of Distressed Offices)

Related Experience

 

Other Relationships or Accomplishments
• Member of the State of Louisiana P&C Commission
• Member of the State Board of the Professional Insurance Agents of Louisiana (PIA)
• Current Member of Chartis Insurance Companies (Formerly AIG) Claim Advisory Council
• Current member of Travelers Services Agency Advisory Council
• Assisted in Authoring the Claims Manual for Ohio Casualty's Claim Department in the Mid-1980s
• Assisted in authoring various endorsements for both Lumber Mutual Insurance and Travelers Insurance
• Faculty - The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research

Articles and Publications

  • IRMI Update: Risk Management & Insurance Commentary, Tips, and Tactics February 6, 2013 I Issue 287 I ISSN: 1530-7980 - "Don't Use ATIMA in Builders Risk Policies"

Numerous Seminars and Lectures Given on Insurance Coverage & Related Issues

  • Commercial Underwriting: Principles And Property
  • Principles Of Suretyship
  • Economics in Insurance
  • Insurance Management
  • Liability Claim Practices
  • Insurance Issues And Professional Ethics
  • Property Loss Adjusting
  • Insurance Accounting And Finance
  • Commercial Liability Insurance And Risk Management
  • Insurance Operations
  • Commercial Property Insurance And Risk Management
  • Principles Of Risk Management & Insurance
  • Principles Of Insurance-Liability Claims Adjusting
  • Principles Of Insurance & Property Loss Adjusting
  •  Casualty Insurance
  • Property Insurance
  • Commercial General Liability Coverage, Conditions, Exclusions, & Endorsements
  • Occurrence Law - Various Jurisdictional Interpretations & Their Effect on CGL Coverage
  • Occurrence Law - Manifestation, Multiple & Continuous Triggers
  • Additional Insured Endorsements & Related Issues
  • Certificate of Insurance Issues
  • Contractual Defense & Indemnity Provisions
  • The Anti-Indemnity Statutes of Various Jurisdictions & How They Interact with the
  • Contractual Provisions of the CGL Policy
  • Contractual Provisions to Look For: What to Include in Contracts & How They Impact
  • One's Liability Exposure & Insurance Coverage
  • Wavier of Subrogation Contractual Provisions & Policy Endorsements
  • Professional Liability Endorsements
  • W.C. Immunity, the Statutes Regarding Statutory Employer Status; How They're Treated
  • in Various Jurisdictions & Their Impact on CGL Coverage
  • Excess/Umbrella Coverage & Related Issues
  • Litigation Management
  • Negotiations & Mediation
  • Claim Operation Policy & Procedures - Fair Claims Practice
  • Business Continuity, a non-insurance alternative to Business Income protection
  • Effectively Monitoring The Claim Process Louisiana Indemnity
  • What To Do In The Event Of A Claim
  • Effectively Managing The Claims Process
  • Coverage "Gaps" and "Traps"
  • LSU - E. J. Ourso College of Business - Louisiana Business and Technology Centers Legal
  • and Technology Panel "Is Your Business Disaster-Ready?"
  • "Contractual Risk Transfer" A Moving Target
  • Overview of Construction Insurance – BRBA CLE program: Construction Law Section
  • Professional Liability Insurance for Engineers – Engineering Law Seminar – Half Moon Ed.
  • Managing Cyber Risks, Threats & Insurance Implications
  • Do You Have A Cyber Liability Exposure?
  • Coverage "Gaps" and "Traps" – August 19, 2013 – Jackson Mississippi
  • Cyber Liability: Could You Be At Risk?  June 6,2013 – Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Professional Liability Insurance for Engineers – Engineering Law Seminar – Half Moon Education – June 20, 2013  - Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Managing Cyber Risks, Threats & Insurance Implications – April 30, 2013 – Gulfport Mississippi
  • Do You Have A Cyber Liability Exposure? June 6, 2013 - Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Agent’s Duty – Jackson Mississippi – August 8, 2013 – Jackson, Mississippi
  • Cyber Liability: What You Need To Know – November 14, 2013 – Webinar
  • Certificates Of Insurance – February 26, 2013 – Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Employee Leasing: A Construction Industry Perspective
  • Cyber Liability: What You Need To Know
  • Contractual Indemnification and Additional Insured Issues
  • Insurance Industry Standards – The CPCU Society of Baton Rouge, April 2016

  • Cyber Insurance For Contractors – Associated Building Contractors State Convention 2016
  • Cyber Insurance – Building Blocks I – IV – BancorpSouth Insurance Services
  • Case Studies of Agents Errors and Omissions - The Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) of Louisiana Annul Convention 2016
  • The Insurance and Operational Implications of Workplace Violence / Active Shooter Events - Associated Building Contractors Pelican Chapter 2016
  • The Insurance Implications of Active Shooter Events – BancorpSouth Insurance Services

 

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