The COVID-19 pandemic has had a far-reaching impact on businesses across the country and throughout the world, putting strain and pressure on the insurance industry more than ever before. Bates Group’s industry-leading insurance, forensic accounting and economic damages experts stand ready to assist Insurers and agents in the many challenges they face as result of the pandemic, including pre-litigation claims reviews and multi-faceted support should a matter proceed to litigation. Our insurance litigation team works side-by-side with regional and multinational insurance companies, reinsurance firms, underwriters and their in-house and outside counsel.
Bates Groups’ insurance experts are well versed with insurance industry customs, practices, and standards, standard of care, coverage analysis, and claims practices. We consult on or testify to the follow aspects of coverage litigation claims:
Bates Group’s team of forensic accounting and damages experts with CPA, Chartered Accountant, Certified in Financial Forensics, Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Valuation Analyst designations have experience reviewing, critiquing and adjusting claimed losses for reserve setting, undertaking actuarial analyses for setting loss reserves, and providing pretrial consulting or expert witness testimony.
Our experts are experienced at providing analyses of lost business income or profits, lost wages, and out-of-pocket losses analysis across, but not limited to, the following areas:
Bates Group has decades of experience designing and managing large-scale eDiscovery and managed document review projects for all types of litigation and investigations. Retaining Bates Group enables organizations to leverage the advantages of highly experienced discovery specialists and technology-enabled e-discovery review solutions, allowing counsel to focus their time and effort on the high-value tasks you were hired to perform.
Andrew Daniel, Director, Securities Litigation Expert and Consultant - firstname.lastname@example.org
A. Christine Davis, Managing Director, Forensic Accounting and Commercial Damages - email@example.com
Sheila Murphy, Insurance, Litigation and Regulatory Expert- firstname.lastname@example.org
Greg Faucher, Managing Consultant, Insurance and Actuarial Practice Leader - email@example.com
Bates Group’s Insurance and Commercial damages experts have experience handling claims across the following types of insurance coverage: