Bad Faith Expert Witnesses

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Bad faith expert witness candidates typically have many years of experience in contract law, insurance law, economic damages or insurance claim handling, but the background required will vary depending on the specifics of the case. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, legal counsel may request an insurance industry or bad faith expert with prior expert witness testimony experience. 

In every written agreement, there is an implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing. It is the presumption that the parties will deal with each other honestly and fairly. Courts can award punitive damages or exemplary damages in a bad faith claim trial ruling or summary judgment against an insurance company (e.g., State Farm, Allstate). Expert witness services by a bad faith expert could include documentation review, depositions, expert report, expert opinion, and/or testimony in trial court. In addition, a law firm may request and industry expert for pre-litigation consulting work. Representative matters have involved:

Leading litigation law firm clients call on Cahn Litigation Services to locate insurance expert witness candidates, including insurance bad faith experts. Cahn Litigation Services has completed numerous searches for an expert witness with specialized knowledge in bad faith issues, providing candidates for each case to the specifications provided by the attorney in charge. 

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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Bad Faith experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Bad Faith landscape.

Expert Witness #249277

This expert holds a Ph.D. in Economics, and has provided economic litigation services in more than 400 cases. This expert's background includes academic, corporate, economic consulting, and government positions. This expert was Associate Professor of Economics and Business Administration at a State University; Managing Director of an economic consulting firm; and Regional Commissioner, Bureau of Labor Statistics. This expert leads an economic consulting and expert witness firm with staff expertise in economics, accounting, finance and statistics. This expert advises attorneys regarding damages determination and provides expert witness testimony using objective, fact-based, damages opinions for plaintiff attorneys or to rebut opposing expert's damages reports if asked to do so by defense counsel.

Specializing in litigation economics, this expert has provided economic analysis, valuation, and expert testimony, especially in complex litigation, regarding issues such as:

-  Breach of Contract
-  Earnings Loss
-  Constructive Termination
-  Covenant of Good Faith
-  "Whistle-Blower"
-  Harassment, Hostile Work Environment
-  Displaced Worker Survey Data
-  Other Complex Cases

For over 25 years this expert has provided economic, accounting, and financial consulting for litigation, including numerous jury trial testimonies in complex cases.   

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