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Chapter Event: Dallas
Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
Do you know how prospective and current clients search for a consulting expert? If you are a consulting expert and the assignment becomes a legal matter, do you know that your role may transition to that of a testifying expert? What are the differences between these two roles?
Terry C. Taylor, PE, and E. J. Janik, CPA, CFF, CFE will co-moderate a panel consisting of Val Mansfield, Executive General Adjuster with McLarens and Brett A. Wallingford, Esq. of Zelle LLP. Mr. Mansfield will walk attendees through the insurance claim process and what he looks for when hiring a consulting expert to assist him in adjusting a commercial insurance claim. Mr. Wallingford will discuss his experiences working with the consulting expert engaged by the insurance carrier(s) during or after the claim process, as well as instances where he has been assigned a case to represent the carrier or their insured and he has searched for a testifying expert.
Val began his career in insurance services in 1987. Val moved into the field of independent adjusting in 2004 when he became actively involved in Complex Commercial Property Loss Management.
In 2009, Val graduated from the GAB Protégé Intensive Training and Mentoring Program and was subsequently promoted to the level of Executive General Adjuster.
Val joined McLarens in 2011. Val has developed a portfolio of business specializing in Manufacturing, Hospitality, Churches and School Districts. He has managed numerous Complex Property and Special Risk Losses.
Brett handles complex coverage and extracontractual matters for several major insurance companies. He represents clients throughout the United States on some of their most important matters including the World Trade Center disaster and Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. His insurance coverage practice covers a wide range of topics including complex business interruption, contingent time element and commercial general liability issues. Brett also handles commercial litigation matters including reinsurance and intellectual property matters.
Terry Taylor is a Principal Engineer with Haag Engineering Co. He also serves as Branch Manager of the Austin Office and Director or Professional Development for Haag. Mr. Taylor has been employed 34 years with Haag as a civil/structural forensic engineer, and he has performed thousands of assignments as a consulting and testifying expert involving residential, commercial, and industrial structures.
E.J. Janik has over 31 years of full-time forensic accounting services, including accounting, financial, economic, construction, fraud and business dispute consulting, with expert witness experience.
This course has been approved for 2 CFLC credits and 2 MCLE Credits, Course #: 174047420
5956 Sherry Lane, #1700
Dallas, TX 75225
Member price: $65.00
Non-member price: $70.00
Member price: $75.00
Non-member price: $80.00
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