“Keys to Successfully Using Experts in Insurance Coverage Litigation,” IADC Insurance and Reinsurance Committee Newsletter January 2012

“With so much on the line, it is impossible to be over-prepared when utilizing experts in an insurance coverage defense,” notes this article co-authored by Daniel W. Gerber, Co-Chair of Goldberg Segalla’s Global Insurance Services Practice Group. “A proactive approach starts with understanding the parameters of what the expert will be allowed to testify to and identifying the appropriate expert with the knowledge, skill and training necessary to testify on the insurer’s behalf.”

This article provides a primer on utilizing experts in insurance coverage litigation, including the basics of when expert testimony is allowed, procedural requirements, strategic and evidentiary issues, and practical tips on making expert testimony a successful component of an insurance coverage defense.

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