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Pinnacle’s experience assisting law firms includes coverages such as:

  • Asbestos and environmental
  • Collateral protection
  • Commercial auto
  • Commercial multiple peril
  • Commercial property
  • Credit
  • General and products liability
  • Homeowners
  • Medical professional liability
  • Non-medical professional liability (e.g., lawyers, accountants, architects)
  • Personal auto
  • Title insurance
  • Workers' compensation

Excellent litigation support requires independent actuaries you can trust and understand. Coupled with a solid reputation for credibility, we have extensive experience handling new license applications, complex litigation, class actions, arbitration, administrative hearings and other contractual disputes.

As well, we are seasoned actuarial litigation experts who can support your efforts to make your case as strong as possible through expert testimony. To help build a better case, we will successfully sort through challenging issues and finer details to identify key arguments, create resolution scenarios and assess financial damage.

Our actuarial litigation support team has extensive experience supporting insurer in-house legal staff for law firms and their clients, as well as presenting testimony before legislative bodies; administrative rate hearings; special panels; and federal, state and county courts. We can serve in all U.S. jurisdictions, and our clients include insurers, banks, self-insured companies, captives and state insurance departments.

    Litigation Support/Expert Witness Services

    • Administrative Hearing Support
      Pinnacle’s consultants have provided both testimony and expert reports in a wide variety of administrative hearings, lawsuits, arbitrations and other proceedings.
    • Arbitration
      Pinnacle has consultants who are experienced as expert witnesses in arbitrations and also ARIAS-certified arbitrators.
    • Benchmarking
      Pinnacle strives to construct benchmarks for any analysis, whether ratemaking, loss reserving or some other use, as close as possible to replicating the nature of the underlying data being reviewed.
    • Continuing Education for Attorneys
      Pinnacle provides special interest seminars for attorneys that include loss reserving, ratemaking and valuation to explain key issues and best practices.
    • Damage Calculations
      Pinnacle has experience working with large datasets and creating models to assess damages and develop scenario outcomes.

    Litigation Support/Expert Witness Industries

    Our expertise applies to a wide variety of agricultural areas, supporting the ever evolving agricultural economy.
    Pinnacle’s experts understand the rapidly changing health care services environment. We have provided actuarial consulting services in every aspect of medical professional liability insurance at the local, state and national levels.
    Pinnacle has extensive experience helping contractors navigate their unique and challenging liability exposures.
    Our clients are among the leaders of the staffing industry, and we’re experts in analyzing each program’s unique characteristics — from single parent captive liabilities to large self-insured retention liabilities.
    Pinnacle understands that manufacturers face numerous liability exposures from workers' compensation to auto, and many more. We help manufacturers manage exposures in the highly variegated manufacturing industry.

    Who We Serve in Litigation Support/Expert Witness

    We have specific expertise in programs that protect the public welfare, such as petroleum storage tank pollution coverage or programs for infants with birth-related injuries.
    Whether you need to develop an enterprise risk management program, identify best practices for your industry or procure expert insight and analysis for a broad range of projects, our team of experts are focused on doing whatever it takes to exceed your expectations, time and time again.
    Pinnacle provides a variety of services to insurance regulators. Services include financial exams including risk-focused examinations, rate filing reviews and model reviews. Pinnacle has also assisted regulators with captive applications reviews, training, and legislative costing.

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