BRG experts are often retained immediately after a catastrophe to provide advice and guidance to the policyholder in the recovery process and to prepare claims. Our experts analyze detailed financial and accounting records and operations data; develop financial models to assess losses; and prepare insurance claims that are comprehensive and well documented, and support resolution and payment of complex claims.

Policyholders and insurance companies have retained BRG experts in insurance coverage matters to quantify damages, analyze insurance recovery, provide settlement advisory services, and testify in mediations, arbitrations, and trials. With a combination of insurance claims experts, forensic accountants, economists, statisticians, and industry specialists, BRG experts prepare authoritative reports and studies.

Our Services

  • Identifying loss areas and strategic approaches to valuing losses
  • Reviewing insurance policies for coverage grants, relevant exclusions, limits, deductibles, and other issues
  • Preparing loss estimates to obtain advance payments and set appropriate reserves
  • Quantifying losses associated with property damage, extra expense, business interruption, and other claims
  • Preparing logical claim presentations with supporting documents and exhibits
  • Communicating with the underwriter’s adjusters and accountants
  • Analyzing the underwriter’s positions and claim adjustments
  • Providing settlement advisory services, and participating in settlement negotiations
  • Providing expert witness testimony on damages and claim valuation issues

Claims Experience

  • Builder’s risk
  • Contingent business interruption
  • Cyber risk
  • Directors’ and officers’ claims
  • Environmental
  • Extra expense
  • FEMA
  • Fidelity/fraud
  • Long-tail liabilities
  • Political risk
  • Property & business Interruption
  • Property damage
  • Product liability (product recall/product defects)
  • Professional liability (Errors and Omissions)

Industry Experience

  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Chemicals
  • Communications, Media, and Entertainment
  • Energy
  • Financial Institutions
  • Food and Agricultural Products
  • High-Technology
  • Hospitality and Gaming
  • Hospitals
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil and Gas
  • Retail
  • Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices
  • Transportation
  • Universities

Professionals

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Jeff Mitchell

Managing Director

San Francisco Bay Area

Gregory S. Thaler

Managing Director

San Francisco Bay Area

Christopher M. Brophy

Managing Director

New York

Robert Glasser

Managing Director

New York, Denver

Stephen C. Moseley

Managing Director

Chicago

Rebecca E. Szelc

Managing Director

Dallas

Our industry knowledge is broad and deep.

BRG combines intellectual rigor with practical, real-world experience. We have an in-depth understanding of industries and markets, with expertise spanning the major sectors of the global economy. Following are some of the many sectors that we know inside and out.