EXPERT WITNESS & CONSULTANT
INSURANCE CLAIMS & ANALYSIS
Validity of Claim - Responsibility Cost Analysis
Defense - Fraud - Resolution
Subrogation Assistance with Surety Bond Claims
Nationwide Inspection & Testimony
PLAINTIFF & DEFENSE EXPERT WITNESS
Mike Panish is the expert witness insurance adjusters turn to when looking
for the perfect expert to help them determine validity of a construction
related insurance claim. Mike has been involved in assisting many insurance
companies defend a claim, investigate a claim, or just assess the course
of events leading up to a claim. He is currently the only construction
expert and non-attorney that has appeared as a featured guest on the AM
Best Insurance Law podcast programs. He has authored many articles regarding
insurance claims investigation, fraud and abuses of the insurance providers'
resources. Mike has worked with many local attorneys nationwide in defending
claims for their insurance clients. He has worked to help resolve many
claims as a neutral investigator that has made significant claims settle
easily and with positive results. His experience as expert witness for
the insurance industry has included tract home defective class action
claims, automatic door injury claims, construction defect claims, fire
related mediation claims, contractor liability claims, contractor fraud
claims, contractor indemnification claims, subrogation claims, general
liability claims, workmanship and product liability, product defect claims,
job safety claims, personal injury claims, and slip, trip & fall claims.
Mike is incredibly knowledgeable and retains the smallest detail regarding
every case that he is working on. He has the ability to remember and recall
details that make a difference in your case during deposition and trial.
He is able to analyze your case files quickly and efficiently, often finding
information that makes a significant difference in the disposition of
your claim. He has often been asked to act on behalf of several parties
in the same case, as he maintains an unbiased and neutral position that
is beneficial to the involved parties.
Michael Panish is an A.M. Best Company recommended expert service provider
for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. A.M.
Best is a worldwide insurance-rating and information agency and a full-service
credit rating organization dedicated to serving the insurance industry.
Policyholders refer to Best's ratings and analysis as a means of assessing
the financial strength and creditworthiness of risk-bearing entities and