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881 Dover Drive, Suite 360, Newport Beach, California 92663

About Us

Interisk Limited is a full-service insurance litigation consulting firm led by James A. Robertson, CPCU, ARM, a widely known and respected expert in the property and casualty field. Our experienced expert witnesses, backed by a professional litigation support team, can provide the assistance needed to successfully present your client's insurance issues. Whether your objective is a quick settlement or trying a major case, our extensive knowledge about the insurance industry allows you to prepare your case with confidence.

Interisk provides litigation consulting services and expert witness testimony for litigators handling insurance coverage issues (niche expertise in umbrella and excess liability forms and environmental coverages), suits involving insurance agents' and brokers' professional responsibilities, duties or errors and omissions, underwriting practices, risk management, claims handling standards, long-tail coverage allocation, self-insurance relationship to excess insurance, captive insurer issues, and complex multi-insurer coverage and concurrency analysis.

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Services Rendered

  • Insurance Claims Support
  • Insurance Agents Errors and Omissions
  • Insurance Litigation Support
  • Risk Management
  • Expert Witness
  • Insurance Underwriting
  • Policy Language History and Interpretation
  • Agent and Broker Customs and Practices
  • Underwriter Customs and Practices
  • Commercial General Liability Issues
  • Umbrella Liability Issues
  • Excess Liability Issues
  • History of Property and Liability Coverages and Limits
  • Additional Insured Issues
  • Contractor Liability Issues
  • Construction Defects
  • Allocation of Limits
  • Self-Insurance Relationship to Excess Insurance
  • Retrospective Rating Plans
  • Workers Compensation Retrospective Rating
  • Product Liability and Completed Operations
  • Captive Insurers
  • Long-tail Coverage Allocation
  • Claims Handling Standards
Property and Casualty Industry Litigation Support: Consulting, Research and Expert Witness on Industry Customs and Practices, Coverage, Underwriting and Claims

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Qualifications

The principals of Interisk have served hundreds of clients as consultants and as expert witnesses, and have testified in more than 300 cases, making the firm one of the most experienced litigation consultants in the United States. Our experts are qualified to testify in more than 25 states in both state and federal courts. Interisk's skilled consultants have diverse backgrounds and experience, encompassing all of the major disciplines of the property-casualty insurance industry.

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Professional Memberships

  • CPCU Society
  • Society of Risk Management Consultants
  • American Bar Association

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Service Area

Providing Nationwide Service

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Personnel Information

Firm Personnel


James A. Robertson, CPCU, ARM, President/Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Robertson has testified on most types of property and casualty coverages, with an emphasis on all forms of general, excess and umbrella liability. Previous assignments have allowed him to perform extensive research on the history of all major forms of general, excess and umbrella liability, from the 1880s through the present.
Education:
  • The University of Iowa, B.A.
  • Pepperdine University, M.S.A., 1976

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Stanley L. Lipshultz, J.D., CPCU

Mr. Lipshultz is an insurance instructor and also maintains a consulting practice providing services in insurance litigation consulting, acting as an expert witness in disputes involving agents' and brokers' errors and omissions, claims handling and bad faith, coverage issues and related customs and practices in property and casualty insurance. Mr. Lipshultz also became associated with Interisk Limited of Newport Beach, California, in July 1999 as an independent consultant.
Education:
  • American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 1970

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