Providing litigation support, early case assessment, and expert witness services.

General experience: P&C Insurance with an emphasis in personal lines. ALL STATES
Specialty focus: Insurance underwriting, claims, homeowners, automobile, umbrella liability, bad faith, sales and marketing practices; product development; contract language; pricing (all lines); operations (SOP); systems, applications, automation, internal auditing, compliance, more.

Mr. Farris has many years in the P&C insurance industry. He has extensive technical experience and has held numerous management and company officer positions. He holds a Wisconsin P&C agent/broker license.

Since 2014, Mr. Farris has supported insurance company outside counsel as the Expert in five (5) positive-outcome bad faith defenses.
Examples of  case types include property fires, building collapse, and automobile liability (UM/UIM stacking) claims.

Mr. Farris’ CV and a single page expert witness summary can be accessed on our staff page. Legal and case references are available upon request.

He successfully supports plaintiff and defendant legal teams with property & casualty insurance guidance for all personal lines (Automobile; Dwelling; Homeowner; Umbrella/Excess; Ancillary lines; etc.) and selected commercial lines litigation. He is qualified to testify on behalf of agencies, insurance companies and policyholders.

  • Bad Faith
  • Coverage disputes
  • Compliance and audit controls
  • Contract issues
  • Industry standards vs. specific company standards
  • Insurance company operations
  • Insurance contract interpretation
  • Policy & coverage analysis
  • Policy limitations and exclusions
  • Insurance company operational standards
  • Underwriting procedures
  • Company-agent-agency relationships and obligations
  • Experience with all sales channels including direct sales, captive/company agents, independent agents, and national brokers
  • Insurer-client legal communications (e.g. termination notices; coverage reductions/restrictions)
  • Product and rate filings with state departments of insurance
  • General insurance research

Call to receive a copy of Mr. Farris' CV and litigation support summary.