Dale C Crawford

Mr. Dale C Crawford

Dale Crawford
85 Dawn Heath Circle
Littleton, CO 80127
Mobile: 303-949-7686
Office: 303-979-3770

My experience across the industry has provided qualifications in claims handling, bad faith, duty to defend, insurer/agency issues, underwriting, financial, property, worker's compensation and others. Former insurance and reinsurance company executive providing services as expert witness, arbitrator/umpire, mediator, and special projects.

I have provided services in 24 states, and testified in numerous state and federal courts. Have been served as arbitrator and umpire in over 30 disuptes in insurance/reinsurance; insurer/managing general agency, and insurer/agent arbitrations. Take cases on both sides-and decline on both as well. Have also servied in insurer vs. insurer disputes.

See website for testimonials and list of publications.

Areas of Expertise
  • Bad Faith
  • Business Valuation
  • Fire Insurance
  • Insurance Adjuster
  • Insurance Agency
  • Insurance Agent/Broker
  • Insurance Customs & Practices
  • Insurance Excess & Surplus Lines
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Liability Insurance
  • Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Reinsurance
  • Risk Management
  • Workers Compensation Insurance

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter, Associate in Reinsurance, MBA, ARIAS-US Certified Arbitrator Insurance/Reinsurance
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Taught several insurance courses at universities; speaker at numerous seminars on insurance/reinsurance/agency subjects
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 325+
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Bad faith, underwriting, property, construction defect, agency/insurer, duty of primary to excess, casualty, loss adjusting, umbrella, excess/surplus, reinsurance, worker's compensation, insolvency, industry standards
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 45%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 55%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 60
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: January 2018
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 50
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 30
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 20+
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Document review, research, testimony, consulting, arbitration, mediation, special projects such as underwriting or due diligence audits
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Reasonable actual expenses incurred


References upon request.