Donald J Brayer

Mr. Donald J Brayer

4105 Terri-Lyn Lane
Northbrook , IL 60062
Office: 847-498-3323

Introduction

Mr. Brayer has over 40 years experience in commercial property and casualty and professional liability insurance. He has earned the following insurance designations: CPCU, RPLU, CRIS, MLIS, AIC and ARe. In a litigation context, he has been engaged in over 130 cases on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants involving insurers, agents and policyholders. His expertise applies to both admitted and non-admitted carrier situations.


Areas of Expertise

  • Auto Insurance
  • Construction Insurance
  • Fire Insurance
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Agent/Broker
  • Insurance Customs & Practices
  • Insurance Excess & Surplus Lines
  • Liability Insurance
  • Property & Casualty Insurance

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: MBA in Management & Finance
Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter
Registered Professional Liability Underwriter
Construction Risk Insurance Specialist
Management Liability Insurance Specialist
Associate in Claims
Associate in Reinsurance
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: Approximately 130
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Commercial Property & Casualty
Excess and Surplus Lines
Agent/Broker malpractice
Bad Faith
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: Approximately 65 - 70%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: Approximately 30 - 35%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Approximately 35 - 40
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: March 20, 2014
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Approximately 15 times
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Twelve times
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 23 years
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, review, reports, depositions, trial testimony
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $325.
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $325.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $325.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $325.
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel and travel related expenses and any extraordinary expenses that are case specific

References

Available upon request