Hugh W Black CPCU, ARM, AIC, CCLA

Mr. Hugh W Black CPCU, ARM, AIC, CCLA

Axiom Claims Analytics, LLC
1240 E. Ontario Ave. Suite 102-264
Corona , CA 92881
Office: 951-833-5472
Introduction

Mr. Black is the CEO of Axiom Claims Analytics, LLC and an expert who has over forty-five years of multi-line Property and Casualty Insurance claims handling and technical supervision experience. He has experience as a bad faith expert; insurance coverage; custom & practice; additional insured coverage; claims training and construction defect coverage and handling.


Areas of Expertise
  • Auto Insurance
  • Bad Faith
  • Construction Insurance
  • Fire Insurance
  • Insurance Adjuster
  • 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: Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU); 1983
Associate in Risk Management (ARM); 1997
Associate in Claims (AIC) ; 1984
Casualty Claim Law Associate (CCLA) ; 1980
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: 21
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Commercial Property Coverage; Commercial General Liability Coverage; Bad Faith; Duty to Defend; Insurance Industry Custom and Practice; Additional Insured Coverage; Construction Defect; and Certificates of Insurance
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 57%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 43%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Between 20 and 30 times. Ten as an expert witness. The majority as a Person Most Knowledgeable (PMK) by insurance companies
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: December 2019
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Ten
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Two
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Seven
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting and Forensic Expert Testimony
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Available on Request
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Available on Request
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Available on Request
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Available on Request
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Available on Request

References

References upon request.