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A Nationwide Association Of Insurance And Risk Consultants, Educators And Experts

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AAIMCo Members Are The Most Sought-after Fee Based Professionals On Matters Related To Insurance And Risk

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Areas Of Expertise Include Agent/Agency, Company/Wholesaler, Corporations/Enterprise, Government And Law

AAIMCo Members Are Widely Published. From Books And Resource Documents To White Papers And General Articles

AAIMCo is a non-profit trade association comprised of insurance and risk professionals who provide fee-based consulting and educational services to their clients.

The Professional Members of AAIMCo are among the most knowledgeable and highly sought after, fee-based consultants, experts and educators in the insurance and risk management fields. Their clients include insurance agencies and associations, multi-national insurance companies, corporations and attorneys for services ranging from consulting and expert witness to education and training.

AAIMCo’s purpose is to provide an insurance and risk forum for professionals of the highest caliber to share ideas and exchange information for the betterment of our professions. AAIMCo also strives to set the highest professional standards for our members and our industries and will publish official position papers in support of that goal.

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Featured Consultants

Gene Ladd

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Steve Coombs

Mr. Coombs joined Risk Resources as president in 1992. Risk Resources is a risk management and commercial insurance consulting firm based in LaGrange Park, Illinois. Risk Resources does not sell insurance and provides consulting services on a fee-for-service basis. Common projects include risk management and insurance audits, insurance RFPs/proposal management, agent/broker RFQs, RFPs and selection,…

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Vincent “Chip” Boylan

Property and Casualty Insurance Expert Witness with a 42 Year background as an Insurance Broker.  Expert witness since 1989 with a primary focus on 1) agent and broker standard of care; and 2) coverage issues. Topics addressed have included: Property/Crime; Business Interruption; General Liability; Executive & Professional Liability; Workers’ Compensation; Umbrella Liability; Automobile; and Homeowners.…

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Olie R. Jolstad

Olie Jolstad is an insurance expert with over 40 years of professional insurance experience in commercial and personal lines insurance claims handling, coverage analysis, managing general agent, and agent/broker procurement of insurance. Mr. Jolstad holds the Senior Claims Law Associate (SCLA) designation, as well as being a Fellow in the American College of Forensic Examiners…

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Frederick C. Berry

Bachelor of Science degree in Insurance (1969) and a Juris Doctor degree (1973) from Arizona State University. Deputy Director of Insurance of the State of Arizona from July 1, 1976 through September 30, 1978. Chartered and Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) in 1981 and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) in 1983. Member of the State Bar…

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Featured Library Publications

Perpetuating Agencies

The difference between a merger for perpetuation and an acquisition in disguise

What The Plaintiffs’ Attorney May Be Missing In The Analysis Of His Clients Insurance Policy

I was often amazed at what I could only discern as an argument by a Plaintiff’s attorney concerning an insurance claim where he had never bothered to read the policy or have a true of understanding of insurance.

Distributing Contingency Income Fairly

If you distribute Profit Sharing monies (Contingency Income) to various people/entities within your agency/cluster/Virtual Insurance Agency you know that volume-only calculations for distribution is unfair to the most profitable entity and overly generous to those who may have high loss ratios. Read about the Fair Share Contingency Distribution Program here that calculates Profitability Relativity as well as volume relativity when – …

Shinning A Light On Insurer Misconduct

A uniform law proposed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is currently working its way through state legislatures. The Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure Model Act[i] would require American insurers to disclose a wide range of information relating to their governance, performance evaluation systems, compensation and incentive plans, Enterprise Risk Management (“ERM”) plans and codes of ethics and conduct. – …

Looking Behind the Curtain

I have not figured out why reinsurance is not fully regulated, as is insurance. I have heard the logic that the parties to the contract are equally sophisticated, and therefor no regulation is necessary. The problem with that logic is that it assumes a premise that is false. Many of the parties do not have equal bargaining power; they are – …

Derivative Suit Exposure From Officers And Directors

I do not truly understand the rationale in suing the company adjuster in a lawsuit against the Insurance Company, since he has no independent duties apart from those of the Insurance Company. However, Directors and Officers of corporations owe fiduciary duties to corporate stockholders and to the Corporate business entity itself.