Hatfield Insurance Agency Inc

Expert Witness


Consultants/Brokers/Expert Witnesses
Insurance Management

“As always, I appreciate your personal involvement in addressing our family’s insurance needs, and the quick, no-hassle response of all your office personnel. Furthermore, I always feel confident I am getting sound advice on any insurance related topic, including my latest request concerning key-man insurance for our company.” John Ruf, Westport,CT


Guy C. Hatfield CPCU CIC. 
 
CONSULTANT/EXPERT WITNESS

Areas of Expertise: 
As an active insurance agent since 1977, I am well-prepared to opine on the duties/conduct of insurance agents/brokers as well as insurance Companies. I am equally proficient in property/casualty claims and coverage analysis. I have access to other experienced experts for specific research assignments. I can quickly assess the issues and my analysis/testimony is concise and persuasive. 90% of my income is derived as an insurance agent/broker which has provided the credibility needed as an expert. 

Education: 
B.S. Biology, Bucknell University 1969 
MBA Boston University 1974
CPCU (Chartered Property/Casualty Underwriter) American Institute of Insurance 1984 (10 National Examinations) Advanced Accounting/Financial Analysis/Real Estate Appraisal through courses and programs sponsored by NY University, Ohio State and the University of Georgia. 

Certification: 
Presently licensed to practice insurance in five States and hold Certified Insurance Consultant license. Member in good standing of Society of CPCU. 

Experience: 
Principal/Agent in the Hatfield Insurance Agency Inc. since 1977. Duties include the selling and administration of personal and Commercial Property/Casualty accounts ($6,000,000 premium volume) as well as life, disability, and group insurance sales and administration. President, the Hatfield Group, a consulting Firm specializing in Property/Casualty issues and expert witness case assignments. Have actively worked with an expert witness referral service for attorneys as well as on independent assignments. 

Court & Legal Experience: 
Have been active as a consultant/expert witness since 1990 and have provided numerous depositions and have testified in Court. I have also helped settle cases through written opinions. Testimonials/references are available for review. 

Professional Affiliates: 
Independent Insurance Agents of America (Past President, Bridgeport, CT); Society of CPCU (Past President, Southern CT); Agents Council delegate Aetna Casualty & Surety; Past President, Rotary International (Fairfield, CT Club); Insurance Adviser District 7980 Rotary International, Technical Committee, CT. Insurance Agents.