Profile
Thomas M. Daly
Current Employment
  • Company:
    Horseshoe Insurance Advisors US LLC
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Claims Consultant for the US operation. Responsible for business development as well as providing reinsurance and insurance claims and auditing services to our clients.

  • Address:
    P.O. Box 8119
    New Fairfield, CONNECTICUT 06812
  • Phone:
    203-704-7430
  • Cell:
    203-704-7430
  • Email:
  • Website:
    www.horseshoe.bm
Offering Services as Expert Witness in:
Asbestos Claims, Automobile Claims, Insurance Claims, Liability Claims, Medical Malpractice Claims, Pollution Claims, Reinsurance Claims, Toxic Tort Claims, Workers Compensation Claims, Audit / Records Inspection, Captives, Commutations, Reinsurance Contract Wording
Previous Employment
  • Company:
    Reconnaissance Worldwide LLC, Insurance and Reinsurance Specialty Consulting Services
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Founder/President

  • Company:
    ALEA Group
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    SVP, Claims SVP Claims and Administration

  • Company:
    Chartwell Reinsurance Company
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    SVP Claims and Administration

Credentials
  • Attorney:
    No
  • Education:
    Dominican College
    Blauvelt, NY

    College of Insurance
    New York. NY
  • Degrees:
    BS Business Administation
  • Designations:
    ARIAS Qualified Mediator
  • Other Information:
    I have participated in numerous arbitrations as a party involving environmental and latent disease type claims. I also served as an expert witness (prepared affidavit) on extra-contractual claim.
Work Experience
  • Insurance Company: 10 years.
    Claim Department: 10 years. Claims Adjuster; Supervisor; Manager
  • Reinsurance Company: 15 years.
    Claim Department: 15 years. Vice President; SVP
  • Independent/Other Relevant Experience: 12 years.
    Other : 12 years.
Breakdown of Experience
  • Third Party Administrator
    15%
  • Workers' Compensation
    14%
  • Professional Liability/Errors &, Omissions
    10%
  • MGA/MGU
    10%
  • Commercial Liability
    10%
  • Excess/Surplus Lines
    10%
  • Environmental/Pollution
    5%
  • Asbestos
    4%
  • Automobile Liability/Property
    4%
  • Catastrophes (Property)
    3%
  • Libel/Slander/Media Liability
    2%
  • Commutations
    2%
  • Directors &, Officers
    1%
  • Toxic Tort
    1%
  • Product Liability
    1%
  • Fidelity &, Surety
    1%
  • Contract Wording
    1%
  • Architects &, Engineers
    1%
  • Construction Defects
    1%
  • Commercial Property
    1%
  • Aviation
    1%
  • Bad Faith/ECO
    1%
  • Catastrophes (Casualty)
    1%
By Market
  • U.S. Market:
    80%
  • U.K. Market:
    10%
  • Bermuda/Off-shore Market:
    10%

Insurance vs. Reinsurance: 30/70%
Treaty vs. Facultative Reinsurance: 90/10%

ARIAS Experience

Workshops, as Trainee: 1; September 2002

Ethics Training, as Trainee: 1; June 2010

Arbitration Experience

Number of Arbitrations

As an Arbitrator: 15

As an Umpire: 9

As Employee Manager: 15

As Corporate Representative: 1

Arbitrator Experience
Number of Arbitrations
6
Appointed as an arbitrator.
1
Acted as an arbitrator through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
3
Acted as an arbitrator through to final award after completion of an evidentiary hearing of at least one full day and less than three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
5
Acted as an arbitrator through to final award after completion of an evidentiary hearing of at least three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
Umpire Experience
Number of Arbitrations
1
Appointed as an umpire.
2
Acted as an umpire through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
1
Acted as an umpire through to final award after completion of an evidentiary hearing of at least one full day and less than three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
5
Acted as an umpire through to final award after completion of an evidentiary hearing of at least three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
Employee Manager Experience
Number of Arbitrations
10
Employee Manager of arbitration.
3
Employee Manager of arbitration through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
2
Employee Manager of arbitration through pre-hearing briefs.
Company Representative Experience
Number of Arbitrations
1
Company Representative in arbitration through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
Biography

Claims consultant and former insurance and reinsurance company senior executive with significant experience in casualty lines of business including Worker's Compensation, Commercial Automobile, Medical Malpractice and other professional including Architects and Engineers and E&O/D&O.

Have extensive experience auditing and managing third party administrators. Created and managed environmental unit at former company to handle large and newly acquired book of asbestos and environmental losses.

Have knowledge of and experience working in London Market. Have performed claims reviews at both London Companies and Lloyd's Syndicates.

Have been retained as expert witness on ECO, Workers Compensation claims handling and reserving, and an arbitration involving black car losses.

Have performed numerous pre-binding, active and run-off claims reviews as both claims executive and reinsurance consultant.

Have performed numerous due diligence claims reviews involving potential acquisitions of both companies and loss portfolios.

Have participated in the analysis and negotiation of both assumed and ceded commutations.