Craig Stanovich writes on liability
insurance policy issues for IRMI.com.
Mr. Stanovich is co-founder and principal of Austin & Stanovich Risk
Managers, LLC, a risk management and insurance advisory consulting firm
specializing in all aspects of commercial insurance and risk management,
providing risk management and insurance solutions, not insurance sales.
Services include fee based "rent-a-risk manager" outsourcing, expert
witness and litigation support and technical/educational support to insurance
companies, agents and brokers.
Formerly a vice president of commercial insurance for a large regional
insurance brokerage firm in Worcester, Massachusetts, Mr. Stanovich specializes
in commercial and business insurance, including: commercial property and time
element, commercial general liability, umbrella liability, workers
compensation, and employment practices liability coverages. He has practical,
in-depth experience in risk management, pollution liability, retrospective
rating programs, workers compensation self-insurance groups, association
captives/risk retention groups, and is familiar with most legal issues
Mr. Stanovich has published articles in various national and local journals
and magazines in both the insurance and business fields. He has also served as
an expert witness in several cases involving insurance custom and practice as
well as insurance coverage issues. He is currently serving as president of the
Central Massachusetts Chapter, CPCU Society. Mr. Stanovich has also served on
the Holden Finance Committee from 1992 to 1998, serving as chair in 1997 and
1998. He is a member of the Holden Planning Board, currently serving as vice
Mr. Stanovich graduated from Bridgewater State College with a BS in
Education and has worked in the insurance and risk management field since 1978.
He is an instructor locally for CPCU, ARM, and CISR classes, and also serves on
the National Faculty of the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors for the
James K. Ruble Advanced Coverage Series. He holds the Associate in Underwriting
(AU), CPCU, and CIC professional designations and is a Licensed Insurance
Advisor in Massachusetts and has his Massachusetts broker's license in
Property, Casualty, Life, Accident and Health.
Austin & Stanovich Risk Managers LLC (austinstanovich.com/) has been recognized by
Business Insurance as a
"Notable" website in the category "Risk Management
Information" in the publication's "2003 Best of the Web"