Kevin M. Quinley is the Principal and founder of Quinley Risk Associates, a specialty consulting company based in the Washington D.C. area. He has over 30 years experience in managing liability claims and litigation. He has a BA from Wake Forest University and an MA from the College of William & Mary.
Kevin holds the Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation and specialty designations from the American Insurance Institute in Risk Management (ARM), in Claims (AIC), in Reinsurance (ARe) and in Management (AIM). A Contributing Editor of Claims Magazine, Kevin has written over 600 published articles and ten books. One of these is Claims Management (LRP Publications), one of the few textbooks on the topic of managing claims and adjusting services. His articles on claims-handling have appeared in Claims Magazine, The National Underwriter, Risk & Insurance and Risk Management magazine.
He has served as an expert witness on matters of claims-handling, bad faith, insurance coverage and claim-handling practices. Kevin teaches classes in insurance, claims and risk management for the Washington D.C. Chapter of the Society of CPCU. He is a past President of the Washington D.C. Chapter of CPCU. He is a frequent writer and speaker on insurance and legal topics. He can be reached at his website, www.kevinquinley.com.
RECENT ARTICLES BY Kevin Quinley
15 Traits A Medical Device Firm Should Seek In An Insurance Broker
Dream Teams are monikers more often associated with US Olympic basketball squads than with med-tech enterprises. Device firms can help build gold medal caliber businesses, though, by incorporating savvy insurance brokers as part of their own risk management Dream Team!
Flo Won’t Handle Your File: Claims in the Social Media Age
No one promised adjusters a rose garden and they certainly don't get to operate in one in the age of viral posts and social media!
Five Risk Management Lessons From Steve Jobs’ Life And Death
In terms of navigating external risks in the business environment, Jobs was a genius. In terms of navigating risks in his personal space, though, Jobs' track record falters.
Executive Risk: Waking Up to the Perils of Fatigue!
In some corporate cultures, herculean hours and fatigue are viewed as badges of honor. The consequences of mind-numbing fatigue, however, can cause bodily injury, property damage and business blunders with a high price tag. C-suite executives must be attuned to operational and cultural factors that heighten the perils.
Avoid These Seven Traits that Will Sink Your Risk Management Program!
>During a recent webinar on the topic of managing corporate crises, consultant Jim Lukaszewski identified seven behaviors that spell trouble when it comes to crisis management. In a different context, we can adapt these headings and apply them to the realm of product liability. Being aware of these pitfalls is the first step to overcoming them, and a milestone toward building a strong corporate risk management.
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