Doug McCoy is Principal of McCoy Consulting, Inc.
Established January 1997, McCoy Consulting, Inc.
, is an independent firm that provides consulting services to stakeholders in the property casualty insurance industry.
Mr. McCoy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology, which he earned from Ambassador University in Big Sandy, Texas upon graduation in 1973.
has thirty-eight years experience as a claim professional.
He began his career as a multi-line claim adjuster in the property casualty claim operation of Travelers Insurance Company, holding a variety of field and home office management assignments.
During the next few years, he held numerous senior level management positions including National Director for the Workers' Compensation Claim Department.
In 1992 Mr. McCoy became Divisional Vice President of commercial lines responsible for creating a new division of the company (Tower Risk Services), which specialized in product development and marketing of insurance products to large national accounts.
In 1994 he became the Chief Operating Officer of the largest managed care organization specializing in workers' compensation in the country, offering disability case management, utilization management and medical cost containment.
Charged with the overall management responsibility, Mr. McCoy
acquired in-depth industry knowledge of the challenges and demands in an integrated setting.
As an experienced COO in this ever-changing environment, he
offers practical insight concerning complex workers' compensation issues in both claim management and managed care.
extensive industry experience includes representation on the following committees: National Council on Compensation Insurance Fraud Study Committee, Governor's Study Committee on Workers' Compensation, Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation Advisory Committee, Learning Services Head Injury Center Advisory Committee, Pharmacy Management Services Advisory Committee.
Mr. McCoy currently serves as a member of the Licensure and Self-Insurance Sub-Committee of the Chairman's Advisory Committee for the Georgia State Board of Workers' Compensation, the Advisory Committee for the Georgia Subsequent Injury Trust Fund, the Georgia CompScope Multi-state Advisory Committee for the Workers' Compensation Research Institute of Cambridge, Massachusetts and he is a member of the LexisNexis National Workers' Compensation Advisory Board.
He chairs the advisory committee for claims and self-insurance training for the State of Georgia Annual Workers' Compensation Seminar and he served two Governors of Georgia on Workers' Compensation Review Commissions.
has spoken on numerous topics concerning claim management throughout the country and has been featured in industry publications such as Business Insurance, Risk and Insurance Management
, Rough Notes
and the Wall Street Journal
Mr. McCoy is a Certified Workers' Compensation Professional (CWCP), Legal Principles Claim Specialist (LPCS), Casualty Claim Law Associate (CCLA), Property Claim Law Associate (PCLA), Workers' Compensation Claim Law Associate (WCCLA), Fraud Claim Law Associate (FCLA), Automobile Claim Law Associate (ACLA), Senior Claim Law Associate (SCLA) and a licensed workers' compensation claim adjuster in Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, Michigan and Texas.
He is a member of the Society of Claim Law Associates and past member of Society's Executive Board of Trustees.
He is also a past member of the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions, (IAIABC).
Mr. McCoy currently serves on the Immediate Past President of Kids' Chance of Georgia and past Chairman the Board of Kids' Chance Inc., both not for profit organizations that provide scholarships for the children of deceased and catastrophically injured workers in America.
technical knowledge spans all lines of casualty insurance.
He is experienced in workers' compensation and liability claim file review and analysis and is a qualified expert witness in matters regarding workers' compensation.
experience includes assistance in trial preparation and testimony including depositions and testimony in Workers' Compensation Administrative Law hearings, Mediation, Arbitration and other civil actions.
has testified on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants.
has been found to be an expert under Federal Rule of Evidence 702 as explained by the Supreme Court in Daubert v Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
compiled what is referenced as Workers' Compensation Claim Management Best Practices.
has written training programs to instruct claim adjusters in the best practices of workers' compensation claim management.
The training program he
wrote is recognized by the American Council on Education
in Washington, D.C. and is granted four upper baccalaureate semester hours in Insurance and Risk Management.