In litigation, choosing the right expert witness can make or break a case, especially when insurance conflicts are involved. In order to be a good expert witness, auditors must be able to explain complicated concepts for lawyers, judges, and juries in order to win cases.
Ms. Payer also acts as an expert witness in collection and premium fraud cases. She has testified in trials, depositions and in a CA Department of Insurance evidentiary hearing. Her testimony generally relates to classification assignments, exposure measurement, and audit standards and practices. Ms. Payer is well regarded in her ability to explain complex classification and premium exposure measurement rules to the court and jurors. She has testified on both sides, citing, ‘The rules are the rules’, and those rules should be applied uniformly. Her testimony has benefited both insurance companies as well as policyholders.