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Kevin Donald Hansen

Kevin Donald Hansen

Practice areas:

SIU Defense, Insurance, Insurance Fraud

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About Me

After spending a year as a law clerk with the California Court of Appeals, 5th District, Mr. Hansen joined McCormick Barstow in 1986. Mr. Hansen is a partner in the Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation Practice Group, and has served as its Chair. He has developed expertise in the investigation, analysis and litigation of first and third party insurance coverage and fraudulent claims, including arson, bodily injury, property loss, fraudulent ring activity, motor vehicle claims, catastrophe claims, appraisal, subsidence and land failure coverage disputes, construction defect coverage, life insurance, uninsured and underinsured motorist claims and environmental contamination claims. He has also handled many types of litigaion defense, including general negligence, construction defect, products liability, premises liability and other general litigation.


 


Mr. Hansen is admitted to practice before all California State Courts and U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Central, and Northern Districts of California.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. SIU Defense: 34%
  2. Insurance Fraud: 33%
  3. Insurance: 33%

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Contact Info

McCormick, Barstow, Sheppard, Wayte & Carruth LLP

7647 N. Fresno Street
Fresno, CA, 93720

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198505/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Fresno County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
California Conference of Arson InvestigatorsMemberN/A
Property Claims Association of the PacificMemberN/A
American Bar Association, including the Tort and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) of the ABA and the Property Insurance Law, Insurance Coverage, and Environmental Law committees of TIPSMemberN/A
Central Valley Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law SocietyBoard of DirectorsN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Northern California Fraud Investigators AssociationMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
Association of Defense CounselMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
San Joaquin College of Law Alumni AssociationMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)California Property Insurance: Law & Litigation2011
California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)California Property Insurance: Law & Litigation Chapters 9 "When a Loss Occurs: Conditions and Duties" and 10 "SIU & the Role of Counsel During Investigation."2011
ABA Section of Tort and Insurance Practice, National InstituteHow Do You Plead So You Won't Get Burned1993
ABA Section of Tort and Insurance PracticeLitigating The Civil Arson Case: Winning Without Getting Burned1993
Property Insurance Law Committee of ABACo-Author, Update to First Supplement to "Bad Faith and Punitive Damages: Annotations to First Party Insurance Cases, Statutes, and Regulations"1989
Property Insurance Law Committee of the ABA and the Property Loss Research BureauCo-Authored Various PapersN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
San Joaquin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
California State University, FresnoN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1980

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
California Association of Independent Insurance AdjustersCalifornia Fair Claim Settlement Practices Regulations, Special Investigations Unit Regulations, and Standards for the Evaluation of Earthquake Damages2015
California Association of Independent Insurance AdjustersCalifornia Fair Claim Settlement Practices Regulations and Special Investigations Unit Regulations2015
Western States Auto Theft Investigators AssociationTools, Rules and Fools: Civil Investigation of Suspected Insurance Fraud2014
Western States Auto Theft Investigators AssociationDeposition and Trial Testimony and File Preparation and Documentation2014
Property and Liability Resource Bureau (PLRB)New Tools for Fire and Explosion Investigations2014
Northern California Fraud Investigators AssociationCourt Preparation and Litigation from a SIU Perspective2014
Combined Claims ConferenceSkyrocketing Claims Costs: What is the Real Cost of Fraudulent Claims?2014
Property Loss Research Bureau/Liability Insurance Research Bureau 2013 Claims ConferenceManaging a Complex Suspected Property Claim2013
2012 Combined Claims ConferenceFraud Investigation2012
Property Loss Research Bureau/Liability Insurance Research Bureau 2011 Western Regional Adjusters ConferenceComparing Personal Lines and Commercial Lines Property Coverages2011
Property Loss Research Bureau/Liability Insurance Research Bureau 2011 Eastern Regional Adjusters ConferenceComparing Personal Lines and Commercial Lines Property Coverages2011
Claims Conference of Northern CaliforniaEarthquake Mediation2009
Claims Conference of Northern CaliforniaDocumenting Property Claims Files in California: Best Practices and Pitfalls2007
Central California Adjusters AssociationCalifornia Fair Claims Settlement Practices Regulations Certification2007
California Association of Independent Insurance Adjusters, Annual MeetingLegal Update2007
California Association of Independent Insurance AdjustersSpeak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace: Tips and Advice on Preparing for and Giving Testimony2007
Claims Conference of Northern CaliforniaACV/Market Value Broad Evidence/Applications2006
Western States Auto Theft InvestigatorsThe Care and Handling of Fraudulent Vehicle Theft Claims2005
California Association of Independent Insurance AdjustersEarthquake Claims Handling and Regular Claims Handling Regulations Training and Certification2005
California Conference of Arson InvestigatorsLegal Update 20042004
Property Loss Research Bureau, 2002 Claims ConferenceEconomic Loss: When Does it Amount to Physical Damage2002
Property Loss Research Bureau, 2001 Claims ConferenceEconomic Loss: When Does it Amount to Physical Damage2001
Tort and Insurance Practice Section of The American Bar AssociationThe Relationship Between Collapse Coverage and The General Propety Policy Exclusions1998
California Conference of Arson InvestigatorsPresentation to California Conference of Arson Investigators1998
California Conference of Arson InvestigatorsMock Trial and Presentation to California Conference of Arson Investigators1998
Tort and Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar AssociationSubrogation Pros and Cons1997
National Business InstitutePremises Liability: Preparation and Trial of a Difficult Case in California1997
ABA Property Insurance Law CommitteeADR: Is It Worth It?1997
California Conference of Arson InvestigatorsPresentation to California Conference of Arson Investigators1996
Measley's Insurance Fraud and Bad Faith ConferenceBuilding the Circumstantial Case: Accusing the Claimant1995
Northern California Fraud Investigators AssociationFighting Fraud: A Team Effort; A Discussion of Several Topics Relevant To The Investigation and Litigation of Fraudulent Insurance Claims1994
California Conference of Arson InvestigatorsDepositions of Fire Investigators and Experts1994
California Conference of Arson InvestigatorsWorking With Insurers and Their Defense Counsel1994
ABA Property Insurance Law CommitteeThe Insurance Agent: Friend or Foe1990
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice SectionThe Coverage Trigger In Environmental Contamination Property Claims: Who Gets Shot For The Loss1989