Kip Makuc is a Director in the Insurance and Mass Torts practice area and PACE, Navigant's claims management subsidiary. Kip has significant experience providing accounting, financial, claims management, and litigation support services to clients involved in mass torts, particularly asbestos bodily injury claims.
Since joining the firm in January 1995, he has assisted policyholders, reinsurers, insurers, financial institutions, trusts, and their legal counsel on a variety of asbestos and other product liability and insurance matters, including claim file reviews, claim data analysis, claim categorization, insurance and reinsurance recovery, future liability estimation, coverage analysis and disputes, bankruptcy analyses, reserving, and claim cost allocation and insurer billing.
Kip has prepared expert reports and testified on behalf of both insurers and policyholders on insurance claim valuation and allocation matters. He prepares estimations of future claim liability estimations for dozens of entities involved in the asbestos litigation.