We are a multi-disciplinary firm focused on providing expert consults, review, and evaluation of insurance property claim handling and inventory valuation.
Principal - Maribeth Danko Maribeth Danko provides expert witness and consulting services based on over 20 years experience in commercial and residential property insurance claims. Before founding the independent adjusting firm of SeaCliff Claims Group LLC in 2002, Maribeth Danko was a Property Claim Manager at Liberty Mutual Insurance. Prior to that, she spent 11 years in management at 21st Century Insurance.
A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and Loyola University Chicago, Maribeth is an active member of the Forensic Expert Witness Association. She is a licensed private investigator (CA) and a licensed independent insurance adjuster.
Earned a master's degree from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law (Master of Legal Studies - MLS with focus/Certificate in Regulatory Compliance)
Bachelor of science degree from Loyola University of Chicago (magna cum laude)
Trained with Crum & Forster Personal Insurance prior to successful management careers at 21st Century and Golden Eagle/Liberty Mutual Insurance, and later founding SeaCliff Claims Group LLC
Has worked in excess of 50,000 hours handling insurance claims, with many thousands of claims to her credit
Has provided expert witness services since 2009
Insurance claims handling customs, practices, and standards
First party insurance property claims; bad faith expert
Qualified as an expert in state & federal courts
Licensed Independent Insurance Adjuster (CA)
Over 25 years experience in commercial & residential claims
Contents inventory evaluation expert
Executive General Adjuster
Large Loss Adjuster
Management experience in claim department best practices/procedures