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Lynn Sheils

Lynn C. Sheils is general counsel of EWI Re, Inc., a Dallas-based reinsurance intermediary. She oversees EWI's legal matters and complex claims and is responsible for the drafting and administration of reinsurance treaties and insurance policies.

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EWI Re, Inc.
5430 LBJ Freeway
Three Lincoln Centre, Suite 1595
Dallas, TX 75240
Tel: (972) 560–0666
Fax: (972) 866–6801
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Lynn C. Sheils is general counsel of EWI Re, Inc., a Dallas-based reinsurance intermediary. In addition to oversight of EWI's legal matters, Ms. Sheils is responsible for the drafting and administration of reinsurance treaties and insurance policies and oversees complex claims. Prior to joining EWI in June 2005, Ms. Sheils was a trial attorney in private practice. Ms. Sheils has a JD from Southern Methodist University School of Law and a bachelor of arts, cum laude, from Texas Tech University. She also holds the CPCU and ARe designations.


Lynn Sheils

Why Should a Captive Insurer Have Written Claims Handling Procedures?

The best practice for a captive insurer is to have claims handling procedures to ensure consistency in claims handling, like a traditional insurance company does, and to contemplate all of its needed claims handling resources.

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What Should a Captive Insurer's Claims Handling Procedures Discuss?

A captive insurer's claims handling procedures should discuss all stages that are in the life cycle of a claim and include a variety of stages.

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What Are the Key Claims Handling Considerations for Captive Owners?

When considering claims self-administration or an outside third-party administrator, the captive insurer should be thinking about three key areas.

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Watch Out for this Captive Insurance Claims Handling Pitfall

The most obvious pitfall a captive management team can run into is paying claims that are not covered under the captive policy.

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The Claims Benefits of Captive Insurance over Traditional Insurance

There are numerous claims benefits associated with captive insurance. Taking control of their own claims gives captive owners the control they seek.

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Reinsurance Considerations with Captive Insurer Claims Handling

A reinsurer has the duty to pay unless it has been prejudiced. Prejudice may be easier to show if a captive insurer is not handling its claims properly.

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