The New York State Insurance Department is poised to release a report discussing computer software used by many auto insurers to standardize the way they evaluate claim. The insurance industry rating agency, A.M. Best, quoted Aaron DeShaw in this story on Colossus, an injury and claims evaluator used by Allstate.
From the article:
"One of the software’s biggest critics is Washington attorney Aaron DeShaw, who wrote the book “Colossus – What Every Trial Lawyer Needs to Know.” He contends the use of the software leads to intentional underpayment of claims. “Having studied this back to the program’s origin, [one] can’t evaluate a case in good faith using Colossus," DeShaw said.
DeShaw is a leading expert in Colossus, and published several books and computer software aimed at helping attorneys and physicians navigate the Colossus claims process.
Read the full story here.