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Christopher J. Boggs

Christopher J. Boggs

Christopher J. Boggs joined the insurance industry in 1990. He is currently the Executive Director, Big I Virtual University and former Vice President of Education for Insurance Journal's Academy of Insurance.


During his career, Boggs has authored more than 300 insurance and risk management-related articles on a wide range of topics as diverse as Credit Default Swaps, the MCS-90, and enterprise risk management. This does not include the seven “e-books” (short, one-topic books covering various insurance and risk management-related subjects) Boggs has written.


Additionally, Boggs has written and published six insurance and risk management-related books

  • "The Insurance Professional's Practical Guide to Workers' Compensation: From History through Audit – Second Edition;"
  • "Business Income Insurance Demystified: The Simplified Guide to Time Element Coverages – Third Edition;
  • Property and Casualty Insurance Concepts Simplified: The Ultimate ‘How to’ Insurance Guide for Agents, Brokers, Underwriters and Adjusters;
  • Wow! I Never Knew That! 12 of the Most Misunderstood and Misused P&C Coverages, Concepts and Exclusions;
  • Insurance, Risk & Risk Management! The Insurance Professional’s Guide to Risk Management and Insurance;” and
  • Workers’ Compensation: How You Can Effectively Answer Your Clients 12 Most Commonly Asked Questions.


In addition to his writing, education, and training experience, Boggs worked in many areas of insurance. He began his career with Insurance Services Office as a rating and underwriting representative. Boggs has also worked as an agent (even owning his own agency), as the loss control and claims examiner for state-owned property in his home state, as a risk management consultant, and as the quality assurance specialist (auditing underwriting files) for the Southeast region of an insurance carrier.


A graduate of Liberty University with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Boggs has obtained  nine professional insurance designations: the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Associate in Loss Control Management (ALCM), Legal Principles Claims Management (LPCS), Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), Associate in Premium Auditing (APA), Certified Workers’ Compensation Advisor (CWCA), Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) and the Associate in General Insurance (AINS).

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2019 Condominium Bundle

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Three popular courses offering in depth training on the coverage issues that exist when the insured is a condo unit owner, or association.

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Who Can Buy and Who is Protected by a Homeowners and Personal Auto Policy

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The surprising reality of the HO and PAP policies.

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Understanding the Reality (Gaps) in the BAP's Coverage Symbols

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This session introduces and details the 10 defined BAP coverage symbols and addresses some gaps created when certain symbols, or combination of symbols are used.

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5 Key Work Comp Audit Facts

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When preparing for or reviewing an audit, there are five KEY workers’ compensation audit facts or issues every insurance professional must know.

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Negligence, Legal Liability and Insurance Coverage

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How does one become legally liable?

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Drones: Into the Great Unknown

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This webinar addresses all six endorsements and how they affect coverage.

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Strong Contractual Risk Transfer Requirements: What Makes the Best CRT Design

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Because you do not want to pay a claim for the actions of someone other than your insured, contractual risk transfer (CRT) is, or should be, at the front of every underwriter’s mind when analyzing contractor risks.

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The Reality of Property Valuation: Replacement Cost Isn't Really

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Real and personal property can have many "values," replacement cost, the amount the item could bring on the open market, what an expert thinks it is worth, what it actually costs to replace or rebuild, or the value an individual places on the property. Not all of these relate to insurance or the application of insurance coverage.

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Flood, Flood, or Flood: What Does the Insured mean when they report a "flood" and how do the coverage options respond?

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Your insureds, the NFIP, ISO, AAIS and DIC policies each define “Flood” differently. What your insured considers a “flood” may simply be considered water damage in insurance language. But even ISO and AAIS manage “water damage” loss differently.

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4 Most Important Business Income Concepts

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As odd as it sounds, this one, single, solitary hour may serve to simplify a coverage that leaves many insurance professionals cowering in the corner.

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