Troy Bates

J.S. Held’s Inaugural Global Risk Report Examines Potential Business Risks & Opportunities in 2024

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Troy Bates

Executive Vice President | Equipment Practice


+1 714 660 9171 (Office)
1240 North Lakeview Avenue, Suite 240
Anaheim, CA 92807

Troy Bates is an Executive Vice President at J.S. Held with over 31 years of experience in equipment loss consulting. He specializes in equipment damage assessment, the feasibility of repair versus replacement, comparable replacement analysis / estimates, actual cash value estimates, production impact resolution, and claim evaluation.

During his professional career, Troy has evaluated a wide variety of equipment and systems including, but not limited to, information technologies, electronics, medical equipment, telecommunications, and other specialized equipment. His areas of concentration include high-end computer hardware, personal computers, application software, operating systems, programming languages, data recovery, printers and printing routing technology, telephone switch equipment, switches, routers, networking topologies, data cabling, and telecommunication cabling.

Previously, he was a Principal at Werlinger & Associates, which was acquired by J.S. Held in 2019. Troy, along with the Werlinger team, provided technical consulting services for commercial property insurance claims to carriers throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Key Expertise

  • Aeroscience Equipment & Systems
  • Building Systems & Equipment
  • Commercial Equipment
  • Cyber
  • Digital Forensics
  • Electrical Equipment & Systems
  • Electronics Equipment & Systems
  • Heavy Machinery
  • Industrial Equipment
  • Information Technology (IT) Equipment
  • Laboratory / Scientific Equipment
  • Mechanical Equipment & Systems
  • Medical Equipment
  • Specialty Systems & Equipment
  • Telecommunications Equipment

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What Is Digital Forensics: Applications, Processes, and Real-World Scenarios
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Cyber Claims: A Guide to Calculating Business Interruption
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