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Burnett Index

The valuation data source for sexual misconduct claims

Benefits of the Burnett Index

Comprehensive Information

Empowering all parties to abuse claims with comprehensive and accurate information about claim values.

Privacy and Confidentiality

Anonymizes claim information to protect the identity and case details    of victims.

Informed Decision-Making

Provides powerful insights into national, global or regionally-based abuse valuation trends and statistics.

Advocacy and Research

Go-to resource for researchers and advocates working on abuse-related issues, driving positive change.

Data-Driven Solutions

Simplifies claims resolution with evidence-based solutions, providing a solid foundation for decision making. 

Dynamic Data

The Burnett Index is perpetually updated to provide users with the most current, accurate information.

The App

Burnett Index by the Numbers

Thousands of

cases settled using

Burnett Index data

Over 87,000



Hundreds of

Thousands of

data points

The data you need...

Enter details of your claim into the filters, and receive:

        acceptable range of values,

        best range of values, and

        best overall value.

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Storage Capabilities

The Burnett Index can be your repository for claim data. Store searches and claim details to refer to as you move through the process until you reach resolution.

Multiple Searches

Every claim is dynamic. As a claim evolves, users can continue to update their search filters as more details of the claim become available through discovery practice. Updated claim valuation is always at your fingertips. 

Airtight Security

The Burnett Index along with any information you choose to store is encrypted and secure. 


Users of the Burnett Index May Include:

Law Firms and Attorneys

Insurance Companies

Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Services

Courts and Legal Professionals

Legal Researchers and Analysts

Government Agencies and Regulators

Risk Management Organizations

Litigation Financing Firms

About Us

Who is
Michael Burnett?

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An expert in sexual abuse valuations with over 30 years of legal experience

Michael has been a leader in the resolution of sexual abuse and sexual misconduct claims for decades.        In resolving these claims he has served as a valuation expert, a mediator, a fund administrator and an insurance coverage attorney. His work is geared to achieve expedited, fair and accurate valuations, with the goal of achieving the greatest measure of healing for all involved parties.

Visit Burnett Risk Control International for more details.



“Mr. Burnett's expertise in valuation and settlement of sexual abuse claims, which involved insurance coverage issues, was invaluable, and resulted in an award of millions of dollars for our client.”

Attorneys Michael Walsh

and Maryann Taylor

"Mr. Burnett's expertise in sexual abuse claim valuation and insurance coverage law was invaluable in assisting the diocese with negotiating the recovery of millions of dollars in insurance proceeds from multiple insurers."

Larry Sutton, (former) CFO

Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown

"Mr. Burnett's valuations of sexual abuse claims, and his insurance coverage and risk management
expertise were all critically important in our assessment of the sexual abuse risk exposures and in informing our underwriting decisions."

Attorney Michael Vaccari

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