Brian D. Barr to speak at South Jersey Claims Association on Nov. 13

Cherry Hill, N.J.- Brian D. Barr, a Partner of Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law and a member of the firm’s Defense Litigation Practice Group, will speak at a Continuing Education (CE) class to be held at the South Jersey Claims Association meeting on Wed., Nov. 13 at the Hotel ML in Mount Laurel, NJ. Barr will discuss the topic “The Affidavit of Merit Act and Claims Against Licensed Professionals.”

The class will carry credits for:

Adjusters & Producers: 3 General Insurance CE Credits – NJ, PA & DE
Accountants: 3 CPA Credits – NJ, PA & DE
Attorneys: 3 Regular Legal CLE Credits – NJ, PA & DE
CPCU: 3 Credits

Fees for the class are:

$0.00 – There is no charge for Insurance Company employees, TPA employees, Agents & Brokers
$20.00 – All other SJCA Members
$50.00 – All Non-members

To register for the class, click here.

About the Speaker:
Brian D. Barr is a partner in the firm’s Defense Litigation practice group, working out of the Cherry Hill office. He focuses on matters involving insurance defense litigation, bringing to the table extensive experience in all related issues, such as personal injury defense, insurance coverage, environmental and toxic torts, construction litigation and professional malpractice. He is a sought after speaker nationwide on these issues due to his extensive background in such litigation.

Barr has tried multiple cases involving claims for traumatic brain injuries, construction defect litigation, insurer bad faith and consumer fraud. He has successfully defended claims against construction companies/general contractors for defects and consumer fraud establishing favorable law in the Appellate Division for these claims. He also prepared a joint Appellate Brief and successfully argued issues in chemical exposure cases helping establish important warning/labeling law for hazardous materials and federal preemption.

A graduate of Gettysburg College (B.A., 1986) and Rutgers Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1989), he was admitted to the bar in New Jersey and Pennsylvania in 1989, United States District Court for the Districts of New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania in 1990, and United States District Court for the District of Western Pennsylvania in 1996.