Darryl Beckman is the Managing Partner of Beckman Ogozalek Paglione Londar. Darryl’s legal practice is focused extensively on insurance defense, yet multi-faceted. In addition to his defense of civil litigation through regional and national insurance carriers, Darryl provides direct representation and serves in an outside general counsel capacity to industry leading retailers and landscaping/snow and ice management companies. Mr. Beckman also lectures throughout the country on liability issues regarding insurance claims and coverage, premises lawsuits and ongoing challenges facing the snow and ice industry, including securing appropriate insurance coverage, contract drafting, defense and indemnification, use of subcontractors, and avoiding liability.
As a trial lawyer for over 25 years, Darryl has achieved a remarkable record of success for clients both inside and outside of the courtroom. Darryl aggressively defends commercial property owners, property managers, snow and ice management companies, physicians, manufacturers, small businesses, and public entities among others. In defending lawsuits, he has handled cases ranging from wrongful death to property damage. Darryl has argued before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey, and trial courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. In the premises liability field, his expertise and experience includes all aspects of claims, including analysis of initial claim presentation, investigation, setting reserves, mediation, arbitration, trial and appeal.
Darryl is a 1983 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management, with an emphasis in Organizational Behavior. Darryl received his Juris Doctor degree from the Rutgers University School of Law in 1987. Darryl is admitted to the practice of law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida. Darryl is also admitted to the practice of law in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, District of New Jersey, and Third Circuit Court of Appeals.
Currently, Darryl represents clients in nearly every aspect or phase of insurance defense, premises liability, employment and commercial law in Pennsylvania as well as New Jersey, and consults on claims throughout the United States. Prior to forming Beckman Ogozalek Paglione Londar, Darryl was counsel to a major regional firm where he developed expertise and specialization in complex commercial and serious personal injury litigation, including complex contractual litigation, insurance coverage disputes, environmental and employment claims, and significant damages and injuries sustained from premises liability, automobile accidents, construction site accidents, negligence, and medical malpractice.
In his 27 years of litigation, Mr. Beckman has represented an extensive client base, including: Insurance companies, national retailers, property managers, landscaping companies, snow and ice management companies, landlords, hospitals, public entities, physicians, regional malls, police departments, trucking/automobile manufactures and companies,
construction companies, and restaurateurs.
Darryl has lectured throughout the country, both to insurance companies and industry executives, including lectures in Scottsdale, Arizona, Las Vegas, Nevada, Hartford, Connecticut, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Buffalo, New York, Chicago, Illinois and Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Darryl has presented numerous lectures at Rutgers University and to company leaders through The Snow and Ice Management Association (SIMA). Darryl speaks on such topics as avoiding liability, contracts, insurance coverage, claims management, and evaluating contractual defense and indemnification.
Mr. Beckman has volunteered for West Jersey Hospital and has been a member of the Twp. of Voorhees Planning Board as well as the Twp. of Voorhees Economic Development Board. Darryl also is a regular columnist for Snow Business Magazine and has also written for other reputable publications. Read his work here, here or here.