Mr. Del Marva is a premises liability, premises security and dram shop expert.
Mr. Del Marva was the testifying expert in the largest dramshop verdict ever awarded, a $135M verdict in Verni v. Aramark. In the last 10 years, he has been the dram shop expert resulting in over $300M in verdicts and or settlements.
Mr. Del Marva is also a nationally recognized hospitality industry expert specializing in evaluating standards of care, security adequacy, and foreseeability of malfeasance in premises liability, premises security and liquor liability issues.
Since 1986, Mr. Del Marva has been retained in over 800 cases (plaintiff & defense) in 48 of the contiguous states: Hawaii, Alaska, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Grand Cayman, Canada, Nova Scotia, Mexico, Bahamas, Virgin Islands, and Australia.
Mr. Del Marva has been deposed over four hundred times and has been qualified to testify at trial, in both state and federal courts, approximately 35 times in 20 states.
- Bars/Lounges/Night Clubs
- Casino & Gaming Industry
- Crime Foreseeability
- Hotel Security
- Inadequate/Negligent Security
- Liquor Liability/Dram Shop
- Parking Lots/Garages
- Premises Liability
- Restaurant Security
- Security Guards
- Security Management
- Slip, Trip & Fall
References upon request.