Brooks has a varied and busy litigation practice in our Casualty Department representing insurers in claims involving coverage disputes, insurance bad faith, and uninsured and underinsured motorists benefits. He spends a portion of his practice defending claims against product manufacturers, public entities, paramedics and EMTs. Brooks has developed an extensive trial practice, serving as first chair in close to 45 jury trials and has participated as counsel in dozens of arbitrations and mediations. He has also served as arbitration chair in Dauphin County. Brooks is frequently asked by clients and industry organizations to lecture on a variety of topics concerning insurance coverage and bad faith matters.
Brooks is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Dauphin County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Defense Institute and the Pennsylvania Emergency Health Services Council. He is a former “Barrister” of the American Inns of Court, William W. Lipsitt Chapter. He serves on the Board of Directors for the United Way of Pennsylvania.
Brooks is very active in his community and church. He is a long-time volunteer for Meals on Wheels and works pro bono with veterans on disability appeals. He enjoys travel and takes an annual mission trip to Guatemala to assist with boys and girls' orphanages.
• Proper Handling of UM/UIM Claims: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly , Marshall Dennehey Client Seminar, June 17, 2016
•EMS Medical-Legal Seminar, Pinnacle Health Systems, September, 2015
•Insights Into Civil Litigation Practices and Procedures in Pennsylvania's Venues, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company Personal Lines Unit, April 2015
Past Employment Positions
•Law Clerk, Vincent A. Cirillo, Superior Court of Pennsylvania
Year Joined Organization
Legal Teaching Position
•Widener University School of Law, Adjunct Professor
Pennsylvanias 38th Annual EMS Conference
Conference • Sep 12, 2015
Brooks Foland will speak at Pennsylvania's 38th Annual EMS Conference on Medico-Legal Issues and EMS in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on Saturday September12th, 2015. In his session, Brooks will discuss the changes with Pennsylvania's...