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Scott L. Silar

Associate
ssilar@regerlaw.com
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T: 302.477.7106
F: 302.652.3620

Brandywine Plaza East
1523 Concord Pike, #200
Wilmington, Delaware 19803

Scott L. Silar, member of Reger Rizzo & Darnall’s Wilmington, DE office, focuses his practice on representing clients in insurance defense litigation. Mr. Silar has extensive experience handling a wide range of defense litigation cases, including personal injury/general liability, premises liability, subrogation, bad faith, asbestos exposure, and insurance coverage. Additionally, he has been involved in appellate work at both the Superior Court and Supreme Court levels.

Mr. Silar boasts an impressive history in Workers’ Compensation law, having represented and defended employers in more than 500 Workers’ Compensation cases with a high rate of success. He has experience handling multi-employer matters involving issues of successive carrier liability and occupational diseases, including asbestos exposure. Additionally, he has represented a number of automobile manufacturers and other large self-insured companies in cases dealing with Medicare Set-Aside issues for purposes of commutations, and catastrophic work-related injuries, including amputation and death.

In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Silar provides training and counseling for employers and insurance carriers with regards to the Delaware Workers’ Compensation system and the Delaware Health Care Payment System.

Education

J.D., Widener University School of Law, cum laude, (1992)

B.A., Susquehanna University, cum laude, (1981)

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Delaware
U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Delaware State Bar Association

Randy J. Holland Delaware Workers’ Compensation American Inn of Court

Significant Case Decisions
Saunders v. Daimler Chrysler Corporation - Successfully defended a Supreme Court Appeal that addressed the Hoey issue and was very advantageous to employers on the issue of factors involved concerning a reasonable expectation of returning to work by the injured worker. 
Zaremba v. General Motors Corporation - Assisted in a Superior Court case that addressed the appropriate burden of proof for a Maxey-Wade analysis when the issue is one of partial disability. 
Honors & Awards
Martindale-Hubbell® “BV” Rated
Publications & Press Mentions
Featured, Reger Rizzo Adds Lawyer In Wilmington Office. The Delaware Law Weekly. (June 24, 2015)