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Robert Andrew Kerr

Robert Andrew Kerr

Practice areas:

Insurance, Corporate & Incorporation, Wills & Living Wills, Admiralty & Maritime, Personal Injury

About Me

Robert Kerr, Esq., has spent the last nine years working with and focused on disability claims. He has successfully fought against and worked with disability carriers Unum, The Standard, The Hartford, Prudential, Mutual of Omaha, Cigna, Aetna, MetLife, Liberty Mutual, Paul Revere, Berkshire, Guardian, MassMutual, Berkshire, Northwestern Mutual, Great West, Principal, Sun Life and Trustmark.

 

In addition to handling claims with these insurance companies, he has worked with clients with conditions such as:

 



  • Fibromyalgia

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Back Pain/Back Surgery

  • Essential Tremor

  • Stroke

  • Cardiomyopathy

  • Epilepsy

  • PTSD/Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder



 

 

Background

 


Robert graduated from the University of Rochester with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health & Society in 1995. Following graduation, he worked in pharmaceutical consulting and for drug companies for over 10 years. After his work in clinical data management, he decided to pursue his dream of attending law school.


Accomplishments

 





  • Served Florida’s Managed Care Ombudsman Committee, helping Florida citizens understand and resolve disputes with insurance companies







  • Graduated with high honors, Magna Cum Laude, with a GPA of 3.697 out of 4.0, ranked 9th in a class of 184



 




  • Academic honor roll 5 of 6 semesters






  • Received awards for the highest grades in Constitutional Law, International Law, and Legal Writing






  • Received ABA-BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Health Law





  • Served as Teacher’s Assistant and Tutor for Property Law






  • Served as Research Assistant for Professor of Civil Procedure, Health Law, and Employee Benefits Law






  • Invited to join the St. Thomas University School of Law Intercultural Human Rights Journal



  • Selected by faculty and outgoing board members to be Executive Editor of the Intercultural Human Rights Law Review during his final year of law school


    Publications

  • Selling in Managed Care Areas





  • Cost effectiveness of catheter ablation in patients with ventricular tachycardia.






  • The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005: Who Should Pay For Improved Outcomes?







Robert was also a member of the Booher Inn of Court and the Bioethics and Health Law Consortium of South Florida during law school.




Robert has direct work experience dealing with disability claims, real estate, wills, trademarks, trusts, personal injury, and maritime law.



Robert is licensed to practice law in Georgia,  Florida, and South Carolina.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Insurance: 90%
    9 years, 200 cases
  2. Corporate & Incorporation: 6%
    6 years, 2 cases
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 2%
    6 years, 4 cases
  4. Personal Injury: 1%
    10 years, 3 cases
  5. Admiralty & Maritime: 1%
    10 years, 5 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-450/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

  • Jill Marie Downey

    Robert is a straight-forward and honest opponent. He knows the law, does the research, and I truly appreciate working with him on a regular basis. I whole-heartedly endorse this attorney.

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    Jill Downey Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Mark Issa Murad

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Mark Murad Immigration Attorney
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Contact Info

Kerr Law, P.C.

P.O. Box 211006
Augusta, GA, 30917-1006

Kerr Law PC
PO Box 211006
Augusta, Georgia, 309171006

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
SCGood Standing201103/07/2013
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200908/22/2015
FLMember in Good Standing200808/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
ABA-BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Health LawABA-BNA2006
Book Award: Constitutional LawSt. Thomas University School of Law2006
Book Award: International LawSt. Thomas University School of Law2006
Book Award: Legal WritingSt. Thomas University School of Law2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyGlover, Blount & Kerr2015 - Present
AssociateDell & Schaefer2006 - 2009

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
St. Thomas University School of Law Intercultural Human Rights Law ReviewExecutive Editor2005 - 2007
Florida Managed Care Ombudsman CommitteeOmbudsman2005 - 2007

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Hunziker v. Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Company and AIG, Inc.Settled
Castilla v. National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaAttorney withdrawal from case
Zapata v. FannonSettled

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
South Carolina LawyerFeedback: "The Great Divide: A Few Words on Lawyer-Adjuster Relations"2014
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-MedicineThe Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005: Who Should Pay For Improved Outcomes?2007
CirculationCost effectiveness of catheter ablation in patients with ventricular tachycardia2000
Pharmaceutical RepresentativeSelling in Managed Care Areas1996

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Thomas UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2007

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
BNI Referral PowerhouseDisability Benefits Overview2014