Eric Poe serves as chief operating officer and complex claims litigation officer for NJ PURE, Silver Rock Risk Solutions and CURE Auto Insurance. As a licensed active New Jersey attorney and certified public accountant, Mr. Poe oversees all complex and catastrophic claims for NJ PURE and Silver Rock Risk Solutions, which has enabled both companies to be recognized as two of the most aggressive defense-oriented medical malpractice insurers in the state.
As a recognized commentator in the insurance field, Mr. Poe has testified before the United States House of Representatives in Washington D.C., the New Jersey Senate and Assembly, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, the New Hampshire Legislature as well as before the National Coalition of Insurance Commissioners. In addition, Mr. Poe is an accredited CME presenter for physicians and is a published author in the field of medical malpractice insurance. Mr. Poe has also appeared nationally on CNBC, Fox Business News, and regionally on ABC, CBS, NBC and WPHL as an authority in the field of insurance.
In 2004, at the age of only 32, Mr. Poe was awarded the NJBIZ “40 Under 40” award, recognizing him as one of the most influential New Jersey business entrepreneurs under the age of 40. He regularly argues cases before the New Jersey Appellate Division and has appeared two times before the New Jersey Supreme Court. In 2015 Mr. Poe successfully argued CURE v. Perez, before the New Jersey Supreme Court, overturning an Appellate Division decision. Additionally in 2015, under Mr. Poe’s leadership, CURE was nominated as the NJBIZ “Business of the Year.” Mr. Poe currently serves on the boards of Capital Health and St. Mary Medical Center.
Combined, NJ PURE, Silver Rock Risk Solutions and CURE employ over 230 employees and have over $130 million in assets. Mr. Poe’s knowledge and experience relating to litigation was instrumental in his recent appointment to the New Jersey Supreme Court Model Civil Jury Charge Committee, a committee that proposes jury charges to be used by courts throughout New Jersey. Mr. Poe also serves on the subcommittee on medical malpractice model civil jury charges.