Alex B. Norman: Lawyer with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

Alex B. Norman

Alex B. Norman is an associate in the Casualty Department of Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin. His practice is devoted largely to the defense of complex product liability cases for small, medium, and large manufacturing companies and their distributors. He also defends automotive aftermarket cases including warranty claims.
Phone(215) 575-3563

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability - Defense
  • Automobile Liability
  • Personal Injury - Defense
University Temple University, B.A., Political Science/History, 2003
Law SchoolTemple University James E. Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, J.D., 2006
Admitted2006, Pennsylvania; 2006, New Jersey; 2008, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Associations & Memberships

American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section

•Barristers Association

•Defense Research Institute Member

•New Jersey Bar Association

•Pennsylvania Bar Association

•Philadelphia Bar Association


Alex is an associate in the Casualty Department. He concentrates his practice on the defense of product liability, personal injury and general liability cases. He second chaired and obtained numerous defense verdicts in Federal and State courts in Pennsylvania. He has successfully argued motions for summary judgment in state courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Alex represents foreign and domestic manufacturers of tools, automatic doors, electrical components, scaffolding, aerial work platforms, forklifts, paint, aerosol canisters, firearms, spas, tires, and vinyl siding. He also represents manufacturers and suppliers of machinery and other heavy industrial equipment including printing presses, case makers, pelletizers and generators. The scope of his practice includes defense against claims of defective design, defective manufacture, failure to warn and breach of warranty.

A significant portion of his casualty practice deals with construction litigation including defense of claims against general and independent contractors. He also has experience defending fire cases and motor vehicle accidents.

Alex also has experience with commercial litigation matters.

Published Works

•Will Pennsylvania Replace the Current Standard of Strict Liability for Design Defects With the Negligence Inclusive Analysis of Section 2 of the Third Restatement of Torts?, Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 1, March 2014

•Ten Business Development Tips for Millennials, The Legal Intelligencer, January 21, 2014

•Picking Unbiased Jurors Isn't So Black and White, The Legal Intelligencer, Personal Injury Supplement, November 5, 2013

Year Joined Organization: 2007


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Will Pennsylvania Replace the Current Standard of Strict Liability for Design Defects With the Negligence Inclusive Analysis of Section 2 of the Third Restatement of Torts?
Alex B. Norman, March 14, 2014
On October 15, 2013, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court heard oral argument in Tincher v. Omega Flex, No. 17 MAP 2013, regarding whether to replace the strict liability analysis of Section 402A of the Second Restatement with the negligence inclusive analysis of Section 2 of the Third Restatement. The...
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Alex B. Norman

2000 Market Street, Suite 2300
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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