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

  • Restaurant / Bar Liability
  • Retail Liability
  • Negligent Security
  • Product Liability
  • Construction Injury Litigation
  • Premises Liability - Defense
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Personal Injury
  • Fire Loss
  • Automobile Liability
  • Amusements
  • Sports and Recreation Liability
  • Business & Commercial Law
 
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
 
Memberships 

Associations & Memberships

•American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section
•Barristers Association
•Defense Research Institute; Retail and Hospitality Subcommittee, Membership Chair
•New Jersey Bar Association
•Pennsylvania Bar Association
•Philadelphia Bar Association

 
Biography

Alex is an associate in the Casualty Department. He provides legal counsel to product manufacturers and sellers, restaurant owners, security service companies, commercial property owners, commercial property managers, amusement parks, recreational facilities, and insurance companies in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He handles a wide array of cases involving serious losses including catastrophic injury and death in the areas of premises liability, construction accidents, and construction defects. He also represents select clients in commercial litigation matters.

Classes/Seminars Taught

Personal Injury Law From Start to Finish, Sterling Educational Seminars, Philadelphia, PA, July 14, 2015

Perspectives on Diversity: In 2015, Jury Selection Is Not So Black and White, Defense Research Institute's Products Liability Conference, February 2, 2015

Published Works

• Better Think FAST - Defending Negligent Security Claims, co-author, For The Defense, February 2015

•“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

Honors & Awards

•Selected for the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Sections Leadership Academy 2014-2015
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2015

Year Joined Organization

2007

 
Reported CasesSignificant Representative Matters: Defense verdict in Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas in a two week products liability trial. Plaintiff claimed that a design defect in a pneumatic tool caused a fastener to penetrate and injure his eye. Plaintiff claimed both compensatory and punitive damages. The jury found that the product was not defective and therefore did not cause the injury; Defense verdict in Eastern District of Pennsylvania in a two week products liability trial. Plaintiff claimed that a design defect in a pneumatic tool caused a fastener to penetrate and injure his hand. Punitive damages were claimed and submitted to the jury. The jury found that the product was not defective and therefore did not cause the injury; Successfully drafted and argued motions for summary judgment in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.; 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
 
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Office Information

Alex B. Norman

2000 Market Street, Suite 2300
PhiladelphiaPA 19103




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