James L. Johnson: Lawyer with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

James L. Johnson

James L. Johnson is a shareholder with Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin. He is engaged in insurance fraud investigation and insurance litigation defense on beahlf of major insurers throughout the State of New Jersey. His position is critical in ensuring that major client matters involving a large caseload are handled effectively and professionally in a cost-effective manner.
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Practice Areas

  • No-Fault Litigation
  • Insurance Fraud Litigation
  • Insurance Fraud Investigation
  • Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith Litigation
 
University Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, B.S., Economics, 1975
 
Law SchoolTemple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, J.D., 1992
 
Admitted1992, Pennsylvania; 1992, New Jersey; 1992, U.S. District Court of New Jersey; 1993, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania; 1993, U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
 
Memberships 

Associations & Memberships
•American Bar Association
•Camden County Bar Association

 
Biography

Jim is a menber of the Casualty Department and concentrates his practice in New Jersey personal injury protection benefits litigation defense and insurance fraud investigation on behalf of leading insurers throughout the State of New Jersey. His position is critical in ensuring that major and complex client matters involving a large caseload are handled effectively and professionally in a cost-effective manner. During his past 22 years of legal practice, Jim has developed extensive experience in litigation defense involving diverse and complex areas of the law on behalf of major insurers, corporations, and institutions.

Jim achieved Dean's List honors at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. He subsequently attended the Temple University School of Law, where he earned his juris doctor.

Published Works

•Pennsylvania Superior Court Affirms Importance of the Lack of Constructive Notice Defense in Premises Liability Wrongful Death Action,” Co-author, Defense Digest, Vol. 3, No. 2, 1997

•Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Upholds Admissibility of No Prior Claims Evidence in Product Liability Actions, 1997

•Good Faith Effort Requirements and Guidelines For Service Of Process Under Lamp v. Heyman, Co-author, Defense Digest, 1998

•Subsequent Remedial Measures May Not Be Admissible To Establish Product Design Defect, The Journal of the Allegheny County Bar Association, 2001

•Case Of Failure To Properly Serve Action Puts Statute Of Limitations Rule In Question, Co-author, The Legal Intelligencer, 2001

•Adequate Safety Warnings May Preclude Strict Product Liability Under Pennsylvania Law, Defense Digest, 2005

Honors & Awards
•BV Distinguished by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell

Year Joined Organization: 1996

 
Reported CasesSignificant Representative Matters; Defense verdict in a personal injury protection case in which $167,000 in medical expenses were sought. Represented an industry leading insurer in a case involving a dispute over whether a group health insurer or the no-fault coverage insurer was liable for personal injury protection coverage, based upon the interpretaion of contractual language in the patient's health insurance plan. Established that the group health insurer was solely liable for the medical expenses based upon the coordination of benefits provision contained in the health insurance plan documents and federal statutory law. Defense verdict in a personal injury protection case in which over $94,000 in medical expenses were sought. Represented a major insurer in a case involving various surgical procedures arising from a motor vehicle accident. Established no liability based upon the medical records and medical expert opinion that the surgical procedures at issue were not medically necessary. Defense verdict in an insurance coverage dispute involving claimed reimbursement for significant medical expenses under New Jersey no-fault coverage. Represented a leading insurer in a case involving fraud and material misrepresentations. Defense investigation and discovery established that the claimant made material misreprentations in breach of the applicable policy of insurance and coverage was denied. Defense verdict in a personal injury protection case that involved ambulatory surgical center fees for a controversial pain management treatment in which over $65,000 in medical expenses were sought. Represented a major insurer and established, through developed evidence and legal argument, that the subject treatment did not medically require the use of an ambulatory surgical center. Defense verdict in a no-fault litigation case in which a former professional weight lifter sought significant medical expenses arising from left shoulder surgery and post-operative physical therapy. Represented a leading insurer in a case involing the issue of causation. Through the use of cross-examination of the claimant and medical expert evidence, it was established that the injury at issue was not causally related to the subject accident. Defense verdict in a personal injury protection litigation case. Represented a major insurer in the defense of claimed medical expense benefits arising from a motor vehicle accident. Established that the administration of sedation and anesthesia was not performed by a properly qualified individual, who was engaged in the illegal practice of medicine.
 
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James L. Johnson

200 Lake Drive East
Cherry HillNJ 08002




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