Joshua D. Scheets: Lawyer with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

Joshua D. Scheets

Joseph D. Scheets is an associate with Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin. He concentrates his practice on the defense of claims made and suits brought against companies involving toxic tort litigation. Joshua also has experience litigating matters regarding premises liability and product liability.
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Practice Areas

  • Toxic Tort
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability - Defense
 
University Drew University, B.A., Psychology/Biology, 1998
 
Law SchoolRutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey, J.D., 2006 Rutgers Law Journal, Articles Editor, 2005 - 2006
 
Admitted2006, New Jersey; 2006, Pennsylvania
 
Biography

Joshua concentrates his practice on the defense of claims made and suits brought against companies involving toxic tort litigation. Joshua also has experience litigating matters regarding premises liability and product liability.

In 1998, Joshua graduated from Drew University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychobiology, a dual major. After graduating from Drew, Joshua worked for several years as a mental health counselor and case manager in child protective services before entering law school in 2003.

Joshua attended the Rutgers School of Law - Camden, New Jersey, earning his juris doctor in 2006. During this period, Joshua served as an articles editor for the Rutgers Law Journal. As well, he participated in the externship program during his third year of law school, where he externed for The Honorable John S. Holston, Jr. in the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division and helped to author a precedential opinion in the field of insurance coverage.

Before joining Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, Joshua worked as an associate at a civil litigation law firm in Philadelphia where he concentrated his practice in the fields of toxic torts, warranty litigation and product liability.

Year Joined Organization

2008

News

Marshall Dennehey Announces New Shareholders and Special Counsel

January 4, 2016

Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin is pleased to announce that 14 attorneys were elected shareholders of the firm at the annual shareholders' meeting held December 8 in Philadelphia. The new shareholders, listed by office, are as follows.Philadelphia, PA: Jason W. Bialker, member of...

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Legal Updates for Toxic Torts Litigation

Law Alerts • December 2, 2015

Edited by Timothy D. Rau, EsquirePhilly Jury Awards $1.7 Million Against Employer for Mesotheliomaby Joshua ScheetsIn the first verdict against an employer in connection with an asbestos personal injury suit brought on behalf of a former..., The material in this law alert has been prepared for our readers by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin. It is solely intended to provide information on recent legal developments, and is not intended to provide legal advice for a specific...

Legal Updates for Toxic Torts Litigation

Law Alerts • July 16, 2015

Edited by Timothy D. Rau, Esq.Federal Judge Applies Bare Metal Defense Under PA Law Judge Eduardo Robreno of the USDC for EDPA issued a thorough and searching analysis of the applicability of what has been termed the bare metal..., The material in this law alert has been prepared for our readers by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin. It is solely intended to provide information on recent legal developments, and is not intended to provide legal advice for a...

Bare with Me: The Effect of Tincher v. Omega Flex, Inc. on Equipment Defendants in Asbestos Litigation in Pennsylvania

Defense Digest Article • March 1, 2015

Key PointsPennsylvania's new product liability standard, as announced in Tincher v. Omega Flex, Inc., is at least partly inspired by California case law.Under California's product liability standard, the “bare metal..., Defense Digest, Vol. 21, No. 1, March 2015Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...

Legal Updates for Toxic Torts Litigation

Law Alerts • January 29, 2015

Edited by: Timothy D. Rau, Esquire En Banc PA Superior Court Vacates $14.5 Million Asbestos Verdict and Remands for New TrialBy Carol Vanderwoude, Esq.An en banc Superior Court recently affirmed a 2013 split decision by a three-judge..., The material in this law alert has been prepared for our readers by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin. It is solely intended to provide information on recent legal developments, and is not intended to provide legal advice for a specific...

 
Reported CasesPublished Works: Bare with Me: The Effect of Tincher v. Omega Flex, Inc. on Equipment Defendants in Asbestos Litigation in Pennsylvania, Defense Digest, Vol. 21, No. 1, March 2015
 
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Philly Jury Awards $1.7 Million Against Employer for Mesothelioma
Joshua D. Scheets, December 9, 2015
In the first verdict against an employer in connection with an asbestos personal injury suit brought on behalf of a former employee, a Philadelphia jury returned a verdict totaling $1.7 million in favor of a deceased plaintiff and his wife. In Estate of John Busbey v. Air & Liquid Systems Corp,...

Federal Judge Applies "Bare Metal Defense" Under PA Law
Joshua D. Scheets, July 16, 2015
Judge Eduardo Robreno of the USDC for EDPA issued a thorough and searching analysis of the applicability of what has been termed the "bare metal defense" under Pennsylvania law and predicted how Pennsylvania courts would determine this issue in the current absence of appellate authority...

Bare with Me: The Effect of Tincher v. Omega Flex, Inc. on Equipment Defendants in Asbestos Litigation in Pennsylvania
Joshua D. Scheets, March 10, 2015
Pump and valve manufacturers are often sued in asbestos cases for injuries allegedly resulting from plaintiffs changing packing and gaskets in and on respective equipment. Typically, the plaintiff encounters a pump or valve that has been in service for years and has had the originally supplied...
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Joshua D. Scheets

2000 Market Street, Suite 2300
PhiladelphiaPA 19103




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