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HTMLPhilly Jury Awards $1.7 Million Against Employer for Mesothelioma
Joshua D. Scheets; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 9, 2015, previously published on December 2, 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,...

 

HTMLTincher - One Year Later
Vlada Tasich; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 1, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
On November 19, 2014, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued its long awaited ruling in Tincher v. Omega Flex, 104 A.3d 328 (Pa. 2014) and finally resolved the longstanding speculation about whether the Commonwealth would adopt the Third Restatement approach to strict product liability law. While...

 

HTMLThe NLRB’s Latest Decision on the Joint-Employer Standard Signals Increased Complications for Companies That Use Temporary and Subcontract Workers 
Candace D. Embry; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 1, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
On August 27, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board announced a decision that will primarily impact companies and organizations that outsource temporary or contract workers when it revised the standard used to determine joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Under...

 

HTMLA Not So Scary Wolf(e)
Cristin A. Cavanaugh; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 1, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
In the recent decision of Wolfe v. Allstate Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co., 790 F.3d 487 (3d Cir. 2015), the Third Circuit held that punitive damages awarded against an insured in a personal injury suit are not recoverable in a later breach of contract or bad faith suit against the insurer. The Wolfe...

 

HTMLThe Art of the Deal: Tips for Successful Mediation in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Cases 
Lori O. Strauss; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 1, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
In 2006, an amendment to the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act created a mandatory mediation system. This followed an overall trend in the legal profession to attempt to resolve conflicts through alternative dispute resolution, thereby eliminating the uncertainty of the outcome...

 

HTMLBonds May Be the Next Wave of FINRA Claims
Denis C. Dice; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
Interest rates have been at an all time low for approximately the last nine years. The Federal Reserve has artificially reduced interest rates in an effort to stimulate the economy and provide additional liquidity. In addition, the stock market has been in a bull market since March of 2009. This...

 

HTMLDoes Pennsylvania’s Act 86 Require an Insurer to Provide Notice to an Insured Before Policy Expiration?
Jane Ennis Kane; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
Recently, the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas granted summary judgment to an insurer and its agent in an action by a former insured seeking coverage for a fire loss under a commercial property insurance policy because the policy expired before the loss occurred, and the policy was not renewed....

 

HTMLImmunity from Testimony Under the Workers’ Compensation Act
Robin M. Romano; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
As a rule of thumb, all parties and witnesses to a Pennsylvania workers’ compensation action can testify. There are, however, certain circumstances where a potential witness may possess immunity from testifying under the Act.

 

HTMLAre Your Rights Reserved?
Margaret M. Jenks; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 14, 2015, previously published on September 1, 2015
On April 15, 2015, in the case of Erie Ins Exch. v. Lobenthal, 114 A.3d 832 (Pa. Super. 2015), the Pennsylvania Superior Court addressed the validity of a reservation of rights letter issued by the insurer. The Superior Court found that two separate reservation of rights letters were both...

 

HTMLYou Have The Right to An Attorney But Not Additional Time: Examining the Role of An Unrepresented Claimant in the Workers’ Compensation Proceeding
Ashley S. Talley; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 14, 2015, previously published on September 1, 2015
The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania recently held that a claimant is not afforded additional time based upon her unrepresented status alone. In Deborah Roundtree v. WCAB (City of Philadelphia), 2015 Pa. Commw. LEXIS 203 (Pa.Commw. May 8, 2015), the claimant was employed as a forensic technician...

 


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