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HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Finds that a Pregnant Employee Who Was Denied a Lifting Restriction Accommodation Survives Summary Judgment When the Employer Offers Similar Restrictions to Non-Pregnant Employees Who Have On-The-Job Injuries or Other Disabilities
Lee C. Durivage; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 13, 2015, previously published on July 6, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court determined that an employee created a genuine issue of fact (requiring denial of summary judgment) when that pregnant employee presented evidence that the employer provided more favorable treatment to other employees whose requests for lifting restriction accommodations could...

 

HTMLA Defendant’s Answer Does Not “Open the Door” to Privileged Communications
Daniel Dolente; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 13, 2015, previously published on July 6, 2015
The plaintiff averred in her complaint that an anesthesiologist who performed a pre-surgical evaluation of the decedent was impaired by alcohol at the time of his consult. The anesthesiologist specifically denied that he suffered from any condition that affected his ability to provide appropriate...

 

Adobe PDFPennsylvania’s Medical Cannabis Bill Passes in the Pennsylvania Senate
Anthony Natale; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 16, 2015
Senate Bill 3, known as Pennsylvania’s Medical Cannabis Bill, resoundingly passed in the Pennsylvania Senate by a vote of 40-7. The Bill is currently awaiting House review before it could become law in Pennsylvania. The line of opposition in the House to this Bill is couched in terms of...

 

HTMLLimits on Investigative Receiverships: Akagi v. Synergy Group (2000) Inc., 2015 Onca 368
Barry H. Bresner, Ewa Krajewska; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman Goggin P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
In Akagi v Synergy Group (2000) Inc.1, the Ontario Court of Appeal clarified the limits of the duties of receivers appointed by the court to enforce judgment debts, the scope of “investigative receiverships” and the jurisdiction of the Superior Court to encumber the assets of...

 

HTMLAttorney’s Fees for a Frivolous Appeal: An Old Cloak Gets a New Owner
Robert P. Schenk; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 12, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
Are you tired of claimant’s attorneys filing frivolous appeals? It seems the Commonwealth Court may well be, too, recently holding in the case of Steven Smith v. WCAB (Consolidated Freightways, Inc.), 2015 Pa. Commw. LEXIS 91 (Pa.Commw.Ct. Mar. 9, 2015), that employers can recover...

 

HTMLAllegheny Court Refuses to Recognize Negligence Claim for Data Breach
Mark L. Mattioli, Mary Kate McGrath; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 12, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015
On May 28, 2015, the Honorable Stanton Wettick sustained preliminary objections in Dittman v. UPMC, dismissing all counts in a class action matter brought on behalf of 62,000 employees of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). The plaintiffs alleged that UPMC failed to enact...

 

HTMLSupreme Court’s Impact on Informed Consent Defenses
Katharine C. Koob; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 12, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
In recent years there has been an increase in lack of informed consent claims within medical malpractice actions. In Pennsylvania, informed consent claims sound in “offensive touching” without permission and constitute a battery. Allegations of negligence sound in a breach of the...

 

HTMLContesting Damages in the Face of Liability
Eric I. Yun; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 11, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
Although the contest of liability is often (for obvious reasons) thought of as the main event in litigation, damages can in certain situations take center stage, as two recent decisions from the Pennsylvania Superior Court demonstrate. In one case-which involved Marshall Dennehey successfully...

 

HTMLTightening the Belt: The Shrinking Scope of Harmless Error
Laura J. Persun; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 11, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
In late January 2015, the Pennsylvania Superior Court issued an opinion that justified its decision to overturn the trial court. It highlighted testimony in which the minor plaintiff’s expert witness and the defendants’ attorneys referenced the availability of collateral sources. Even...

 

HTMLNew Jersey Jury Awards $1.5 Million to 83-Year-Old Plumber for Mesothelioma
Paul C. Johnson, Timothy D. Rau; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 27, 2015, previously published on April 20, 2015
A Middlesex County jury recently handed down a $1.5 million verdict in favor of the plaintiff in a New Jersey asbestos lawsuit before the Honorable Ana C. Viscomi, JSC. The plaintiffs, Ronald Roe and Donna Rowe, his wife, sued a variety of defendants for asbestos exposure arising out of Ronald...

 


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