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HTMLPA Superior Court Affirms Motions for Summary Judgment on Asbestos Product ID Facts
Timothy D. Rau; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 31, 2014, previously published on October 24, 2014
In a lengthy 70-page precedential opinion issued on October 22, 2014, the Superior Court reviewed the facts against six defendants under PA's standard for summary judgment on the issue of product identification in asbestos cases and held that the trial court properly ruled on each motion. In Krauss...

 

HTMLPhilly Jury Finds Asbestos Did Not Cause Colon Cancer
Timothy D. Rau; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 31, 2014, previously published on October 24, 2014
In the case of Barbara Goll, Executrix of the Estate of Louis T. Goll, III v. Ace Hardware Corp., Philadelphia County, C.C.P., October Term 2011, No. 3406, plaintiff alleged that her deceased husband, Louis Goll, contracted colon cancer and died at the age of 59 as a result of exposure to asbestos....

 

HTMLPremises Owners Not Liable for "Take Home Exposures" Under PA Law
Timothy D. Rau; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 31, 2014, previously published on October 24, 2014
In what was ruled to be an issue of first impression under Pennsylvania law, Judge Eduardo Robreno of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania held that a premises owner has no duty to an employee's spouse to protect the spouse from exposure to asbestos in the context of...

 

HTMLOhio Court Affirms Admissibility of Evidence that Hodgkin’s Lymphoma May Be Caused by Asbestos
Timothy D. Rau; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 31, 2014, previously published on October 24, 2014
The Ohio Court of Appeals recently affirmed a trial court decision which allowed plaintiff to present expert testimony that Hodgkin’s Lymphoma may be caused by exposure to asbestos. In the case of Walker v. Ford Motor Co., 2014-Ohio-4208, the Ohio Court of Appeals was asked by defendant Ford...

 

HTMLTooey Is Not Just A Bunch Of “Hooey”— Practical Tactics for Defending an Employer in The Realm of Toxic Tort Litigation
Christine P. Dower, Christopher N. Santoro; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 30, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s ruling in Tooey v. A.K. Steel Corp., 81 A.3d 851 (Pa. 2013) represents a significant shift in Pennsylvania law. In the wake of Tooey, new companies are being targeted and new theories of liability are being raised in toxic tort cases filed throughout the...

 

HTMLHelp May Be On the Way in Pennsylvania for Providers of Emergency Health Care
Mary Kate McGrath; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 29, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
Pennsylvania may take a huge step forward in remedying its reputation as a hostile environment for medical providers in the form of legislation introduced by Representative Bryan Cutler (R) of 100th Legislative District of Pennsylvania. This legislation seeks to impose a heightened standard of...

 

HTMLImplied Warranty Of Habitability Owed By A Home Builder To A Residential Purchaser Of A New Home Does Not Extend To The Subsequent Purchaser Of The Home.
Timothy G. Ventura; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 29, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
Residential purchasers of a three-year-old home brought a claim against the builder of the home for breach of the implied warranty of habitability upon discovering water infiltration and latent construction defects. However, they were not in contractual privity with the builder; rather, they had...

 

HTMLCivil Consequences of Criminal Cases
Mohamed N. Bakry, Kevin E. Hexstall; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 5, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
The disposition of a criminal case may affect the criminal defendant and/or his employer (company) in later civil litigation. Any defense strategy should consider the potential collateral consequences of the criminal case. The disposition of the criminal case may affect a later civil suit regarding...

 

HTMLDelaware Supreme Court Reverses $2.8 Million Verdict
Armand J. Della Porta, Paul C. Johnson, Timothy D. Rau; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 22, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014
The Delaware Supreme Court reversed a verdict in favor of the Plaintiff, the Estate of Michael Galliher, on the grounds that the trial court failed to instruct the jury as to the responsibility of the employer and because the Plaintiff's expert, Dr. Barry Castleman, gave inflammatory testimony. The...

 

HTMLPA Superior Court Rules Statute of Repose Applies to Asbestos Cases
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman Goggin P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 22, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014
In Graver v. Foster Wheeler, 2014 PA Super 132, the court held that Pennsylvania's statute of repose for improvements to real property, 42 PA. Cons. Stat. Ann § 5536, is available as a defense to asbestos personal injury claims.

 


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