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HTMLFederal Judge Applies "Bare Metal Defense" Under PA Law
Joshua D. Scheets; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2015, previously published on 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...

 

HTMLSummary Judgment Reversed on Plaintiff's Jones Act Claims
Timothy D. Rau; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2015, previously published on July 16, 2015
The Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed orders from the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas granting summary judgment in favor of defendants Arco and Sunoco on the basis that evidence existed that the plaintiff was exposed to asbestos aboard vessels operated by the defendants and that the plaintiff...

 

HTMLSuperior Court Rules Tincher Applies to Failure to Warn Cases
Timothy D. Rau; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2015, previously published on July 16, 2015
The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently issued an opinion deciding a number of issues in the consolidated appeal of Amato v. Crane/Vinciguerra v. Crane, 2015 PA Super. 83. The cases were appeals from jury verdicts of $2.5 million and $2.3 million that were tried in Philadelphia in February 2013...

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Holds That Courts Are Permitted To Judicially Review Whether the EEOC Fulfilled Its Duty to Attempt Conciliation Prior to Initiating a Lawsuit
Lee C. Durivage; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 6, 2015
A woman filed a Charge of Discrimination against Mach Mining, alleging that its failure to hire her as a coal miner constituted gender discrimination. The EEOC later found that “reasonable cause” existed that the company had discriminated against a class of women who also applied for...

 

HTMLHospital’s Board Meeting Minutes May Be Protected by Attorney-Client and Peer Review Privileges, But a Department of Health Investigation is Not Privileged
Daniel Dolente; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 6, 2015
Michael Yocabet received a kidney transplant from Christina Mecannic. Prior to the transplant, Yocabet did not have Hepatitis C. It was determined after the surgery that UPMC had transplanted a Hepatitis C-infected kidney from Mecannic. As a result of the transplant, the Department of Health (DOH)...

 

HTMLConsider Leaving Informed Consent Claims in Your Case to Bolster Your Defense
Daniel Dolente; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 6, 2015
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that, generally, a patient’s informed consent to the risks of treatment is irrelevant in a case sounding in only medical negligence. The Supreme Court, however, refused to adopt the Superior Court’s bright line ruling that all aspects of informed...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 


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