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HTMLEEOC’s Proposed Guidance Expands the Scope of Retaliation
Lee C. Durivage; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 8, 2016, previously published on February 23, 2016
On January 21, 2016, the EEOC issued its Proposed Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues, the first guidance on retaliation issued by the EEOC since 1998. The EEOC determined that the updated guidance was needed because 43 percent of charges filed with the EEOC assert claims of...

 

HTMLPennsylvania Supreme Court Upholds Wrongful Birth Statute
John C. Farrell, Laura J. Persun; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 7, 2016, previously published on March 1, 2016
In 1988, the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed Act 47 into law, which contained multiple pieces of legislation, many of which did not relate to each other. For instance, Act 47 repealed the Post-Conviction Hearing Act and enacted the Post-Conviction Relief Act in its place. It also conferred the...

 

HTMLEvidence of a User’s Negligence and Industry Standards Admissible in Post-Tincher Design Defect Claims
Kristin E. Shicora; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 7, 2016, previously published on March 1, 2016
For over 30 years, strict product liability claims in Pennsylvania adhered to an artificial prohibition on the introduction of negligence principles, as set forth by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in Azzarello v. Black Bros. Co., 391 A.2d 1020 (Pa. 1978) and its progeny. Evidence of a user’s...

 

HTMLSEC Announces 2016 Examination Priorities
Joel Wertman; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 27, 2016, previously published on January 14, 2016
On January 11, 2016, the SEC announced its Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations' (OCIE) 2016 priorities. The examination priorities address issues pertaining to financial institutions, investment advisers, investment companies, broker dealers, transfer agents, clearing agencies and...

 

HTML2016 FINRA Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter
Joel Wertman; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 22, 2016, previously published on January 12, 2016
On January 5, 2016, FINRA published its 11th annual Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter, which highlights emerging and existing risks that could adversely affect investors and market integrity in 2016. FINRA focused on three broad issues: (1) culture, conflicts of interests and ethics; (2)...

 

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...

 


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