Practice Areas & Industries: Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

 





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The General Liability Practice Group of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin regularly litigates in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Ohio, Florida and New York, defending insureds, insurance companies and self-insured entities.

The general liability practice area includes such diverse types of defense litigation as:

  • Owners and contractors protective liability
  • Owners, landlords and tenants coverage
  • Bailor/bailee
  • Premises liability
  • Assault and battery
  • Security
  • Commercial liability
  • Advertising injuries
  • Defamation
  • Privacy
  • Elevator incidents
  • False arrest
  • Malicious prosecution cases
  • First-party and third-party property damage cases
  • Fire legal liability litigation

We understand that every client is concerned with the extent of legal fees and costs incurred. Savings are achieved in a number of ways. With offices situated within a six-state region, we are able to provide our clients with defense attorneys who are close to and very familiar with the litigation forum. Secondly, we are cognizant of the need to deliver legal services in a prompt and efficient manner, coupled with considerable emphasis on being results-oriented.

Each of our offices is electronically connected. Thus, regardless of the size of the office, its attorneys can access the intellectual property and broad-based experience of a very large professional staff of 450 lawyers. Our defense litigation attorneys are also members of and hold leadership positions in various state and county bar associations, thereby creating a good rapport with local courts.

We would welcome the opportunity to work with you in handling your general liability litigation and we are available to give presentations or conduct training seminars on general liability topics. We are also on the cutting edge of alternative fee arrangements in order to provide our clients with the highest level of services in the most cost-efficient and predictable manner possible.


 
Group Presentations
  Florida Claims Symposium - The Best Offense is a Good Defense, JW Marriott Grand Lakes 4040 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando, FL, September 17, 2014
 
 
Articles Authored by Lawyers at this office:

House Bill 373 Enacted to Control the Level of Workers’ Compensation Insurance Premiums by Making Significant Changes in the Medical Reimbursements Allowable Under the Healthcare Payment System
Paul V. Tatlow, August 06, 2014
This Act makes substantial changes to Titles 18 and 19 of the Delaware Code designed to control the level of workers’ compensation premiums in Delaware. The most significant changes are: (a) a 33% reduction in medical costs to the workers’ compensation system, phased in over a period of...

Blame It on the Bank? Defending Mortgage Lenders in Premises Liability Cases
Joanna D. Buchanico, June 04, 2014
While the country’s mortgage crisis is waning, banks and lenders now are facing a growing litigation trend—defending themselves in premises liability cases when the subject property is in foreclosure. When dealing with landowner defendants with limited assets, plaintiffs are now turning...

Blame It on the Bank? Defending Mortgage Lenders in Premises Liability Cases
Joanna D. Buchanico, May 29, 2014
While the country’s mortgage crisis is waning, banks and lenders now are facing a growing litigation trend—defending themselves in premises liability cases when the subject property is in foreclosure. When dealing with landowner defendants with limited assets, plaintiffs are now turning...

Florida’s New Daubert Standard for Expert Testimony is Retroactive
Tashia M. Small, May 29, 2014
Recently, Florida made the transition into a Daubert jurisdiction, aligning Florida courts with their federal counterparts. Simply stated, the amendment of Florida Statute § 90.702 makes the standard of admissibility of expert testimony in Florida courts stricter and more exacting.

The Storm After the Storm
Eric R. Brown, May 29, 2014
It has now been more than 18 months since Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New Jersey, but the litigation related to that storm is just getting started. With any event that brings such damage, there is always a concern that judges may look to expand the bounds of coverage in favor of insureds. The...

Defining the Boundaries of Enforceable Indemnity Provisions Under Pennsylvania Law
Margaret C. Kucera, March 17, 2014
Recently, it seems that opposing counsel are demanding broader indemnification provisions during negotiations on a variety of contracts throughout Pennsylvania. In order to appropriately advise insurance carriers and clients alike on their potential liability for entering into agreements with...