Legal Articles: Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

 







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HTMLThe Court Distinguished the Belt Painting Case, Which Held that a Bodily Injury Liability Claim Resulting From Inhalation of Paint Fumes Did Not Arise Out of the Discharge of Pollutants
Allison L. Krupp; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 13, 2015, previously published on July 6, 2015
The Third Department of the Appellate Division held that both a pollution exclusion and a faulty workmanship exclusion applied to exclude coverage on a first-party policy that included coverage for a building in a government complex. During construction work on a parking garage beneath the...

 

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...

 

HTMLPennsylvania Superior Court Further Limits the Limited Tort Defense
Patrick M. Carey; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 13, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
After criticizing the reasoning behind a decision it rendered in 1997, the Pennsylvania Superior Court opted to follow that flawed logic when deciding the recent limited-tort case of Varner-Mort v. Kapfhammer, 109 A.3d 244 (Pa.Super. 2015). In that case, Donna Varner-Mort was involved in an...

 

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...

 

HTMLDamage Cap under Political Subdivision Tort Claims Act Applies to Each Local Agency Defendant, Not in the Aggregate, when there is More than One Local Agency Found Liable
Paul G. Lees; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 13, 2015, previously published on July 6, 2015
The plaintiff homeowner association, owner of a pond created by an earthen embankment dam, brought claims of negligence and violations of the Storm Water Management Act (SWMA), 32 P.S. §§680.1-680.17 against the defendant township and school district. The school district built a sports...

 

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...

 

HTMLAre New Jersey Courts Modifying the Affidavit of Merit Requirements in Professional Malpractice Cases? 
Jeremy J. Zacharias; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
Based on its recent decision in Hill International v. Atlantic City Board of Education, 106 A.3d 487 (App.Div. 2014), the New Jersey Appellate Division had to decide whether the affidavit of merit (AOM) statute should be interpreted to require a supporting AOM from a “like-licensed”...

 

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...

 

HTMLThe Prejudicial Effect of the Passage of Time
A. Abidemi Oladipo; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
When considering an insurance claim, establishing timing of the claim is a critical element in its proper investigation. Any delay in reporting a claim may negatively impact an insurer’s ability to: determine the scope and extent of damage; establish and evaluate the cause of damage; gather...

 

HTMLGet the Gist? No Certificate of Merit Necessary
Christina J. Westall; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
In December 2014, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided Bruno v. Erie Ins. Co., 106 A.3d 48 (Pa. 2014), significantly changing the rules requiring a certificate of merit in professional liability cases. The scope of a professional liability claim is governed by Pa. R.C.P. 1042.1, which permits a...

 


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