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HTMLAttorney’s Fees for a Frivolous Appeal: An Old Cloak Gets a New Owner
Robert P. Schenk; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 12, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
Are you tired of claimant’s attorneys filing frivolous appeals? It seems the Commonwealth Court may well be, too, recently holding in the case of Steven Smith v. WCAB (Consolidated Freightways, Inc.), 2015 Pa. Commw. LEXIS 91 (Pa.Commw.Ct. Mar. 9, 2015), that employers can recover...

 

HTMLFlorida’s Apparent Increase on Caps for Damages Recoverable in Cases Against Providers of Foster Care Services Is Misleading
Andrea L. Diederich; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 12, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
Effective July 1, 2014, the statutory caps on damages recoverable in cases involving providers of foster care and related services were amended. See § 409.993, Fla. Stat. (2014). As before, the new statute provides caps on both economic damages and noneconomic damages in such cases. However,...

 

HTMLWhat Every Supermarket, Department Store, Mall and Retail Store Must Know Regarding Recent Developments in New Jersey’s Mode of Operation Doctrine
Gregory D. Speier; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 11, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
At Marshall Dennehey, attorneys are regularly defending cases involving slip and fall incidents. In these cases, in addition to establishing the defendant’s duty of care, the plaintiff is required to establish that the defendant had actual or constructive notice of the dangerous condition...

 

HTMLContesting Damages in the Face of Liability
Eric I. Yun; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 11, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
Although the contest of liability is often (for obvious reasons) thought of as the main event in litigation, damages can in certain situations take center stage, as two recent decisions from the Pennsylvania Superior Court demonstrate. In one case-which involved Marshall Dennehey successfully...

 

HTMLTightening the Belt: The Shrinking Scope of Harmless Error
Laura J. Persun; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 11, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
In late January 2015, the Pennsylvania Superior Court issued an opinion that justified its decision to overturn the trial court. It highlighted testimony in which the minor plaintiff’s expert witness and the defendants’ attorneys referenced the availability of collateral sources. Even...

 

Adobe PDFScore One for the Defense: Application of the Affordable Care Act To Reduce Future Damages
Leslie M. Jenny; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 14, 2015, previously published on May 2015
Lawyers who handle catastrophic injury cases have eagerly awaited the first rulings to address the impact, if any, of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on claims for future damages. Before the ACA, it was uncertain whether injured individuals would have health insurance in the future. Consequently, in...

 

HTMLPennsylvania Superior Court Holds that Reservation of Rights Letter was Ineffective where it was Untimely and Not Specifically Addressed to the Additional Insured.
Allison L. Krupp; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 12, 2015, previously published on April 21, 2015
In this unprecedented and highly impactful case, the Pennsylvania Superior Court held that two separate reservation of rights ("ROR") letters were ineffective as to an additional insured, where they were addressed to the named insureds, and were sent seven months after the underlying...

 

HTMLSpecial Legal Updates for Coverage & Bad Faith
Allison L. Krupp; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 21, 2015
Pennsylvania Superior Court holds that reservation of rights letter was ineffective where it was untimely and not specifically addressed to the additional insured.

 

HTMLScore One for the Defense: Application of the Affordable Care Act to Reduce Future Damages
Leslie M. Jenny; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 28, 2015
Medical malpractice and catastrophic injury lawyers, insurers and clients are all interested in the first cases to come to fruition following the rollout of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA represents our nation’s first piece of federal legislation mandating universal access to health...

 

HTMLNew York Judge Vacates $11 Million Asbestos Verdict
Paul C. Johnson, Timothy D. Rau; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 27, 2015, previously published on April 20, 2015
In finding that the plaintiffs' experts lacked proper bases for their causation opinions, New York Supreme Court Judge Barbara Jaffe entered an order and issued a 41-page opinion on April 13, 2015, which set aside an $11 million verdict awarded in a mesothelioma case. In Juni v. AO Smith, Index No....

 


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