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HTMLNavigating the Uncertain Waters of Florida Proposals for Settlement
Jessica L. Lanifero; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
The jury has just returned a verdict in your favor. You find yourself tasked with evaluating a proposal for settlement you served months or even years ago. Now an important question arises: Is the proposal for settlement valid and enforceable? Given recent legal developments in Florida, the courts...

 

HTMLSterling Signals Tougher Scrutiny of Co-worker Testimony
Robyn A. Shelton; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
In Sterling v. P&H Mining Equipment, Inc., 113 A.3d 1277 ( Pa.Super. 2015), the Pennsylvania Superior Court upheld summary judgment for the defendant, a crane manufacturer, in an asbestos claim where the plaintiff relied partly on co-worker testimony. In this case before the Court of Common Pleas,...

 

HTMLDoes Pennsylvania’s Act 86 Require an Insurer to Provide Notice to an Insured Before Policy Expiration?
Jane Ennis Kane; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
Recently, the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas granted summary judgment to an insurer and its agent in an action by a former insured seeking coverage for a fire loss under a commercial property insurance policy because the policy expired before the loss occurred, and the policy was not renewed....

 

HTMLSuperior Court and Division of WC have concurrent jurisdiction to resolve a dispute of a worker's employment status when plaintiff files a complaint only in the Superior Court
Dario J. Badalamenti; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 22, 2015, previously published on October 2, 2015
The decedent was hired to live with the defendant to care for him and was paid in cash. While waiting on a sidewalk while the defendant parked his car, the defendant accidentally struck the decedent, killing her. The estate filed a wrongful death action against the defendant in Superior Court. The...

 

HTMLNLRB Decision on "Joint Employer" Status of Firm and its Staffing Agency May Leave Employers Vulnerable to Liabilities
G. Jay Habas; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 22, 2015, previously published on October 9, 2015
Many employers use staffing agencies to fill their needs for temporary workers. The advantages to the employer include that it can meet fluctuating employee needs without having to hire workers on its own; the temporary agency does the job of recruiting, selecting, training and, in most cases,...

 

HTMLNJ Supreme Court Reaffirms Limitations of "Mode of Operation" Doctrine
Gregory D. Speier; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 15, 2015, previously published on October 1, 2015
In a significant ruling that will impact how premises liability cases are litigated throughout the state, the New Jersey Supreme Court, on September 28, 2015, unanimously reaffirmed the limitations of ‘Mode of Operation’ applicability.

 

Adobe PDFIREs - A Divided Court Changes The Landscape
Francis X. Wickersham; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 28, 2015, previously published on September 23, 2015
A divided Commonwealth Court holds that use of the 5th and 6th Editions of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment is unconstitutional and, therefore, IREs performed under §306 (a.2) must use the 4th Edition Guides

 

HTMLEmployers Choked by Commonwealth Court Pulmonary Case Decision
Ross A. Carrozza; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 17, 2015, previously published on September 1, 2015
On March 25, 2105, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court decided Little v. WCAB (Select Specialty Hospital), 113 A.3d 1 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2015). This case impacts breathing cases in the defense community.

 

HTMLAre Your Rights Reserved?
Margaret M. Jenks; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 14, 2015, previously published on September 1, 2015
On April 15, 2015, in the case of Erie Ins Exch. v. Lobenthal, 114 A.3d 832 (Pa. Super. 2015), the Pennsylvania Superior Court addressed the validity of a reservation of rights letter issued by the insurer. The Superior Court found that two separate reservation of rights letters were both...

 

HTMLOhio Precludes Insurance Coverage for Employer Intentional Torts
David J. Oberly; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 14, 2015, previously published on September 1, 2015
In the recent case of Hoyle v. DTJ Enterprises (In re Hoyle), 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 595 (Ohio 2015), the Ohio Supreme Court effectively eliminated insurance coverage for employer intentional torts. It held that insurance policies that preclude coverage for acts committed with a deliberate intent to...

 


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