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HTMLSixth Circuit Vacates District Court’s Finding of Replacement Value for Lost Goods under Master Transportation Service Agreement for its Failure to Meet Carmack Amendment Requirement of Shipper’s Consent to Limitation of Liability.
Lori J. Quinn; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 27, 2016, previously published on January 15, 2016
In November 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit remanded a case for further determination by the District Court for the Southern District of Ohio on the issue of carrier liability. The case is somewhat complex in that it involves a broker, a shipper and a carrier. There...

 

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)...

 

HTMLCosmetic Manufacturers' Talc Did Not Cause Asbestos Disease, NJ Jury Finds
Paul C. Johnson; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 9, 2015, previously published on December 2, 2015
A Middlesex County jury returned a defense verdict in the matter of Fishbain v. Colgate Palmolive, an asbestos lawsuit arising out of a plaintiff’s alleged use of cosmetic talc products. The plaintiff, Linda Fishbain, alleged that asbestos fibers contaminated the talc used in Cashmere Bouquet...

 

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,...

 

HTMLFord Motor Company Obtains Defense Verdict in Allegheny County Mesothelioma Case
Melissa Devich Cochran; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 9, 2015, previously published on December 2, 2015
In a case tried before Judge Terrance O'Brien, an Allegheny County jury returned a defense verdict in favor of Ford Motor Company after nearly a 16-day trial. In Larry English, Administrator of the Estate of Sherry L. English v. Ford, the plaintiffs were represented by Attorney Jerry Block of the...

 

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...

 

HTMLWhere the Sidewalk Ends: A Warning to Community Associations in New Jersey
Gregory D. Speier; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 1, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
In the recent decision of Qian v. Toll Brothers, 2015 N.J. LEXIS 825 (N.J. Aug. 12, 2015), the New Jersey Supreme Court held that community associations have a legal duty to keep their private sidewalks in a reasonably safe condition. This article will discuss the court’s ruling and will...

 


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