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HTMLA Claimant Who Injures Himself In The Parking Lot A Few Hours Before His Shift Was To Begin Was In The Course And Scope Of Employment At The Time Of The Injury.
Francis X. Wickersham; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 29, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
The claimant’s shift did not begin until 8 AM, but he testified that he typically arrived at work early because of traffic. He testified that he parked in the employer’s parking lot at approximately 6:30 AM and went into the building to pick up his clean uniforms and take them back to...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Of New Jersey Holds That Cardiovascular Death Is Not Compensable.
Angela Y. DeMary; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 29, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
The New Jersey Supreme Court reiterated that there remains a heightened standard of proof and causation for cardiovascular claims. The Supreme Court opined in Rennerr/i> that the decedent husband/petitioner failed to sustain his burden of proving a compensable cardiovascular death.

 

HTMLIt Payes to Be Abnormal—Is The Law Really Changing for Mental/Mental Claims in PA Workers’ Comp?
A. Judd Woytek; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
What is normal? What is abnormal? Why does it matter? For Pennsylvania workers’ compensation claimants, employers and insurance carriers, these questions have moved to the forefront of an area of the law that seemed to have been settled.

 

HTMLA Perfectly Imperfect Process: Dauphin County’s First Post-Koken Jury Trial
Allison L. Krupp; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
On December 29, 2005, all underinsured motorist claims (UIM) that couldn’t be resolved by the parties themselves were resolved through arbitration. The following day, everything changed. It was on that date that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued its decision in Insurance Federation of...

 

HTMLLet It Snow! Let it Snow! Let It Snow! There Is No Bad Weather Exception to The Coming and Going Rule for NJ Workers’ Compensation
Robert J. Fitzgerald; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
The New Jersey Appellate Division has determined that there is no “bad weather” exception to compensability in New Jersey workers’ compensation in the case of Adi Kotler v. DCH Motors, LLC v. Safety National Casualty Corp., 2014 N.J.Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1363 (App. Div. June 11,...

 

HTMLMedical Professional Negligence - What’s In A Name? If You’re The Plaintiff, It Doesn’t Matter
Wendy R.S. O'Connor; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently held that a plaintiff in a medical professional negligence action may proceed against a health care facility based upon allegations of vicarious liability, even absent the identification of specific individuals whose conduct is imputed to the facility. In...

 

HTMLWhere To Sue Since Summy
Allison L. Krupp; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
The Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. §§2201-2202, gives federal district courts the discretion to adjudicate declaratory judgment actions. In 2000, the Third Circuit reviewed the Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C.S. § 2201(a), at some length and attempted to identify certain...

 

HTMLCivil Consequences of Criminal Cases
Mohamed N. Bakry, Kevin E. Hexstall; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 5, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
The disposition of a criminal case may affect the criminal defendant and/or his employer (company) in later civil litigation. Any defense strategy should consider the potential collateral consequences of the criminal case. The disposition of the criminal case may affect a later civil suit regarding...

 

HTMLPrescribing High Potency Medication to a Known Drug Abuser: Is The Doctor Liable for Resulting Injuries?
Julia A. Klubenspies; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 5, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
I reported to you the December 2013 issue of Defense Digest that the New Jersey Supreme Court heard oral argument in October 2013 in a case involving a patient with a known drug-abuse history, who orally ingested medication from a prescription high-potency skin patch, ultimately leading to anoxic...

 

HTMLWorkers’ Compensation Benefits and Unemployment Compensation Benefits ... Are Injured Workers Entitled to Both?
Keri L. Morris-Johnston; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 2, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
Is a claimant entitled to workers’ compensation benefits when her doctor verbally tells her that she is unable to work? Only if there is evidence to show that her no-work status was actually discussed with her and that it is supported in the medical records. If an injured worker in Delaware...

 


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