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HTMLNew Jersey Jury Awards $1.5 Million to 83-Year-Old Plumber for Mesothelioma
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
A Middlesex County jury recently handed down a $1.5 million verdict in favor of the plaintiff in a New Jersey asbestos lawsuit before the Honorable Ana C. Viscomi, JSC. The plaintiffs, Ronald Roe and Donna Rowe, his wife, sued a variety of defendants for asbestos exposure arising out of Ronald...

 

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....

 

HTMLThe Post-Tincher Landscape: Court Applies the Risk-Utility Test to Deny the Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment
David Salazar; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 24, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
The plaintiff brought this product liability action against a table saw manufacturer, a distributor and a retailer alleging, inter alia, that the design of the table saw he purchased was defective because it failed to incorporate flesh-detection technology. The defendants moved for summary judgment...

 

HTMLFlorida’s Revised LLC Act Impacts All Florida Limited Liability Companies
Jonathan E. Kanov; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 24, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
Effective January 1, 2015, the Florida Revised Limited Liability Company Act (Revised Act) applies to all Florida limited liability companies, regardless of when they were formed, and the former Act (codified in Chapter 608 of the Florida Statutes) was repealed. The Florida Legislature adopted a...

 

HTMLOrder for Home Remediation Reversed Due to Lack of Competent Medical Evidence as Required by Squeo.
Dario J. Badalamenti; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 24, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
The petitioner, partially paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair, sought additional modification to his home in the form of an interior elevator. The Board denied the application for installation of an elevator as unnecessary. The petitioner offered the testimony of “an expert in home...

 

HTMLDismissal of Tort Action Affirmed Based on a Finding That the Defendant was the Plaintiff's "Special Employer."
Dario J. Badalamenti; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 24, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
The plaintiff was hired by a jewelry store—owned by the defendants’ mother—who later instructed her to work full-time at the defendants’ home. They directed the plaintiff’s day-to-day work duties and controlled her working conditions, but the jewelry store paid her...

 

HTML"Like-licensed" professional rule does not necessarily apply when reviewing the qualifications of testifying experts. Barring plaintiff's expert's report on the eve of trial constitutes exceptional circumstances that warrant a discovery extension.
Robert A. Diehl; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 16, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
The New Jersey Appellate Division considered the barring of a plaintiff's expert's report on the eve of trial due to the fact that the report was authored by an engineer but offered against the defendant architectural firm. It is noted that the report was barred despite the fact that an architect...

 

HTMLEmployers Have Affirmative Defenses to Hostile Work Environment Claims Created by Supervisors
Ashley L. Toth; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 16, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
An employer in a hostile work environment sexual harassment case may assert as an affirmative defense to vicarious liability that it ‘exercised reasonable care to prevent and correct promptly any sexually harassing behavior,’ and ‘the plaintiff employee unreasonably failed to take...

 

HTMLThe U.S. Supreme Court Determines that the Pregnancy Discrimination Act Requires a New Standard.
Candace D. Embry; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 16, 2015, previously published on April 8, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc., on March 25, 2015, in which the Court was faced with whether, and in what circumstances, an employer is required to provide the same accommodations to pregnant employees with work limitations as it would to...

 

HTMLNew Jersey Creates Complex Business Litigation Program
Perri Koll; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2015, previously published on March 1, 2015
On November 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of New Jersey authorized a complex business litigation program that expands upon a previous pilot program. Complex business, commercial and construction cases filed on or after January 1, 2015, will be eligible for the program, including jury and non-jury...

 


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