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HTMLThink Before You Resign
Gregory M. Rosatelli; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 5, 2015, previously published on March 1, 2015
In Keller v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board (UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside), 2014 Pa. Commw. LEXIS 571 (Pa. Commw. Ct. Dec. 15, 2014), the claimant sustained a work-related injury in the form of a fracture of her right wrist on November 24, 2006, during the course and scope of her...

 

HTMLNew York Practice: Responding to the Complaint
Angela M. Evangelista; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 5, 2015, previously published on March 1, 2015
This article will address the issues that should be evaluated when preparing an answer. It pertains to answers in New York State courts and, to a limited extent, answers in federal court in the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

 

HTMLNarrowing the Scope of Medical Expert Qualifications and Testimony under the Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence
Angeline C. Panepresso; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 5, 2015, previously published on March 1, 2015
As a general principle, the standard for qualification as an expert witness in Pennsylvania is a liberal one. Specifically, the test for qualifying as an expert is whether the expert has any reasonable pretension to specialized knowledge on the subject at issue, and the weight to be given to such...

 

HTMLI Quit! And I Want Comp!
J. Jeffrey Watson; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 2, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2014
Generally speaking, the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act does not provide benefits for injured workers who are outside of the course and scope of employment at the time of injury. Considering this general principle, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court recently decided that an injured...

 

HTMLThe Idiosyncrasies of Ohio’s Employment Discrimination Law
Keith Hansbrough; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 2, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2014
Ohio’s employment discrimination law presents many idiosyncrasies for defense attorneys who are accustomed to defending employment discrimination cases in other states or exclusively under federal law. Ohio’s employment discrimination laws are mostly concentrated in Ohio Revised Code...

 

HTMLWalters v. YMCA, Putting Some Limitations on Stelluti v. Casapenn
Walter F. Kawalec; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 2, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2014
In 2010, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued its opinion in Stelluti v. Casapenn Enterprises, Inc., 1 A.3d 678 (N.J. 2010), in which the court examined the applicability of an exculpatory (i.e. hold harmless) provision in the context of a private health club membership. A club patron was injured...

 

HTMLWhen a Vehicle Is an Automobile - The Maze of Statutory and Case Law in New Jersey for Determining Eligibility for PIP Benefits
Ariel C. Brownstein; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 2, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2014
Coverage for Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits in New Jersey is available to those who “sustain bodily injury as a result of an accident while occupying, entering into, alighting from or using an automobile, or as a pedestrian, caused by an automobile or by an object propelled by or...

 

HTMLMeeting the Proof Requirements Under the Anti-Fraud Provision of the Workers’ Compensation Act...An Uphill Battle or Climbing Mt. Everest?
Jammie N. Jackson; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 2, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2014
The New Jersey Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor launched a new public awareness campaign featuring radio, cable, transit and internet ads declaring “Insurance Fraud=Prison.” Yet, fraud remains a part of every insurance line, including the workers’ compensation system....

 

HTMLEnforceability of Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements in Pennsylvania
Victoria Crawshaw Scanlon; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 2, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2014
Arbitration is a favored method of resolving claims. It is often less expensive and more efficient than traditional litigation. It provides finality and, if agreed to, confidentiality—preventing a nursing home’s name from being blasted across the front page of a local paper or in a...

 

HTMLLimited Tort Proof: Get the Signed Waiver Election Form!!
James D. Hilly; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 2, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2014
Pennsylvania’s Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law (PAMVFRL) (75 Pa.C.S. § 1705) provides that a named insured may elect the “limited tort option,” subject to certain exceptions. An insured can choose to limit the right to sue for noneconomic damages (i.e., pain and...

 


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