Legal Articles: Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

 







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HTMLBlame It on the Bank? Defending Mortgage Lenders in Premises Liability Cases
Joanna D. Buchanico; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 29, 2014, previously published on June 1, 2014
While the country’s mortgage crisis is waning, banks and lenders now are facing a growing litigation trend—defending themselves in premises liability cases when the subject property is in foreclosure. When dealing with landowner defendants with limited assets, plaintiffs are now turning...

 

HTMLFINRA Takes Steps to Alter CRD Expungement Rules: Are More Stringent Rules Aimed Toward Disclosure on the Horizon?
Allison Livezey, Joel Wertman; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 29, 2014, previously published on June 1, 2014
During the week of February 13, 2014, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Board of Governors met to discuss a number of issues, including potential rulemaking initiatives. One issue FINRA addressed was the process by which a registered representative may have his/her public record...

 

HTMLThe Storm After the Storm
Eric R. Brown; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 29, 2014, previously published on June 1, 2014
It has now been more than 18 months since Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New Jersey, but the litigation related to that storm is just getting started. With any event that brings such damage, there is always a concern that judges may look to expand the bounds of coverage in favor of insureds. The...

 

HTMLOpening the Floodgates for Runaway Jury Verdicts? Florida Supreme Court Declares Caps on Noneconomic Damages Unconstitutional in Medical Malpractice Wrongful Death Litigation
Chanel A. Mosley; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 29, 2014, previously published on June 1, 2014
On March 13, 2014, the Florida Supreme Court declared unconstitutional the caps on damages applicable to wrongful death claims in a medical malpractice cause of action. Estate of McCall v. United States, 2014 Fla. LEXIS 933 (Mar. 13, 2014). In a 5-2 ruling, Justice R. Fred Lewis wrote the opinion...

 

HTMLFlorida’s New Daubert Standard for Expert Testimony is Retroactive
Tashia M. Small; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 29, 2014, previously published on June 1, 2014
Recently, Florida made the transition into a Daubert jurisdiction, aligning Florida courts with their federal counterparts. Simply stated, the amendment of Florida Statute § 90.702 makes the standard of admissibility of expert testimony in Florida courts stricter and more exacting.

 

HTMLIs Paying Temporary Total Disability Benefits Still an Admission of Liability In New Jersey Workers’ Compensation?
Kristy Olivo Salvitti; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 29, 2014, previously published on June 1, 2014
Respondent attorneys have long advised their clients not to fear the admission of liability when paying medical benefits based on N.J.S.A. 34:15-15. This section clearly states that “[t]he mere furnishing of medical treatment or the payment thereof by the employer shall not be construed to be...

 

HTMLNew Coordinating Judges Assigned to Asbestos Cases in Middlesex County (NJ) and Northampton County (PA)
Arthur D. Bromberg, Paul C. Johnson; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 6, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014
The Northampton County court in Easton, PA and the Middlesex County court in New Brunswick, NJ recently appointed new coordinating judges to supervise the asbestos programs in their courts.

 

HTMLNJ Superior Court Affirms Bare Metal Defense
Arthur D. Bromberg, Paul C. Johnson; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 6, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014
In Hughes v. A.W Chesterton, 2014 N.J. Super. LEXIS 54 (App. Div. 2014), the NJ Appellate Division rendered its decision in four asbestos matters which raised the “bare metal” defense asserted by a pump manufacturer, Goulds Pumps. The court found that a plaintiff needs to demonstrate...

 

HTMLPunitive Damages May Be Sought in NYC Asbestos Cases
Arthur D. Bromberg, Paul C. Johnson; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 6, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014
Judge Sherry Klein Heitler recently issued an order and opinion granting a motion filed by Weitz & Luxenberg on behalf of several plaintiffs amending the New York City Asbestos Litigation ("NYCAL") case management order to allow the plaintiffs to seek punitive damages against the...

 

HTMLPA Superior Court Rules Plaintiff Must Show Regular and Frequent Exposure as Cause of Disease
Arthur D. Bromberg, Paul C. Johnson; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 6, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014
In a non-precedential opinion, the court affirmed two summary judgment rulings in which the trial court had dismissed the plaintiff's claims for failing to produce evidence that the plaintiff was exposed to asbestos from the defendants' products on a regular and frequent basis and that the...

 


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