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

 







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HTMLImmunity from Testimony Under the Workers’ Compensation Act
Robin M. Romano; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
As a rule of thumb, all parties and witnesses to a Pennsylvania workers’ compensation action can testify. There are, however, certain circumstances where a potential witness may possess immunity from testifying under the Act.

 

HTMLSterling Signals Tougher Scrutiny of Co-worker Testimony
Robyn A. Shelton; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
In Sterling v. P&H Mining Equipment, Inc., 113 A.3d 1277 ( Pa.Super. 2015), the Pennsylvania Superior Court upheld summary judgment for the defendant, a crane manufacturer, in an asbestos claim where the plaintiff relied partly on co-worker testimony. In this case before the Court of Common Pleas,...

 

HTMLA (Not-So) Significant Change in Ohio Subrogation Law
Matthew Donald Hamm; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
For those practicing in the realm of personal injury litigation, dealing with subrogation interests is simply a fact of life. Accordingly, changes in this area of law should be closely monitored and understood by both counsel defending injury claims as well as claims professionals adjusting and...

 

HTMLDoes Pennsylvania’s Act 86 Require an Insurer to Provide Notice to an Insured Before Policy Expiration?
Jane Ennis Kane; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
Recently, the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas granted summary judgment to an insurer and its agent in an action by a former insured seeking coverage for a fire loss under a commercial property insurance policy because the policy expired before the loss occurred, and the policy was not renewed....

 

HTMLBonds May Be the Next Wave of FINRA Claims
Denis C. Dice; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
Interest rates have been at an all time low for approximately the last nine years. The Federal Reserve has artificially reduced interest rates in an effort to stimulate the economy and provide additional liquidity. In addition, the stock market has been in a bull market since March of 2009. This...

 

HTMLNavigating the Uncertain Waters of Florida Proposals for Settlement
Jessica L. Lanifero; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
The jury has just returned a verdict in your favor. You find yourself tasked with evaluating a proposal for settlement you served months or even years ago. Now an important question arises: Is the proposal for settlement valid and enforceable? Given recent legal developments in Florida, the courts...

 

HTMLNew Jersey Supreme Court Reaffirms Limitations of “Mode of Operation” Doctrine
Gregory D. Speier; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
In a significant ruling that will impact how premises liability cases are litigated throughout the state, the New Jersey Supreme Court, on September 28, 2015, unanimously reaffirmed the limitations of “Mode of Operation” applicability. In Prioleau v. Kentucky Fried Chicken, 2015 N.J....

 

HTMLFederal Abstention in Sixth Circuit Declaratory Judgment Coverage Litigation
David J. Oberly; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
As the sophistication and complexity of insurance contracts continues to rise, disputes between insurers and their insureds regarding the existence and/or extent of coverage have become much more commonplace. While the majority of insurance coverage disputes are creatures of state law, the Federal...

 

HTMLSuperior Court and Division of WC have concurrent jurisdiction to resolve a dispute of a worker's employment status when plaintiff files a complaint only in the Superior Court
Dario J. Badalamenti; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 22, 2015, previously published on October 2, 2015
The decedent was hired to live with the defendant to care for him and was paid in cash. While waiting on a sidewalk while the defendant parked his car, the defendant accidentally struck the decedent, killing her. The estate filed a wrongful death action against the defendant in Superior Court. The...

 

HTMLNLRB Decision on "Joint Employer" Status of Firm and its Staffing Agency May Leave Employers Vulnerable to Liabilities
G. Jay Habas; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 22, 2015, previously published on October 9, 2015
Many employers use staffing agencies to fill their needs for temporary workers. The advantages to the employer include that it can meet fluctuating employee needs without having to hire workers on its own; the temporary agency does the job of recruiting, selecting, training and, in most cases,...

 


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