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

 







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HTMLInjuries Sustained By Claimant Who, Through a State-Funded Program, Was Employed By Her Son as His Caregiver, Are Compensable Pursuant To the “Bunkhouse Rule” In That Her Presence on the Premises Was Required By the Nature of Her Employment
Francis X. Wickersham; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 28, 2014
Through a state-funded program, the claimant was employed by her son to provide care for him at her residence in exchange for an hourly wage. The claimant filed a claim petition, alleging that she sustained multiple injuries when, while she was sleeping in her bed, her son (employer) cut her throat...

 

HTMLBenefits Were Properly Suspended After the Claimant Returned an Employment Verification Form by Fax Which Was Signed But Not Dated
Francis X. Wickersham; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 28, 2014
The claimant filed a claim petition for an injury he sustained while working for the employer. While the claim petition was pending, the employer sent the claimant an “Employee Verification of Employment, Self-Employment or Change in Physical Condition Form” (LIBC-760). The claimant was...

 

Adobe PDFPennsylvania Supreme Court Vacates Commonwealth Court Decision Finding Psychic Injury Suffered By Liquor Store Clerk Robbed At Gunpoint Not Compensable
Francis X. Wickersham; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2014, previously published on March 20, 2014
In a per curiam order from February 2014, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania vacated a Commonwealth Court decision that found a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) claim, made by a liquor store clerk robbed at gunpoint, not compensable and remanded it to the Commonwealth Court for reconsideration....

 

HTMLDefining the Boundaries of Enforceable Indemnity Provisions Under Pennsylvania Law
Margaret C. Kucera; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2014, previously published on March 1, 2014
Recently, it seems that opposing counsel are demanding broader indemnification provisions during negotiations on a variety of contracts throughout Pennsylvania. In order to appropriately advise insurance carriers and clients alike on their potential liability for entering into agreements with...

 

HTMLBrief Overview of Shipowner’s Limitation of Liability Act - History, Procedure and Recent Trends
Christopher J. DiCicco; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2014, previously published on March 1, 2014
The Shipowner’s Limitation of Liability Act (Limitation Act), 46 U.S.C. § 30501 et seq., is one of the distinctive features of United States maritime law. It gives a vessel owner the right to limit its liability in a maritime casualty (whether it be a claim for cargo damage, collision,...

 

HTMLDiscovering, Authenticating & Utilizing Social Media in Litigation: Strategy Considerations
Donald L. Carmelite, Allison M. Domday; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2014, previously published on March 1, 2014
Social media is all around us. Learning about social media and incorporating it into your litigation strategy is imperative, whether we like it or not. This article discusses uncovering, authenticating and utilizing social media in litigation.

 

HTMLForum Non Conveniens: Where Your Convenience Does Not Matter
David Salazar; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2014, previously published on March 1, 2014
For years, defendants have been at the mercy of a plaintiff’s choice of venue. Other than removing to federal court or objecting to an improper venue, defendants have little control over where a matter will be litigated. Forum non conveniens has long been somewhat of a mirage: an option that,...

 

HTMLForum Non-conveniens and Choice of Law in New Jersey Asbestos Litigation
Lisa M. Only; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2014, previously published on March 1, 2014
For years, many individuals believed that asbestos litigation in New Jersey would soon end. To the contrary, asbestos cases have continued to congest the court docket. According to the Special Master, Middlesex County had approximately 328 asbestos claims pending as of March 2013, a majority of...

 

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
March 14, 2014, previously published on March 1, 2014
The New Jersey Supreme Court recently heard oral argument on a case involving a patient with a known drug abuse history who swallowed medication from a prescription, high-potency skin patch, which ultimately lead to anoxic brain injury. The question before the Supreme Court is whether the trial...

 

HTMLThe Rise of Legal Malpractice Lawsuits
Rocco J. Carbone, John Viggiani; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 14, 2014, previously published on March 1, 2014
Recently, there has been an alarming increase in legal malpractice lawsuits in all practice areas. This article discusses the applicable standard of proof and the statute of limitations for these actions.

 


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