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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
June 4, 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...

 

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
June 4, 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...

 

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
June 4, 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...

 

HTMLTooey—The Impact on the Employer Exclusivity Protection Long Afforded by the Act
Jennifer Timmeney Callahan; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 4, 2014, previously published on June 1, 2014
Prior to the implementation of workers’ compensation laws in the United States, civil lawsuits were the only avenue for an employee to seek compensation for job-related accidents. However, the system heavily favored the employer. An employee had to prove employer negligence. The employer, in...

 

HTMLPlaintiff’s Victory in Title VII Retaliation Cases Made More Difficult: The Expansion of “But-For” Causation in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Thomas J. Szymanski; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 30, 2014, previously published on June 1, 2014
A plaintiff attempting to sustain a claim for retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), must demonstrate that he or she: (1) engaged in protected activity, (2) the employer took adverse employment action against the plaintiff, and (3) there was a causal connection...

 

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.

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 


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