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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...

 

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.

 

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...

 

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...

 

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,...

 

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...

 

HTMLNJ Supreme Court Reaffirms Limitations of "Mode of Operation" Doctrine
Gregory D. Speier; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 15, 2015, previously published on October 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.

 

Adobe PDFIREs - A Divided Court Changes The Landscape
Francis X. Wickersham; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 28, 2015, previously published on September 23, 2015
A divided Commonwealth Court holds that use of the 5th and 6th Editions of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment is unconstitutional and, therefore, IREs performed under §306 (a.2) must use the 4th Edition Guides

 

HTMLEmployers Choked by Commonwealth Court Pulmonary Case Decision
Ross A. Carrozza; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 17, 2015, previously published on September 1, 2015
On March 25, 2105, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court decided Little v. WCAB (Select Specialty Hospital), 113 A.3d 1 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2015). This case impacts breathing cases in the defense community.

 

HTMLOhio Precludes Insurance Coverage for Employer Intentional Torts
David J. Oberly; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 14, 2015, previously published on September 1, 2015
In the recent case of Hoyle v. DTJ Enterprises (In re Hoyle), 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 595 (Ohio 2015), the Ohio Supreme Court effectively eliminated insurance coverage for employer intentional torts. It held that insurance policies that preclude coverage for acts committed with a deliberate intent to...

 


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