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...

 

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
May 29, 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.

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

HTMLFeds Are Serious About Data Security
Mark L. Mattioli, David J. Shannon; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 22, 2014, previously published on April 17, 2014
In what could be a landmark ruling in the data breach legal field, a New Jersey district court recently ruled that the FTC's lawsuit against Wyndham Hotels for unfair and deceptive trade practices related to a major data breach could proceed. Although the breach did not happen in a health care...

 

HTMLThe Expansion of Claimant’s Injuries by Judge’s Decision Granting a Review Petition Does Not Negate the Validity of a Prior Ire that was Not Challenged Within 60 Days
Francis X. Wickersham; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 3, 2014, previously published on April 1, 2014
After the claimant sustained a work-related injury that was acknowledged by the employer, the employer issued a notice of change of workers’ compensation disability status to the claimant, based on the results of an IRE which found the claimant to have a whole body impairment of 11 percent....

 

HTMLA Judge of Compensation’s Extreme Interpretation of the Premises Rule Withstands Appellate Division Review
Dario J. Badalamenti; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 28, 2014
The petitioner was employed as a blackjack dealer with the respondent casino. On September 19, 2012, after completing her shift, the petitioner obtained her vehicle from the respondent’s parking garage, drove along the respondent’s internal driveway, passed through the...

 

HTMLEx Parte Communication Prohibited between Employer’s Attorney and Claimant’s Physician.
Francis X. Wickersham; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 28, 2014
This new Commonwealth Court decision has changed the law regarding communications between an employer and a panel physician when taking depositions. No longer is the counsel for the employer able to meet with the panel physician prior to the deposition as to do so violates the injured...

 


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