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HTMLSupreme Court’s Impact on Informed Consent Defenses
Katharine C. Koob; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 12, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
In recent years there has been an increase in lack of informed consent claims within medical malpractice actions. In Pennsylvania, informed consent claims sound in “offensive touching” without permission and constitute a battery. Allegations of negligence sound in a breach of the...

 

HTMLProposed Changes to Guidelines for Medical Provider Claims in New Jersey
Rachel Ramsay-Lowe; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 12, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
Insurance carriers and medical providers have a longstanding history of disputes concerning the appropriate payment for medical treatment rendered to workers’ compensation petitioners. N.J.S.A. 34:15-15 states in relevant part that “[a]ll fees and other charges for such...

 

HTMLWhen the Smoke Clears, Can Marijuana Be Considered Reasonable and Necessary Medical Treatment? Lessons from New Mexico
Jammie N. Jackson; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 12, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
Marijuana has been making headlines across the country, and New Jersey is no exception. On March 21, 2015, approximately 200 protestors gathered outside the New Jersey Statehouse for the ¿Spring Smoke Out¿ rally advocating the legalization of marijuana in the state of New Jersey. New Jersey is...

 

HTMLAttorney’s Fees for a Frivolous Appeal: An Old Cloak Gets a New Owner
Robert P. Schenk; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 12, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
Are you tired of claimant’s attorneys filing frivolous appeals? It seems the Commonwealth Court may well be, too, recently holding in the case of Steven Smith v. WCAB (Consolidated Freightways, Inc.), 2015 Pa. Commw. LEXIS 91 (Pa.Commw.Ct. Mar. 9, 2015), that employers can recover...

 

HTMLWhat Every Supermarket, Department Store, Mall and Retail Store Must Know Regarding Recent Developments in New Jersey’s Mode of Operation Doctrine
Gregory D. Speier; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 11, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
At Marshall Dennehey, attorneys are regularly defending cases involving slip and fall incidents. In these cases, in addition to establishing the defendant’s duty of care, the plaintiff is required to establish that the defendant had actual or constructive notice of the dangerous condition...

 

HTMLTightening the Belt: The Shrinking Scope of Harmless Error
Laura J. Persun; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 11, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
In late January 2015, the Pennsylvania Superior Court issued an opinion that justified its decision to overturn the trial court. It highlighted testimony in which the minor plaintiff’s expert witness and the defendants’ attorneys referenced the availability of collateral sources. Even...

 

HTMLContesting Damages in the Face of Liability
Eric I. Yun; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 11, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
Although the contest of liability is often (for obvious reasons) thought of as the main event in litigation, damages can in certain situations take center stage, as two recent decisions from the Pennsylvania Superior Court demonstrate. In one case-which involved Marshall Dennehey successfully...

 


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