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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,...

 

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...

 

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,...

 

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 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...

 

HTMLThe Phantom Vehicle: Prejudice in Delayed UM Claim Not Presumed, But Certainly Demonstrable
Shane Haselbarth; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 14, 2014, previously published on March 1, 2014
In Vanderhoff v. Harleysville Insurance Company, 78 A.3d 1060 (Pa. 2013), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided—hopefully for the last time—the fate of an uninsured motorist claim premised upon a phantom vehicle. The court’s decision examined the contours of the prejudice issue...

 

HTMLOccupant In a Fleeing Vehicle Is Not an Innocent Bystander...Or Is He?
Kimberly A. Boyer-Cohen; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 14, 2014, previously published on March 1, 2014
Under the law in Pennsylvania, police officers owe no duty of care to the driver of a fleeing vehicle, Lindstrom v. City of Corry, 763 A.2d 394 (Pa. 2000), but they do owe a duty of care to innocent third parties, Jones v. Chieffo, 700 A.2d 417 (Pa. 1997), who are bystanders unconnected with the...

 

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...

 

HTMLHow Giving Legal Advice Can Lead to a Criminal Indictment
Rocco J. Carbone; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 14, 2014, previously published on March 1, 2014
On October 12, 2013, the Office of the Florida Attorney General convicted Kelly Mathis, a prominent Jacksonville attorney, of 103 out of 104 criminal counts, including felony racketeering. The Attorney General’s Statewide Prosecutor indicted Mr. Mathis and 57 other co-defendants on various...

 

HTMLWill Pennsylvania Replace the Current Standard of Strict Liability for Design Defects With the Negligence Inclusive Analysis of Section 2 of the Third Restatement of Torts?
Alex B. Norman; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 14, 2014, previously published on March 1, 2014
On October 15, 2013, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court heard oral argument in Tincher v. Omega Flex, No. 17 MAP 2013, regarding whether to replace the strict liability analysis of Section 402A of the Second Restatement with the negligence inclusive analysis of Section 2 of the Third Restatement. The...

 


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