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HTMLMedical Professional Negligence - What’s In A Name? If You’re The Plaintiff, It Doesn’t Matter
Wendy R.S. O'Connor; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently held that a plaintiff in a medical professional negligence action may proceed against a health care facility based upon allegations of vicarious liability, even absent the identification of specific individuals whose conduct is imputed to the facility. In...

 

HTMLA Perfectly Imperfect Process: Dauphin County’s First Post-Koken Jury Trial
Allison L. Krupp; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
On December 29, 2005, all underinsured motorist claims (UIM) that couldn’t be resolved by the parties themselves were resolved through arbitration. The following day, everything changed. It was on that date that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued its decision in Insurance Federation of...

 

HTMLIt Payes to Be Abnormal—Is The Law Really Changing for Mental/Mental Claims in PA Workers’ Comp?
A. Judd Woytek; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
What is normal? What is abnormal? Why does it matter? For Pennsylvania workers’ compensation claimants, employers and insurance carriers, these questions have moved to the forefront of an area of the law that seemed to have been settled.

 

HTMLWhere To Sue Since Summy
Allison L. Krupp; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
The Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. §§2201-2202, gives federal district courts the discretion to adjudicate declaratory judgment actions. In 2000, the Third Circuit reviewed the Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C.S. § 2201(a), at some length and attempted to identify certain...

 

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
September 5, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
I reported to you the December 2013 issue of Defense Digest that the New Jersey Supreme Court heard oral argument in October 2013 in a case involving a patient with a known drug-abuse history, who orally ingested medication from a prescription high-potency skin patch, ultimately leading to anoxic...

 

HTMLCivil Consequences of Criminal Cases
Mohamed N. Bakry, Kevin E. Hexstall; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 5, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
The disposition of a criminal case may affect the criminal defendant and/or his employer (company) in later civil litigation. Any defense strategy should consider the potential collateral consequences of the criminal case. The disposition of the criminal case may affect a later civil suit regarding...

 

HTMLWorkers’ Compensation Benefits and Unemployment Compensation Benefits ... Are Injured Workers Entitled to Both?
Keri L. Morris-Johnston; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 2, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
Is a claimant entitled to workers’ compensation benefits when her doctor verbally tells her that she is unable to work? Only if there is evidence to show that her no-work status was actually discussed with her and that it is supported in the medical records. If an injured worker in Delaware...

 

HTMLObamacare: Potential Effects on Future Damages in Medical Malpractice Litigation in Pennsylvania
Sean D. Callaghan, Steven J. Forry; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 28, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the Affordable Care Act or ACA), Pub. L. No. 111-148, 124 Stat. 119 (2010) into law. Commonly referred to as “Obamacare,” it is generally considered the most significant statutory reform of the...

 

HTMLNJ Supreme Court Asked to Consider Bare Metal Defense
Armand J. Della Porta, Paul C. Johnson, Timothy D. Rau; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 22, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014
As a follow up to the case of Hughes v. A.W. Chesterton, 2014 N.J. Super. LEXIS 54 (App. Div. 2014), which was reported in the May issue of Legal Update for Toxic Torts, the Plaintiff has petitioned to New Jersey to consider the issue of "whether a manufacturer, which has a duty to warn of the...

 

HTMLPA Superior Court Rules Statute of Repose Applies to Asbestos Cases
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman Goggin P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 22, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014
In Graver v. Foster Wheeler, 2014 PA Super 132, the court held that Pennsylvania's statute of repose for improvements to real property, 42 PA. Cons. Stat. Ann § 5536, is available as a defense to asbestos personal injury claims.

 


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