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Adobe PDFLegislation Imposing Limits on Direct Dispensing of Medications to Injured Workers by Physicians Becomes Law in Pennsylvania
Francis X., Esq. Wickersham; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman Goggin P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 15, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014
On October 27th, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law House Bill 1846, which will limit the practice of physicians dispensing drugs directly to injured workers. A recent front page article in The Philadelphia Inquirer by Don Saptkin highlighted the significant costs Pennsylvania employers were...

 

HTMLOhio Court Affirms Admissibility of Evidence that Hodgkin’s Lymphoma May Be Caused by Asbestos
Timothy D. Rau; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 31, 2014, previously published on October 24, 2014
The Ohio Court of Appeals recently affirmed a trial court decision which allowed plaintiff to present expert testimony that Hodgkin’s Lymphoma may be caused by exposure to asbestos. In the case of Walker v. Ford Motor Co., 2014-Ohio-4208, the Ohio Court of Appeals was asked by defendant Ford...

 

HTMLPhilly Jury Finds Asbestos Did Not Cause Colon Cancer
Timothy D. Rau; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 31, 2014, previously published on October 24, 2014
In the case of Barbara Goll, Executrix of the Estate of Louis T. Goll, III v. Ace Hardware Corp., Philadelphia County, C.C.P., October Term 2011, No. 3406, plaintiff alleged that her deceased husband, Louis Goll, contracted colon cancer and died at the age of 59 as a result of exposure to asbestos....

 

HTMLPA Superior Court Affirms Motions for Summary Judgment on Asbestos Product ID Facts
Timothy D. Rau; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 31, 2014, previously published on October 24, 2014
In a lengthy 70-page precedential opinion issued on October 22, 2014, the Superior Court reviewed the facts against six defendants under PA's standard for summary judgment on the issue of product identification in asbestos cases and held that the trial court properly ruled on each motion. In Krauss...

 

HTMLPremises Owners Not Liable for "Take Home Exposures" Under PA Law
Timothy D. Rau; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 31, 2014, previously published on October 24, 2014
In what was ruled to be an issue of first impression under Pennsylvania law, Judge Eduardo Robreno of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania held that a premises owner has no duty to an employee's spouse to protect the spouse from exposure to asbestos in the context of...

 

HTMLInterpreting the Definition of “Employment” Under N.J.S.A. 34:15-36 of the Act in the Context of Off-Premises Employment.
Dario J. Badalamenti; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 3, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
The petitioner, a school bus aide, filed a claim with the Division of Workers’ Compensation seeking medical and indemnity benefits after she was injured while stepping from the school bus. The respondent denied that the petitioner’s accident arose out of and in the course of her...

 

HTMLWhistle While You Work? The Lack of Consensus Regarding Who Is a Whistleblower Is No Fairy Tale
Kerri H. O'Brien; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 30, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
Under the Dodd-Frank Reform Act, Pub.L. No. 111-203, 124 Stat. 1367 (codified as amended in scattered sections of U.S.C. titles 7, 12, 15 and 31), employees who blow the whistle on possible securities law violations are protected. The Dodd-Frank Act extends such protection to those employees who...

 

HTMLSupreme Court’s Halliburton Ruling May Be A Curse in Disguise for Securities Defendants
Gregory P. Graham; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 30, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
On June 23, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its anticipated decision in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., 134 S.Ct. 2398 (2014). Although pre-decision discussion speculated that the case might become the most important securities decision in years, the Court ultimately chose a...

 

HTMLTooey Is Not Just A Bunch Of “Hooey”— Practical Tactics for Defending an Employer in The Realm of Toxic Tort Litigation
Christine P. Dower, Christopher N. Santoro; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 30, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s ruling in Tooey v. A.K. Steel Corp., 81 A.3d 851 (Pa. 2013) represents a significant shift in Pennsylvania law. In the wake of Tooey, new companies are being targeted and new theories of liability are being raised in toxic tort cases filed throughout the...

 

HTMLCondo Officer/Director Liability in Florida
John Viggiani; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 30, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
Over the last 20 or 30 years, condominium living has increased. With this increase has come the need for condominium associations and, with it, the need for owners to step up and serve as officers and board members of these associations. However, due to the litigiousness of society, fewer and fewer...

 


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