Legal Articles: Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

 







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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...

 

HTMLComparing Apples to Oranges
Sarah B. Cole; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 30, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
What is an “underinsured” motor vehicle in Delaware? Up until a short time ago, if all applicable policies of bodily injury liability coverage available totaled less than the amount of the claimant’s own uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage, that claimant would be deemed...

 

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...

 

HTMLAn Employee Killed While Attempting To Apprehend A Thief After A Robbery Of A Convenience Store Was In The Course And Scope Of His Employment.
Francis X. Wickersham; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 29, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
The decedent was scheduled to work the night shift, but he went in early—with his work shirt on—in response to a phone call from a co-worker who needed help with the cash register. After adjusting the cash register, the decedent remained on the employer’s premises to stock and...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Of New Jersey Holds That Cardiovascular Death Is Not Compensable.
Angela Y. DeMary; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 29, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
The New Jersey Supreme Court reiterated that there remains a heightened standard of proof and causation for cardiovascular claims. The Supreme Court opined in Rennerr/i> that the decedent husband/petitioner failed to sustain his burden of proving a compensable cardiovascular death.

 

HTMLCable Technicians Can Be Traveling Employees With No Fixed Place Of Employment.
Francis X. Wickersham; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 29, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
The claimant began each workday by reporting to the employer’s facility, where he received his assignments and picked up equipment. He then spent the rest of his workday traveling to various customer locations. He took his company vehicle home each night and used it to report to work in the...

 

HTMLA Claimant Who Fails to Establish a Valid Common Law Marriage to Decedent Is Not Entitled to Widow’s Benefits Under §307 (3).
Francis X. Wickersham; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 29, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
The decedent sustained a traumatic brain injury as a result of a drilling rig accident while working for the employer. The employer and the claimant entered into an agreement to pay dependency benefits to the decedent’s two minor children. In the agreement, the claimant reserved the right to...

 


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