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Adobe PDFPennsylvania’s Medical Cannabis Bill Passes in the Pennsylvania Senate
Anthony Natale; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 16, 2015
Senate Bill 3, known as Pennsylvania’s Medical Cannabis Bill, resoundingly passed in the Pennsylvania Senate by a vote of 40-7. The Bill is currently awaiting House review before it could become law in Pennsylvania. The line of opposition in the House to this Bill is couched in terms of...

 

HTMLAre New Jersey Courts Modifying the Affidavit of Merit Requirements in Professional Malpractice Cases? 
Jeremy J. Zacharias; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
Based on its recent decision in Hill International v. Atlantic City Board of Education, 106 A.3d 487 (App.Div. 2014), the New Jersey Appellate Division had to decide whether the affidavit of merit (AOM) statute should be interpreted to require a supporting AOM from a “like-licensed”...

 

HTMLThe Prejudicial Effect of the Passage of Time
A. Abidemi Oladipo; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
When considering an insurance claim, establishing timing of the claim is a critical element in its proper investigation. Any delay in reporting a claim may negatively impact an insurer’s ability to: determine the scope and extent of damage; establish and evaluate the cause of damage; gather...

 

HTMLLimits on Investigative Receiverships: Akagi v. Synergy Group (2000) Inc., 2015 Onca 368
Barry H. Bresner, Ewa Krajewska; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman Goggin P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
In Akagi v Synergy Group (2000) Inc.1, the Ontario Court of Appeal clarified the limits of the duties of receivers appointed by the court to enforce judgment debts, the scope of “investigative receiverships” and the jurisdiction of the Superior Court to encumber the assets of...

 

HTMLGet the Gist? No Certificate of Merit Necessary
Christina J. Westall; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
In December 2014, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided Bruno v. Erie Ins. Co., 106 A.3d 48 (Pa. 2014), significantly changing the rules requiring a certificate of merit in professional liability cases. The scope of a professional liability claim is governed by Pa. R.C.P. 1042.1, which permits a...

 

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...

 

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...

 

HTMLAnother Crack In the Dam: “Narrow” Class of Beneficiaries Who May Sue Attorney Without an Attorney-Client Relationship Not So Narrow After All
Charlene S. Seibert; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 12, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
It is firmly established in Pennsylvania that to sue an attorney for legal malpractice, one must establish an attorney-client relationship or a specific undertaking of a duty. Of course, our system allows exceptions where public policy requires it, assuming that the exception is first defined and...

 

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...

 

HTMLFlorida’s Apparent Increase on Caps for Damages Recoverable in Cases Against Providers of Foster Care Services Is Misleading
Andrea L. Diederich; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 12, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015
Effective July 1, 2014, the statutory caps on damages recoverable in cases involving providers of foster care and related services were amended. See § 409.993, Fla. Stat. (2014). As before, the new statute provides caps on both economic damages and noneconomic damages in such cases. However,...

 


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