Daniel Dolente

Daniel Dolente: Attorney with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

Biography

Daniel is an associate in the Health Care Liability Practice Group, where he focuses his practice in the area of medical and dental malpractice. Daniel also represents clients in construction and premises liability matters.

Daniel received his undergraduate degree in English from the Pennsylvania State University in 2010. He went on to attend the Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware, where he graduated magna cum laude with a certification in trial advocacy. Daniel was an active participant in many societies and organizations while pursing his juris doctor. He served as the copy editor for the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law. He competed in the Allegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers annual mock trial invitational as a member of Widener's civil trial team. Daniel also participated in the Veterans Law Clinic, counseling retired military members and their families and representing veterans' interests in appeals before the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey as a summer associate in June 2012, Daniel was a student law clerk for the Honorable Ann Osborne of the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas.

Year Joined Organization:

2012

Pro Bono Activities

•Veteran's Law Clinic at Widener University School of Law

Publications

• Consider Retaining Multiple Experts to Opine on the Standard of Care to Increase Your Chances of Securing a Defense Verdict, Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 4, December 2016

Case Law Alerts , regular contributor, 2015-present

• Advice For Attorneys Starting Their First Real Law Firm Job, The Legal Intelligencer, April 3, 2014

Publications

Superior Court refuses to allow evidence of risks or complications associated with surgery from coming into evidence in medical malpractice case without an informed consent claim.
Law Alerts • July 1, 2017
The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently extended the holding of Brady v. Urbas, which ruled that, generally, a patient’s informed consent to the risks of treatment is irrelevant in a medical malpractice case that does not have an informed..., Case Law Alerts, 3rd Quarter, July 2017Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal advice...

Consider Retaining Multiple Experts to Opine on the Standard of Care to Increase Your Chances of Securing a Defense Verdict
Defense Digest Article • December 1, 2016
Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 4, December 2016 By John Farrell, Esq. & Daniel Dolente, Esq.*Key Points:Consider retaining an expert outside client’s area of medicine to opine about the standard of care.A second..., Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 4, December 2016. Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide...

A viable fetus can recover for conscious pain and suffering under Pennsylvania’s Survival Act.
Law Alerts • July 19, 2016
Judge Nealon of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas held that a board-certified neonatal and perinatal medicine expert is competent to render an opinion that a fetus at 33.4 weeks gestation is sufficiently developed for conscious perception..., Case Law Alerts, 3rd Quarter, July 2016Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal advice...

The heightened standard for expert testimony under MCARE only applies to medical doctors licensed by the State Board of Medicine.
Law Alerts • July 19, 2016
The Superior Court was faced with the issue of whether a board-certified orthopedic surgeon met the qualification requirements of the MCARE Act to render a standard of care opinion against a board-certified podiatrist. Under MCARE, an expert..., Case Law Alerts, 3rd Quarter, July 2016Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal advice...

A defendant’s answer does not “open the door” to privileged communications
Law Alerts • July 6, 2015
The plaintiff averred in her complaint that an anesthesiologist who performed a pre-surgical evaluation of the decedent was impaired by alcohol at the time of his consult. The anesthesiologist specifically denied that he suffered from any condition..., Case Law Alerts, 3rd Quarter, July 2015Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...

Consider leaving informed consent claims in your case to bolster your defense
Law Alerts • July 6, 2015
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that, generally, a patient’s informed consent to the risks of treatment is irrelevant in a case sounding in only medical negligence. The Supreme Court, however, refused to adopt the Superior Court’s..., Case Law Alerts, 3rd Quarter, July 2015Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...

Hospital’s board meeting minutes may be protected by attorney-client and peer review privileges, but a Department of Health investigation is not privileged
Law Alerts • July 6, 2015
Michael Yocabet received a kidney transplant from Christina Mecannic. Prior to the transplant, Yocabet did not have Hepatitis C. It was determined after the surgery that UPMC had transplanted a Hepatitis C-infected kidney from Mecannic. As a result..., Case Law Alerts, 3rd Quarter, July 2015Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...

Advice for Attorneys Starting Their First Real Law Firm Job
Articles • April 3, 2014

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Health Care Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Construction Injury Litigation
  • Premises Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(267) 519-6574  Phone
(215) 575-0856  Fax
www.marshalldennehey.com
University Attended:
Pennsylvania State University, B.A., Honors: Dean's List, Major: English, Minor: Business, 2010
Law School Attended:
Widener University School of Law - Delaware, J.D., magna cum laude, 2013
Year of First admission:
2013
Admission:
2013, Pennsylvania; 2014, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania; 2013, New Jersey
ISLN:
922686351

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