Advertising Disclosure Email Disclosure

Defense Digest

Volume/Digest Number
State
Author
Practice Area
Keyword

Pages

Volume 22, No. 3, September 2016

Offices: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania •
Practice Areas: General Liability Authors: Laurianne Falcone
By Laurianne Falcone, Esq.* Key Points: The production of surveillance evidence to opposing counsel depends on discovery requests and timing. The trial judge has latitude to admit or exclude surveillance evidence depending on the facts of your case...,   Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 3, September 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...
Offices: Roseland, New Jersey •
Practice Areas: Public Entity and Civil Rights Litigation Authors: Howard Mankoff, Audrey L. Copeland
By Howard Mankoff, Esq. and Audrey Copeland, Esq.* Key Points: RLUIPA litigation is costly and challenging. Insurers of municipalities faced with a request to defend RLUIPA litigation must resolve the thorny issue of whether they will be defending...,   Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 3, September 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...
Offices: King of Prussia, Pennsylvania •
Practice Areas: Public Entity and Civil Rights Litigation Authors: Howard Mankoff, Audrey L. Copeland
By Howard Mankoff, Esq. and Audrey Copeland, Esq.* Key Points: RLUIPA litigation is costly and challenging. Insurers of municipalities faced with a request to defend RLUIPA litigation must resolve the thorny issue of whether they will be defending...,   Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 3, September 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...
Offices: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania •
Authors: Thomas A. Brophy
By Thomas A. Brophy, Esquire, President & CEO When Mark Thompson, the newest member of our Executive Committee, relocated to Philadelphia from his home and practice in Orlando, Florida, he asked what he might do to become more familiar with the...,   Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 3, September 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...
Casualty Department James Johnson (Cherry Hill, NJ) saw the claimant voluntary withdraw an arbitration demand that involved first-party claimed medical expenses in excess of $163,000. Jim relied upon a favorable IME and the medical records review...,   *Prior Results Do Not Guarantee A Similar Outcome Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 3, September 2016. Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our...
Special Appointments David Wolf (Philadelphia, PA) was elected president of the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel (PADC) at the organization’s recent meeting. David’s one-year term as president began June 7th. Alex Norman (Philadelphia, PA...,   Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 3, September 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...
Offices: Camp Hill, Pennsylvania •
Practice Areas: Professional Liability Authors: Edwin A.D. Schwartz
By Edwin A.D. Schwartz, Esq.* Everyone likes surprises, but not all surprises are well-liked. This can be especially true when you receive notification from the state disciplinary board that a former client, colleague or opposing counsel has...,   Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 3, September 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...
Practice Areas: Appellate Advocacy and Post-Trial Practice
Audrey Copeland (King of Prusia, PA) secured a decision from the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania in favor of the employer in a Pennsylvania workers’ compensation matter. The court affirmed the denial of a claim petition and the grant of a...,   *Prior Results Do Not Guarantee A Similar Outcome Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 3, September 2016. Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our...
Offices: Melville, New York •
Authors: Anna M. DiLonardo
By Anna M. DiLonardo, Esq.* For five years now I have had the honor of being the managing attorney for the Long Island office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin. When I joined the firm in October 2011 and opened the doors of the firm's...,   Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 3, September 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...
Offices: Moosic, Pennsylvania •
Practice Areas: General Liability Authors: Maureen E. Kelly
By Maureen Kelly, Esq.* Key Points: Social media discovery should be part of your litigation plan from start to finish. Social media posts can be relevant to a party’s state of mind, bias, motive and credibility.   We live in a world consumed by...,   Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 3, September 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...
Offices: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania •
Practice Areas: Securities and Investments Professional Liability Authors: Samuel E. Cohen
By Samuel E. Cohen, Esq.* Key Points: Protecting seniors from financial exploitation is a goal of recently proposed legislation at the state and federal levels. Distinction between state and federal legislation as to whether reporting of suspected...,   Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 3, September 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...
Offices: Moosic, Pennsylvania •
Practice Areas: Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith Litigation Authors: Robert E. Smith
By Robert E. Smith, Esq.* Key Points: Superior Court has yet to specifically address the argument of whether “due process” requires the UIM carrier to be identified. Court reiterates that a jury’s lack of knowledge that the UIM carrier was a party...,   Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 3, September 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...
Offices: Mount Laurel, New Jersey •
Practice Areas: Professional Liability Authors: Jeremy J. Zacharias
By Jeremy J. Zacharias, Esq.* Key Points: The New Jersey Supreme Court holds that a non-client would be awarded counsel fees only in cases where there is a finding that the attorney intentionally breached a fiduciary duty. This decision is of...,   Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 3, September 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...
Offices: Rye Brook, New York •
Practice Areas: General Liability Authors: Angela M. Evangelista
By Angela M. Evangelista, Esq.* Key Points: Understanding venue rules in New York personal injury litigation. CPLR Article 5: What you need to know about venue.   The rules relating to the venue of civil actions are found in Article 5 of the Civil...,   Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 3, September 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...
Offices: Mount Laurel, New Jersey •
Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation Authors: Robert J. Fitzgerald
By Robert J. Fitzgerald, Esq.* Key Points: There is a two-year statute of limitations on a workers’ compensation claim in New Jersey. New Jersey allows a “discovery rule” exception to the two-year statue of limitations defense in workers’...,   Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 3, September 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...

Volume 22, No. 2, June 2016

Offices: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania •
Practice Areas: Aviation and Complex Litigation Authors: J. Bruce McKissock, Nicolai A. Schurko
By J. Bruce McKissock, Esq. and Nicolai A. Schurko, Esq.* Key Points: The United States Supreme Court has clarified that, for a court to exercise general personal jurisdiction over a corporate defendant, the defendant must be considered “at home”..., Defense Digest, Vol 22, No. 2, June 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 legal...
Offices: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania •
Authors: Christopher E. Dougherty
By Christopher E. Dougherty, Esquire* & Chairman of the Board of Directors Metrics & Analytics: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Everywhere one turns these days, “analytics” is the buzz word. We see metrics and analytics used in science,..., Defense Digest, Vol 22, No. 2, June 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 legal...
Offices: Orlando, Florida •
Practice Areas: Health Care Liability Authors: David R. Bear
By David R. Bear, Esq.* Key Points: Since 2004, based upon a constitutional amendment known as Amendment VII, Florida patients have a right to access any records made in the course of business and all adverse incident records. Amendment VII..., Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 2, June 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 legal...
Offices: Mount Laurel, New Jersey •
Practice Areas: Long-Term Care Liability Authors: Sharon A. Campbell-Suplee
By Sharon Campbell-Suplee, Esq.* Key Points: Arbitration agreements, as utilized by long-term care facilities, have historically been judicially favored. Case law in New Jersey indicates such agreements are not in favor with the courts here, who..., Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 2, June 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 legal...
Offices: Mount Laurel, New Jersey •
Practice Areas: Employment Law Authors: Ashley L. Toth
By Ashley L. Toth, Esq.* Key Points: New Jersey permits employees to specifically waive/limit their statutory and common law rights in pre-employment contracts. Current law permits employers to limit an employee’s two-year statute of limitations..., Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 2, June 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 legal...

Pages

Before you send this email please note:

You are attempting to send email, through a link on our website, to an attorney of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin or an employee in our firm. Please note that your email may not be treated as confidential and does not create an attorney-client relationship. You should not rely upon the transmission of an email through this website if you are seeking to enter into such a relationship. Until such time as we have agreed to represent you, no information in your email will be treated as confidential. Please contact us directly by telephone at 1.800.220.3308 if it is your intent to seek legal counsel with our firm or convey confidential information.

If it is still your intent to send this email, knowing that it may not be treated as confidential, you may accept our terms of agreement by pressing "OK". If you choose not to accept these terms of agreement you may navigate away from this page by pressing "Cancel."