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Volume 20, No. 3, September 2014

Offices: Camp Hill, Pennsylvania •
Practice Areas: Automobile Liability Authors: Allison L. Krupp
By Allison L. Krupp, Esq.* Key Points: Pennsylvania courts and counsel continue to struggle with litigation of combined underinsured motorist/bodily injury claims post-Koken.  The Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas recently had its first post-..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014 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: White Collar Crime Authors: Kevin E. Hexstall, Mohamed N. Bakry
By Kevin E. Hexstall, Esq. and Mohamed Bakry, Esq.* Key Points: Criminal proceedings may affect the outcome of subsequent civil litigation. Certain licenses may be affected as a result of some criminal convictions.   The disposition of a criminal..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014 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: Wilmington, Delaware •
Practice Areas: Automobile Liability Authors: Sarah B. Cole
By Sarah B. Cole, Esq.* Key Points: Delaware revises underinsured motorist law. An underinsured motorist is one whose damages exceed the tortfeasor’s available bodily injury coverage. A claimant is no longer precluded from accessing underinsured..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014 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: Allentown, Pennsylvania •
Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation Authors: A. Judd Woytek
By A. Judd Woytek, Esq.* Key Points: “Abnormal working condition” requirement distinguishes a compensable psychic injury claim from a non-compensable claim when the claimant has only a subjective reaction to a normal working condition. Although..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014 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: Injuries that occur going to and coming from the employee’s normal work location are generally not compensable. However, injuries that occur going to and coming from the employee’s normal work location..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014 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: Allentown, Pennsylvania •
Practice Areas: Health Care Liability Authors: Wendy R.S. O'Connor
By Wendy R.S. O’Connor, Esq.* Key Points: A plaintiff may proceed on a claim of medical professional negligence against a corporate health care provider even absent the identification of specific individuals whose conduct is imputed to the..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014 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: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania •
Practice Areas: Health Care Liability Authors: Steven J. Forry
By Sean D. Callaghan, Esq. and Steven J. Forry, Esq.* Key Points: The Affordable Care Act changes the insurance environment in Pennsylvania because it requires citizens to purchase health insurance. Because the Affordable Care Act requires health..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014 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...
We recently announced the official integration of 25 attorneys from Jones Hirsch Connors Miller & Bull, P.C. and the opening of a 20th office located in Westchester County, NY. Of the 25 attorneys, five will staff the new Westchester location;..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014 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 Lisa Goldman (Cherry Hill, NJ) obtained a defense verdict in a case in which the insured failed to comply with several requests to take his Examination Under Oath. The issue was litigated in Superior Court, where the court..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014 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 Prussia, PA) successfully defended the summary judgment obtained by trial counsel John Riddell (King of Prussia, PA) on appeal to the Pennsylvania Superior Court in a premises liability case involving an unwitnessed accident..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014 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: Orlando, Florida •
Authors: G. Mark Thompson
By G. Mark Thompson, Esq.*             “It is the responsibility of leadership to provide opportunity and the responsibility of individuals to contribute..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014 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: Technology, Media and Intellectual Property Litigation Authors: David J. Shannon
By David J. Shannon, Esq.* A luxury handbag retailer faces claims of trademark infringement; an internet computer sales company is confronted with copyright infringement claims; an international software company is accused of violating a compliance..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014 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: Erie, Pennsylvania •
Authors: G. Jay Habas
By G. Jay Habas, Esq.* Pennsylvania’s only port city on the Great Lakes, Erie is located in the northwest corner of the state and sits conveniently between Cleveland to the west, Buffalo to the east and Pittsburgh to the south. Once part of the..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014 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: Health Care Liability Authors: Julia A. Klubenspies
By Julia A. Klubenspies, Esq.* Key Points: Was the “but for” proximate cause charge appropriate when multiple causes of the injury were possible? Was such a charge plain error by the trial judge?   I reported to you the December 2013 issue of..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014 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: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania •
Practice Areas: Securities and Investments Professional Liability Authors: Gregory P. Graham
By Gregory P. Graham, Esq.* Key Points: After Halliburton, the “fraud-on-the-market” presumption remains valid in securities class action litigation. However, securities defendants may now oppose class certification on the basis that alleged..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014 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: Environmental & Toxic Tort Litigation Authors: Christopher N. Santoro, Christine P. Dower
By Christopher N. Santoro, Esq. and Christine P. Dower, Esq.* Key Points: Since Tooey, which allowed employees who develop latent occupational diseases to file common law actions against employers, litigation against employers in Pennsylvania has..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014 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: Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith Litigation Authors: Allison L. Krupp
By Allison L. Krupp, Esq.* Key Points: Since the Third Circuit’s opinion in Summy, the trend among Pennsylvania federal district courts has been to remand declaratory judgment actions involving insurance coverage matters. The Third Circuit recently..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014 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: Wilmington, Delaware •
Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation Authors: Keri L. Morris-Johnston
By Keri L. Morris-Johnston, Esq.* Key Points: Workers’ compensation carriers are entitled to dollor-for-dollar credit for an injured worker’s receipt of unemployment compensation benefits. Carriers should ensure that work restrictions are supported..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014 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 20, No. 2, June 2014

Offices: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania •
Authors: Thomas A. Brophy
By Thomas A. Brophy, Esquire, President and CEO In the most recent issue of the Defense Digest, Pete Miller announced that he will be retiring from Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin on June 30, 2014. Pete also discussed some of the...
Offices: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania •
Practice Areas: General Liability Authors: Joanna D. Buchanico
By Joanna D. Buchanico, Esq.* Key Points: In premises liability cases, when the subject property is in foreclosure, Pennsylvania courts have established that plaintiffs’ right to recovery against mortgage lenders is limited, if not completely...

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