Legal Update: NJ TCCWNA Class Action Victory Upheld By Supreme Court

Until now it has been an open question as to whether health club membership agreements in New Jersey are subject to the fee restrictions of  the Retail Installment Sales Act (RISA), in the particularly troublesome realm of class actions claims under the Truth in Consumer Contract Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA), the NJ Consumer Fraud […]

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MOOD & K Sponsors Kids Night at Northern Children’s Services

On Friday, October 6, 2017 attorneys and staff from the Marks, O’Neill, O’Brien, Doherty & Kelly’s Philadelphia office spent a fun-filled evening with school-aged children who receive after-school programing at Northern Children’s Services.  MOODK facilitated games and prizes and then everyone shared pizza and snacks.  As part of this outreach effort, the Firm donated hats, […]

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Attorney Megan Mantzavinos Successfully Argues Motion for Judgement

Megan Mantzavinos of Marks O’Neill’s Maryland office was successful in arguing a Motion for Judgment after the close of Plaintiff’s evidence in a trial before the Circuit Court of Maryland for Frederick County.  The trial involved the collection of fines and assessments against a homeowner on claims of breach of contract and conversion.  Plaintiff’s claims […]

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Attorneys Obtain Dismissal in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

On August 28, 2017, Philadelphia attorneys Dawn Doherty, Mary Labaree and Megan Donovan were successful in obtaining a Dismissal under F.R.C.P. 12(b)(6) in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of PA.   Plaintiff claimed deprivation of her rights under the U.S. Constitution by a county governmental agency charged with ensuring the safety of children […]

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Michael F. Duggan and Matthew R. Hindley obtained a dismissal for a client in Delaware’s Court of Chancery

In a case alleging breaches of fiduciary duty related to stock valuation for a self-tender, where the early tender price less than one third of a later sale price, Michael F. Duggan and Matthew R. Hindley obtained a dismissal for the company that made the initial stock valuation in support of the tender offer. Mike […]

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New Jersey Win on Class Action

New Jersey attorneys Sean Kelly and Sean Robins obtained a victory before the New Jersey Appellate Division. The Court affirmed the dismissal of a Class Action filed against the owner of multiple health clubs. Plaintiffs claimed that the membership agreements violated numerous statutes, including the Retail Installment Sales Act, New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, the […]

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Marks, O’Neill, O’Brien, Doherty & Kelly, P.C. Attorneys Conduct Seminar

On January 27, 2017, Mary Labaree, Esquire and Mark Merlini, Esquire of Marks, O’Neill, O’Brien, Doherty & Kelly conducted a seminar,  “Medical Malpractice and Liability for Physician Assistants” to students in the Physician Assistant Program at Salus University in Elkins Park, PA. The seminar discussed basic legal principles as they pertain to physician assistants and […]

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State of Delaware Asbestos Litigation

On February 2, 2017, the Honorable Vivian L. Mednilla of the Superior Court of the State of Delaware, ruled that a manufacturer/supplier of asbestos containing component parts (i.e. paper), used by its customer (i.e. pipe manufacturer),  does not owe a duty to warn the spouse of the customer’s employee as no special relationship exists between […]

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Marks, O’Neill, O’Brien, Doherty & Kelly, P.C. Welcomes Six New Attorneys

Marks, O’Neill, O’Brien, Doherty & Kelly, P.C. is pleased to welcome six new attorneys to our Pennsylvania and New York offices. Phillip B. Shank, Casey G. McCurdy, Thomas M. Pie, Jr., Nathaniel D. Chiaravalloti, Raymond P. Fernandez and Megan A. Donovan have joined Marks, O’Neill as associates. Phillip Shank graduated from Widener University School of […]

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Week of Giving Benefits Northern Children’s Services

Attorneys and staff of Marks, O’Neill, O’Brien, Doherty & Kelly participated in the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s, “Week of Giving” by volunteering for Northern Children’s Services, an organization that supports the healthy development of children, while stabilizing their families to build stronger communities.

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