UPMC Can't Use Highmark Merger Docs In Antitrust Row

Law360, New York (March 4, 2013, 2:21 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania state judge ruled Friday that the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center cannot use confidential documents obtained from a separate court battle over insurer Highmark Inc.'s proposed merger with rival West Penn Allegheny Health System in its current antitrust feud alleging Highmark blocked contracts.

Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Judge Christine Ward partly granted Highmark’s motion for relief regarding nearly 138 highly sensitive and confidential documents that UPMC requested and received from the court, saying the documents were meant to be sealed and were...
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