UPMC Blasts Highmark's Jurisdiction Claims In Deal Dispute

Law360, New York (August 13, 2013, 5:46 PM EDT) -- The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center on Monday urged a Pennsylvania federal court to enforce a settlement obligating Highmark Inc. to drop antitrust claims against the hospital system after completing an affiliation deal with a UPMC rival, saying Highmark had wrongly claimed that the court lacks jurisdiction.

Despite having advised the court and all relevant parties that it would comply with the settlement — which resolves a 2009 suit between its affiliate hospital system West Penn Allegheny Health System Inc. and UPMC — after the affiliation...
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