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  • January 13, 2017

    Pa. Atty Denied Reargument On $45K Sanction Appeal

    A Pennsylvania attorney who received a nearly $45,000 sanction for sending a purportedly intimidating letter to the employer of an opponent’s expert witness in a medical malpractice case was prevented on Thursday from rearguing an appeal of the sanction to the state’s Superior Court.

  • January 13, 2017

    Podhurst Hits Back In Row With NFL Player Estate Over Fees

    Podhurst Orseck PA has urged a Pennsylvania federal court not to invalidate its retainer agreement with the estate of a class representative in the NFL concussion settlement that claims the firm is seeking an unfair recovery, saying it worked for both the class and the individual and deserves its contract-based fees.

  • January 13, 2017

    Actavis, Sandoz Rigged Anesthetic Cream Prices, Union Says

    The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 30 Benefits Fund on Friday accused Impax Laboratories Inc., Sandoz Inc., Akorn Inc. and Actavis Holdco U.S. Inc. in Pennsylvania federal court of conspiring to raise the price of generic lidocaine-prilocaine, a numbing topical cream.

  • January 13, 2017

    Pa. Frack Spill Ruling Could Dent DEP’s Negotiating Power

    A recent Pennsylvania appellate court ruling that state law does not authorize ongoing penalties for a single waterway leak could dramatically weaken the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s negotiating power when punishing future spills, but the fate of the case likely rests with a reshuffled state Supreme Court lacking a clear record on environmental matters.

  • January 13, 2017

    Health Hires: 7 New Life Sciences, Health Additions

    The beginning of 2017 has seen Squire Patton Boggs LLP, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and Fenwick & West LLP grow their life sciences teams, and Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, Mandelbaum Salsburg PC, Saul Ewing LLP and Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC expand their health care groups.

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