Five Pennsylvania urology practices settled a lawsuit Wednesday brought by the state's attorney general alleging their merger violated antitrust laws by limiting referrals to local cancer treatment centers and allowing doctors to negotiate higher insurance reimbursements.
The Third Circuit on Wednesday ruled that a potential class action is not mooted when a named plaintiff rejects a settlement to satisfy individual claims before filing for initial class certification, reviving a former Genesis Healthcare Corp. nurse's suit over automatic pay deductions.
A Pennsylvania federal judge on Tuesday sentenced ex-Rite Aid Corp. general counsel Franklin C. Brown to time served and a year of supervised release, effectively ending the 83-year-old's decadelong legal saga, which included almost six years in prison for corporate crimes.
An Ohio federal judge on Tuesday moved Slate Rock Construction Co. Ltd.'s indemnification suit against its subcontractors and their insurers to Pennsylvania after the defendants argued the contracts at issue are governed by Pennsylvania law.
A Pennsylvania federal judge on Thursday ordered Argentum Medical LLC and two of its top executives to pay $1 million in attorneys' fees to Noble Biomaterials Inc., after a jury found the company brought an infringement suit over a wound dressing patent in bad faith.
The Pittsburgh Steelers LLC and a Pennsylvania nonprofit hit a T-shirt seller with a trademark and unfair competition suit Monday, alleging the company knocked off the football team's famous "Terrible Towels" merchandise with its line of "Terrible T-Shirts."
The Third Circuit on Thursday upheld the denial of certification for medical monitoring and property damage classes in a suit accusing Rohm and Haas Co. of contamination that allegedly caused a spike in brain cancer rates in an Illinois town.
UCB Pharma SA and Par Pharmaceutical Inc. on Monday settled a suit Par had filed in Pennsylvania seeking a court declaration that two UCB patents were invalid and not infringed by Par's proposed generic version of the epilepsy drug Keppra.
The Third Circuit on Tuesday dismissed an appeal from a mushroom farming cooperative facing putative class action price-fixing litigation, holding that a lower court ruling that said they weren't shielded from Sherman Act claims by the Capper-Volstead Act wasn't immediately appealable.
The Third Circuit on Tuesday threw out the 55-month sentence of former Pennsylvania state Sen. Vincent Fumo, ruling that a district judge erred in calculating the corruption sentence.
A Pennsylvania school district has settled a fourth student's claim over a webcam spying scandal, agreeing Monday to pay the student's family $10,000 to settle out of court.
Indirect purchasers in a multidistrict litigation accusing Rohm & Haas Co. and Arkema Inc. of fixing prices for plastic additives dropped their suit against the companies Thursday, a month after settling with the other defendants in the case.
A Pennsylvania judge stayed a putative class action against GMAC Mortgage LLC on Wednesday, saying an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case could determine whether the plaintiffs could sue without having been damaged by an alleged kickbacks scheme between GMAC and mortgage reinsurers.
The Third Circuit on Friday refused to revive a putative class action that accused Unisys Corp. and Fidelity Management Trust Co. of breaching their duties to retirement plan participants by inadequately investigating investment options into which plan contributions could be allocated.
Hartford Insurance Co. settled a $3.4 million product liability suit against Hewlett Packard Co. that claimed an HP printer was defective and unreasonably dangerous and caused a fire that severely damaged a Pennsylvania office building, according to an order entered Thursday.
The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday gave a green light to Sumitomo Metal Industries Ltd.’s $340 million acquisition of Steel Wheels Acquisition Corp. from Trimaran Capital Partners, finding that the deal presented no antitrust concerns.
A group of retired football players on Thursday accused the NFL of concealing and downplaying the link between frequent concussions and mental illness, and negligently encouraging the use of helmets to block, ram and tackle, according to a class action filed in Pennsylvania.
Noble Energy Inc. said Thursday that it had agreed to pay $3.4 billion for its first piece of the rich natural gas reserves of the Marcellus Shale, inking a deal to buy into Consol Energy Inc.'s drilling operations in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
The Third Circuit on Wednesday declined to revoke judicial immunity for a construction supplies company co-owner accused of having abused the government's equal opportunity contract award program, saying it lacked authority to issue such a ruling.
Carpenter Technology Corp. on Tuesday resolved a dispute with Ford Motor Co. and four other plaintiffs who sought $11 million from the specialty alloys maker to cover cleanup costs at a Superfund site in Pennsylvania.