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Phila. plaintiffs' attorney Eugene Spector joins American Antitrust Institute's advisory board

Jon Campisi Jan. 2, 2013, 7:37am

A veteran Philadelphia plaintiffs’ attorney recently joined the advisory board of the

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Newly elected state rep. hits constituents with 'slip-and-fall' suit

Jon Campisi Jan. 2, 2013, 7:40am

A newly elected state legislator from Northeastern Pennsylvania is apparently unhappy

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Former Merck & Co. employee sues for discriminatory firing

Jon Campisi Jan. 2, 2013, 7:44am

Pharmaceutical company Merck, which has a research and production facility in suburban Philadelphia, is facing a wrongful termination claim by a former worker over allegations that the woman was fired from her job for discriminatory reasons.

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Sellers need not disclose murder-suicide in real estate transactions, Pa. appellate court rules

Jon Campisi Jan. 2, 2013, 7:53am

A Pennsylvania Superior Court panel has affirmed a trial court decision that a home seller

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Pa. files federal antitrust suit against NCAA over Penn State sanctions stemming from Sandusky scandal

Jon Campisi Jan. 3, 2013, 8:43am

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is suing the NCAA over allegations that the college

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Defendants in Phila. officer's wrongful death suit seek dismissal; plaintiff's lawyers vow to get case to jury

Jon Campisi Jan. 3, 2013, 8:46am

The state agency being sued by the family of slain Philadelphia Police Officer Moses

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Pa. appellate court denies motion for consolidation filed by imprisoned former state rep.

Jon Campisi Jan. 3, 2013, 8:47am

The Pennsylvania Superior Court has denied an application for consolidation that had

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First-ever openly gay Pa. legislator sworn into office

Jon Campisi Jan. 3, 2013, 8:49am

History was made in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania this week when the Keystone

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NCAA criticizes Pa. Gov. Corbett's federal antitrust complaint

Jon Campisi Jan. 4, 2013, 5:18pm

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has taken issue with a lawsuit filed against it

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Wisconsin couple files Zoloft wrongful death claim in Phila. federal court

Jon Campisi Jan. 4, 2013, 5:19pm

A Wisconsin couple has filed a wrongful death complaint against drug giant Pfizer over

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Former World Cafe Live! line cook sues for unlawful termination

Jon Campisi Jan. 4, 2013, 5:19pm

A line cook fired from a Philadelphia entertainment venue is suing his former employer

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N.J. AG announces $100,000 civil penalty against South Jersey resident

Bryan Cohen Jan. 8, 2013, 6:58am

NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced a $100,000 civil penalty Monday against a Haddon Township resident who allegedly defrauded investors who bought promissory notes from him.

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Film documents business closure because of lawsuits

Chris Dickerson Jan. 8, 2013, 7:02am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — A new short film examines the final week of business for a small business before frivolous lawsuits forced it to close down.

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Asbestos bankruptcy estimation hearing highlights major disparities

Jon Campisi Jan. 9, 2013, 5:02pm

PITTSBURGH – The legal proceeding playing out this week in a federal courtroom in this

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Pa. Supreme Court expands online case database

Jon Campisi Jan. 10, 2013, 8:39am

Pennsylvania’s high court has expanded its online case database to include information

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Pa. Supreme Court denies 'King's Bench' petition to review suspended Justice Orie Melvin's corruption case

Jon Campisi Jan. 14, 2013, 6:38am

Justice Joan Orie Melvin’s colleagues on the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania have denied

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