University of Pennsylvania News

Even after eight years, criticisms of American Law Institute's insurance project remain

By Nicholas Malfitano | May 24, 2018

WASHINGTON – Not everyone is as excited as those who drafted new guidance for judges about its passage.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia allegedly interfered with employee's FMLA rights

By Philip Gonzales | May 14, 2018

An individual is suing her former employers, the Trustee of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania, for allegedly violating the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Parents of University of Pennsylvania student who committed suicide sue school, say officials ignored warning signs

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania is facing a lawsuit from the parents of a student at its Wharton School of Business who committed suicide two years ago, which charges the university with not adequately responding to the young woman’s repeated pleas for help.

UPenn cholesterol treatment patents upheld on challenge by Kyle Bass group

By Carrie Salls | Apr 7, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — Patents related to two of the University of Pennsylvania’s Juxtapid high-cholesterol treatment methods were upheld by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board after they were challenged by hedge fund manager Kyle Bass’ Coalition for Affordable Drugs.

Princeton Review says Penn Law graduates have best prospects

By Deb Rogers | Oct 26, 2016

PHILADELPHIA - The combination of cross-disciplinary offerings, collaboration and superb schooling adds up to a job and paycheck for University of Pennsylvania law graduates.

ALI restating liability insurance law, final product on schedule for May meeting

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 19, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – A reporter chosen by the American Law Institute to re-interpret liability insurance law says he was encouraged by feedback at a meeting earlier this month.

ALI membership to convene in Philadelphia for conference on restatement of insurance liability law

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 6, 2016

On Thursday and Friday, Advisers and a Members Consultative Group from the American Law Institute (ALI) will be convening for a meeting regarding Restatement of the Law as it pertains to liability insurance.

Penn among universities targeted by class action lawyers over pension plans

By Carrie Salls | Sep 2, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania is one of several universities being sued by employees amid allegations that the schools’ retirement plans come with excessive fees.

Dentist sues Penn Dental alleging that she was wrongfully terminated

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 21, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A dentist is suing the dental practice that she worked for, alleging that she was terminated due to her age.

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