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ARMSTRONG TEASDALE: Armstrong Teasdale Adds Litigation Team in Philadelphia

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States, proudly announces that Partners Richard Scheff, Jonathan Boughrum, Katharine Ladd and Carrie Sarhangi Love, along with Associates David Herman, Bianca Valcarce and Michael Witsch have joined the firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

ARMSTRONG TEASDALE: Armstrong Teasdale Adds Litigation Team, Opens New East Coast Office

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States, proudly announces the opening of its Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, office and the addition of a litigation team, including Richard Scheff who will serve as a leader in the eastern region.

FOX ROTHSCHILD: Litigation Pro John Hansberry Joins Fox Rothschild in Pittsburgh

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to announce that John C. Hansberry has joined the Pittsburgh office as a partner in the Litigation Department.

Energy company says defendants' negligence put steel steam pipe apparatus at risk for rupture

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 17, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A local energy company is pursuing legal action after it says it learned that a conduit apparatus designed to supply steam beneath Philadelphia’s downtown streets was equipped with insufficient PVC electrical ducts, ducts which put a section of steel pipe at risk for rupture.

GREENBURG TRAURIG: Robert D. Lane Jr., “Dean” of Philadelphia-Area Real Estate, Joins Greenberg Traurig

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Nationally recognized commercial real estate attorney Robert D. Lane Jr. has joined global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, bringing his four decades of experience to the growing Real Estate group he will lead in its Philadelphia office.

MORGAN LEWIS & BOCKIUS: Morgan Lewis Named #1 Most Innovative Law Firm by BTI Consulting Group

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

BTI Consulting Group has recognized Morgan Lewis as the top Innovation Champion in its first-ever “BTI Legal Innovation and Technology Outlook: Clients Rank Their Needs and Law Firm Performance.”

DECHERT LLP: Two Dechert Partners Honored as Winning Litigators by National Law Journal

By Press release submission | Sep 9, 2018

Dechert LLP partners Steven Bizar and Christine Levin have been named as ‘Winning Litigators’ in a highly competitive annual contest run by The National Law Journal.

Law firm Lewis Brisbois says Ind. company hasn't paid $170K tab

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 5, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A legal service provider is suing Medical Informatics Engineering Inc. of Indiana, citing alleged breach of written engagement and unjust enrichment.

Widower sues Allegheny Co. healthcare providers after wife dies from pneumonia

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 31, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A widower is suing Allegheny Health Network Allegheny General Hospital, Lana Y. Schumacher M.D., citing alleged professional negligence, after the death of his wife from pneumonia.

Ambit Energy settles $9.3 million class action; $1.4M goes to attorneys

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 31, 2018

A Pennsylvania woman settled a class action lawsuit against Ambit Energy in a dispute over fees earlier this month.

From Legal Newsline

Pittsburgh's hired guns move in on Philadelphia's turf as opioid lawyers jostle for power

By John O'Brien | Aug 29, 2018

The fighting in Pennsylvania among plaintiffs lawyers working on contingency fees has escalated this summer

Advertising company sues New Jersey law firm for breach of contract

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 28, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — An advertising company is suing Udren Law Offices, a New Jersey law firm, citing alleged unpaid invoices and unjust enrichment.

HOLLAND & KNIGHT: Well-Known Litigator Carolyn Short Joins Holland & Knight’s Philadelphia office

By Press release submission | Aug 25, 2018

Holland & Knight announced that renowned trial lawyer Carolyn Short has joined the firm as a partner in its Philadelphia office.

From Legal Newsline

AbbVie files appeal contesting landmark $448 million antitrust win for Federal Trade Commission

By Mary Ann Magnell | Aug 23, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) — Defendants AbbVie Inc., Abbott Laboratories and Unimed Pharmaceuticals LLC filed an appeal on Aug. 6 in a U.S. District Court in response to the final judgment in an antitrust case that found in favor of the Federal Trade Commission.

DINSMORE & SHOHL: Banking Attorney Nelson Crichton Joins Dinsmore’s Pittsburgh Office

By Press release submission | Aug 16, 2018

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has bolstered its presence in Pittsburgh with the addition of Nelson Crichton to the firm.

Former manager claims A&R Solutions owes him $60,000 in wages

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 16, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A manager is suing former employer A&R Solutions and related entities, citing alleged breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Little sharks don’t like the Meg

By The Pennsylvania Record | Aug 15, 2018

It appears that the little sharks are jealous of the big sharks. Let them fight it out amongst themselves.

Wells Fargo claims Kaushas owes $39,434 following account overdraft

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 13, 2018

WILKES-BARRE — Wells Fargo Bank NA is suing the Law Office of EJ Kaushas and Edward J. Kaushas, citing alleged breach of contract, breach of warranty and fraud.

Federal court rules Abbott Laboratories did not retaliate against former operations manager

By Nicholas Malfitano | Aug 10, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A federal court has ruled that the ex-operations manager of a laboratory company was not retaliated against by his former employer, when it failed to reinstate him after he pursued claims of wrongful termination.

Opioid lawyer trying to avoid 'cesspool' asked for by major national firm

By Dan Fisher | Aug 9, 2018

Several Pennsylvania counties are fighting to keep control of their opioid lawsuits as the national law firm Simmons Hanly Conroy, with the active support of the companies it is suing, seeks to create what a rival attorney calls a litigation "cesspool."

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