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A dissident emerges in Pennsylvania's opioid litigation: Lehigh Co. claims its case has been highjacked

By John O'Brien | Jun 22, 2018

The fight for control of Pennsylvania’s opioid litigation is not over, as Lehigh County is not happy that its case has been grouped in with more than 30 others and that lawyers it previously rejected have been tasked with overseeing the proceedings.

Lancaster General facing RICO case filed by medical facilities

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Medical facilities have filed a class action lawsuit against Lancaster General Hospital and others, citing alleged unjust enrichment and violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).

Nursing home seeks to enforce arbitration agreement against late woman's estate that sued it in Delaware Co.

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A healthcare provider is suing a representative of a former resident, citing alleged breach of contract.

AETNA blames law firm for HIV mailing fiasco

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 18, 2018

Healthcare company accuses law firm of negligencePHILADELPHIA — A healthcare company is suing Whatley Kallas, LLP; Whatley Kallas, LLC; and Consumer Watchdog, law firm, citing alleged breach of duty and liability.AETNA Inc. filed a complaint on May 23, in the U.S.

Patient sues eye care providers

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 18, 2018

Philadelphia resident accuses eye care providers of fraudulent representationsPhiladelphia — A patient is suing Philadelphia Vision Center, Bruce Rubin, eye care providers, citing alleged fraudulent representations.Alisha M.

House action possible on bill limiting punitive damages against nursing homes to 2.5 times compensatory award

By John O'Brien | Jun 12, 2018

Legislation that limits punitive damages in verdicts against nursing homes could soon be discussed in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

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