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AG Drops Appeal in Prosecution of Ex-PSU Officials

By Max Mitchell |

The state Attorney General's Office has decided not to ask the Supreme Court to reinstate several dismissed charges against three former Penn State officials awaiting trial for allegedly covering up sex abuse by serial child molester Jerry Sandusky.

Need for Vigilance Seen in Wake of Voters' Abolishment of Traffic Court

By Max Mitchell |

Nearly two years ago, witnesses filled a federal courtroom with stories of an inside track for the politically connected at the Philadelphia Traffic Court, with descriptions of clandestine meetings between judges and defendants, a secret system of notes tipping off judges to those seeking special treatment and promises of a "hookup" in exchange for campaign donations.

Montgomery McCracken Settles ERISA Suit for $980K

By Gina Passarella |

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads has agreed to pay $980,000 to settle claims brought by a class of employee benefit plans that claimed the law firm received fees misappropriated from their plans by disbarred attorney and the operator of their trusts, John Koresko, according to a motion to approve the settlement.

Potential Humidifier Class Action Can Move Forward

By P.J. D'Annunzio |

A proposed class action by consumers claiming that Honeywell International humidifiers were defectively designed and inadequately covered by warrantee has survived the company's push to have the case tossed.

Morgan Lewis Denied Access to Dilworth Docs in Newspaper Row

By Gina Passarella |

A Philadelphia judge has denied Morgan, Lewis & Bockius' bid to obtain documents from Dilworth Paxson to aid in the former firm's defense of a suit filed against it by the publishers of Philadelphia's major daily newspapers.

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Ex-NFL Players Sue Lawyers Over Fees in Concussion Case

By P.J. D'Annunzio |

Former professional football ­players involved in the NFL concussion litigation have sued their former ­attorneys in federal court over liens placed or intended to be placed on the players' individual cuts of the league's $1 billion settlement.