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Claim Against Insurer In Estate Fire Case Allowed to Survive

By P.J. D'ANnunzio |

The renter and prospective owner of a Philadelphia Main Line estate destroyed by fire may move forward with her claim that the insurance company tried to keep from paying her the entire cost of rebuilding.

Morgan Lewis Took Risks in Its Rebranding

By Gina Passarella |

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius was a different firm a year ago. Certainly many of the same practices and office locations existed, but since then the firm has a new chairwoman and has completed two mergers that catapulted it to the largest in the United States by domestic head count with nearly 2,000 attorneys worldwide.

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Justices Take Up Luzerne County Public Defender Funding Suit

By Lizzy McLellan |

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is allowing an appeal from an ousted Luzerne County chief public defender over the amount of funding provided to his former office, from which he was dismissed two years ago.

Fracking Water Transportation Falls Under FLSA Overtime Rules

By Gina Passarella |

Two trucking companies that make deliveries to natural-gas drilling sites in Pennsylvania cannot escape the Fair Labor Standards Act's overtime rules because their transport of water within the state is not so integral to interstate commerce to fall under any overtime exemptions outlined in the federal Motor Carrier Act.