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Josh Shapiro, Pennsylvania attorney general

Shapiro Taps Well-Known Lawyers to Help Shape AG’s Office

By Zack Needles |

Pennsylvania Attorney General-elect Josh Shapiro has assembled a team of attorneys well known in both political and legal circles to help identify candidates to fill top-level positions in the office he'll take over in January.

Aetna-Humana Trial, Unlike Anthem-Cigna, Will Feature Amicable Merger Partners

By C. Ryan Barber |

For the past two weeks, the U.S. Justice Department has clashed with Anthem Inc. in a blockbuster antitrust trial rife with conflict. The government is fighting to block a $48 billion health care merger that Anthem’s tie-up partner—Cigna Corp.— appears to no longer want.

Judge Perplexed Over Oil and Gas Companies’ Dispute

By P.J. D'Annunzio |

A dustup between two oil and gas ­companies stemming from an agreement over resources in Western Pennsylvania is better left for businesspeople to sort out, a federal judge said in a ruling.

The Mall at Short Hills

Judge Allows Insurer for Manager, Security Company to Settle Claims in Mall Carjacking Where Lawyer Died

By Michael Booth |

The insurance carrier representing the general manager and security company of The Mall at Short Hills can satisfy its obligations under their policies for $2 million, a Superior Court judge has ruled, in wrongful death lawsuit for the murder of lawyer Dustin Friedland in 2013.

Expansion, Eye on Expenses Driving Pa. Firms' Financial Success

By Gina Passarella |

Pennsylvania law firms are on pace for a stellar year financially, according to the latest report from Wells Fargo Private Bank's Legal Specialty Group.

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Worker Secures $15M Jury Award for Hand Crushed by Industrial Shear

By Max Mitchell |

A man whose hand was crushed in an industrial shear machine has secured a $15 million verdict against the device’s manufacturer.