Court: Citicorp’s Failure to Notify In-House Counsel of Suit No Excuse for Delay

Citicorp's claim that it did not receive notice of a lawsuit because its in-house legal department in Texas did not timely receive the complaint would create an exception to process requirements that would aid only the largest companies, the state Superior Court said as part of a ruling denying the financial giant's efforts to overturn a default judgment against it.

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane waves as she enters the Montgomery County courtroom on Thursday, August 11, 2016, to continue her trial in Norristown, Pa. Kane, a first-term Democrat, is accused of leaking secret grand jury documents to the press and lying about it under oath. (Art Gentile/Bucks County Courier Times via AP, Pool)
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Hank Grezlak, editor-in-chief of The Legal Intelligencer, discusses the economic outlook for 2016 before the Legal Marketing Association, Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter.
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