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Group of Objectors To NFL Concussion Deal Cite Suicide

Saranac Hale Spencer | March 2, 2015

Lawyers pushing for approval of their settlement in the suit that former football players filed against the NFL have undercut their own argument and actually incentivized suicide, a dissenting group of former players argued in a supplemental objection filed Feb. 27.

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  • Judges Hint at Broader Rule on Workplace Violence

    By Lizzy McLellan

    A store manager who experienced an armed robbery may be able to receive workers' compensation for her mental injuries, an en banc Commonwealth Court panel has ruled, but a portion of the panel raised the question of whether such events at work could ever be considered normal.

  • Increased Oil and Gas Regulations Expected Under Wolf

    By Max Mitchell

    With Gov. Tom Wolf proposing and implementing changes for the oil and natural gas industry in Pennsylvania, several legal industry insiders are predicting increased regulations for oil and natural gas development over the next few years.

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  • The Legal Names Attorney of the Year Finalists

    As part of The Legal's upcoming Professional Excellence Awards supplement, the three finalists for Attorney of the Year have been named.

  • Death Row Inmate's Attorneys Defend Reprieve

    By Lizzy McLellan

    Attorneys for a Philadelphia death-row inmate who was granted a reprieve from Gov. Tom Wolf last week have asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to deny a request by the city's district attorney to nullify the reprieve.

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Audio: Judicial Vacancies on Pa. Supreme Court

The Legal Intelligencer
Gina Passarella, senior reporter for The Legal Intelligencer, was a guest on the WHYY Radio Times broadcast discussing the vacancies on the state Supreme Court.
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