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Court Reverses $3M Legal Malpractice Verdict

Max Mitchell | September 2, 2015

The state Superior Court has tossed a more than $3 million legal malpractice verdict against two Philadelphia attorneys, finding the suit had not been initiated within the statute of limitations.

Verdicts and Settlements

  • Drugmakers Agree to Settlement Program for Yaz Claims

    By Max Mitchell

    The makers of Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella have agreed to provide nearly $56.9 million to establish a settlement program for plaintiffs claiming they suffered arterial blood clots as a result of taking the birth-control drugs.

  • Family, Insurer Settle Over Home Damaged by Furnace

    By Ben Seal

    A family whose house was rendered uninhabitable by an oil-furnace explosion has reached a $945,000 settlement with their insurer that includes the insurer purchasing the house and an additional cash payment.

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