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Insurer reaches deal with Mass. AG over allegations of selling unauthorized health insurance

The Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania will pay $430,000 to consumers and the state of Massachusetts.

Georgia-based pediatric facility to pay $2.4 million to Pennsylvania for allegedly not returning Medicaid overpayments

A pediatric health center will pay $2.4 million to the state of Pennsylvania as part of a national settlement with 19 other states over allegations it didn't return overpayments made by Medicaid, said Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Monday.

Pennsylvania electric supplier faces legal action over solicitation pieces

An electric generation supplier is facing legal action from the State of Pennsylvania over allegations that they misled customers, said state Attorney General Kathleen Kane.

Report: Pa. lawyers argue Risperdal case should've gone to jury

Cowan PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - Lawyers for the state of Pennsylvania argued Wednesday that a case over $150 million in payments for the drug Risperdal should have gone to a jury.

Study shows plaintiff bias in Philly courts

Wright PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - For years defendants in tort cases have said that Philadelphia's courts are biased, but little in the way of empirical data was available to substantiate the claims.

The science of asbestos: The arguments for juries

Shein WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - With so much at stake for businesses weighted down by litigation costs, can juries in asbestos cases be trusted to render fair and just verdicts?

Pa. SC: Privilege goes both ways

Saylor HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that the attorney-client privilege in the state operates in "a two-way fashion," protecting those communications made from client to attorney or attorney to client.

Corbett says jobless comment could've been clearer

Corbett PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett backed off Tuesday from controversial comments he made about the state's jobless last week.