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The top story this morning is the next in our series of firm financials, this time taking a look at Fox Rothschild. As reporter Zack Needles writes, the firm increased revenue by 7.3 percent and profits per equity partner by 3.5 percent.
Below the fold on Page 1, reporter Amaris Elliott-Engel writes that the state Supreme Court directed excess class action funds to the IOLTA board. As such, Pennsylvania will become the sixth state in the country to require cy pres funds left over from settlements to be used for legal aid providers or other nonprofits.
In more Regional News on Page 3, Amaris Elliott-Engel writes that a Lehigh County jury has awarded a man and his wife $2 million in noneconomic damages because the man has double vision and other eye injuries in the aftermath of a sinus surgery gone wrong.
In an Insight on Diversity column on Page 5, Elisa N. Bramble writes about establishing lasting connections for diverse law students.
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