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The top story this morning is the Pennsylvania Superior Court upholding a $10.4 million judgment in a hormone-replacement therapy case, as reporter Amaris Elliott-Engel writes.
Also above the fold on Page 1, reporter Saranac Hale Spencer writes that claims against HSBC Mortgage Corp. regarding its practice of force placing insurance on borrowers who hadn’t maintained sufficient property insurance have been tossed by a federal judge, but claims for breach of contract have been allowed to survive.
Below the fold on Page 1, reporter Gina Passarella writes that State Farm doesn’t want to defend Jerry Sandusky in civil and criminal cases.
Also below the fold on Page 1, Amaris Elliott-Engel writes that a settlement dispute in Behren v. Comcast came about after the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari to hear the case.
In the Public Interest Page, Carol E. Tracy, Terry L. Fromson and Amal Bass write about the impact of the Affordable Care Act on women in Pennsylvania.
In the Law Technology News column on Page 7, David Snow writes about a survey conducted by ALM Legal Intelligence that shows a slow adoption of alternative fee arrangements.
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