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The top story this morning is a driller working in the Marcellus Shale accused of overbilling joint accounts it held with two other oil and gas drillers, as well as an investor. As Zack Needles writes, the suit alleges the company overbilled two accounts, one by more than $2 million and the other by more than $630,000, and then failed to fully reimburse the money.
Also above the fold on Page 1, reporter Amaris Elliott-Engel writes that the First Judicial District has made further changes to its current bail guidelines as the issue of gun violence becomes a bigger problem in Philadelphia.
Below the fold on Page 1, reporter Gina Passarella writes that a shaky first half of 2012 is causing a collections push for Pennsylvania firms.
In more Regional News on Page 3, Jeff Mordock writes that record-setting damages and fees have been affirmed in a Delaware shareholders suit, totaling $2 billion in damages and $304 million awarded to plaintiffs counsel.
In this week’s Young Lawyer column, David Koller writes about his perspective on how his wife views his shingle hanging experience.
In an Asset Management column on Page 7, David B. Bruckman and Bradley P. Pike write about master limited partnerships and the search for yield.
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