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The top story this morning is an Allegheny County jury awarding $109 million in an electrocution case. As reporter Amaris Elliott-Engel writes, the award, which includes $61 million in punitive damages, is the largest in the county’s history, according to annual statistics compiled in The Legal’s sibling publication PaLaw.
Below the fold on Page 1, reporter Zack Needles writes that Cohen Seglias plans to merge with a six-lawyer New York-based construction law boutique, Georgoulis & Associates, effective January 1.
In an Insight on Diversity column on Page 5, Rochelle D. Laws and Sekou Campbell write about diversity as inclusion and shedding the “first” paradigm.
In this week’s Law Technology News page, Craig Ball writes about e-discovery search and looking in the wrong place.
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