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Jeep Cherokee transmission settlement could be a clunker for consumers

Plaintiffs lawyers and consumer advocates now warn that a proposed settlement to the case would be a bad deal for certain Fiat Chrysler owners, who could potentially earn much more money by bringing individual claims.

Jeep Cherokee transmission settlement could be a clunker for consumers

Plaintiffs lawyers and consumer advocates now warn that a proposed settlement to the case would be a bad deal for certain Fiat Chrysler owners, who could potentially earn much more money by bringing individual claims.

When a new tax collector elected himself in a Pa. town, chaos ensued

Jeffrey Cutler got elected tax collector in a Lancaster County town with one write-in vote. Some officials say his poor performance shows how obsolete the position has become.

When a new tax collector elected himself in a Pa. town, chaos ensued

Jeffrey Cutler got elected tax collector in a Lancaster County town with one write-in vote. Some officials say his poor performance shows how obsolete the position has become.

Vanguard is no friend to shareholders seeking more details on firms' political spending

Mutual fund behemoth Vanguard consistently voted against shareholder resolutions for political spending disclosure in 2018.

Vanguard is no friend to shareholders seeking more details on firms' political spending

Mutual fund behemoth Vanguard consistently voted against shareholder resolutions for political spending disclosure in 2018.
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What Betsy DeVos’ new sexual misconduct regulations mean for victims, the accused, and schools

Under new Title IX regulations unveiled by the Trump administration, schools will have limited responsibility to investigate allegations of misconduct and the accused will have more defined rights.

2 Philly lawyers among ’30 Powerful Cannabis Attorneys You Should Know’

The list, published by a marijuana trade publication this week, shines a spotlight on Andrew Sacks of Sacks Weston Diamond and Seth Goldberg of Duane Morris.

World’s biggest cannabis deal, MedMen’s merger with PharmaCann, brokered in Philly

MedMen, often called "the Apple Store of Weed," is a dominant marijuana brand in California, New York and Nevada.

Philly legal colossus Morgan Lewis elects McKeon to lead firm for 2nd term

McKeon has held various management positions at Morgan Lewis. Prior to assuming the position of chair in 2014 she led the firm's litigation practice. The Philadelphia-based firm, the eighth-largest in the nation, has grown its legal empire to include 2,200 attorneys in 30 offices across North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

MJ Freeway raises $10M to improve marijuana tracking software, expand operations

The problem-plagued software that forms the backbone of the entire medical marijuana industry in Pennsylvania may soon be getting a tune up.

Fox Rothschild law expands into the Southeast, merging with Charlotte-based firm

Rapidly expanding lawfirm Fox Rothschild announced its biggest merger yet on Thursday morning, expanding its geographic reach as it adds 130 attorneys from Smith Moore Leatherwood.

QVC accuses convicted ex-marketing director with more wrongdoing

Jamie Falkowski was scheduled to begin serving a 30-month sentence on Sept. 14 for embezzling $1 million from the company. QVC is pursuing its own case.

Real estate law powerhouse Klehr Harrison names new leadership

Brad Krouse, 52, is a Lower Merion native who sits on the boards of the Philadelphia 76ers and the New Jersey Devils.

AstraZeneca settles Texas drug suits for $110 million

Texas accused the pharmaceutical giant of promoting its antipsychotic drug Seroquel to Texas Medicaid providers for unapproved uses, and for misrepresenting the benefits of its cholesterol medication Crestor.

LGBT trailblazers join law firm Montgomery McCracken

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads, the multistate law firm based in Center City, has added two LGBT trailblazers to its roster as it launches a new practice area and expands its diversity efforts.

Entercom, United States Traffic sling mud at each other

The breakup spells more trouble for Entercom Communications with its recently acquired CBS Radio empire that has been nothing but surprises since the deal closed in late 2017.

Philly estate lawyer pleads guilty to stealing $313K from dead client

Between 2011 and 2014, Schmidt forged the signature on approximately 47 checks drawn on a Wells Fargo Bank account.

Larry Krasner’s $160K-a-year senior adviser was also his creditor

District Attorney Larry Krasner, in his first financial disclosure report as an elected official, said he owed money to a former business partner whom he subsequently hired for a $160,000-a-year advisory position in the prosecutor's office.

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