- Proskauer Rose must defend a legal malpractice lawsuit in Pennsylvania. [Legal Intelligencer]
- Remember that awful Upper Big Branch mine explosion in West Virginia that killed 29 men last year? The parties just agreed on a $210 million settlement, one of the largest ever for a mining disaster. [Post-Gazette]
- The EPA is pretty displeased with Pennsylvania’s new Marcellus Shale guidelines because the state guidelines don’t aggregate industry pollution measurements in the same way that the federal guidelines measure them. This could allow more pollution, and it creates an inconsistent standard. [Post-Gazette]
- Highmark and West Penn Allegheny Health Systems argued yesterday that a federal judge should keep their settlement documents under seal because the documents contain sensitive proprietary information. The Post Gazette has sued for public access. [Trib]
- Congratulations to Pitt alumni Levi S. Wolf, who was named to the Suburban Lawyers Awesome Lawyer list. [Pitt] I have never heard of Suburban Magazine, but I am already plotting to get on this awesomely named list for next year. He is also a Super Lawyer. No fair!