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Around the web, December 15



  • $380 million Marc Dreier scandal shaping up as biggest-ever scam by a single lawyer, unless you count scams conducted in full public view through litigation [Overlawyered]
  • Day without a doctor? Illinois legislature said to be playing Jan. 1 chicken game on medical licenses [White Coat Rants]
  • More on medicine in Illinois: Blagojevich's shakedown of children's hospital was by no means the first time state pols have milked hospitals for cash, "certificate of need" (permission-to-build) laws are often a culprit [StateHouseCall, Dr. Wes]
  • Pressure mounts on Pennsylvania's Specter as EFCA showdown nears [Tribune-Review]
  • Class action over Zonolite attic insulation, which contained naturally occurring asbestos, settles with W.R. Grace agreeing to pay "up to" $140 million [AP/Law.com]
  • Philadelphia judge approves Bailey Perrin Bailey's contingency-fee representation of state of Pennsylvania in drug recoupment suit [Legal NewsLine via a redesigned Law and More]

 

 


Isaac Gorodetski
Project Manager,
Center for Legal Policy at the
Manhattan Institute
igorodetski@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Press Officer,
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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