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"9th Circ. Urged To Reopen Dr Pepper 'Diet' Label Suit"- Law 360

"UberBlack Drivers Ask 3rd Circ. To Revive Wage Suit" - Law 360

"Philly UberBlack Drivers Press 3rd Circ. For Employee Status" - Law 360

"Wanaque center gets millions in taxpayer funds to care for NJ’s fragile children" -

"2 kids were in 'irreversible shock' and dying when they finally got to the ER amid viral outbreak" -

"Diet Coke Causes Weight Gain, Consumers Tell 9th Circ." - Law360

"Novartis Warping Kickback Standard In FCA Case, DOJ Says" - Law360

"Diet Pepsi Drinkers Ask 2nd Circ. To Revive False Ad Suit"- Law360

"UberBlack Drivers Fight For Employee Status At 3rd Circ." - Law360

"Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance: The False Claims Act (FCA) for Providers (Part VI)" - The National Law Review

"Order To Create Taxi Fee System Can’t Stand, Pa. Court Says" - Law 360

"Employee or independent contractor? Referees, strippers, land agents join the fight for labor rights" - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"Pepsi’s 'Diet' Claims Not Preempted, NY Consumers Say" - Law 360

"Exotic Dancer Settles Wage Suit Against NJ Nightclub" - Law 360

"UberBlack Drivers In 'On Call' Spat Say They're Employees" - Law 360

" Phila. DA Krasner Files Consumer Protection Suit Over Opioid Crisis" - Max Mitchell

"Philadelphia DA files second lawsuit against opioid makers" - ABC 6 Action News

"Larry Krasner Announces Opioid Lawsuit Under Commonwealth's Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Laws" - Philadelphia District Attorney's Office

"Philadelphia Files Suit Against Prescription Opioid Manufacturers" - City of Philadelphia

"Philly DA Accuses Drugmakers Of Deceptive Opioid Marketing" - Law 360

"Pepsi Says False Ad Suit Over ‘Diet’ Soda Is Preempted" - Law 360

"Marijuana patients who want to pack heat in Pa. should buy guns before registering for the drug" - The Inquirer

"Philadelphia Sues Opioid Makers in Response to Epidemic" - The New York Times

"Philadelphia Sues Opioid Makers in Response to Epidemic" - U.S. News

"Philadelphia to sue opioid drugmakers over marketing practices and to recover costs" - The InquirerSave & Approve

"Philadelphia files lawsuit against prescription opioid manufacturers" - Fox 29

"Phila. Engages Private Firms to Take on Pharma Over Opioid Crisis" - The Legal Intelligencer

"Philly Becomes Latest To Sue Drugmakers For Opioid Crisis" - Law 360

"Malvern Drug Manufacturer Named In Philadelphia Opioid Lawsuit" - Malvern Patch

"Progressive to Pay $2.4M in Medicare Secondary Payer Case" - Bloomberg Law

"Progressive To Settle Medicare FCA Suit For $2M" - Law 360

"Two Insurance Companies Agree To Pay More Than $2 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations" - The United States Attorney's Office District of New Jersey

"Can the court rescue Philly's cab industry from Uber and Lyft?" - The Inquirer

"Pediatric Firm Can Pursue Federal, State False Claims Act Allegations, Judge Says" - Lexis Legal News

"With Uber and Lyft in Philly, taxi loans are underwater, like mortgages in 2008" - The Inquirer

"Judge OKs Overtime Claims Against Uber, Tees Up Central Employment Issue" - The Legal Intelligencer

"Uber Can't Get Partial Win In Drivers' 'On Call' Fight" - Law360

"3rd Circuit says exotic dancer not required to arbitrate wage claims" - Reuters

"Dancer's Statutory Claim Against Club Not Subject to Arbitration" - New Jersey Law Journal

"3rd Circ. Revives Exotic Dancer's Wage Suit" - Law 360

"Why Percy Street BBQ on South Street is still closed, and will be indefinitely" - Billypenn

"Liability Case Allowed To Proceed Against Defendant Who Filed Chapter 7 Bankruptcy - PART II" - Tort Talk

"Bankruptcy Court Addresses Impact of Bankruptcy Stay on Ability of Plaintiff To Proceed on Personal Injury Action" - Tort Talk

"Philly UberBlack Drivers Say 'On Call' Time Must Be Paid" - Law 360

"Unpublished Opinions for the Week of March 13, 2017" - New Jersey Law Journal

"Mock Trial Competition Teaches More than Legal Process" - Pennsylvania Bar Association

"NJ Class Action Revived Over Progressive's Auto Policies" - Law360

"UberBlack drivers protest, file wage suit" - The Philadelphia Inquirer

"Uber refunds drivers it overcharged as they join a union" - The Philadelphia Inquirer

"'Gibbon' Tweet Spotlights Policies on Lawyers' Political Speech" - The Legal Intelligencer

"Senator Leach to Serve as President of Americans for Democratic Action" - Senator Daylin Leach, Official Website

"Uber Drivers May Be Due Pay for On-Call Time" - Bloomberg BNA

"Discovery Needed in Uber 'On Call' OT Fight, Judge Says" - Law360

"The Biggest Pa. Policy Developments Of 2016" - Law360

"Big Law Feeling Freer to Advertise Medical Pot Practices" - The Legal Intelligencer

"Philly Limo Drivers Defend OT Allegations Against Uber" - Law360

"National Association of Subrogation Professionals 2016 Annual Conference" - NASP

"Uber's Minimum Wage Suit Moves Forward in Philadelphia" - The Legal Intelligencer

"Uber Can’t Escape Philadelphia Limo Driver FLSA Suit" - Law360

"Employee vs. employer: The battle over arbitration" - The Philadelphia Inquirer

"Exotic Dancer Says Arbitration Not Applicable In Wage Suit" - Law360

"Uber Won’t Get Arbitration For Philly Limo Driver Wage Suit" - Law360

"Drivers' Class Action Against Uber Over Wages Gets Green Light" -

"Philly's UberBlack Drivers Can Pursue Class Action Suit, Judge Rules" - Philadelphia Inquirer

"Your Online Insurance Sales Can Land You in Court" - Law360

"Special Report: Getting Your Own Dash Camera" - 6abc Action News

"Uber attempts to block suit by Philly drivers over employment status" - NewsWorks

"Insurers Refute Regulator's Argument That Stay Would Prejudice U.S., N.J. Governments" - Lexis Legal News

"Class Certified In $5.9M Suit Over BofA MDL Fund Theft" - Law360

"Class Certified Against Claims Admin in BankAmerica MDL" - The Legal Intelligencer

"Vast Conspiracy Theory Takes Back Seat To Technical Arguments In RJ Reynolds Case" - Forbes

"Pa. State Senator Joins Philly's Sacks Weston" - Law360

"Pa. Firms Adding in State, Focused Less on Corporate Hires" - The Legal Intelligencer

"Sen. Leach Takes Of Counsel Position At Philadelphia Firm" - The Legal Intelligencer

"Leach Named Of Counsel at Sacks Weston Diamond" - PRLog

"Just When You Thought You Didn't Need an Expert...Damages!" - Subrogator Magazine

"Philadelphia Uber Black Drivers Sue Over Independent Contractor Status" - BuzzFeed News

"Philly Uber Drivers Claim Wage Violations, Illegal Competition" - Law360

"UberBlack drivers in Philly file suit against Uber" - Philly Voice

"Uber Black Drivers File Lawsuit Against Uber Following Protest" - NBC 10

"UberBlack drivers protest, file wage suit"

"Billion Dollar Lawyers Association Launches with First Member" - Billion Dollar Lawyers Association

"A look-ahead: Stories we'll be watching in 2016" - PhillyVoice

"Philadelphia District Attorney Will Meet With Taxi, Uber Black Drivers Over UberX & Lyft" - NBC 10

"Taxi and Limo Drivers Meet with DA Regarding Ride-Sharing Services" - NBC 10

"Uber Black, Taxi Drivers Clog Center City To Protest Uber, Lyft" - CBS Philly

"Noisy Taxi Cab Protest of UberX, Lyft Snarls Center City Traffic" - Philadelphia Magazine

"Cabbies shut down part of Center City for UberX protest" - Philly Voice

"Driving force behind bill: Uber" -

"Brown-Daub leads dealers in false advertising claim against Volkswagen" - The Morning Call

"Local car dealer files lawsuit against Volkswagen" - 69 News WFMZ

"Ex-Delilah’s dancer joins suit over strip-club wages" - Philadelphia Magazine

"Ex-Stripper: 'Delilah’s Paid Dancers Less Than Minimum Wage'" - Philadelphia Magazine

"Federal judge tells cabbies to try the state if they want refunds" -

"Progressive Policy Tricks Consumers with Medicare, Suit Says" - Law360

"Stan Lee Media Urges High Court to Revive Spider-Man Suit" - Law360

"VW, Audi Owners win $15.5M in Attys’ Fees in Oil Sludge MDL" - Law360

"Philip Morris accused of smuggling, money-laundering conspiracy in racketeering lawsuit" - Colombia Reports

"Grefer v. Exxon Mobil (Contaminated Property)" - Los Angeles Times

"2 Suits on Radium Cleanup Test Oil Industry's Liability" - The New York Times

Medical Marijuana and Hemp News

"PBA Committee Takes the Lead in New Area of Law" - Pennsylvania Bar News

"Big Marijuana tightens grip, receives most new Pa. dispensary permits" - The Inquirer

"Cannabis bombshell: Pa. throws out all 8 marijuana research applications. What’s next?" - The Inquirer

"Medical Marijuana Patient Sues Trump Administration Over Ban On Gun Ownership" - Huffington Post

"A doctor who takes medical marijuana sues for the right to own a gun" - The Inquirer

"Doctor sues to end ban on gun ownership for medical marijuana users" - WPXI News

"Pharma Cos. Sued Over Children Born Addicted To Opioids" - Law 360

"Andrew Sacks of Sacks Weston Diamond, LLC Files For Matthew Roman, M.D seeking to end the prohibition of gun ownership for state-sanctioned, medical cannabis patients" - Cannabis Law Report

"2 Philly lawyers among ’30 Powerful Cannabis Attorneys You Should Know’" - The Inquirer

"30 Powerful Cannabis Attorneys You Should Know" - MG Magazine

"NLJ 2018 Cannabis Law Trailblazers" - The National Law Journal

"eXPO Pennsylvania becomes a reality" - Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

"Law firm's new practice group digs into medical marijuana rules" - Central Penn Business Journal

"He gave a $125k gift to Jefferson, expecting it would help get a marijuana growing license. Was it pay-to-play?" - The Inquirer

"Pa. marijuana dispensaries join Michigan pain study" - The Inquirer

"Center City’s first pot dispensary set to open this fall" - WHYY

"Why patients still can't buy medical marijuana in Philadelphia months after the new law kicked off" - The Inquirer

"Andrew Sacks of Sacks Weston Diamond Law Firm, Questions Cannabis Dispensary 1000 Foot Rule In Pennsylvania" - Cannabis Law Report

"Andrew Sacks: Cannabis Dispensary 1000 Foot Rule In Pennsylvania" - Cannabis Law Journal

"Cannabis Law Report Latest Important Legal News From the USA Beyond" - Cannabis Law Report

"Medical marijuana should be allowed one foot from Philly daycares | Opinion" - The Inquirer

"McConnell wants hemp removed from controlled substance list" - The Inquirer

"Marijuana patients who want to pack heat in Pa. should buy guns before registering for the drug" - Yahoo!

"Marijuana patients who want to pack heat in Pa. should buy guns before registering for the drug" - The Inquirer


"Gun laws out of whack on medical marijuana" - Observer-Reporter

"Cannabis Law Practices Brace for Impact of Sessions Memo" -

"Pennsylvania is making patients choose between owning a gun and qualifying for medical cannabis" - Twitter: Now This

"Patients Must Choose: Medical Marijuana or Gun Ownership" - The Inquirer Daily News

"Pa. gun owners take notice: You could lose your guns if you use legal medical marijuana" - York Daily Record

"Pa. residents facing ultimatum of gun ownership or medical marijuana" -

"Patients in Pennsylvania must choose: Medical marijuana or gun ownership" - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"Medical marijuana patients must choose: guns or medicine" - Penn Live

"Patients must choose: Medical marijuana or gun ownership" - The Inquirer

"Can medical marijuana users have firearms? Police say no" - Lehigh Valley Live


"Pennsylvania Cannabis Coalition Stands Up for Patients: Files Court Petition to Prevent Halt of Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program" - Pennsylvania Cannabis Coalition

"Parents: Marijuana grower suit is 'myopic and selfish'" - The Philadelphia Inquirer

"Pennsylvania: Aspiring Medical Cannabis Producer, Keystone ReLeaf LLC , Files Lawsuit To Stop State’s MMR Program Because They Didn’t Receive A Permit" - Cannabis Law Report

"'Suit to halt Pa. marijuana program may cause 'pain, agony, & death'" - The Inquirer Daily News

"Law firms hedge bets on marijuana being legalized nationwide" - The Kansas City Star

"USA Roundup: Federal, National, California, Minnesota, Ohio, Philadelphia, Virginia" - Cannabis Law Report

"Philly-area law firms bullish on cannabis despite grave legal risks" -

"Sacks Weston Diamond LLC, Philadelphia. The Interview" - Cannabis Law Report

"Buy your medical cannabis here; Pa. announces dispensary sites" - The Inquirer News

"For Medical Cannabis Lawyers, It's Crunch Time" -

"For Medical Cannabis Lawyers, It's Crunch Time" - The Legal Intelligencer

"USA Customs and Border Protection Confiscate Product Designed To Keep Cannabis Safe & Away From Kids" - Cannabis Law Report

"Medical Cannabis Is the Next Boom, but When Will It Bust?" - The Legal Intelligencer

"Cannabis Law Journal: Andrew Sacks - Chairman of the Medical Marijuana and Hemp Department" - Cannabis Law Journal (See more in our blog)

"Pennsylvania: The Year in Review of the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act" - Cannabis Law Report

"The Year in Review of the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act" - The Legal Intelligencer

"Montco attorney to lead medical marijuana and hemp law committee of state bar" - Central Penn Business Journal

"Pot Bar Takes Shape in Pa. as Cannabis Business Grows" - Delaware Law Weekly

"Pot Bar Takes Shape in Pa. as Cannabis Business Grows" - The Legal Intelligencer

Medical Marijuana Committee” - Philadelphia Bar Association

"PBA Launches Medical Marijuana and Hemp Law Committee" - Pennsylvania Bar Association

"Medical Marijuana and Hemp Committee" - Philadelphia Bar Association

"Lawyers: New DEA Rule Won’t Disrupt Pa. Medical Marijuana Business" - The Legal Intelligencer

"New Pa. Rule Clears Path for Medical Cannabis Practices" - The Legal Intelligencer

"Licensing Contest Looms as Medical Pot Rules Take Shape" - The Legal Intelligencer

"Dilworth, Sacks Weston Diamond Create Joint Venture for Cannabis Work" - The Legal Intelligencer

"Department of Health Provides Update on Medical Marijuana Program Implementation Process; Urges Physician Participation" - Pennsylvania Pressroom

"Ethics Rules for Pot Practice Less Hazy" - The Legal Intelligencer

"Medical Marijuana Becomes Legalized in Pennsylvania" - Law360

"Pennsylvania legalized pot might create work lawyers fear going after" - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"Lawyers Unhappy With Bars' Opinion On Pot Industry" - The Legal Intelligencer

"Bars Urge Rule Change on Marijuana Industry" - The Legal Intelligencer

"Legalized Pot Might Create Work Lawyers Fear Going After" - The Legal Intelligencer

"Cannabis and Hemp Industry Association calls for medical cannabis law that protects Pennsylvania's lawyers" - American Trade Association for Cannabis and Hemp

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