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2021 Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

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The 2021 Upstate New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars have been announced, and the following Rochester lawyers have made the lists.

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Heir: Sacklers won’t settle unless freed from opioid suits

FILE - This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Purdue Pharma, the maker of the prescription opioid painkiller OxyContin. Purdue said Monday, March 4, 2019, that it has asked a Massachusetts court to throw out a lawsuit filed by the state's attorney general that accuses the company, its owners and top executives of deceiving patients and doctors about the risks of opioids. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

Members of the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma won’t contribute billions of dollars to a legal settlement unless they get off the hook for all current and future lawsuits over the company’s activities, one of them told a ...

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigning over sexual harassment

FILE - In this May 27, 2020, file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his resignation Tuesday over a barrage of sexual harassment allegations in a fall from grace a year after he was widely hailed nationally for his detailed daily briefings and leadership during the ...

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Irondequoit man with COVID-19 seeks court order for medication

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An Irondequoit man hospitalized with COVID-19 is seeking a court order that would require doctors at Unity Hospital to administer medication outside of normal treatment protocol for the virus. Michael Gangemi, 63, wants to be treated with two prescription medications, Ivermectin ...

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