WellPoint Inc. closed the book on its longstanding class action lawsuit against its Anthem unit last Friday. The health insurer agreed to a $90 million settlement with former members and owners of Anthem Insurance, a former mutual insurer that demutualized in 2001.
Faegre & Benson and Baker & Daniels announced yesterday their plan to join together in January. The two firms will merge starting Jan. 1, 2012, and will operate under the name Faegre Baker Daniels. The new enterprise will include about 450 lawyers from Faegre & Benson, based in Minneapolis, and...