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How To Negotiate The Restrictive Covenant In Your Employment Contract
Physicians News DigestAugust 1, 2011

Restrictive covenants are designed to protect the economic interest of your employer who is assumed to have spent time and money training you, introducing you to its patients and sharing confidential information to you. Pennsylvania and New Jersey Law. ...more »

Cohen & Grigsby Attorney Appointed to Collier County Bar Association Board of ...
PR Newswire (press release)August 2, 2011

The firm has more than 130 lawyers in nine practice groups – Business & Tax, Labor & Employment, Immigration/International Business, Real Estate, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights, Public Affairs and Estates & Trusts. ...more »

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Confidentiality
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Providence police, hospitals at odds in medical privacy debate
Providence JournalAugust 21, 2011

And while they say the hospital's emergency-room personnel are helpful, that cooperation ends the moment a patient is transferred to another unit. In Perry's case, the police searched for a weapon for hours –– until surveillance video showed that he'd ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Better waste disposal system needed
Inquirer.netAugust 30, 2011

Some cities are using garbage for reclamation. And some use theirs for power generation, as is being done now, on a limited scale, in Antipolo where Metro Manila throws its trash. Biogas has long been with us but the government is not maximizing its ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Hike in premiums need to be reasonable
Business StandardAugust 24, 2011

Amina Sheikh, 80, fought a bitter battle with the National Insurance Company for two years in the Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum of South Mumbai before she was able to get the dispute resolved. Her grouse: The company had raised the medical ...more »

Stolen Identity
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Ex-police officer sentenced in AK stolen ID case
BusinessWeekAugust 27, 2011

By RACHEL D'ORO A former police officer in Alaska was sentenced Thursday to three months in federal prison and fined $10000 for living in the country illegally under a stolen identity for more than two decades. Mexican national Rafael Mora-Lopez was ...more »

Unsafe Products
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Behind Google's $500 Million Settlement With US
New York TimesAugust 30, 2011

Google entered into a nonprosecution agreement with the government last week over the use of its AdWords program by Canadian pharmacies that helped them sell prescription drugs in the United States in violation of a federal law, 21 USC § 331(a). ...more »

BBB AUTO LINE Turns 30
MarketWatch (press release)August 30, 2011

BBB AUTO LINE, a national program which resolves auto warranty and lemon law disputes, marks its 30th year of service to consumers and the automotive industry. This innovative program has helped nearly 2 million consumers find solutions to their ...more »

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