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Commentary: Eagles well-positioned to handle loss of Jason Peters
The RepublicApril 1, 2012

When DeMeco Ryans was available, they had the cap space and surplus draft picks to get him. When DeSean Jackson and Evan Mathis reached the end of their contracts, the Eagles had the money to keep them. They had enough flexibility to extend Trent Cole ...more »

Men seek equality, say divorce laws treat husbands as ATMs
Deccan HeraldApril 1, 2012

The latest decision of the Union cabinet to amend divorce laws has been opposed by organisations which say they work to protect the rights of men. These organisations claim that divorce laws favour the interests of women and reduce men to being ATMs, ...more »

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SafePlace challenges vision for new center
Bellingham HeraldApril 2, 2012

She said that when prosecutors are involved in domestic violence cases, they are obligated to provide information to defense counsel by law through the discovery process, and that process might wind up putting confidential information about a domestic ...more »

Food Poisoning
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Molly Sims Suffers Food Poisoning
Contactmusic.comApril 2, 2012

Model-turned-actress Molly Sims was given a scare early on in her pregnancy when she was hit with a nasty bout of food poisoning. Sims, who married film producer Scott Stuber in Napa Valley, California last September (11), announced in January (12) she ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Indiabulls Fin to pay Rs 15L to couple
Indian ExpressApril 4, 2012

A leading investment and financial firm has been ordered by the country's apex consumer forum to pay over Rs 15 lakh to an elderly couple for selling their shares without their consent and causing loss to them. The National Consumer Disputes Redressal ...more »

Hatch-Waxman Act
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Watson confirms Lumigan and Latisse patent challenges; favorable Sanctura ruling
The Pharma LetterApril 5, 2012

Each law suit was filed under the provisions of the Hatch-Waxman Act, resulting in separate stays of final FDA approval of Watson's ANDAs. Each stay will be in effect for up to 30 months from the date the plaintiffs received notice of Watson's ANDA ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Workers with El Monte-contracted trash-hauler allege poor working conditions ...
Pasadena Star-NewsApril 18, 2012

Several workers with Los Angeles-based American Reclamation last week approached El Monte city councilmembers during a special meeting to plead for their help and support. Some workers described dirty facilities and rats and roaches in the company's ...more »

Consumer Protection
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Contractors get Pa. AG's attention
Legal News LineApril 7, 2012

(Legal Newsline) - Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly announced six lawsuits on Thursday against three Erie and three Pittsburgh-area home improvement contractors that allegedly failed to comply with the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act.more »

Stolen Identity
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Murrieta Police Arrest Couple on Multiple ID Thefts
Crime VoiceApril 5, 2012

Andrew Dorcas said it's possible that some victims may not be aware their identities had been stolen. Joseph Andrew Roybal, 21, was arrested on Sunday and his girlfriend, Kelsea Anne Ryan, 19, was arrested on Monday after police searched a bedroom they ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Visa drops payment processor in midst of fraud scare
Toronto SunApril 2, 2012

Credit card giants Visa and MasterCard were scrambling to thwart cyber crooks who looted a massive trove of precious account data, evidently from a payment processor in New York. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP) Visa has dropped payment processor Global Payments ...more »

Unsafe Products
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White Collar Crime & Investigations Law Update -- March 2012
JD Supra (press release)April 2, 2012

by Ruskin Moscou Faltischek on 4/2/2012 The SAT cheating scandal in Nassau County underscores every school district's need for quality, proactive advice whenever a traditional school disciplinary matter may require referral to law enforcement.more »

Credit Repair
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Cleaning up your Credit
KATVApril 4, 2012

Beware of any credit repair companies that want money up front or discourage you from contacting the three credit bureaus on your own. If they advise you to dispute everything, even valid debts, that is a red flat. And if a promise is made to erase ...more »


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