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Christmas Shopping Safety Tips from Personal Injury Lawyer Sean M. Cleary
NewsdayDecember 1, 2013

Attorney Sean M. Cleary serves in Miami, Florida offering legal assistance and advice in personal injury matters including motor vehicle accidents, physical/sexual assaults, slip and fall accidents, trip and fall accidents, premises liability, product ...more »

TN charitable trust key in Bangalore blast plan, terror attacks: Police
Indian ExpressDecember 1, 2013

A charitable trust set up in Tamil Nadu ostensibly to help members of the proscribed Al Ummah outfit has been named by police as having been pivotal in the planning and execution of the April 17 bomb blast outside a BJP office in Bangalore. In ...more »

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Confidentiality
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Report faults Orange County for its handling of immigrant juveniles
Los Angeles TimesDecember 5, 2013

The report claims those practices violate confidentiality laws as well as “undermine the rehabilitative goals of the juvenile justice system." It cites data obtained by a separate group that shows that between 2009 and 2012, Orange County referred 546 ...more »

Food Poisoning
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Three family members in Spain die of food poisoning after eating fish
UPI.comDecember 17, 2013

ALCALA DE GUADAIRA, Spain, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Three members of the same Spanish family who accepted free expired food from supermarkets died of food poisoning, hospital officials said. Both parents, identified as E.C., 61, and C.B., 50, as well as their ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Biz Buzz for Dec. 2, 2013
BudgeteerDecember 2, 2013

Nicholas Ostapenko focuses on health care law and a civil trial practice in the areas of medical malpractice claims, professional negligence claims, business and construction disputes, personal injury and cases involving insurance law. Robert C ...more »

Hatch-Waxman Act
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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP | Finnegan Announces ...
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)December 11, 2013

She has particular experience in representing pharmaceutical patent holders in litigations arising under the Hatch-Waxman Act. Ms. Roscetti received her B.S. (2002) cum laude, from University of Kentucky; and J.D. (2005) from University of Houston Law ...more »

Lemon Law - by Daniel Altman
Foreign Policy (blog)December 3, 2013

As a result, you'll never be willing to pay a seller the full value of a good used car; there will always be some chance that it's a lemon. And since no seller will be able to get full value for a good used car, only lemons will be for sale -- and no ...more »

Consumer Protection
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Editorial: Let the state attorney general protect consumers
The Seattle TimesDecember 3, 2013

But the attorney general's office is hindered in this important work by an antiquated provision of the state Consumer Protection Act. If the state loses a case at trial, it must pay the defendant's attorney fees. It's happened just once recently — a ...more »

Product Reclamation
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New Egypt draft charter sets powers for military
MyFox PhoenixDecember 2, 2013

His support comes despite the removal of several provisions that ultraconservative Islamists had introduced into the Morsi-era charter, worrying liberals who feared they could be a prelude toward stricter implementation of Islamic law, or Shariah. The ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Multi-state case develops from Tremonton fraud bust
El EstándarDecember 3, 2013

The case has since been taken over by the U.S. Secret Service, he said, which has jurisdiction over credit card fraud and better resources for tracking violations nationally. And today prosecutors should find out if the case is oficially moving to ...more »

Stolen Identity
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UW Medicine alerts 90000 patients on stolen data
The Seattle TimesDecember 1, 2013

Because Social Security numbers and other identifying information may have been stolen, the UW is offering a free credit-monitoring service for a period of time for those patients who might be at greatest risk of identity theft. In other cases, only ...more »

Credit Repair
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Leaf Credit Solutions to Offer 30-Day Trial Credit Repair Program
PR Web (press release)December 4, 2013

Leaf Credit Solutions, according to Sharp, is an expert in credit systems and federal laws that give everyone the right to inspect their credit reports, dispute and correct errors, and remove inaccurate information. Sharp went on to explain that the ...more »

Unsafe Products
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SC notice to Centre over Juvenile Justice Act
IANSDecember 2, 2013

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