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Mitchell lawyer carves TIF niche
HispanicBusiness.comDecember 1, 2013

Petersen, an attorney at the Mitchell law firm Morgan Theeler, has represented developers involved in 12 of the 13 tax increment financing districts, or TIF districts, created in and around Mitchell since he worked on a TIF district to aid the ...more »

Miley: VA Medical Center's healing pet cat
San Francisco ChronicleDecember 1, 2013

Miley's domain is the Community Living Center, which houses the hospice unit and is usually the last stop for a vet. When a ... He doesn't trust elevators, and a motorized wheelchair will send him tearing down the hallway, a sight that always lightens ...more »

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New obligation to disclose arbitrated judgments causes concern
International Law OfficeDecember 2, 2013

Both provide full confidentiality regarding their institutional arbitrations: the former implicitly and the latter explicitly in its regulations. However, this seems likely to change. New laws. On August 20 2007 a far-reaching new law entered into ...more »

Food Poisoning
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'Food Poisoning' Death Toll Reaches 5
The New Indian ExpressDecember 4, 2013

Death toll in the suspected food poisoning case rose to five on Tuesday with Banita Padhi, daughter of Danda and Sarojini Padhi of Old Berhampur street, dying at the MKCG Medical College and Hospital (MCH) on Tuesday morning. Danda had succumbed ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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People in Tawang rue lack of development
Times of IndiaDecember 1, 2013

... want to remain silent anymore. They are increasingly becoming restive and frustrated because of the lackadaisical attitude of the government," social activist and member of Tawang-based Consumer Disputes and Redressal Forum, Jamphel Tsewang, said.more »

Anaconda man sentenced in child porn case
Helena Independent RecordDecember 11, 2013

Prosecutors said Anaconda-Deer Lodge County law enforcement investigated an August 2012 complaint that Freeman had had inappropriate contact with children. Officers found sexually explicit images of a young girl on Freeman's his cellphone.more »

Product Reclamation
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Hudbay Announces Offering of US$100000000 Senior Unsecured Notes
MarketWatchDecember 4, 2013

Unless they are registered or qualified by a prospectus, the Notes may be offered only in transactions that are exempt from registration under the Securities Act, prospectus qualification under Canadian securities laws or the securities laws of any ...more »

Consumer Protection
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New Jersey District Court Certifies TCPA (Telephone Consumer Protection Act...
The National Law ReviewDecember 7, 2013

Despite a readily available forum for individual suits and the disproportionate and the potentially ruinous liability a TCPA class action presents, a New Jersey District Court nonetheless deemed a class action the superior mechanism for resolving a ...more »

Stolen Identity
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Congress might make death records private to help stop identity theft
Redlands Daily FactsDecember 20, 2013

A provision in the budget measure cleared by the Senate Wednesday would limit access to information in the Social Security Administration's Death Master File to certified entities, such as life insurers and pension funds that use the data to combat ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Man sentenced for interstate stolen credit card scheme, bank fraud
The SentinelDecember 19, 2013

The evidence revealed their activities took place primarily at Target stores in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland. Evidence also showed that credit cards were used at other retailers. The potential loss from the defendants' use of these fraudulent...more »

Unsafe Products
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DrugRisk Alert: Court Records Show NuvaRing Lawsuits Growing
PR Web (press release)December 2, 2013

By sharing the latest product recalls, safety alerts, research and litigation news, patients can avoid dangerous drugs, see if others are experiencing similar side effects and decide if they need legal advice. The resource center contains warnings from ...more »

Credit Repair
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United Credit Consultants™ Radio Advertising Has Become The Model For ...
PR Web (press release)December 8, 2013

National and local Celebrity endorsements has further cemented United Credit Consultants' reputation as a company with vision, out of the box thinking and an industry leader in credit repair and restoration field. Share on Twitter Share on Facebook ...more »


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