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The Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor LLP Announce Investigation of Zoo ...
MarketWatch (press release)August 1, 2011

DALLAS, Aug 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe, founder of The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC, and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor, LLP announce that a federal class ...more »

Crystal Cathedral looks to donations to emerge from bankruptcy
Los Angeles TimesAugust 2, 2011

Mark Winthrop, the cathedral's bankruptcy attorney, reaffirmed in court that the church's board, which was reorganized last week, is relying on a "faith-generated belief" that funds will come through. He said board members understand that the creditors ...more »

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Birth Injury
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RTA personal injury claims make up 78% of figures
Personal Injury Bureau.comAugust 22, 2011

Individuals claiming personal injury compensation as a result of a road traffic accident make up approximately 78% of the annual figures, according to a range of The House of Commons publications. As a result of these large numbers of compensation ...more »

San Jose Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffrey D. Janoff Named 2011 California Super ...
PR Web (press release)August 25, 2011

Super Lawyers magazine names San Jose, CA personal injury attorney, Jeffrey D. Janoff of Bostwick & Janoff one of the top attorneys in CA for 2011. San Jose Personal Injury Lawyer, Jeffery D. Janoff Being included in Super Lawyers makes me proud of the ...more »

Car Accidents
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Larry H. Parker Unveils "The App You Hope You Never Have to Use"
PR Web (press release)August 31, 2011

The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker today announced the unveiling of its new Smartphone app. Known as the “app you hope you never have to use,” the free app enables those involved in car accidents to quickly and easily collect all necessary information ...more »

Intentional Torts
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BOYD v. TORNIER, INC.
Leagle.comAugust 25, 2011

Tornier argues that the contract expressly precludes the award of lost profits for the breach of contract; that the plaintiffs' intentional and negligent misrepresentation claims fail as a matter of law and fact; and that the damages awards on the tort...more »

Toxic Torts
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Perry Nomination Could Motivate Trial Lawyers to Spend Big Bucks on Obama
ABA JournalAugust 22, 2011

The story cites two Texas tort reform laws backed by Perry. A 2003 law caps noneconomic damages in the state. Another law passed this spring allows Texas courts to dismiss suits without a legal basis before hearing evidence, and would require courts to ...more »

Defective Products
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9th Circuit affirms dismissal of Afghanistan chopper crash suit
Thomson Reuters News & InsightAugust 23, 2011

The government-contractor defense screens manufacturers from liability for defective products that cause injury or death as long as the government has approved the faulty product's design. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals also held that claims for ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Insurance policy limits?
AvvoAugust 24, 2011

An attorney contacted me wanting to represent our claim for wrongful death so we excepted. My brother was driving my mothers car when he was killed and her insurance policy had $10000 PIP and $25000 underinsured motorist policy limits and the drunk ...more »

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