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Donaldson Walsh Lawyers - Commercial Disputes & Insolvency
NewsMaker (press release)August 1, 2011

Adelaide's Donaldson Walsh Lawyers (DW) has welcomed three accomplished new recruits to a Commercial Disputes & Insolvency team that was already grabbing national attention. Liam McCusker, Mark Gowans and Sarah Annicchiarico previously comprised ...more »

Editorial: Heavier, but not therapeutic
Jakarta PostAugust 1, 2011

The Supreme Court panel of justices — Krisna Harahap, Artidjo Alkostar and Syamsul Rakan Chaniago — were right to insist on sentencing Gayus more heavily because tax crime is a burden on the state. “The defendant is a tax officer. ...more »

Personal Injury News and Stories

Birth Injury
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DuPont plaintiffs can sue, seek medical monitoring
ForbesAugust 18, 2011

"In the meantime, we'll continue to vigorously defend ourselves in the personal injury cases and continue to work with the settlement administrator on the implementation of the medical monitoring program." DuPont had argued that there's no point in ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Leagle.comAugust 13, 2011

Walker brought a tort claim against the State, a correctional officer, and two activity specialists, claiming they negligently failed to ensure his safety. The State sought summary judgment based upon the discretionary function and intentional tort...more »

Car Accidents
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Authorities investigate three-vehicle accident in Cole County
KRCGAugust 31, 2011

Authorities in Cole County are investigating a three car accident on Route C near the South Country Club intersection. The Highway Patrol released the victims names this afternoon. Killed were Joan Hamilton, 75, of Lenexa, Kansas, ...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 »

Wrongful Death
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13 WTHRSecond wrongful death suit filed in Indiana State Fair tragedy
WTHRAugust 29, 2011

Allen says she was a partial dependent to her mother and that qualifies her for the wrongful death lawsuit. The term "dependent" doesn't take on the same meaning as someone dependent in tax terms.more »

Food-Borne Illness
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How Long Can Food be Kept Safely?
MyFox AtlantaAugust 24, 2011

According the Home Food Safety Group -- every year 48-million people get sick -- and in many cases -- hospitalized because of food borne illnesses. Some of those same bad bugs that cause food poisoning can eventually cause long term illness. ...more »


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