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Mobile Health Elder Care Apps Get Funding
InformationWeekAugust 1, 2011

... record with a tablet-based touchscreen assessment and care planning tool to improve assessment, service coordination, and outcome evaluation for frail, isolated, low-income seniors, including some with behavioral health or substance abuse issues. ...more »

How Andy Haldane gets his haircut
FT Alphaville (blog)August 2, 2011

As readers will no doubt be aware, haircuts on secured finance transactions are impressively pro-cyclical. As prices on the underlying asset fall, counterparties start demanding extra cash or collateral to compensate them for the added risk. ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Indiana Stage Collapse: Beth Urschel, Injured Lesbian Widow, Sues & Challenges ...
Huffington PostAugust 26, 2011

But one obstacle for Urschel, who sustained significant nerve damage and lost part of her foot in the incident, and her Valparaiso, Ind.-based personal injury attorney Kenneth Allen in the case is that the state of Indiana does not legally recognize ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Smart Choices to Ensure Safety at Lunch
New York TimesAugust 29, 2011

While there are no statistics on how often schoolchildren are sickened by the lunches they bring from home, it's far better to be safe than sorry, said Nancy Donley, the president of STOP Foodborne Illness, an advocacy organization. ...more »

Car Accidents
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Law Offices of Burg and Brock, Inc. Provide Accident Victims With Unmatched ...
MarketWatch (press release)August 26, 2011

The offices of Burg and Brock, Inc, are a Los Angeles-based law firm that specializes in personal injury cases, ranging from product liability cases to dog bite injury cases. What sets Burg and Brock, Inc. apart from many other law firms is a team of ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Did Employee's Spouse Have 'Loss of Consortium' Claim?
HR.BLR.comAugust 24, 2011

10–20638 (6/23/11). Point to remember. Liability for loss of consortium claim could substantially increase the damages an employer could owe. Thus, it was doubly important that Halliburton convinced the arbitrator to dismiss the state law tort claims.more »

Mass Accidents
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Three-car crash shuts down Route 1 in Northport
VillageSoup BelfastAugust 29, 2011

A VillageSoup reporter is on location where Route 1 is shutdown, and is awaiting additional information from law enforcement personnel on scene. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.more »

Rottenstein Law Group Cautiously Optimistic About New Utility of Embattled Fosamax
MarketWatch (press release)August 30, 2011

...Law Group urges anyone whose friend or relative has been prescribed Fosamax or another osteoporosis drug to reach out to that person and recommend that he or she consult a physician immediately and then speak to a qualified personal injury lawyer. ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Hardin County man could be charged with murder in girlfriend's death
Beaumont EnterpriseAugust 29, 2011

Her family is seeking a wrongful-death suit against her boyfriend, 29-year-old Cinton Brian West. Photo: Photo From Broussard's Mortuary / BE AP source: Warren Jeffs in medically induced coma In the case of a 20-year-old woman who died after being ...more »


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