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Lebanese Information Minister Urges Self-Censorship as Draft Media Law...
Huffington PostAugust 1, 2011

Information Minister Walid Al Daouk's call for self-restraint shocked journalists and ran contrary to the new cabinet's assurances that freedom of expression would be respected and media laws updated. It flew in the face of his predecessor who said a ...more »

As An Asset Protection Trust, Henry's Trust Was A Notable Failure
Forbes (blog)August 2, 2011

Henry created a self-settled Delaware Domestic Asset Protection Trust (DAPT) for himself, with BNY Mellon as a Trustee and his lawyer as a co-Trustee. Footnote 1 of the Court's Opinion states “As will become clear, as an 'asset protection trust,' ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Houston Personal Injury Attorney Calls for Labor Day Celebrations to Exclude ... (press release)August 27, 2011

The firm also handles insurance disputes and business law matters. Attorney Brad T. Wyly, the firm's founder, is a skilled negotiator and lawyer. Wyly has extensive experience in personal injury cases, including claims involving complex accidents, ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Richmond County food violations less dangerous
The Augusta ChronicleAugust 28, 2011

The category of higher concern is food-borne illness risk, which Michael refers to as the “kill you dead stuff.” These make up about 35 percent of Richmond County violations. Wishard, who serves as the health department's manager for environmental ...more »

Car Accidents
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Can I be sued for a auto accident when I am the policy holder but not the one ...
AvvoAugust 23, 2011

You may wish to sit down with your insurance agent and determine if you need to increase the amount of your liability insurance for possible future accidents. If you are only carrying the minimum legally required amount required by Texas law, ...more »

Ingrams partner sets up own practice as personal injury division is sold
The Press, YorkAugust 18, 2011

Ingrams, which employs 50 people in York, said it planned to focus on a broad range of services including wills, probate, civil litigation, employment law, debt recovery and residential and commercial conveyancing. Paul Stott, managing partner, ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Book on Wildfire Policy Research Slated for Fall Release
FireEngineering.comAugust 10, 2011

"the management of the risk of fire before ignition, intentional fire use, and suppression of fires after they escape control," he said – with a focus on liability law.– and it relates to fires that are due largely to excessive natural accumulation of ...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 »

Mass Accidents
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Area Man Faces Charges From July Accident
Jamestown Post JournalAugust 25, 2011

According to police, it was found that Johnson was under the influence of alcohol and was charged with DWI and Leandra's Law. At the conclusion of the investigation, it was found that the youth had serious injuries. As a result, Johnson was charged ...more »

Alabama Attorney Cautions Against Game Day Drinking and Driving
PR Web (press release)August 30, 2011

Belt Law Firm, PC, is an Alabama personal injury law firm that represents the victims of insurance fraud (insurance policy disputes and bad faith insurance practices) and dangerous and defective products throughout the communities of Birmingham, ...more »


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