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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 »

Just married? Check your divorce cover
Financial TimesAugust 2, 2011

So, while divorce insurance is unlikely to take off for the mass market any time soon, it could work for individuals who have already taken the time to craft a pre-or-post nuptial agreement. Please don't cut articles from and redistribute by ...more »

Personal Injury News and Stories

Birth Injury
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Do an attorney usually hire an engineer during a personal injury case
AvvoAugust 30, 2011

Do an attorney usually hire an engineer to inspect the incident scene during a personal injury case such as premises liability? If so, why does an attorney hire or get one of their engineers to inspect? Could there be a downside if an attorney didn't ...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 »

Car Accidents
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Paul Premack: Estate planning should be an integral part of Medicaid planning
San Antonio ExpressAugust 26, 2011

If TR were to die in a car accident (or however) while his wife is still in the nursing home, his Will says she inherits all the assets. Since he would have died, she would have no more spousal protected resource allowance. She would own the house, ...more »

Intentional Torts
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No Predicting 'Common Sense' Court Open to Dissenting Voices
New York Law JournalAugust 17, 2011

"As a criminal defense lawyer and a constitutional lawyer, I don't have that same kind of robust feeling about how my kind of issues are going to be embraced by this Court," Mr. Cambria said. Experts say one advantage of strong dissents is that they ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Fatal NJ crash spotlights young drivers law
The Associated PressAugust 23, 2011

TRENTON, NJ (AP) — A New Jersey law barring drivers under 18 from having more than one passenger is in the spotlight after an SUV driven by a 17-year-old and carrying seven teenagers crashed. The driver and three passengers died in Saturday's accident...more »

North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers Express Concern About Prescription Drug ...
PR Web (press release)August 31, 2011

“Studies have shown that people who take Actos for an extended period may have an elevated risk of bladder cancer,” said Hardison, a partner in Hardison & Cochran, Attorneys at Law, a North Carolina personal injury law firm that is currently ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Wrongful death trial starts in Naples
The News-PressAugust 23, 2011

Olesky is seeking at least $5 million in damages for past and future loss of companionship and mental anguish and suffering in the death of his wife. The six-person jury will begin hearing testimony today. The trial could take as long as two weeks. ...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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