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Locating an Experienced Criminal Lawyer is Now Very Simple
Prfire (press release)August 1, 2011

The attorneys at Mr. Joffe's office are also efficiently capable of handling various fraud cases such as computer fraud, Internet fraud, business fraud, mail fraud, insurance fraud, bankruptcy fraud, government fraud, bank fraud, financial fraud and ...more »

Pottstown cites technical errors in seeking lawsuit dismissal
The MercuryAugust 2, 2011

The original suit noted that the borough adopted the Uniform Construction Code in April, 2004, but it failed to adopt another ordinance, under the newly adopted UCC, authorizing its code enforcement department to require inspections and cite those who ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Arizona Personal Injury Firm Publishes Infographic About School and Daycare Safety (press release)August 16, 2011

Arizona personal injury attorneys, Alexis and Mark Breyer, of Arizona's “Husband and Wife Law Team,” recently produced a child safety infographic about the dangers of unqualified daycare providers and use of physical restraint and seclusion in schools. ...more »

California Personal Injury Attorney Takes on Court Underfunding in The Recorder
U.S. Politics TodayAugust 28, 2011

As long as money exists that can be used to administer justice, the San Francisco personal injury attorney sees no reason to close the door on the court system for those seeking a legal resolution. In fact, he argues, limiting access to the courts may ...more »

Car Accidents
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Toledo Personal Injury Lawyer Voices Support for Labor Day Drunk Driving Crackdown (press release)August 24, 2011

In addition to a general practice, the firm assists clients in personal injury, workers' compensation, Social Security disability, labor and bankruptcy cases. The firm's personal injury areas include construction injuries, car accidents, ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Hypersensitive Cops Use Internet Stalking Law to Punish YouTube Meanie
TruthdigAugust 10, 2011

The Hustler parody attacking Jerry Falwell, which the Supreme Court held to be protected against civil liability under the 'intentional infliction of emotional distress tort,' would be a crime.” As Volokh suggests, maybe it's not fair to blame just the ...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 »

Defective Products
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PETNet to Track Bad Pet Food
Food Safety NewsAugust 3, 2011

... Food and Drug Administration and its federal and state health partners decided they needed improved vigilance in watching for defective products, and to communicate more effectively during outbreaks of foodborne illness affecting companion animals. ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Leagle.comAugust 22, 2011

... action under 42 USC § 1983, alleging that various DOC and SCI-Huntingdon employees violated his rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the Constitution, and various state tort laws. ...more »

Leagle.comAugust 17, 2011

(2) On December 22, 2009, Wygant sustained personal injuries in a car accident he did not cause. At the time, Geico insured Wygant under a Delaware policy that provided Personal Injury Protection. Specifically, Geico insured Wygant for medical and wage ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Surgeon denies ignoring code blue in wrongful death trial of Immokalee civic ...
Marco EagleAugust 30, 2011

Edward "Ski" Olesky, left, looks over at his family at the end of court Monday during the medical malpractice trial involving the death of his wife, Ann Olesky, in June of 2004. Ski Olesky is accusing Dr. Dennis Stapleton - who testified Monday - his ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Is Your Desk Making You Sick?
Consumer AffairsAugust 25, 2011

“While shorter lunch hours may result in getting more accomplished, they could also be causing workers to log additional sick days, as desktops hide bacteria that can lead to foodborne illness.” Companies tend to encourage employees to eat at their ...more »


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