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MoI officer acquitted in visa forgery case
Arab Times Kuwait English DailyAugust 2, 2011

Duo not guilty: The Court of Appeals acquitted two Kuwaiti youths of kidnapping, swindling and stealing but fined them KD 300. Case files indicate an unidentified person asked the youths for directions to a cooperative society. ...more »

Current eminent domain law works
Hattiesburg AmericanAugust 2, 2011

Mississippi citizens who would seek to strengthen the eminent domain laws of our state in favor of property owners need only read the letter of one of our most prominent citizens, Jackson businessman and Mississippi Development Authority Director ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Portland, Oregon's Squires and Associates, PC Personal Injury Firm Increases ...
PR Web (press release)August 22, 2011

The personal injury firm of Squires and Associates, PC teams up with the outstanding Scorpion Design company and launches a new website. Squires and Associates, PC is a personal injury firm dedicated to helping clients in the Portland, Oregon area. ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Illinois Mom Kimberly Garrity Wins 'Bad Mom' Case Over Her Kids
ABC NewsAugust 30, 2011

Bruce Ottley, a law professor at DePaul University and author of Illinois Tort Law, said the circuit court which first heard the case was right in throwing it out. "Illinois law is so clear on this. You have to prove extreme and outrageous conduct and ...more »

Car Accidents
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Series of ills put police at greater risk
USA TodayAugust 26, 2011

14 death marked the first time a Lakewood officer was murdered by gunfire (the two others were killed in auto accidents). Chief Robert Lawson said Matlosz had stopped his patrol car to talk with a man walking on the side of the road when "the man ...more »

Toxic Torts
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PALUCH v. SECRETARY PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
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 »

Wrongful Death
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In-cruiser video of beating added as evidence in wrongful death lawsuit
Knoxville News SentinelAugust 25, 2011

An excessive force and wrongful death federal lawsuit filed against a Blount County Sheriff's Office sergeant now includes new evidence from a police video which shows the officer punching and kicking a suspect under arrest and ...more »

Fee sharing on personal injury, med mal cases with non atty
AvvoAugust 22, 2011

Atty fee sharing on personal injury and med mal cases with non atty. in New York & NJ Posted about 7 hours ago. This attorney is licensed in New York. This is in general a serious ethical violation on the part of the attorney.Are you asking about it, ...more »

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