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Wage Garnishment Protection in New Jersey Revealed
News Junky JournalAugust 2, 2011

Execution against wages, also known as wage garnishment, is a form of debt collection. Both state and federal laws control wage garnishment in several ways, including regulating when wages can be garnished and ...more »

Frank McCourt Says His Legal Malpractice Claim Could Be Worth Hundreds of ...
ABA JournalAugust 3, 2011

McCourt made the claim as he battles Bingham McCutchen, which filed suit in April seeking unpaid legal fees and a declaratory judgment that it had done nothing wrong, the Los Angeles Times reports. "The damages stemming from Bingham's malpractice could ...more »

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Birth Injury
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The Law Offices of Brown & Getka Launches New Personal Injury Web Site
PR Web (press release)August 22, 2011

The Glen Burnie, Maryland personal injury law firm has teamed up with Scorpion Design for increased visibility on the internet through a new marketing campaign. The Law Offices of Brown & Getka offer professional legal services to clients in the Glen ...more »

Intentional Torts
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FONTENOT v. STINSON
Leagle.comAugust 26, 2011

The petition included claims for various intentional torts, including slander, civil conspiracy, "trespass, assault and battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, wrongful arrest, false imprisonment, and malicious prosecution. ...more »

Car Accidents
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Common Questions About Auto Accidents
Einnews PortugalAugust 24, 2011

That's a very common question personal injury law firms will hear. Even if you were at fault, it is highly recommended that you seek out the services of an experienced auto accident attorney if you were involved in a car accident resulting in serious ...more »

Mass Accidents
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It's time to turn around
The Daily StarAugust 29, 2011

I had thought of writing in a newspaper. And then I thought, what for? On August 2, a colleague of mine called following a bus accident in Narsingdi. Weeping, he said: "Sir, there are corpses all around." No law enforcement personnel were in sight. ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Recommended: Anti-global warming Sen. Inhofe formally endorses Perry
msnbc.comAugust 29, 2011

He repeated his goals of tort reform, spending cuts, and low taxes, saying, "You won't have stimulus programs under President Perry. You won't spend all the money." Perry also reiterated his critique of the federal government's enforcement of border ...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 »

Wrongful Death
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Carradine's widow settles wrongful death suit
CBS NewsAugust 17, 2011

Court records in Los Angeles show that Carradine's widow, Anne, has settled a wrongful death lawsuit against a French company that was handling the actor's final film. Carradine was found dead in June 2009 in a Bangkok hotel room. ...more »

Crackdown On Road Rage Should Mean Safer Streets
InjuryBoard.comAugust 18, 2011

In the past year, there have been 125 personal-injury crashes on the portion of I-96 that runs through Ingham County, including 3 fatal accidents. According to authorities, excessive speed and following too closely, both hallmarks of aggressive driving ...more »

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