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US Troop out of Suffolk Law
The PhoenixDecember 1, 2011

On Veterans Day, Suffolk Law School gave us a lesson in the glories — and pitfalls — that come with living with a legal and moral tradition of free speech. Unfortunately, US Army Reserves ...more »

Oakland Park tells contractors to keep hands off residents
Sun-SentinelDecember 1, 2011

"No city contractor should be having disputes with residents at all and we should make it part of the contract," said Mayor Suzanne Boisvenue. She said the fine "is so insignificant it makes no sense. $500 isn't enough to cover my little fingernail. ...more »

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Birth Injury
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The City of Unbrotherly Torts
Wall Street JournalDecember 2, 2011

Philadelphia plaintiffs are less likely to settle than plaintiffs elsewhere and show a marked preference for jury trials, according to a report for the International Center for Law and Economics by Joshua Wright based on data from Administrative Office ...more »

Free Case Review Announced for Pharmacy Malpractice Victims at LA Personal...
Exec Digital (press release)December 4, 2011

Los Angeles personal injury law firm, Grayson & Grayson has announced a free case evaluation for Pharmacy Malpractices and error incidences in Los Angeles. LA personal injury attorneys at Grayson & Grayson are qualified to take up medical malpractice ...more »

Car Accidents
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Despite New Phase of Rollover Protection Requirements, More Can Be Done, Law...
PR Web (press release)December 6, 2011

As the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) notes the importance of protective equipment as a factor in preventing ejection during car accidents, The Carlson Law Firm, headquartered in Texas, supports the need for more stringent ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Smoking Gun Email Reveals Bayer Promoted Yaz For Uses Not Approved By FDA ...
TopWireNews (press release)December 1, 2011

Ennis & Ennis, PA is a nationwide law firm with offices in Ft. Lauderdale, Miami and Washington DC Ennis & Ennis, PA concentrates its practice in mass torts and represents individuals against pharmaceutical companies worldwide, as well as medical ...more »

Mass Accidents
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6 hours before law agencies respond to accident
Daytona Beach News-JournalDecember 10, 2011

PALM COAST -- The Flagler County Sheriff's Office and the Florida Highway Patrol did not respond for almost six hours to what turned out to be a fatal traffic accident in which the wife of a School Board member ...more »

Defective Products
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Detecting procurement fraud
NewsDayDecember 19, 2011

... such fraud might end up with the buyer receiving defective parts, a defect in design and workmanship, which may cause death, injury or severe occupational illness. Procurement audits are meant to limit price fixing and bid rigging in contracts. ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Supreme Court to hear arguments in March on healthcare law
Los Angeles TimesDecember 20, 2011

A 19th century law known as the Anti-Injunction Act forbids judges from striking down taxes until the taxpayer has paid the tax and then sought a refund. Under the healthcare law, a citizen who has no health insurance in 2014 would have to pay a ...more »

Special interests collide in battle to overhaul Florida's no-fault auto insurance
Orlando SentinelDecember 10, 2011

Florida's personal-injury protection (PIP) auto-insurance law is under assault from Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, Gov. Rick Scott and lawmakers who argue the state's unique no-fault insurance environment is plagued by staged accidents ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Brittany Murphy - Brittany Murphy's Mother Sues Legal Team
Contactmusic.comDecember 19, 2011

She has now enlisted the services of attorney Michael Marzban to sue her former legal team for malpractice, and is seeking the amount she would have won had she pursued her previous action, plus other damages, TMZ.com reports. ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Ground Beef Recall
KEYTDecember 17, 2011

... dehydration, and in the most severe cases, kidney failure. The very young, seniors and persons with weak immune systems are the most susceptible to foodborne illness. Individuals concerned about an illness should contact a health care provider.more »

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