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Major changes proposed for La.'s higher-education system
Houma CourierDecember 1, 2011

A statewide commission has proposed major changes to the state's higher-education system, including making it easier to increase tuition, boosting money for need-based scholarships and dramatically restructuring the state's TOPS scholarship. ...more »

Value Investing 8: Fishing In Shallow Waters
Seeking AlphaDecember 1, 2011

When I was practicing law, I had a case involving a large, complex and extremely expensive fishing vessel. It used advanced electronics to find and catch large quantities of fish and could travel far out in the ocean in search of ideal fishing grounds. ...more »

Personal Injury News and Stories

Birth Injury
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BISNAR CHASE Files Two Nissan Auto Defects Lawsuits for Catastrophic Injuries...
Business Wire (press release)December 7, 2011

(BUSINESS WIRE)--BISNAR CHASE California Personal Injury Attorneys ( today announced they've filed two current auto defects lawsuits against Nissan on behalf of plaintiffs involved in California car crashes who sustained ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Horsfall: signs of success amid foodborne illness events
The Packer (blog)December 1, 2011

Recent and tragic foodborne illness events are stirring much discussion about food safety in the produce industry. As always, the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement is ...more »

Car Accidents
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Chicago Personal Injury Law Firm Announces New Partners
PR Web (press release)December 7, 2011

Devine and Salvi II represents clients throughout Chicago and Illinois in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice and product liability. They both have a record of delivering positive results for those who have been harmed by ...more »

Cavanagh Law Group
Chicago TribuneDecember 8, 2011

For 15 years, Cavanagh Law Group has worked tirelessly on behalf of injured clients and their families in complex personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death cases. During that time, the firm's track record has helped it earn a sterling ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Couple charged with DWI after switching places following accident
Buffalo NewsDecember 6, 2011

Leiland Jonathan, 42, admitted to Cannan that he was the driver of the vehicle when it was involved in the accident. He was then charged with DWI and three counts of violating Leandra's Law for driving drunk with three children in his car. ...more »

Defective Products
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Honda recalls 304035 cars globally for air bag defect
The Malaysian InsiderDecember 2, 2011

... in Japan of 2000 cars would cost 14 million yen (RM563,062). The company said it learned of the latest set of defects after uncovering a handling error by a supplier that allowed faulty inflators to find their way into additional products. — Reuters.more »

Toxic Torts
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From the Experts: A Lasting Peace in Mass Torts
Corporate CounselDecember 9, 2011

Such broad releases are commonplace and typically enforceable, although relevant state law must be evaluated to ensure finality. Defendants should be attuned to the risk that a plaintiff will challenge the enforceability of his or her release. ...more »

Will the Real Personal Injury Attorneys in Los Angeles Please Step Forward?
Sacramento BeeDecember 10, 2011

Do not use the commenting system for advertising. That's spam and it isn't allowed. • Don't use all capital letters. That's akin to yelling and not appreciated by the audience. • Don't flag other users' comments just because you don't agree with their ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Judge: Social Workers Could've Saved Boy Who Starved To Death
KMGH DenverDecember 8, 2011

DENVER -- The wrongful-death lawsuit against two social workers involved in Chandler Grafner's case will go forward. A judge this week dismissed the defendants' request to dismiss the case. The 7-year-old weighed only 31 pounds when he died of ...more »


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