Personal Injury News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in December, 2011

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Ex-lawyer to serve 6 months for insider trading
ReutersDecember 1, 2011

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former lawyer who was one of the prime suppliers of corporate secrets to traders in an insider trading ring, was sentenced to six months imprisonment on Wednesday. Brien Santarlas once worked for the well-known ...more »

Md. lawmakers oppose continued federal pay freeze
Baltimore Sun (blog)December 1, 2011

Several public employee unions who have members in Maryland agreed. “We made our sacrifice,” Jacqueline Simon, policy director for the American Federation of Government Employees, said in an interview, referring to the current pay freeze. ...more »

Personal Injury News and Stories

Birth Injury
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'Personal Injury'
Digital Spy UKDecember 6, 2011

When Malick's ex-boyfriend Paul and his family are involved in an accident that brings them to Holby, Malick is surprised by the strength of his feelings for Paul. Malick is shocked to hear that Paul is very ill, leading him to suggest a risky plan to ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Marler: Schnucks Should Reveal E. coli Romaine Lettuce Producer and Distributor
Food Poison JournalDecember 8, 2011

Since 2000 there have been over 80 foodborne illness outbreaks linked to lettuce and, since 1993 lettuce has been responsible for more than two-dozen E. coli outbreaks. Many of those outbreaks affected multiple states as is presently the case with ...more »

Car Accidents
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Motorcyclists claim optional helmet law will provide economic lift
Wicked LocalDecember 2, 2011

But the bill has failed, in part because of arguments from brain injury experts who warn that motorcycle accidents are partly responsible for soaring health care costs and debilitating injuries. “We don't want to see more people with head injuries or ...more »

Chain Reaction in Motorcycle Crash Kills Biker Reports Austin Personal Injury ...
Law Firm Newswire (press release)December 2, 2011

“I've been a lawyer for a long time and have seen my fair share of motorcycle crashes and car wrecks,” said Robert W. Lee, an Austin personal injury attorney at The Lee Law Firm. “But the accidents that disturb me the most are the ones that did not ...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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St. Louis Injury Lawyers Offer Video Resources On New Website
eYugoslavia.comDecember 3, 2011

... including car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, construction accidents, railroad accidents, birth injuries, premises liability, wrongful death, defective products, workers' compensation, chemical inhalation and dangerous drugs. ...more »

Toxic Torts
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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 »

Pensacola mayor pushing Messer for city attorney
Pensacola News JournalDecember 7, 2011

James Messer, who has been acting as interim city attorney since May, is a Birmingham-based plaintiffs' attorney for personal injury litigation, construction law, commercial law, local government law and federal criminal defense. ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Mom blames dad in deaths
Tbo.comDecember 6, 2011

She will rely on an insanity defense, and prosecutors will seek the death penalty should she be convicted. "If it's determined that Julie has liability for the wrongful death of those children, then Mr. Schenecker has some culpability for the death of ...more »

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