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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 »

Boeing chief: AMR bankruptcy good in long run
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)December 1, 2011

Boeing's commercial airplane division boss says that by filing for Chapter 11 reorganization American Airlines will emerge a stronger company and be in a better position to buy new, more fuel efficient airplanes. “I'm really confident that American's ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Academy seeks documents in personal injury case
Southeast Texas RecordDecember 3, 2011

Lugo is suing Academy in response to a severe arm injury he sustained on March 13, 2010, as he tried to remove a box of gym flooring products. According to the original petition, the box was in a section of the store which carried flooring materials ...more »

Why You Should Insist On Structured Settlements?
Caribbean Media VisionDecember 3, 2011

This question may have entered your mind if you are suffering from an injury caused by the negligence of another person, group, or company. Personal injury litigation remains the common route of those seeking compensation from those responsible for ...more »

Car Accidents
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Truck damages Pocatello police cars
Idaho State JournalDecember 2, 2011

Idaho State Police was called to conduct the investigation, since the second accident involved Pocatello law enforcement vehicles. The trailer struck the back of one police car's bumper and pushed the front end into the rear bumper of other police car. ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Legal Brief: No strict liability for resellers of personal info
Thomson Reuters News & InsightDecember 5, 2011

Gordon claimed that all defendants violated the DPPA, and he also made a tort claim and an intentional infliction of emotional distress claim against Leifer. Gordon alleged that Leifer used the DMV information to obtain telephone numbers that he used ...more »

Mass Accidents
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How rental car insurance could save you money
ABC2 NewsDecember 7, 2011

If your auto insurance includes collision and comprehensive coverage, then you will be covered if you get into an accident. If you use a credit card to pay for the rental car, your credit card company might automatically provide coverage as well. ...more »

Defective Products
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Prosecuting Wall Street
CBS NewsDecember 5, 2011

But Eileen Foster has never been asked - and never spoken to the Justice Department - even though she was Countrywide's executive vice president in charge of fraud investigations. At the height of the housing bubble, Countrywide Financial was the ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Judge's Decision in Reglan Mass Tort Could Impact Accutane Lawsuits
Accutane Lawsuit Center - Injury Litigation News 24/7December 2, 2011

Federal laws requires that generic manufacturers use the same labels as their corresponding brand name drugs. Generic Accutane lawsuit plaintiffs have alleged that the generic drug makers had an obligation to provide warning labels that sufficiently ...more »

Admiral eyes legal sector to replace referral fee profits 10, 2011

Admiral must move quickly to replace the loss of income from the fees paid by lawyers to insurers for information of potential personal injury claimants. By Jamie Dunkley The Cardiff-based group is exploring plans either to set up its own personal ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Sweat Lodge Deaths Lawsuits Settle for More Than $3 Million
Fox NewsDecember 2, 2011

The families of Kirby Brown, James Shore and Liz Neuman sued Ray following the October 2009 ceremony, accusing him of negligence, fraud and wrongful death. Brown's parents received nearly $860000, $1.38 million went to Shore's family, and Neuman's ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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CDC Says Romaine Likely Cause of St. Louis Outbreak
Food Safety NewsDecember 8, 2011

She explained that it can be difficult to pinpoint the cause of foodborne illness, especially when the apparent source is perishable fresh produce: "The food that caused the outbreak is identified in less than 50 percent of the foodborne outbreaks, ...more »


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