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Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces Investigation of Commercial Metals Company
MarketWatch (press release)December 1, 2011

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is a national law firm which represents investors and individuals in class action litigation. The firm is focused on providing exemplary legal services in complex litigation in the areas of securities, shareholder, antitrust and ...more »

Report: US Agency Erred On United Pension Values
SalonDecember 1, 2011

The agency took over the pension plans in 2004 and 2005 after United filed for bankruptcy court protection in December 2002. When the PBGC takes over plans, it pays promised benefits to retirees up to certain limits. ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Levin and Perconti Named Personal Injury Law Firm of the Year – USA by Lawyer ...
Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog (blog)December 3, 2011

Our team of Chicago injury attorneys are proud to announce that we were recently named the Personal Injury Law Firm of the year in the United State by Lawyer Monthly—an international legal publication. The honor was part of the Lawyer Monthly Legal ...more »

Huntington Beach Chiropractic Announces Massage Therapy Services
MarketWatch (press release)December 6, 2011

Massage can also help speed internal healing for patients following a car accident injury or personal injury. The practice often combines massage with other non-invasive pain management techniques, including chiropractic care. ...more »

Car Accidents
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Tragic motorcycle crash underscores importance of helmet use
ConsumerReports.orgDecember 2, 2011

In 2009, over, 4200 motorcyclists died in crashes, which is 13 percent of all crash deaths. While this number is down from 2008, it's the second highest percentage of all crash deaths since NHTSA began recording them in 1975. Helmet laws are only in ...more »

Intentional Torts
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West Virginia ranks No. 3 on Judicial Hellhole list
State JournalDecember 15, 2011

By Andrea Lannom - email Although West Virginia ranked near the top of the American Tort Reform Foundation's Judicial Hellhole list, the report highlighted positive steps the state is making to improve its judicial climate. ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Baltimore Auto Accident Lawyer Marc G. Snyder Releases Guide to Common Injury ...
PR Web (press release)December 1, 2011

Baltimore Accident Lawyer Marc G. Snyder and The Law Offices of Marc G. Snyder announce the release of their latest book, Truth Be Told: The Tall-Tales, Legends, and Myths Threatening to Destroy Your Maryland Personal Injury Claim. ...more »

Defective Products
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Parental alert: Sugar meter rates the worst offenders of sugar packed cereals
The Virginian-PilotDecember 11, 2011

When we continue to demand our body to produce more insulin than what is healthy, our body responds through breaking down and becoming diseased and defective. The point of no return isn't able to be determined when we're abusing and overwhelming our ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Extubation Case Challenged Long-standing Legal Doctrine
Anesthesiology NewsDecember 16, 2011

by Kristin Adams Forner, MD The practice of anesthesiology does not often come before the US Supreme Court, but the case of Air Force Staff Sgt. Dean Witt had the potential to radically remake a feature of tort law that has been in effect for more than ...more »

Levin and Perconti Named Personal Injury Law Firm of the Year – USA by Lawyer ...
Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog (blog)December 3, 2011

Our team of Chicago injury attorneys are proud to announce that we were recently named the Personal Injury Law Firm of the year in the United State by Lawyer Monthly—an international legal publication. The honor was part of the Lawyer Monthly Legal ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Death by airline food?
Financial PostDecember 2, 2011

Troubled American Airlines now faces a new drain on revenues – one based on wrongful death by airline food. CNN reports that the family of Othon Cortes is suing the airlines and its cater Sky Chefs for over one million dollars, alleging that food Mr. ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Have a healthy flu season!
Tremonton LeaderDecember 1, 2011

Failure to wash, or insufficiently washing hands, contributes to almost 50% of all foodborne illness outbreaks, says the CDC. Hands can also transfer germs from contaminated raw meat, eggs, and poultry to other foods. The most frequently diagnosed ...more »

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