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Toothache lawsuit may stifle medical gag orders
msnbc.comDecember 1, 2011

Lawyers for Robert Lee, 42, this week asked a New York federal court to declare that dentist Stacy Makhnevich's contract, which effectively attempts to gag patient reviews, is unethical, invalid and illegal. Within hours, the complaint filed by the ...more »

Downers Grove man gets year in prison for failing to pay $260K in taxes
Chicago TribuneDecember 1, 2011

... Conforti Construction Co. was sentenced today in US District Court after pleading guilty in September to one count of filing a false federal income tax return, according to a press release issued by Patrick J. Fitzgerald, United States Attorney for ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Carter Mario: Personal Injury Lawyer
Patch.comDecember 16, 2011

Specifically, the Carter Mario law firm specializes in personal injury cases, which he described as any legal matter involving an injury to a person. That could be from a fall, a workplace injury, a Social Security disability claim or a product ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Food Safety Disasters 2011: The Deadliest And Strangest Outbreaks Of The Year
Huffington PostDecember 31, 2011

It turns out people get sick from food-borne illness constantly, everywhere in the world. Millions of people! So it's no surprise that we didn't have to search far when we wanted to compile a list of the 11 worst food safety disasters of the year. ...more »

Car Accidents
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When your parked car is at fault
Fox BusinessDecember 1, 2011

Bad drivers usually get what's coming to them: tickets, fender-benders, higher car insurance rates. The driver who scrapes an inconsiderately or illegally parked car usually curses it, then takes the blame because he was moving and the parked car ...more »

Man Injured in Dog Shooting Incident seeks Compensation
Injuries Direct NewsDecember 8, 2011

A man, who was injured in a bizarre shooting incident, has made a claim for personal injury compensation. Ivan Pearce was sat in the living room of his home in Tatton Road, Crewe, when he was struck in the neck by a ricochet from a police firearm, ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Local officials support broader sex abuse reporting law
Gainesville TimesDecember 4, 2011

But many times suspected abuse cases turn out to be just an accident. Still, Anderson said no risks can be taken. "You can't really make those judgement calls too much. If you don't report something that looked minor but ends up being something more, ...more »

Defective Products
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Prosecuting Wall Street, pt. 2
CBS NewsDecember 5, 2011

Throw the book at protesters, but the big banks are allowed to pay fines, without admitting guilt and with no criminal prosecution. Seems to me that if Citibank agreed to pay $285 million in fines, they probably did something a little more serious than ...more »

Toxic Torts
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The Legal Background Of Consumer Protection In Sri Lanka
Sunday LeaderDecember 3, 2011

In the present socio economic landscape in Sri Lanka, the consumer is a victim of many unfair and unethical tactics adopted in the market place. The untrained consumer is not in a position to resist the tactics of the businessman marketing goods and ...more »

Arkansas Law Firm Rainwater, Holt & Sexton Honors Little Rock Hero
PR Web (press release)December 6, 2011

The 'team' aspect of football teaches trust among players and coaches, pursuit of excellence in unison, and caring for others by being a part of something that is bigger than oneself. Rainwater, Holt & Sexton recently honored Richard C. Wilson, ...more »

Wrongful Death
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St. Lucie West dog owners dropped from wrongful death suit
TCPalmDecember 8, 2011

FORT PIERCE — Survivors of an 83-year-old Port St. Lucie man who died more than two months after allegedly being attacked by a dog in February 2009 have dropped a wrongful-death lawsuit against the dog's owners. ...more »


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