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Legal pair reject corporate approach and establish Sinclair Sharpe Law
Manchester Evening NewsDecember 1, 2011

“It's often quite a daunting experience for someone to approach a solicitor in the first place but the corporate approach does not suit everyone. “I wanted to get away from that and create a legal service that was delivered differently. ...more »

Jesse Eisenberg Sues Lionsgate Over Its 'Camp Hell' Advertising
ReutersDecember 1, 2011

Last week, the Oscar nominee hit Lionsgate and Grindstone Entertainment with a $3 million lawsuit, charging the companies with falsely advertising his cameo in "Camp Hell" as a lead role in the low-budget horror film. The "Zombieland" star claims that ...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 »

Hackensack Chiropractor Achieves Extremity Practitioner Certification
MarketWatch (press release)December 1, 2011

HACKENSACK, NJ, Dec 01, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Bergen County residents suffering from back pain, hip pain or problems in their arms, legs, hands or feet due to personal injuries, sports related injuries, chronic conditions or auto related ...more »

Car Accidents
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Tougher DWI Laws Starting Thursday
WITNDecember 1, 2011

The law was named for Laura Fortenberry. Until she was killed in a car accident in 2010 by a drunk driver who had three previous DWI charges, the 17-year from Gaston County sang in the chorus, played powder puff football and planned to be an FBI agent ...more »

Intentional Torts
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OAG, DPS changes position 180 degrees
Saipan TribuneDecember 11, 2011

... motion to dismiss DPS, Banes also cited Attorney General Edward T. Buckingham's June 7, 2011 letter denying any liability for the injuries to Wang “because the facts as presented, constitute the intentional torts of assault and battery. ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Drugs Now Kill More People Than Car Accidents Says Arkansas Injury Lawyer
Law Firm Newswire (press release)December 1, 2011

“I never thought we would see the day when drug abuse is now killing more people than car accidents. If that does not give you pause for thought, nothing will,” commented Michael G. Smith, an Arkansas injury lawyer and Arkansas accident lawyer, ...more »

Defective Products
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Honda recalls 304035 cars globally for air bag defect
Reuters IndiaDecember 2, 2011

... said the latest recall in Japan of 2000 cars would cost 14 million yen. 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.more »

Toxic Torts
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Time for action on privacy tort: Kirby
The AustralianDecember 1, 2011

Mr Kirby, former High Court judge and Australia's most prominent advocate for strengthened privacy laws, this week urged the Gillard government to "bite the bullet" and finally introduce a privacy tort -- a change he first proposed in 1979. ...more »

St. Louis Injury Lawyers Offer Video Resources On New Website
PR Web (press release)December 3, 2011

Practice areas – More than 80 pages can be found covering a wide range of cases and catastrophic injuries, including car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, construction accidents, railroad accidents, birth injuries, premises liability, ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Daughter Sues After Dad Hangs Self
NBC ChicagoDecember 2, 2011

A wrongful death lawsuit was filed Thursday by the daughter of a 62-year-old man who hanged himself nearly two weeks ago in a Far South Side police lockup. Mary Woods, daughter of Melvin C. Woods Jr., filed the lawsuit against the city of Chicago in ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Quarantine lifted on most Organic Pastures raw milk and dairy products
Lake County NewsDecember 17, 2011

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) imposed the quarantine in response to notification from the California Department of Public Health connecting E.coli O157:H7 food-borne illness to the dairy. The facility was required to meet all ...more »


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