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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 »

Worker complains to EEOC
Tampabay.comDecember 1, 2011

Five days later, the 30-year-old maintenance worker filed a discrimination complaint with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, alleging the county has failed to take action to ease the hostile work environment created by the co-worker's ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Obtaining medical records in a personal injury case
Lawdit Commercial SolicitorsDecember 7, 2011

The Data Protection Act 1988 allows living individuals to obtain their personal health records. The Access to Health Records 1990 governs access to the health records of the deceased. Usually a claim will be above £10000.00 before medical records are ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Putting Food Safety First
Progressive GrocerDecember 20, 2011

But the facts of recent foodborne illness outbreaks only further highlight the importance of that investment. Making food safety a guidepost in managing your business, not risking people's lives, is simply the cost of doing business. ...more »

Car Accidents
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New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer Uses Story With A Surprise Twist To Convey ...
PR Web (press release)December 2, 2011

For more information about Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, PC, call (800) LAW-2000 or use the firm's online contact form. New Jersey drunk driving accident lawyer , Teaneck car accident attorney , auto , motor vehicle.more »

Plaintiff adds claims to personal injury suit
Southeast Texas RecordDecember 3, 2011

GALVESTON - A local man who claimed in a lawsuit last year he injured himself performing a task which required two people has amended his original complaint. Joel Angel Vargas is currently seeking damages from his employer, Momentum Metals, ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Law and order
STLtoday.comDecember 5, 2011

The crash occurred in the 1400 block of St. Thomas Road near Granite City. Authorities responded to a 911 call at 11:46 pm about a serious traffic accident and found a silver 2000 Pontiac Trans Am engulfed in flames. The rear of the car had struck a ...more »

Defective Products
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Comply with Canada's new CCPSA, DTI tells nonfood exporters
Business MirrorDecember 12, 2011

Exporters, the DTI added, should review agreements with suppliers and/or manufacturers and consider inclusion of conditions that shift liability up the supply chain in cases of defective products. This is because the new law allows Canadian importers ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Milton Hershey School releases statement regarding lawsuit brought by ...
CBS 21December 1, 2011

However, the School acknowledges that this is an evolving area of the law. This case poses questions that were left unanswered in the Doe v. County of Centre decision and an application to a unique residential private school setting. ...more »

Coughlin & Gerhart Receives First Tier Rankings
WBNG-TVDecember 1, 2011

Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP received a First Tier ranking in the areas of Arbitration, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Education Law, Employment Law – Management, Family Law, Labor Law – Management, Municipal Law, and Personal Injury Litigation...more »

Wrongful Death
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Families of police pursuit victims sue city for wrongful death
KNDO/KNDUDecember 2, 2011

YAKIMA, Wash- The families of the victims of a deadly police pursuit last year are suing the city of Yakima. Shaun Kollman, the man who led police on a chase through the city in June of 2010 crashing into multiple cars along the way and eventually ...more »


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