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US Labor Department to begin campaign against violations in Georgia
The Augusta ChronicleNovember 1, 2011

... child labor and overtime laws. Al Villoch, a community outreach specialist with the department, said the agency will conduct visits to businesses all over Georgia from November through April, focusing on franchise restaurants. ...more »

The real anti-Catholic bigots
WND.comNovember 1, 2011

The 1965 Voting Rights Act struck down state impediments to black access to the ballot. The 1968 act forbade discrimination in the purchase and sale of housing. While these laws restricted the freedom of state officials, restaurateurs, bar owners, ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Washington Area Bicyclist Attorneys need to "walk the walk"
InjuryBoard.comNovember 2, 2011

I was sent information about a local lawyer who is supposedly a plaintiff's personal injury trial lawyer and a Washington DC area bicycle accident victims' advocate. Yet, when I did not recognize the name, I looked to find his number in the Virginia ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Tomato Salmonella
University of FloridaNovember 9, 2011

But a new study shows that still won't guarantee the tomatoes won't contain the bacteria that cause the most food-borne illness in humans, salmonella. Experts used to worry only about salmonella contamination through cuts in the fruit's skin or near a ...more »

Car Accidents
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Nearly 200 New Oklahoma Laws Take Effect This Week
ClaimsJournal.comNovember 1, 2011

The “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act,” calls for prison time for doctors who perform abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, presuming a fetus can feel pain after that point. The bill includes an exemption for abortions performed when the life ...more »

A Physical Therapist's personal story ... how she returned to the sport she loves.
NOLA.comNovember 8, 2011

By Beth Winkler-Schmit PT I wanted to share with you a personal story, not about me, but one of our Physical Therapists. Injuries happen to everyone, it's how you handle and conquer them that help you overcome obstacles and come out on top. ...more »

Mass Accidents
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N.J. Teen Killed In Stolen Car Crash
myfoxny.comNovember 7, 2011

A different kind of law enforcement is taking place around the Financial District over the weekend. By GLENN WILBURN | MyFoxNY.com MYFOXNY.COM - According to Essex County authorities a teen was killed when the stolen SUV he was driving crashed into a ...more »

Defective Products
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Supreme Court Refuses Appeal in Lawsuit Over Recalled Stryker Trident Hip
AboutLawsuits.comNovember 4, 2011

The complaints allege that Stryker manufactured and sold defective devices, failed to properly research their product, and failed to adequately warn about the risk that individuals may experience serious complications, which often require additional ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Time for No-Fault Reform
PropertyCasualty360November 1, 2011

In an effort to hold down costs, the state adopted a fee schedule limiting the amount insurers have to pay for common medical treatments associated with car accidents. The state's medical society took issue with the change and sued to stop its ...more »

David Prosser: How to put the brakes on personal-injury claims
The IndependentNovember 10, 2011

Outlook Admiral, the car insurer that shocked the market yesterday with results mired by the cost of personal-injury claims, has an odd take on the debate about reforming the law. Unlike the Association of British Insurers, it does not want a ban on ...more »

Wrongful Death
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High Speed Collision With Police Cruiser Results in Wrongful Death Lawsuit ...
Law Firm Newswire (press release)November 14, 2011

“This reported case involved a police officer and an 82-year-old man,” said Brooks Schuelke, an Austin personal injury lawyer with Perlmutter & Schuelke, LLP “The elderly gentleman was heading south on a highway, and tried to make a left hand turn onto ...more »

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