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Meet the people who've given themselves crazy names by deed poll 1, 2011

The reason behind her name change 18 months ago is simple. “I love wolves,” she says. Throughout her Leicester home, the 53-year-old, who runs a web development business with her partner Paul, has countless pictures of – you guessed it – wolves. ...more »

David Williams' father-in-law gives another $1.5 million to political committee
Louisville Courier-JournalNovember 1, 2011

The father-in-law of Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams has contributed $1.5 million more to a political committee that is paying for most of the broadcast advertising advocating Williams' election. Terry Stephens, a Russell Springs ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Price Benowitz LLP Announces its New Virginia Personal Injury Website (press release)November 2, 2011

Price Benowitz LLP, a leading law firm serving Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia, announces the launch of its Virginia Personal Injury Lawyer website. The new website connects injured people with the firm's personal injury practice in Virginia. ...more »

New Jury Verdict Roundup Launched on Blog
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)November 8, 2011

NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News) SM has launched a weekly news feature reporting on some of the largest and most interesting jury awards won by individuals in recent personal injury cases. is a leading legal website from ...more »

Car Accidents
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Watch out for farm equipment on the roads this season
WALB-TVNovember 4, 2011

GSP is usually the law enforcement group that investigates vehicles involving farm equipment, since most of those accidents are outside of cities. A tractor sports the distinctive orange triangle, indicating that it is a slow moving vehicle. Cars pass ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Leagle.comNovember 9, 2011

The trial court granted defendant's motions for judgment on the pleadings on the intentional tort claim and summary adjudication of the CLRA claim, after which a jury found defendant was not negligent. On appeal, plaintiff challenges both of the ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Garden City Mom Arrested for DWI Under Leandra's Law
Patch.comNovember 10, 2011

A Garden City woman was arrested Wednesday night after failing sobriety tests after an accident on the Meadowbrook State Parkway. According to New York State Police, around 7:30 pm, a trooper was dispatched to a two-car accident on the ...more »

Defective Products
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Vaginal/Pelvic Mesh Products Can Cause Horrific Problems For Women
InjuryBoard.comNovember 9, 2011

ABC News With the FDA considering pulling these products from the market, hundreds of women across the country have filed lawsuits against mesh manufacturers for negligence and defective product design. As I've written before, vaginal mesh products and ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Law Makers Look to Tort Reform to Improve Business Climate
89.7 WUWM - Milwaukee Public RadioNovember 4, 2011

Marquette University Law Professor John Kircher doesn't say tort reform necessarily harms everyday people in Wisconsin; but says he does understand the concerns raised. “If I'ma plaintiff who has been injured by a drug company and I know I can't sue ...more »

Make sure your auto insurance covers you against uninsured drivers
Fort Worth Star TelegramNovember 13, 2011

According to state statistics, 1 in 5 drivers in Texas does not carry the minimum liability insurance required by law. That can leave others with little recourse, unless they have uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage and personal-injury protection. ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Evans murder trial: Mother of slain Newark teen files wrongful death suit ...
The Star-Ledger - NJ.comNovember 10, 2011

By Alexi Friedman/The Star-Ledger Jennifer Brown/The Star-LedgerNamed as defendants in Floria Turner McDowell's wrongful death suit are Philander Hampton and Lee Anthony Evans, pictured, who is representing himself at trial, where he faces five counts ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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We Need Safe Food, Not New Regulations
NewsByUsNovember 5, 2011

Churchville, VA - Deirdre Schlunegger, the head of an organization named “STOP Food borne Illness,” warned recently on the Huffington Post website that the government won't have enough money next year to implement the new ...more »


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