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Impact of circle rates
Times of IndiaNovember 1, 2011

There are several reasons for this, like the stricter general power of attorney norms as well as higher stamp duty. The financier's profit margin is smaller in this scenario," added GP Tiwari (name changed), who invests in real estate. ...more »

Moody's Cuts Argentine Oil Companies on Capital Control Law
BusinessWeekNovember 1, 2011

The foreign currency rating of Pan American Energy LLC's Argentine unit was reduced one step to Ba3, three levels below investment grade, according to a statement. Moody's also cut Petrobras Argentina SA, a unit of Brazil's state-controlled oil company ...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 »

Atlanta Personal Injury Attorneys Available to Review Birth Injury Claims
Emailwire (press release)November 4, 2011

The Atlanta personal injury attorneys at Morgan and Morgan are available to review claims from mothers who delivered children with birth injuries. (EMAILWIRE.COM, November 04, 2011 ) Atlanta, Georgia – The Atlanta personal injury attorneys at Morgan ...more »

Car Accidents
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Atlanta Accident Attorneys Volunteer to Help the Homeless
PR Web (press release)November 8, 2011

Lawyers and staff from the Atlanta personal injury firm of the Accident Attorneys of Monge & Associates will team up with the non-profit 7 Bridges to Recovery to provide meals and blankets for the city's homeless. [I]t's important to go beyond our ...more »

Intentional Torts
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On whether politicians should have the same rights to privacy
Scoop.co.nzNovember 18, 2011

It's actually extremely cutting edge public law. I wonder if the UK has had a similar case… there might be. The other thing is that the “right to privacy” in NZ is still a right which is being developed by the Courts. In terms of a privacy tort, ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Local case first trial of Nathan's Law
Rankin LedgerNovember 8, 2011

1, a charge mandated by a new state law that deals with motorists passing stopped school buses. Allen died the following day from injuries sustained in the accident. Watts is charged with manslaughter under Nathan's Law, a new law enacted during 2011 ...more »

Defective Products
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Bullet proof vest maker pays $1 million penalty for selling defective products
Government Security NewsNovember 8, 2011

“Companies that manufacture and sell defective bulletproof vests to the government not only cheat the taxpayers, they put the lives of our men and women in law enforcement at risk,” said Tony West, assistant attorney general for the Justice ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Can A Twitter Account Be A Company Trade Secret?
paidContent.orgNovember 10, 2011

Chief Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James ruled that more evidence was needed to decide the question of whether the password was a secret under state law. She also allowed the company to go forward with its allegations of conversion—a tort that ...more »

Newton law firm wins large settlement
Township JournalNovember 4, 2011

NEWTON — A 32-year-old Newton man recently settled a personal injury lawsuit against K Investments Limited, former owners of a Perkins Restaurant located on Route 46 in Budd Lake, for $1900000. The plaintiff suffered severe spine and shoulder injuries ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Connors to represent victim's estate in fatal hit-run suit
Buffalo NewsNovember 16, 2011

Buffalo attorney Terrence M. Connors was picked Tuesday to represent the estate of Alexandria “Alix” Rice in a wrongful-death lawsuit against the doctor who's accused of killing her in a fatal hit-and-run incident this summer. ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Sen. Durbin to discuss food safety in Granite City
KSDKNovember 4, 2011

Granite City, Ill (KSDK) -- US Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois will be in the Metro East Friday calling for new funding to protect Americans from food-borne illness. His visit comes as the region is dealing with an E. coli outbreak and investigators ...more »

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