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Latinos Call for Immigration Reform, Not Record Deportations
Inter Press ServiceNovember 1, 2011

NEW YORK, Nov 1, 2011 (IPS) - In his campaign, President Barack Obama promised to make comprehensive immigration reform a top priority – a pledge mainly directed at Latino voters. But in his nearly three years in office, ...more »

Goldman buys real estate portfolio from Lehman
MSN MoneyNovember 1, 2011

The sale was previously approved by the bankruptcy court in August. The portfolio is comprised of 10 buildings representing 3 million square feet of space and 30 percent of all commercial real estate in Rosslyn, Va. Monday Properties, which originally ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Self-inflicted car insurance wounds: I crashed into myself!
Fox BusinessNovember 3, 2011

Can we make a claim on our liability policy? You can't make a claim for yourself on your own liability coverage. However, Rick Ward, director of auto claims for MetLife Auto & Home, says you typically would be covered if you have a collision policy. ...more »

PA Personal Injury Attorney Opens Lancaster Office In Expansion Move
Law Firm Newswire (press release)November 15, 2011

Lancaster, PA (Law Firm Newswire) November 15, 2011 – One of Central Pennsylvania's' most successful personal injury and workman's compensation law firms, Freeburn & Hamilton, announces the opening of its eleventh local office, at 8 North Queen Street, ...more »

Car Accidents
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Third Degree Felony Offense For Drunk Driver in Three Separate Accidents ...
Law Firm Newswire (press release)November 3, 2011

“You have to shake your head in complete amazement when you find out the woman involved in three car wrecks blew .277, which is more than three times the legal limit of .08,” said Robert W. Lee, an Austin personal injury lawyer of The Lee Law Firm in ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Freedom of Expression Tolerated Unless It's Pro-Life Speech
LifeNews.comNovember 4, 2011

(If it isn't about matters of public concern but is about private matters, then citizens who are affected can recover damages for various torts, such as intentional infliction of emotion distress.) As the Supreme Court noted insistently, ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Magaña, Cathcart & McCarthy Law Firm Carries on a Tradition of Excellence
Jags ReportNovember 8, 2011

Los Angeles, CA, November 08, 2011 –(PR.com)– The Magaña, Cathcart & McCarthy Law Firm announces its 65th year of representing accident victim clients in personal injury claims and wrongful death claims stemming from aviation accidents, ...more »

Defective Products
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Lawsuit Against National Gypsum Alleging Chinese Drywall-style Defects...
BuildingOnlineNovember 1, 2011

"This result is yet another confirmation of the quality and safety of our products and another blow to those making baseless claims against our company," said Craig Weisbruch, senior vice president of Sales & Marketing. "All National Gypsum wallboard ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Existing laws cover any loopholes: News Limited
The AustralianNovember 17, 2011

This is in line with the submission of the Rule of Law Institute, which has told the government that privacy issues require tailored solutions, not a statutory tort -- or civil wrong. The Rule of Law Institute has told the government that a statutory ...more »

Burg Simpson Appoints Three New Shareholders - National Personal Injury Law ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)November 7, 2011

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, PC, one the country's leading personal injury, medical malpractice and consumer law firms, has expanded its practice in Colorado and Ohio with the appointment of three new shareholders. ...more »

Wrongful Death
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CANYON LAKE: Cities, county sued in flood-water death
Press-EnterpriseNovember 2, 2011

The family of a 39-year-old mother of three who died last December when flood waters swept her car into Canyon Lake has sued for wrongful death, court records show. The lawsuit was filed Friday against Canyon Lake, Menifee, ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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NSW Food Authority statistics reveal number of heavy fines for food hygiene in ...
The Daily TelegraphNovember 7, 2011

Other complaints were about trade waste, odour and food borne illness. Sydney City Council inspected more than 3800 businesses, and received 672 complaints but only issued 129 fines, 157 warnings, and 46 improvement notices. ...more »

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