Personal Injury News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in November, 2011

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Putting an end to corruption
Management TodayNovember 1, 2011

'It's surprisingly common in international construction contracts, but a kind of bribery. These "sponsors" are often connected to the ruling elite and you're expected to pay them a retainer to make "connections".' Darby declined and didn't get the ...more »

Conceal carry law starts Tuesday
Today's TMJ4November 1, 2011

Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm is urging gun owners who get the permits to make sure they know the law before actually using their gun. "Before they can threaten to use force or actually use force, there's going to be serious ...more »

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Birth Injury
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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 »

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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Auto insurance fees examined for faults
Bridge MichiganNovember 1, 2011

Before 1972, the year the Legislature enacted Michigan's no-fault auto insurance law, those injured in auto accidents had to collect from the insurance of the driver who was at fault. Under that adversarial system, many claims were denied, ...more »

Personal Injury Claim made after Ladder Fall at Turnberry Golf Club
Ashley AinsworthNovember 9, 2011

A man is making a personal injury claim after falling from a ladder at Turnberry hotel and golf club. Peter McCloy was working as a starter at the golf resort in the build up to the 2009 golf Open Championship. He had been asked to fix a net on the ...more »

Mass Accidents
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No decision on Lauren Cook's status
HuskerExtra.comNovember 1, 2011

He declined to comment, citing the legal process. Cook did say that when he learned of the accident he consulted with athletic director Tom Osborne. Cook said the team got home at 3 am Sunday morning after its loss at Penn State, and Lauren Cook was ...more »

Defective Products
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Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation of The Cooper Companies, Inc.
MarketWatch (press release)November 21, 2011

On October 11, 2011, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that a larger effort was needed to alert consumers to the defective products, stating that it was considering "independently shar[ing] its concerns with the Avira Toric contact lenses. ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Dallas Intellectual Property Law Firm Adds Partner, Changes Name
Sacramento BeeNovember 1, 2011

His experience also includes Chicago law firm Kirkland & Ellis, where he was Partner, and Occidental Chemical Corporation, where he served as Vice President and General Counsel. "Keith's experience in high-stakes commercial litigation is unparalleled," ...more »

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules on Notice to Employer of a Worker's Injury
U.S. Politics TodayNovember 12, 2011

This case illustrates the difference between the workers' compensation system and a personal injury lawsuit in compensating those who are injured. The workers' compensation system is a set of laws governing what happens when employees are injured on ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Son files wrongful lawsuit against Box Elder County and school district
Salt Lake TribuneNovember 2, 2011

A Providence man has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against several parties including the Utah Department of Public Safety and Box Elder School District in the death of his 77-year-old mother who was killed in a car crash involving a ...more »

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