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Colts hope to regain their confidence in three-game homestand
WSBT-TVNovember 1, 2011

Those are, and have been, the watch words for a highly successful Colts franchise over the years. Now, the same franchise is struggling along with an 0-8 record at the midway point of the season. The Colts are one of two NFL franchises still without a ...more »

Rockford Man Pleads Guilty to Bankruptcy Fraud
eNews Park ForestNovember 1, 2011

Rockford, IL-(ENEWSPF)- A Rockford man pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court to bankruptcy fraud. The defendant, Shane Mathew Berry, 39, admitted to making a false statement in documents he signed under penalty of perjury in his 2007 bankruptcy ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Officials blast auto insurance 'fraud tax'
Orlando SentinelNovember 1, 2011

... Cabinet blasted auto-insurance fraudsters and marginal health-care providers Tuesday for driving up the costs of personal-injury protection auto coverage, which they say is sticking drivers with a $910-million "fraud tax" built into their premiums. ...more »

Top US and UK lawyers gather in Manchester to help those injured on holiday
Breaking Travel NewsNovember 5, 2011

Top lawyers from the UK, US and Europe gathered yesterday in Manchester to tackle the latest challenges facing people who suffer injuries overseas, ahead of the winter holiday season. The seminar - Cross Border Personal Injury – Handling Claims for ...more »

Car Accidents
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Three die following Monday wreck in Casper
Casper Star-Tribune OnlineNovember 1, 2011

Law enforcement officials confirmed Tuesday morning that three people died following an accident on Bryan Stock Trail on Monday evening. An email from the Natrona County School District identified one of the victims as Anthony Prince, a student at NCHS ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Teapot tape: Herald's legal advice probably on target
National Business ReviewNovember 15, 2011

Steven Price is a Wellington barrister and adjunct lecturer at Victoria University, specialising in media law. He blogs at Media Law Journal. John Key's cunning plan to send a signal to the troops by sitting down for a cuppa with Act's John Banks may ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Pa. Senate passes bill making texting and driving illegal
Delaware County Daily TimesNovember 2, 2011

Byrnes said his crash investigation team routinely checks cell phones to see if a driver was texting immediately before an accident, but didn't have data available on the frequency of texting and traffic accidents. The bill also originally had language ...more »

Defective Products
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NJ federal court reaffirms retailers' liability for defective products
Tire BusinessNovember 16, 2011

The Newark decision could have a wide-ranging effect on retailers, according to Thomas C. Regan, a shareholder in LeClairRyan, a corporate law firm. “For example, it puts the onus on retailers to be thoroughly familiar with the products they sell and ...more »

Toxic Torts
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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 »

Scarlett Law Group's Client Verdict Top Verdicts in California - Traumatic ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)November 11, 2011

The jury's verdict was unanimous (12-0) on all liability theories. At significant expense, plaintiff reenacted a nighttime visibility study. The jury awarded $624880.13 in past medical expenses. The jury awarded $2526543 representing the present value ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Judge dismisses wrongful death lawsuit against Amtrak
WRAL.comNovember 23, 2011

Raleigh, NC — A judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit by a Cary woman whose husband was killed at a Raleigh railroad crossing. Jack Milton Daniels, 60, was killed on June 9, 2009, when he drove onto the crossing near Royal and Hillsborough ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Eat well, but safely on Thanksgiving
TribLocalNovember 14, 2011

However, the improper storing, cooking and serving of roast turkey can lead to the growth of harmful bacteria like salmonella, which can cause foodborne illness. The DuPage County Health Department advises consumers that the safe food handling of ...more »

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