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Brookfield Office buys Four World Financial Center
CTV.caNovember 1, 2011

In a related development, Brookfield has a deal to lease 767000 square feet of office space at the World Financial Center in Lower Manhattan to Bank of America. "Renewing Bank of America/Merrill Lynch for a sizable amount of space at the World ...more »

Non-profits worried new law will hurt smaller agencies
Globe and MailNovember 1, 2011

As the Conservative government examines new ways of funding charities and non-profits, the sector is looking to comply with a major legislative change approved in 2009 called the Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act that recently came into force on ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Feds Sue Personal Injury Law Firm, Say It Banned Disabled Client's Service Dog ...
ABA JournalNovember 8, 2011

A federal prosecutor has sued an upstate New York personal injury law firm, contending that it banned a client from bringing her service dog into its offices. A lawsuit filed in White Plains today by the US Attorney's Office for the ...more »

Peekskill school bus driver charged with not reporting accident, students injured
The Journal News | LoHud.comNovember 18, 2011

Joaquin Sherwood, 25, was charged with endangering the welfare of a minor and leaving the scene of a personal injury accident, both misdemeanors , Lt. Eric Johansen said. Police said Sherwood sideswiped a red minivan between 8 and 8:30 am Thursday on ...more »

Car Accidents
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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 »

Intentional Torts
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HARRISON v. CITY OF CHARLESTON
Leagle.comNovember 29, 2011

2 The City is a political subdivision of the State of West Virginia and, as such, is covered by the West Virginia Governmental Tort Claims and Insurance Reform Act ("the Act"), West Virginia Code §§ 29-12A-1 to -18. By order entered November 1, 2010, ...more »

Mass Accidents
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NJ Move Over Law honors Trooper Marc Castellano, who was killed on I-195
MyCentralJersey.comNovember 7, 2011

TP COSTELLO / ASBURY PARK PRESS/NJ PRESS MEDIA 20 Donna Setaro, the mother of a trooper killed on Interstate 195, drives a sport-utility vehicle promoting the “Move Over Law.” / TANYA BREEN/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER FREEHOLD — Donna Setaro's brightly colored ...more »

Defective Products
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Wisconsin Association for Justice says a state bill would end a requirement ...
PolitiFactNovember 4, 2011

... way to the state's highest courts. The money stakes are not sky high, but significant: over a decade, counties served by Wisconsin County Mutual Insurance paid out $950000 in these cases. That doesn't include all counties, or other municipalities. ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Is Herman Cain defaming his accusers?
Washington Post (blog)November 2, 2011

... Chair of the DC Bar Tort Law Section (?tort law? primarily involves wrongdoing resulting in injury to persons); Amicus Committees for the Maryland Association for Justice; Adjunct professor in trial advocacy at the Georgetown University Law Center. ...more »

Sheriff's deputy prevails in personal injury trial
Madison County RecordNovember 3, 2011

"It's unfair that we have to go through all this, but it shows that law enforcement does the right thing. At times we have to make a split second decision on behalf of people we serve. In this case it was nice that there were 12 people that agreed with ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Man awarded $400000 in wrongful death suit
The Desert SunNovember 15, 2011

Her father, Michael Glossinger of Mill Valley, filed a wrongful death suit in July 2008 against Angel View Crippled Children's Foundation, the Palm Springs Unified School District, three people who had worked with his daughter and United Cerebral Palsy ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Salmonella cases in NY linked to chicken livers
Wall Street JournalNovember 9, 2011

They say 89 cases of foodborne illness have been linked to the product, including 56 in New York City and 33 in nine upstate counties. The Queens-based company is recalling the product. Besides New York, the livers also were sold in Pennsylvania, ...more »

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