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Attorney General Kamala Harris to Round Up Homeless Sex Offenders Tonight
SF Weekly (blog)November 1, 2011

In compact San Francisco, the law has meant that the parolees can't live anywhere indoors at all, and have instead been living in vans, on a series of couches, or on the street. In today's press conference, state adult parole director Robert Ambroselli ...more »

UPI NewsTrack Business
UPI.comNovember 1, 2011

Burroughs predicted membership at the nine-branch credit union would grow 5 percent this year, compared to 4 percent in 2010, The Detroit News reported Monday. With a new law limits the amount banks can charge when a consumer uses a debit card at a ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Admiral Falls Most on Record on Surging Personal Injury Claims
BusinessWeekNovember 9, 2011

9 (Bloomberg) -- Admiral Group Plc, the UK car insurer that owns the confused.com website, fell the most on record after the firm said a period of higher-than-expected personal injury claims would lower its reserves. The stock dropped 30 percent to 840 ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Prevent spread of listeria bacteria
High Plains JournalNovember 4, 2011

It may not be as well-known as salmonella or E. coli, but listeria bacteria can still cause an extremely dangerous form of foodborne illness, said Carla Haley, Miller County Extension agent for the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture. ...more »

Car 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 »

Personal Injury Lawyer Jason Byrd, Also Offers Nationwide Services
Benzinga (press release)November 3, 2011

While known mainly for being a Houston personal injury lawyer; attorney can help those all over the US. Having made a name for themselves by offering successful personal injury services in Houston, TX; Jason Byrd and his firm, the Byrd Law Firm, ...more »

Mass Accidents
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John Koufos, local attorney, indicted in hit-and-run that injured teen
Asbury Park PressNovember 4, 2011

TOMS RIVER — A local lawyer has been indicted on charges that he caused serious bodily injury to a teen in a hit-and-run accident. A grand jury on Thursday returned a five-count indictment against John Koufos, 34, of Brick, charging him with ...more »

Defective Products
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Intelligent, No-Squeeze Container Sensing
Chem.InfoNovember 7, 2011

The filtec pressure/leak detector uses a beltless system to inspect bottles for low pressure, so there's no squeezing of the bottles to detect improper pressure — eliminating the possibility of product spillage from defective bottles and the resulting ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Fracking opponents push for new legal remedies
Thomson Reuters News & InsightNovember 4, 2011

"The way things are structured right now, the only recourse a landowner has is to sue," said Deborah Goldberg, an attorney with Earthjustice, a non-profit environmental law firm. "And every time there is pollution, the industry claims it's not ...more »

Thomas Demetrio Named to 'Best Lawyers' and Corboy & Demetrio Named to 'Best ...
EIN News (press release)November 7, 2011

David R. Barry, Jr. was selected in the Best Lawyers category of medical malpractice law. Rene A. Torrado, Jr. was selected in the Best Lawyers category of commercial litigation. All five are partners at the Illinois law firm with long records of ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Investigation into Disney World Monorail Accident Concludes
InjuryBoard.comNovember 8, 2011

In 2009, one of the monorails was traveling in reverse on the track and slammed into another one, resulting in the wrongful death of 21-year-old Austin Wuennenberg. The 14-page report cited two employees as the primary cause. The park was also found to ...more »

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