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WCBI Investigation results in arrest of McDonald's employee for theft
WGMD RadioNovember 1, 2011

A month-long investigation into an internal theft at the McDonald's on Racetrack Road in Berlin has resulted in the arrest of an employee. The Worcester County Bureau of Investigations began investigating the theft in late December. ...more »

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 »

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Birth Injury
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Toledo Personal Injury Lawyer Says Spate Of OSHA Violations At Ohio Companies ...
PR Web (press release)November 2, 2011

“These kinds of workplace safety violations shed light on the types of conditions that can lead to serious on-the-job personal injuries or even wrongful deaths,” Takacs said. “OSHA violations are not bureaucratic technicalities. ...more »

PIP reform in Florida looks challenging, even as Scott, Atwater urge its passage
Palm Beach PostNovember 15, 2011

Rick Scott and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater called on lawmakers Tuesday to revamp personal injury protection auto insurance, which critics say is costing Floridians an extra $1 billion a year because of fraud, suspect medical payments and legal ...more »

Car Accidents
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The Tennessee Auto Accident Lawyers at the Law Firm of Michael D. Ponce ...
PR Web (press release)November 1, 2011

The Tennessee auto accident lawyers at the law firm of Michael D. Ponce & Associates, whose URL can be found at http://www.poncelaw.com, hereby alert the public that Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Jerry Sandusky's interview with Bob Costas exposed legal shortcomings
CNNNovember 15, 2011

If Paterno succeeded, he would be entitled to damages and potentially reinstatement of employment. The state's Whistleblower Act, however, allows the defendant to show there were other, legitimate reasons for the employee's firing. ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Supreme Court justices offer skepticism in prisoner's legal case
Kansas City StarNovember 1, 2011

An inmate's federal lawsuit against workers at the privately run California prison where he was injured in an accident appeared unlikely to sway Supreme Court justices on Tuesday. In a case closely watched by the nation's fast-growing ...more »

Defective Products
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Jawbone replacing defective Up wristbands
PC AdvisorNovember 18, 2011

As with any new product in a new category, issues may arise during the introductory phase." He concludes, "We stand behind our products unequivocally, are working diligently to resolve any issues, and will promptly replace any defective bands. ...more »

Toxic Torts
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James Madison Institute Releases Study Outlining "Patients' Compensation System"
PR Newswire (press release)November 16, 2011

Titled "Alternative Solutions to Florida's Medical Malpractice System" the report details the negative impact on patient care due to the practice of defensive medicine. Citing case law and recent quantitative studies, the JMI report reveals a Florida ...more »

Personal Injury Lawyers Based in Virginia Beach, VA Recognized as “Best ...
PR Web (press release)November 17, 2011

Mr. Lewis and Mr. Shapiro are partners in a personal injury, medical malpractice and railroad/FELA injury law firm that exclusively practices injury law and enjoys a reputation of excellent client representation. In fact, their firm received a Tier 1 ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Appeals court sends Lukus Glenn wrongful death case back to trial
Tualatin TimesNovember 4, 2011

The family of an 18-year-old Tigard man shot to death five years ago during an early morning confrontation with sheriff's deputies may get their day in court after a federal appeals court ruled Friday that the case should go to trial. ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Holiday hazard? Don't serve up a foodborne illness
Las Cruces Sun-NewsNovember 2, 2011

With those numerous opportunities to consume all that calorie-dense fare, more chances for foodborne illnesses can arise. "We do get a lot of calls from people being sick during the holidays," said Marci Nevarez, a food specialist with the New Mexico ...more »

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