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Kodak denies bankruptcy plan but shares plummet
Economic TimesOctober 1, 2011

Eastman Kodak Co shares lost more than half their value on Friday as the company hired a law firm well-known for bankruptcy cases, triggering speculation that the photography pioneer could file for bankruptcy. Kodak, which delivered the first consumer ...more »

Iconic for decades, time running out for Kodak
CNBC.comOctober 1, 2011

Concerns about the company's future boiled over on Friday, after it hired a law firm well-known for bankruptcy cases, sending its shares down 54 percent to 78 cents per share. Although Kodak said it has "no intention" of filing for bankruptcy, ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Gregory Rizio Selected to Southern California Super Lawyers
PR Web (press release)October 13, 2011

Personal Injury Attorney Greg Rizio from Rizio and Nelson Law Firm is selected to Southern California Super Lawyers. Your kindness, understanding, wisdom and hope got me through some very difficult times. Gregory Rizio, Southern California personal ...more »

Anadarko Doesn't Have to Face Some BP Spill Cleanup Claims
BusinessWeekOctober 1, 2011

Oct. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Anadarko Petroleum Corp. won't have to face personal injury claims arising from exposure to oil and other chemicals in the cleanup campaign following the 2010 BP Plc spill in ...more »

Car Accidents
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Judge backs car dealer that fired employee over Facebook post
Chicago TribuneOctober 1, 2011

Judge Joel Biblowitz in his ruling issued Wednesday agreed that Becker's online posts about the sales event were protected by federal law. But the judge found that his comments and pictures about the Land Rover accident were "neither protected nor ...more »

Intentional Torts
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2 Ohio court cases raise questions about lawsuits filed by injured workers
Plain DealerOctober 22, 2011

"Everybody has a vested interest," said Myra Barsoum Stockett, a partner at the Reminger law firm in Cleveland who represents insurers. Corporations and insurers in Ohio have tried since the 1980s to limit workplace intentional-tort claims. ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Crash survivors call unlimited coverage a must
Livingston DailyOctober 4, 2011

The accident occurred three days before Michigan's no-texting law took effect. Michigan's unlimited catastrophic medical benefit on no-fault vehicle insurance policies doesn't discriminate against those responsible for crashes, however. ...more »

Defective Products
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10 Bizarre Company Rumors
Business InsiderOctober 25, 2011

These days, all it takes are a couple of well-timed tweets to set off a web-driven PR nightmare, with rumors of defective products or pending lawsuits spreading like wildfire faster than companies can fan the flames. The Street took a look at the ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Special session on jobs will include tort proposals
WisBarOctober 4, 2011

Moulton, an income and franchise tax credit for workplace wellness programs, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. AB 277 and SB 203 – Rep. Strachota and Sen. Wanggaard, adopting federal law as it relates ...more »

Harford County Personal Injury Attorney Offer Free Consultation For Injury And ...
The Open Press (press release)October 4, 2011

Cockeysville, MD (OPENPRESS) October 3, 2011 - To people who encounter any unfortunate circumstances such as personal injury or even wrongful death, finding a lawyer who truly cares about a client's situation and is capable of delivering ideal results ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Jury Set To Deliberate Pollard Trial
WCTI12.comOctober 4, 2011

GREENVILLE -- Testimony and all evidence has been completed and administered in the wrongful death trial of former Pitt County Deputy Michelle Pollard. Michelle Pollard's lawyer has concluded presenting evidence, ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Organic food no guarantee against foodborne illness
iWatch NewsOctober 5, 2011

But scientists warn it won't necessarily protect you against foodborne illnesses. Organics, like conventionally farmed foods, can harbor dangerous pathogens including E. coli and salmonella, News21 reports. A 2006 study in the Journal of Food Science ...more »

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