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US Federal Contractor Registration Helps Contractors Find FEMA Contracts
DigitalJournal.com (press release)October 1, 2011

Doing so can result in being awarded a contract on the spot. In order to be considered eligible for any federal contracts, vendors must have a DUNS number and have completed their CCR registration and ORCA. For FEMA contracts, businesses must also ...more »

Investigators going after administrators' certifications over cheating scandal
WSB AtlantaOctober 1, 2011

Lawson told Winne these PSC investigations are very significant because if his clients lose their state educator certificates, APS may stop paying them. The three SRT executive directors are currently on administrative leave with pay while awaiting ...more »

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Birth Injury
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The Future of Internet Marketing Set to Be Decoded and Debated at PILMMA's ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)October 4, 2011

The TechnoLawyer Legal Technology Consultant of the Year and Edge Award Winner for the article "What the Web Can Do for You," will be answering questions submitted by Personal Injury and Disability lawyers from across the nation. ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Listeria Attorney William Marler Calls on Congress to Investigate Cantaloupe ...
PR Web (press release)October 21, 2011

William Marler, the prominent attorney and food safety expert who has represented thousands of victims of foodborne illness, is calling on Congress to investigate the ongoing Listeria outbreak linked to cantaloupe. According to the Centers for Disease ...more »

Car Accidents
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Man charged with failing to help car accident victim
WBIR-TVOctober 3, 2011

KCSO says Held resisted arrest, but was taken into custody and charged with driving on a revoked license, driving under the influence, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to render aid, resisting arrest, and open container law. ...more »

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyers Announce Addition of Consumer Alerts Section ...
Emailwire (press release)October 1, 2011

To help ease navigation, the consumer alerts page on the Atlanta injury lawyers' website has been separated into four sections: prescription drugs; medical devices; consumer fraud claims; and allegedly defective products. The prescription drug section ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Serious Pedestrian Injuries From Chinatown Car Accident
InjuryBoard.comOctober 6, 2011

As a San Francisco Pedestrian Accident Lawyer, I've seen more than my share of pedestrian crosswalk injuries, however still wish to note that people who are crossing mid block are not necessarily at fault when they are struck by a car. ...more »

Defective Products
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Did You Know... Mike Rowe Of 'Dirty Jobs' Confirms Safety Is NOT First On Job ...
InjuryBoard.comOctober 10, 2011

Having represented hundreds of people injured or killed by defective products, I can tell you safety should always be the top priority. Cutting safety corners gets us gas tanks that explode, cars that suddenly accelerate, defective hip and knee ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Federal pre-emption cases on upcoming Supreme Court docket
Business InsuranceOctober 2, 2011

Independent Living Center of Southern California Inc. et al., involving the federal Medicaid Act. The case, oral arguments of which are scheduled for Monday, is the first case the Supreme Court will hear this term. Under the Medicaid Act enacted in ...more »

Tyler couple files personal injury lawsuit after hit-and-run accident
Southeast Texas RecordOctober 3, 2011

TYLER - A Tyler couple has filed a personal injury lawsuit after being involved in a hit-and-run accident. Jerry Alan Garrett and Shanna Lee Garrett filed suit against Richard Craig Loy and AdvoCare International on Sept. 30 in the Eastern District of ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Bar faces wrongful death suit
San Luis Obispo TribuneOctober 10, 2011

The parents of the Paso Robles man who was struck and killed by a train in July 2010 have filed a wrongful death suit against the bar where he was celebrating his 21st birthday the night before. ...more »

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