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Major construction set for I-94 Friday night
Newsradio 620October 1, 2011

By Matt Montgomery & Cody Holyoke Starting Friday night, overnight construction will start, which could mean some traffic headaches for a busy weekend. Engineers with the I-94 project are working to open up a brand new tunnel, but it isn't easy. ...more »

A federal takeover of education
Washington PostOctober 1, 2011

Such federal aid to education came in 1965, the year of liberals living exuberantly, which produced Medicare and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The latter completed the long repudiation of the idea that some sectors of life are ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Personal injury suit over fall on Galveston sidewalk dismissed
Southeast Texas RecordOctober 4, 2011

GALVESTON - A December 2010 lawsuit resulting from a fall on a Galveston sidewalk was recently disposed. Galveston County 405th District Court Judge Wayne Mallia issued an order Sept. 2 granting defendant Todd W. Slaughter's no-evidence motion for ...more »

Injury, consumer case laws change
DeSoto AppealOctober 1, 2011

The bill also substantially alters the state's Consumer Protection Act. It prohibits lawsuits under the TCPA for securities fraud, and prohibits some lawsuits filed by individuals -- providing instead for enforcement of key provisions by the state ...more »

Car Accidents
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Marine wants marijuana regulated properly so patients can use it to ease pain
Shelby Township Source NewspapersOctober 4, 2011

4, 2008, Michigan voters approved the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act. It is administered by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Health Professions. To obtain a marijuana card, one must "have a qualifying debilitating ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Health care looms over Supreme Court's new term
CBS NewsOctober 3, 2011

He can do this by eliminating fraud, establishing tort reform and curbing the greed of pharmaceutical and health insurance companies. The government needs to exercise great caution in passing such legislation because once an entitlement attitude gets ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Anti-bullying and the Seat Belt Law
Huffington PostOctober 7, 2011

And this was all before the Internet, comment posting, blogs, and 24/7 cable news. If society has been able to overcome this "single issue that has so much offended my district" and accept the law as common sense and a common action, ...more »

Defective Products
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GMAT excercise
Korea TimesOctober 23, 2011

The Product Liability Act would prohibit a victim of defective products to recover money from the manufacturer unless they can prove that the manufacturer knew that the product was defective. A. a victim of defective products to recover money from the ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Tort law expert joins faculty at Rutgers School of Law-Camden
News from RutgersOctober 4, 2011

Scales comes to Rutgers–Camden after teaching for 14 years at Washington and Lee University School of Law. An expert in tort law, Scales is the author of six published articles on topics like corporate succession in insurance, the evolution of ...more »

Weinstein Law Firm Attorney Andrew Weinstein Elected To The American ...
openPR (press release)October 5, 2011

The firm represents individuals and families injured in automobile and premises liability accidents, as well as those harmed by dangerous and defective products throughout the State of Florida. In addition, the firm represents Florida health care ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Parents File Lawsuit After Son's Crash Death
KXLY SpokaneOctober 5, 2011

KETCHUM, Idaho -- The parents of a 15-year-old boy who was killed during a two-car crash during driver's education class have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Blaine County School District. Dennis and Maryann Hennefer of Carey allege driving ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Letter to Congressmen from Victims of Cantaloupe Listeria Outbreak
Food Poison JournalOctober 8, 2011

As you know, this outbreak has now become the nation's deadliest foodborne illness outbreak in more than a decade. At least 18 people have died as a result of eating cantaloupe. Some of us know the pain of these deaths first hand, and some of us are ...more »

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