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Solaria Considers Tax Break in California Expansion
BusinessWeekOctober 1, 2011

Under a 2010 law, the state Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority can exempt sales taxes on equipment, the building or assembly of alternative-energy manufacturing and landfill-gas plants. The authority plans to vote on ...more »

Special prosecutors to be appointed through SPSC, govt assures SC
The News InternationalOctober 1, 2011

The secretary law on Friday undertook before the Supreme Court that special public prosecutors and additional special public prosecutors, who have been relieved from their duties, would not be posted against the clear vacancies of prosecutors and such ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Explains When Doctors Fail to Check Medications ...
Law Firm Newswire (press release)October 4, 2011

“This reported case was quite disturbing for several reasons,” explained Stephen Ozcomert, an Atlanta injury lawyer who practices personal injury, accidents and malpractice law. “He had survived being overseas and barely escaped being killed by a ...more »

Anadarko Wins Dismissal of BP Spill Cleanup Injury Claims
BusinessWeekOctober 1, 2011

30 (Bloomberg) -- Anadarko Petroleum Corp. was dismissed from personal injury claims arising from exposure to oil and other chemicals in the cleanup campaign following the 2010 BP Plc spill in Gulf of Mexico. Anadarko, based in The Woodlands, Texas, ...more »

Car Accidents
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No need to reinvent the wheel to bring down road death rate
Times LIVEOctober 1, 2011

Successive transport ministers have failed to grapple with the fundamental cause of South Africa's high accident rate: the lack of effective law enforcement. The ever blabbering Sbu Ndebele, one of the most effective individuals in public service, ...more »

Intentional Torts
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High Court clarifies limitations on Montreal Convention claims
International Law OfficeOctober 4, 2011

"In the carriage of passengers, baggage and cargo, any action for damages, however founded, whether under this Convention or in contract or in tort or otherwise, can only be brought subject to the conditions and such limits of liability as are set out ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Justice minister failed to declare interest in industry he regulates
The GuardianOctober 2, 2011

Djanogly only records in the ministerial register of interests that his "brother-in-law Ben Silk owns Going Legal Ltd and Legal Link Introductory Services Ltd". According to company accounts, the two firms made £130000 last year in profits. ...more »

Defective Products
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New Common Sales Law could be a revolution
Times of MaltaOctober 9, 2011

In contract law terms, the United States is much more an internal market for US traders than the EU is for European traders. Maltese businesses wishing to carry out cross-border transactions must adapt to up to 26 different national contract laws, ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Rick Perry's Still Got Game
NewsMax.comOctober 3, 2011

He angered his state's trial attorneys by enacting the strongest tort reform law in the nation, including the provision that the loser should pay almost all the costs of a failed lawsuit. He approved budgets investing billions in education, ...more »

Law firm pledges support to road safety awareness campaign
Liverpool Daily PostOctober 4, 2011

MERSEYSIDE-BASED personal injury and medical negligence solicitors Goodmans Law is encouraging schools, community groups and businesses to get involved in next month's Road Safety Week. The firm is sponsoring the ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Wrongful death suit filed in murder
WLFI.comOctober 4, 2011

The wrongful death suit was filed last week by Schroder's two sons in Cass Superior Court II. It does not seek a specific dollar amount, but asks medical, funeral and burial expenses be covered. It also seeks damages for emotional distress caused to ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Death Toll Climbs to 18 in U.S. From Tainted Cantaloupes
San Francisco ChronicleOctober 4, 2011

Oct. 4 (Bloomberg) -- The death toll from listeria linked to contaminated cantaloupes has climbed to 18, while 100 people have been sickened in the deadliest US foodborne illness outbreak in more than a decade, the Centers for Disease Control and ...more »


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