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Freeport ready to renegotiate contract with RI government
Jakarta PostOctober 1, 2011

Despite the 2008 law on institution income tax stating that mining companies have pay only 25 percent institution income tax on its total profits, the contract stipulates that the company must pay 35 percent. Minerals and Coal Director General Thamrin ...more »

County solar project fails to get fed loan guarantee
Las Vegas Review - JournalOctober 1, 2011

This particular loan program, created by the 2009 economic stimulus law to spur development of renewable energy, was especially prized by applicants because it picked up the cost of credit insurance that would otherwise be paid by borrowers, ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Marathon Business Development Group Now Offers a Service Designed to ...
PR Web (press release)October 4, 2011

The group says, "People need personal injury attorneys, and or plaintiffs law firms for a million different reasons, and contrary many critics, personal injury, or plaintiffs attorneys play a vital role in keeping, individuals, big companies, ...more »

Senator opposing for-profit insurer
Livingston DailyOctober 14, 2011

A bill that would end Michigan's unlimited auto no-fault personal-injury protection and replace it with coverage choices was reported out of committee Thursday. House Bill 4936 would allow motorists to choose personal-injury coverage levels of a ...more »

Car Accidents
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Virginia Car Wreck Sends Norfolk Pedestrian to Hospital
InjuryBoard.comOctober 3, 2011

As Virginia personal injury attorneys, we have seen many car accidents happen in busy roads. In one case, the firm helped a client settle a case for $227000.00. The defendant in the case struck the client, severely fracturing his right leg. ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Neb. bin worker's estate seeks to reinstate suit
BusinessWeekOctober 5, 2011

Even if the appeal were filed in a timely manner, they argue, state law makes workers' compensation an employee's exclusive remedy against an employer. "The exclusivity rule applies to intentional torts and cannot be evaded even if the accident was the ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Law Enforcement Deal Won't Change For Scottsville
WINA AM 1070October 12, 2011

Documents filed in US Bankruptcy Court show the National Slavery Museum led by former governor Doug Wilder owes creditors more than $7 million. VDOT held an information session Thursday for contractors who want to know more about the Western Bypass ...more »

Defective Products
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OM eyes Middle Eastern beachhead
ITP.netOctober 11, 2011

We believe so much in our product quality that we have an amazing warranty which is three years plus three years on every product. If even on the last day of the third year you find our product is defective and has failed, we will replace it and give ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Tales From New Hampshire
USA TodayOctober 12, 2011

For example, Romney continued to claim that the health care law he signed affected only 8 percent of the population (not true) and that he didn't raise taxes to pay for it (he left that for his successor). Bachmann claimed that a Medicare advisory ...more »

New York Personal Injury Law Firm Gelber & O'Connell, LLC Partners with ...
Benzinga (press release)October 3, 2011

The Buffalo, NY Personal Injury law firm, Gelber & O'Connell, LLC is committed to business citizenship and community service within the Erie/Niagara County and Western New York area. The Personal Injury Attorneys of Gelber & O'Connell, LLC engage in ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Toys 'R' Us ordered to pay $20.6M in wrongful death lawsuit
DigitalJournal.comOctober 20, 2011

Salem - This week a Massachusetts jury has awarded a Colorado man $20.6 million in a wrongful death case heard in Salem Superior Court. In the summer of 2006 Robin Aleo was visiting family in Andover, Mass. with her husband, Michael, and 18-month-old ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Listeriosis Outbreak Linked to Cantaloupes Rare But Not Surprising
Gant DailyOctober 3, 2011

“I have been saying the last few years that I worry melons are a risk for conveying disease, and I think cantaloupes, in particular, present a perfect storm for carrying pathogens that cause food-borne illness.” The danger is related to the very nature ...more »


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