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Schools Consider Whether To Accept Major Advertising
WFMY News 2October 1, 2011

Whatever the case may be Guilford County wants to have some kind of policy in place. They hope to take next several months to come up with a policy. Davidson County Schools does not have a policy that allows major outside advertising. ...more »

Sac State awaits rest of $10 million pledge from Alex Spanos
Capitol WeeklyOctober 1, 2011

Nava cited California law around the Public Records Act, noting that a government organization can withhold such information, but must provide a written justification. "We will not discuss donor agreements," Nava said via email. "Confidentiality of ...more »

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Birth Injury
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After the Fire: Claims for Injuries Caused by Defective Smoke Detectors
U.S. Politics TodayOctober 1, 2011

This is especially important because, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, most fatal fires happen at night, when people are asleep. We are all at our most vulnerable when sleeping. That's why it's terrible when a defective smoke alarm ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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What you eat can kill you if you don't watch out
The Seattle TimesOctober 30, 2011

A few years ago, she appeared on a televised town hall meeting with the mother of another child who had recently died from foodborne illness. "She said she thought the problem was fixed because there was that outbreak years ago," Vicki recalls. ...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 »

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 »

Mass Accidents
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PHC Law Recovers £400000 Damages For Motorcycle Accident Victim
WebWire (press release)October 4, 2011

PHC Law ( is a personal injury solicitors based in Preston specialising in areas including accident at work claims and road accident claims on a no win no fee basis. If you would like further information about this topic, ...more »

Defective Products
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Some products look a lot better on TV
Chicago TribuneOctober 6, 2011

One of the needles was defective, but the others you really could thread with eyes closed. Excellent for small jobs. EGGIES ($9.88 for set of six) allow you to cook hard-boiled eggs without the shell so you'll "never peel a hard-boiled egg again. ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Two Republican Leaders Step Back From Federal Tort Reform Agenda
InjuryBoard.comOctober 4, 2011

For Gingrich, who has been a longtime advocate of federal interference in state tort law, this is progress; it reduces the mention of "lawsuit reform" to the status of a throwaway line. Too many wise conservatives who say they value the Constitution ...more »

Tucker Lawyer Explains What Full Coverage Really Means
Patch.comOctober 4, 2011

AP Credit AP Credit AP “If you could be a fly on the wall of my office, you would be shocked and appalled by some of the stories you would hear,” attorney Scott Pryor told me. Pryor's Tucker-based law firm specializes in personal ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Rio Vista man's kids awarded $1.4M in his death
TheReporter.comOctober 5, 2011

In a wrongful-death lawsuit filed in federal court last year, Paul Hammond's family asserted that deputies used "unlawful and excessive force" when they killed the 47-year-old in the emergency room June 7, 2009. Hammond, who owned an Antioch air ...more »


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