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Next step after three-day notice is eviction
Inland Valley Daily BulletinOctober 1, 2011

A: Yes, the tenant still owes for the 30-day notice period, unless the landlord is able to relet the premises before then. The landlord has to make a diligent effort to relet. Q: Our tenant, who has lived there for more than one year, ...more »

Expert liability for ratings agencies
The National Law JournalOctober 1, 2011

Noting this concern, the staff advised that they would not recommend enforcement of Regulation AB's requirements for prospectus disclosure of ratings. The enforcement position was initially effective for six months, and by replacement letter made ...more »

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Birth Injury
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High Rate of Table Saw Injuries Require New Standards: CPSC Votes
AboutLawsuits.comOctober 10, 2011

A high rate of personal injury accidents involving table saws have led federal product safety regulators to begin looking at new mandatory safety requirements for the devices. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted unanimously last week ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Hot Tips On Safe Microwave Use
HealthNewsDigest.comOctober 17, 2011

By US Department of Agriculture (HealthNewsDigest.com) — You can protect yourself and your family from the dangers of foodborne, illness-causing bacteria, such as Salmonella, if you heed the “Cook It Safe” campaign by the experts at the US Department ...more »

Car Accidents
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Jasmer Law Firm Creates History By Reaching Over $85 Million In Settlements
Your-Story.org (press release)October 3, 2011

If you have unfortunately met an accident and do not know what to do, go to the personal injury attorney Cook County without any delay. Do not conclude on your own that your case is complicated. The Chicago trailer tractor accident lawyer is expert in ...more »

BC Appeal Court upholds order against insurer to defend District of Saanich in ...
Canadian UnderwriterOctober 11, 2011

BC's Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court order that requires Aviva Insurance Company of Canada to defend the Corporation of the District of Saanich in a personal injury liability case involving two named insured lacrosse associations. ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Proposed new law threatens compensation for road accident victims
shropshirelive.com (press release)October 7, 2011

A proposed new law would cut compensation levels and hinder access to justice for innocent victims of road traffic accidents, according to a leading Shropshire Personal Injury lawyer. Adam Hodson, a solicitor in the Personal Injury department of ...more »

Defective Products
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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 »

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 »

CAPITOL BRIEFINGS: Hearings open battle on no-fault changes
Crain's Detroit BusinessOctober 3, 2011

House on legislation that would, among many things, end the state's lifetime unlimited injury and rehabilitation benefits and allow Michigan drivers to choose different coverage levels for personal injury protection. Pete Lund, R-Shelby Township, ...more »

Wrongful Death
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SISSON v. LHOWE
Leagle.comOctober 7, 2011

Following the death of Richard Sisson Jr.'s wife, Dawn Sisson, from osteosarcoma, the plaintiffs amended their complaint for medical malpractice in a pending action against the defendants, Dr. David W. Lhowe and Massachusetts General Physicians ...more »

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