Personal Injury News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in October, 2011

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How to revise your company's health care strategy in an age of uncertainty
Smart Business NetworkOctober 1, 2011

... so much stress that employees often use the Federal Medical Leave Act to take time off and are less productive when they finally return to work. Savvy employers are starting to understand the connection between work-related absences, family issues, ...more »

Police seize truck, collect DNA to connect Vargas to Moore homicide
Northwest Cable NewsOctober 1, 2011

by KREM.com & Katie Utehs SPOKANE-- Police have named Derrick Vargas, a registered sex offender, as a suspect in the Evon Moore homicide. Vargas has a history of sexual assault dating back to his teen years. He is the prime suspect in two violent ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Personal Injury Attorney
Eva-News (press release)October 3, 2011

Are you aware of what constitute personal injury? Basically, personal injury means injury or fatality caused by any form of carelessness on the side of another person. It is possible to claim compensation as a result of this. ...more »

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 »

Car Accidents
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Dangerous driving - new injury offence plan
BBC NewsOctober 7, 2011

Tracey Edwards's daughter, Cerys, was left needing 24-hour care when she was involved in a car accident as an 11-month-old in 2006 in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands. Antonio Singh Boparan was jailed for 21 months in April after being convicted of ...more »

Intentional Torts
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BUCKMINSTER v. BOLAND
Leagle.comOctober 17, 2011

Appellant Alisa Buckminster appeals from a judgment of the Jefferson Circuit Court entered in a tort action filed by Appellee Leigh Anne Boland against Appellant. Appellant specifically challenges the circuit court's earlier entry of a default judgment ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Two-Car Rollover on Highway 101 at La Cumbre Road Sends Two to Hospital
NoozhawkOctober 4, 2011

Fire and law enforcement crews work the scene of Tuesday's early morning crash on southbound Highway 101 near La Cumbre Road in Santa Barbara that left two drivers with serious injuries. (Santa Barbara City Fire Department photo) By Giana Magnoli, ...more »

Defective Products
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ASUS announces opening of Swap Center for Motherboards
AME InfoOctober 20, 2011

ASUS Service Center will receive ASUS motherboard and replace them on the same day (if found defective under warranty terms) without the hassle of customers going back again for collection. Swap Warranty- ASUS will provide working board replacement for ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Family of Slain New Brunswick Man Files Notice of Tort Claim Against City ...
Patch.comOctober 3, 2011

According to a legal document dated Oct. 1 and send to the city clerk and the New Brunswick Police Department from the law firm of Barry, Corrado, Grassi & Gibson, PC in Wildwood, the notification seeks damages caused to the Deloatch family following ...more »

Finding A Trained Personal Injury Lawyer Fort Lauderdale
Eva-News (press release)October 5, 2011

The work of a personal injury lawyer Fort Lauderdale includes fighting civil suits for injuries that do not arise due to a contract. Although, such attorneys can practice all types of legal suits, they generally ...more »

Wrongful Death
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GOMEX v. DOLE FOOD COMPANY, INC.
Leagle.comOctober 28, 2011

This appeal concerns wrongful death and related claims arising out of an action by 183 heirs of 167 decedents, Colombian nationals, all of whom were murdered in or around banana plantations in Colombia by members of a paramilitary organization, ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Study: Consumers Will Pay for Safer Food
Food Safety NewsOctober 10, 2011

QALYs are a measurement of disease burden that applies a decimal value between zero and one to the quality of life a person experiences during a year. In QALY assessment, someone in perfect health has a value of one, while a mild foodborne illness...more »

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