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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 »

RCMP cautions YK renters to beware of scams
HQ YellowknifeOctober 1, 2011

The Yellowknife RCMP's commercial crime section is warning people about fraudulent ads popping up on on-line classified sites offering apartment rentals. Two such incidents have been reported in Yellowknife this month. Corporal Jarret MacDonald with ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Athens, GA Personal Injury Attorney Helps Truck Accident Victim's Family Win ... (press release)October 8, 2011

For more information or if you or your loved one has been in a car or truck accident, attorneys, Athens, GA, at McDonald Cody & Cook LLC Attorneys at Law can help. We offer free case consultations. Please call at (706) 778-7178 or visit at 383 441 ...more »

New York Civil Rights Violation Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Outlines ...
U.S. Politics TodayOctober 9, 2011

"Building inspectors save lives in New York," personal injury lawyer Perecman, founder of The Perecman Firm, one of New York's personal injury law firms, said. "Buildings that are in violation of the building code risk more than fines. ...more »

Car Accidents
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Law & Disorder: Motorist shot in shoulder, Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says
Florida Times-UnionOctober 3, 2011

A Jacksonville truck driver who pulled over to help at an accident site about 2 am Saturday was killed when he was hit by an eastbound car. James Darnell Collier, 37, drove around a crash on Interstate 4 in Volusia County and pulled over, according to ...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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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 »

Defective Products
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The Medicines Company Launches New Formulation of Cleviprex(R) (Clevidipine ...
MarketWatch (press release)October 3, 2011

Cleviprex is contraindicated in patients with allergies to soybeans, soy products, eggs, or egg products; defective lipid metabolism seen in conditions such as pathologic hyperlipemia, lipoid nephrosis, or acute pancreatitis if it is accompanied by ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Heidi Barcus: State's tort reform detailed as law goes into effect
Knoxville News SentinelOctober 3, 2011

The act, commonly referred to as tort reform during the recent legislative debate, places caps on noneconomic and punitive damages in certain lawsuits, including car wrecks, medical malpractice, products liability and torts for injury to a business. ...more »

Four Personal Injury Opinions From Last Week You Should Read
Maryland Injury Lawyer Blog (blog)October 10, 2011

Trahan: Like most personal injury lawyers, I have been hit with post-trial remitter motions from defense attorneys claiming that the jury's verdict was unreasonably high. But no plaintiff's lawyer is silly enough to file a post-trial motion for additur ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Thomas St. George Being Sued for Wrongful Death
KVEWOctober 7, 2011

Published Thursday, October 6th, 2011 Thomas St. George is being sued for the wrongful death of his wife Sandy St. George. Sharon Piel, Sandy St. George's sister, is pursuing the lawsuit against her brother-in-law because she believes there were items ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Tips to protect yourself from foodborne illness
msnbc.comOctober 3, 2011

Each year, one in six Americans — 48 million people — gets sick, 128000 are hospitalized and 3000 die from foodborne diseases, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But you can reduce your chances ...more »


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