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A federal takeover of education
Washington PostOctober 1, 2011

Such federal aid to education came in 1965, the year of liberals living exuberantly, which produced Medicare and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The latter completed the long repudiation of the idea that some sectors of life are ...more »

Income-paying funds: How to find the right fit
Globe and MailOctober 1, 2011

So, what does Mr. Hallett see as an ideal mix of investments for an income-paying fund? “I don't think it needs to get too fancy – a mix of domestic and foreign stocks, some preferred shares for the higher yield and on the bond side a mix of government ...more »

Personal Injury News and Stories

Birth Injury
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Guest commentary: In catastrophic auto accidents, victims need unlimited ...
Detroit Free PressOctober 6, 2011

Lobbyists for insurance companies say these bills would reduce the personal injury protection portion of an insurance bill by 15%. The bills ask lawmakers to allow drivers to cap their injury and rehabilitation benefits, which would be a sweeping ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Listeria alert: Precautions urged for South Jersey residents
Cherry Hill Courier PostOctober 9, 2011

But that's exactly what Dr. Shailen Shah advises his patients do to avoid infection by listeria, the bacteria that has tainted California cantaloupes and caused one of the most deadly outbreaks of food-borne illness in more than a decade. ...more »

Car Accidents
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Law Enforcement Family Comes Together For Pott County
News On 6October 2, 2011

Sheriff Mike Booth said a deputy never forgets the faces, families and victims of car accidents. They train and respond to every accident. The worst case scenario for first responders? Finding fellow law enforcement members involved. ...more »

LA Personal Injury Law Firm, Grayson & Grayson Extends Legal Expertise to …
Zimbabwe TribuneOctober 14, 2011

Los Angeles, CA, October 14, 2011 –(– Expanding its scope of personal injury representation, LA based personal injury law firm Grayson Grayson has announced the inclusion of Bicycle injury litigation to its area of expertise. ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Mourning the loss
Shawnee News StarOctober 2, 2011

Numerous Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers worked the accident, which remains under investigation. Trooper Betsy Randolph, OHP spokeswoman, said the patrol car the deputies were riding in collided with a tractor-trailer rig. ...more »

Defective Products
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Sony TV Recall: 1.6 Million May Catch Fire
Accident Injury Lawyer (blog)October 12, 2011

Most are not the type of things that are on the radar of a product liability lawyer, they are mostly just defective products that don't work or don't work as they should. The company also recalled 535000 Vaio computers because of concerns of ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Thompson & Knight's Fall 2011 New Associates
The Open Press (press release)October 13, 2011

She received a JD, with honors, from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 2011 and a BA in Advertising Management and Latin American Studies, summa cum laude, from Southern Methodist University in 2006. Prior to joining Thompson & Knight, ...more »

Volusia Law Firm To Sponsor Angel Flight Poker Run Benefit October 8
PR Web (press release)October 3, 2011

About Rue & Ziffra: Founded by John D. Rue and Allan L. Ziffra, the personal-injury law firm of Rue & Ziffra has served the Central Florida community for more than 25 years. The firm's commitment to its profession and its clients has earned it a ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Wrongful death lawsuit filed against brother, sister-in-law of former SC ...
The RepublicOctober 10, 2011

AP BEAUFORT, SC — A wrongful death lawsuit names members of former Gov. Mark Sanford's family and entities that own the property where a 6-year-old Beaufort boy drowned last summer. The Beaufort Gazette reports ( ) the family of ...more »


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