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Finally, some good news on the uninsured
Houston ChronicleOctober 1, 2011

It's critical for our kids, our parents, our friends and neighbors and our health care jobs that they find solutions that protect the federal government's commitment to Medicaid. Proposals like block grants and spending caps would simply make more ...more »

Bud Wright: Anti-gay bill more 'mean-ing down' of America
The Daily AdvanceOctober 1, 2011

It is a genetic component of the human makeup, like left or right-handedness, or eye color. Gay and lesbian individuals are people – no more, no less. They have the same rights and dreams that all people have. In the final analysis, we are all just ...more »

Personal Injury News and Stories

Birth Injury
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LA Law Firm Benefits from Founder's Expertise on Personal Injury Law
NEWS.GNOM.ES (press release)October 10, 2011

ES/ — When the average citizen thinks of personal injury lawyers in Los Angeles, they think of unscrupulous ambulance chasers. In fact, there are prominent personal injury attorneys in Los Angeles with legitimate credentials, reputations for the ...more »

Personal injury suit over fall on Galveston sidewalk dismissed
Southeast Texas RecordOctober 4, 2011

GALVESTON - A December 2010 lawsuit resulting from a fall on a Galveston sidewalk was recently disposed. Galveston County 405th District Court Judge Wayne Mallia issued an order Sept. 2 granting defendant Todd W. Slaughter's no-evidence motion for ...more »

Car Accidents
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Road to disaster
The Daily StarOctober 3, 2011

Urgent and sustained attention is needed from officials to stem the tide of meaningless car deaths. Education and law enforcement must form a core facet to centralized and prioritized action. Sunday's accident came just days after the head of a leading ...more »

Intentional Torts
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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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Recovering After Minnesota Hit & Run Accidents
U.S. Politics TodayOctober 13, 2011

This isn't your normal car accident, where you trade insurance information and make an insurance claim. In a hit-and-run, someone has broken the law, perhaps more than once (hit-and-run drivers are often drunk drivers), and they have caused you and ...more »

Defective Products
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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 »

Toxic Torts
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Cupp: Metrolink disaster, part 2 -- Corporate stonewalling
Ventura County StarOctober 1, 2011

The corporations should take a page from BP's playbook and "make it right" to the Metrolink disaster victims and their families. Richard L. Cupp, Jr., a torts law scholar, is the John W. Wade Professor of Law at Pepperdine University School of Law.more »

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Explains When Doctors Fail to Check Medications ...
Law Firm Newswire (press release)October 4, 2011

“This reported case was quite disturbing for several reasons,” explained Stephen Ozcomert, an Atlanta injury lawyer who practices personal injury, accidents and malpractice law. “He had survived being overseas and barely escaped being killed by a ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Parents File Lawsuit After Son's Crash Death
Twin Falls Times-NewsOctober 6, 2011

AP | Posted: Thursday, October 6, 2011 1:15 am | (0) Comments KETCHUM -The parents of a 15-year-old boy who was killed during a two-car crash during driver's education class have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Blaine County ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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New York Personal Injury Attorney Says Contaminated Cantaloupes Have Brought ...
PR Web (press release)October 4, 2011

New York personal injury lawyer Joseph W. Belluck In addition to helping the individual victim, legal action can also help to prevent future outbreaks by identifying the source of the illness and any mistakes that were made in response to the outbreak. ...more »


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