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Germany returns stolen Namibian skulls
Sky News AustraliaOctober 1, 2011

Researchers determined the region from which the skulls came as well as the sex and age of the victims but say there is no hope of learning their identity or cause of death. The Namibian representatives will return home on Tuesday with a memorial ...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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Tyler couple files personal injury lawsuit after hit-and-run accident
Southeast Texas RecordOctober 3, 2011

TYLER - A Tyler couple has filed a personal injury lawsuit after being involved in a hit-and-run accident. Jerry Alan Garrett and Shanna Lee Garrett filed suit against Richard Craig Loy and AdvoCare International on Sept. 30 in the Eastern District of ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Standing up for our own health
Tulsa WorldOctober 11, 2011

Likewise, no Oklahoman wants to become a victim of a food-borne illness such as the latest illness linked to listeria on cantaloupes from a certain Colorado producer. Even given the excellent work that inspectors do, they cannot possibly inspect every ...more »

Car Accidents
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Legislation mulls over texting laws
Indiana StatesmanOctober 5, 2011

Legislators recognized this weakness when they passed the law. So what is its purpose? Currently, if there is a car accident caused by texting and driving, there is no special penalty for it as there is in the case of drunk driving. ...more »

Anadarko Doesn't Have to Face Some BP Spill Cleanup Claims
BusinessWeekOctober 1, 2011

Oct. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Anadarko Petroleum Corp. won't have to face personal injury claims arising from exposure to oil and other chemicals in the cleanup campaign following the 2010 BP Plc spill in ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Kentucky Personal Injury Attorney Endorses Ban on Truck and Bus Drivers Using ...
PR Web (press release)October 7, 2011

Lexington accident and injury lawyer Frank Jenkins III of Frank Jenkins Law Office says that eliminating distractions among commercial drivers will significantly reduce the likelihood of deadly vehicle crashes. Lexington personal injury lawyer Frank M. ...more »

Defective Products
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The Law Firm of Weiss & Lurie Investigates Pharmaceutical Product Development ...
MarketWatch (press release)October 3, 2011

We have recovered over a billion dollars for defrauded institutions and individuals and obtained important corporate governance in these cases. If you have information or would like legal advice concerning possible corporate wrongdoing (such as insider ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Special session on jobs will include tort proposals
WisBarOctober 4, 2011

Moulton, an income and franchise tax credit for workplace wellness programs, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. AB 277 and SB 203 – Rep. Strachota and Sen. Wanggaard, adopting federal law as it relates ...more »

World Rabies Day Revealed
News Junky Journal (press release)October 4, 2011

“Rabies is a relatively rare disease, but that doesn't mean we can ever let our guard down,” said Millar, whose Atlanta personal injury law firm, Millar & Mixon, LLC, assists Georgia dog bite victims with recovering compensation for their injuries. ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Firm Tapped to Settle Mine-Disaster Death Suits
Wall Street JournalOctober 11, 2011

Gene Jones, the twin brother of Dean Jones, who was killed in the accident, said he wished he could personally sue the company while not interfering with his sister-in-law, who had yet to accept a settlement. "I don't want to settle. ...more »

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