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Grand America audit turns up undocumented workers
Salt Lake TribuneSeptember 1, 2011

“Such businesses gain a competitive edge by paying illegal alien workers low wages or otherwise exploiting them. These inspections are one of the most powerful tools the federal government has to ensure that businesses are complying with US employment ...more »

Candidates for Missouri Supreme Court face public questioning
STLtoday.comSeptember 1, 2011

One applicant who interviewed Wednesday, St. Peters attorney Richard Gartner, took the opportunity to praise the state's merit-based judicial selection method for “focusing on credentials.” “These positions need the most qualified people, ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Know when to submit a claim to your auto insurance company
e-wisdom.comSeptember 5, 2011

Claims involving property damage or personal injury caused by your vehicle would be considered liability claims. With this in mind, there are several things you should consider when deciding whether or not to report a claim. Each situation or accident ...more »

ABI launches attack on compensation culture
Insurance DailySeptember 5, 2011

The number of personal injury claims received by insurers leapt 72% between 2002 and 2010. UK consumers pay £2.7 million a day to claimant lawyers through their motor insurance premiums, despite the fact that people get more personal injury...more »

Car Accidents
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UK's Justice Action Group Rebuts ABI's Stance on Personal Injury Claims
Insurance JournalSeptember 6, 2011

It is often the main, if not the only, “recourse available to victims of breaches of privacy like phone hacking, those who have suffered from professional negligence, victims of asbestos poisoning, the families of those killed at work, consumers, ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Focus: Government consults on new right to sue for invasion of privacy
Allens Arthur RobinsonSeptember 30, 2011

In 2008, the Australian Law Reform Commission proposed that the cause of action should be restricted to intentional or reckless acts, rather than negligent or accidental invasions of privacy. This is arguably a higher standard than that currently ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Edison to pay police officer who claimed discrimination
Edison SentinelSeptember 13, 2011

In 2009, Kenney sued the Edison Police Department for violation of whistle-blower and age-discrimination laws after he alleged that his superior did not cooperate during an auto accident in the summer of 2008 that killed two people. ...more »

Sayles Werbner Name Partners Honored as Two of Texas' Top 10 Attorneys
Sacramento BeeSeptember 19, 2011

Sayles Werbner maintains an international reputation as a proven trial law firm in complex business litigation, intellectual property matters, life-altering personal injury cases, product safety claims and practically every type of case that requires ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Supreme Court Rejects Liability for Generic Drug Makers in Labeling Suits
U.S. Politics TodaySeptember 23, 2011

The US Supreme Court held that manufacturers of generic drugs are not liable under state tort laws for failing to warn of dangerous side effects of medication. September 23, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- In June 2011, the US Supreme Court decided PLIVA, ...more »


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