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NBA, players agree on urgency but little else after six-hour meeting
SI.comSeptember 1, 2011

Thanks to the surge of interest in the NFL, the NBA's labor dispute has flown under the radar. But training camps are scheduled to open in less than a month. Stern said he was not ready to set any deadlines, but by mid-September the league will have to ...more »

Silicon Valley titans pour millions into new Chinese Internet fund
San Jose Mercury NewsSeptember 1, 2011

Hand-picked by Bill Gates and Larry Page to lead the respective efforts of Microsoft and Google (GOOG) in the Asian powerhouse, Lee left all that behind two years ago to found Innovation Works, a venture capital fund for early-stage Chinese tech ...more »

Personal Injury News and Stories

Birth Injury
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Personal injury claim referral fees to be banned 9, 2011

Former Justice Secretary Jack Straw has criticsed the system that allows insurance companies to sell accident details to personal injury claim lawyers which helps push the cost of car insurance up for all drivers. Personal injury claims firms were ...more »

Chicago Personal Injury Attorney Robert A. Clifford publishes a free article ...
PR Leap (press release)September 10, 2011

The Chicago personal injury law office, Clifford Law Offices, announced that it has posted a legal article on their website ( in an effort to educate the public about legal matters such as those pertaining to Medicare lien ...more »

Car Accidents
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Fatal Car Accident Sparks Debate Over Illegal Immigration
WBURSeptember 13, 2011

In which case, it seems Milford may cut down on the number of illegal immigrants without even changing a law or policy. Now, they're working on meeting with authorities from the Brazilian Embassy to talk about the large population of Brazilians living ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Baker & Hostetler LLP | Health Law Update—September 29, 2011
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)September 30, 2011

Radiology Associates' professional liability policy, however, contained exclusions for claims arising out of any (1) sexual act, (2) act in violation of the applicable penal code or criminal statutes, or (3) intentional tort. The district court found ...more »

Mass Accidents
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UPDATE: Man injured in Waupun area motorcycle accident
Fond du Lac ReporterSeptember 2, 2011

Law enforcement and emergency personnel responded to a motorcycle accident Friday morning in the Waupun area. At 11:16 am, the accident was reported in the area of Highways 151 and 26, according to police scanner communications. ...more »

Defective Products
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Claims Tossed in Feds' Suit Over Defective Body Armor
Courthouse News ServiceSeptember 26, 2011

Bulletproof vest manufacturers bought then woven Zylon to make their products, which were sold to the government from 1999 to 2005. Product failures came to light and led to a safety recall after a California police officer was killed in 2003 when two ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Fair collapse suit challenges Ind.'s $5M tort cap
ForbesSeptember 27, 2011

The lawsuit said the state liability cap violates the due process and equal protection clauses of the 14th Amendment as well as federal laws and the Indiana Constitution. "If the people who caused the harm are held to account for it, then I guarantee ...more »

The Todd R. Durham Law Firm in Lewisville Launches New Website
Stock Markets Review (press release)September 21, 2011

/ Lewisville, TX – The attorneys at the Todd R. Durham Law Firm specialize in car accident, personal injury, work injury, and premise liability law settlements. You deserve an attorney you can trust when it comes to your financial ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Wrongful-death settlement detailed in Larry King killing
Ventura County StarSeptember 2, 2011

Although a jury was unable to agree on a verdict in Brandon McInerney's murder trial, a wrongful-death civil lawsuit Larry King's family filed against McInerney and his family, King's counselors, his school, group home and others, ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Eating outside has risks
ReporterNews.comSeptember 2, 2011

Over the Labor Day weekend, picnics and outdoor barbecues are popular ways to commemorate summer's end, but they also can be easy ways to contract a food-borne illness. Claims data from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas show a spike in ...more »


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