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Richmond Car Accident Attorneys Encouraged By Virginia's Reduction in DUI ... (press release)September 1, 2011

Although that figure was down from 294 fatalities in 2008, hundreds of people are still losing their lives because of entirely preventable behavior, the law firm says. The Virginia auto accident attorneys at Marks & Harrison urge motorists to pay heed ...more »

Lawfuel (press release)September 1, 2011

Villalobos faces a statutory maximum sentence of 10 years in federal prison for his conviction of obstructing a grand jury proceeding, and another potential 20 years in federal prison for his conviction of attempted extortion by blackmail. ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Daryl Robinson
Cambridge NewsSeptember 13, 2011

It's work hard and play hard for Daryl Robinson, a personal injury lawyer at Barr Ellison Solicitors in Cambridge. During a busy day dealing with a wide variety of claims he still manages a swim, an evening hockey match and a film. ...more »

LABOURDETTE LAW FIRM: Personal Injury Attorney Takes On Big Insurance Companies (press release)September 5, 2011

Labourdette Law Firm has just announced that they have increased their staff in order to handle more personal injury cases in Orleans, St. Tammany, and Jefferson Parish. Labourdette Law Firm is managed by the professional litigation team of Eric and ...more »

Car Accidents
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Blotter: Car Crash Results In DUI Arrest; Teen Flees Police With Alcohol
Patch.comSeptember 7, 2011

The arrested person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Sara B. Nesis, 18, of Glenview, was arrested after a car accident that took place at Willow and Waukegan roads on Aug. 29, according to police. She was charged with driving ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Leagle.comSeptember 14, 2011

Those tort claims were based upon allegations that Carter and others "knocked Plaintiffs glasses from his head, knocked his cell phone, on which he was speaking from his hand, and punched and kicked Plaintiff." Neither complaint alleged any facts ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Operation "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over"
MyWabashValleySeptember 1, 2011

Officials say almost one-third of car accident fatalities involve a drunk driver, and that's a number law enforcement doesn't take lightly. For nearly two weeks, Indiana has taken part in a national campaign to crack down on drunk drivers. ...more »

Defective Products
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Offer over home pyrite damage withdrawn
Irish TimesSeptember 1, 2011

It said the quarries were liable under the Liability for Defective Products Act, 1991. Pyrite is estimated to affect 20000 householders in Ireland. Affected material, used in foundations, expands and causes cracks and bulging in walls. ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Tonight's Debate: Which GOP Candidates Will Really Support Constitutional Rights?
InjuryBoard.comSeptember 7, 2011

Specifically, you've proposed an amorphous concept of "civil justice reform," citing the changes in Texas law you backed to sharply limit medical malpractice lawsuits and to force the losing parties in civil suits to pay all court costs. ...more »

Wrongful Death may Involve Breach of Implied Warranty in Product Lawsuits
Law Firm Newswire (press release)September 1, 2011

She chose to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the company her husband worked for and the company that supplied the bolts for the leveling jack. “This is where the case got a bit complicated,” Ozcomert indicated. “The drill was made by Atlas Copco. ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Murder victim's family to sue
WLFI.comSeptember 14, 2011

The family of Jeremy Gibson has taken the first steps towards a lawsuit against the Indiana Department of Corrections (IDOC) for wrongful death. A notice of Tort Claim (pdf) has been sent to the Indiana Department of Corrections claiming that a ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Past foodborne illness outbreaks in New Mexico
Food Poison JournalSeptember 23, 2011

The beautiful state of New Mexico is presently embroiled in the rapidly growing multi-state outbreak of listeria linked to contaminated cantaloupes, with at least 10 illnesses including 4 deaths. All 10 individuals were hospitalized. ...more »


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