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Police Blotter: Police Deal With Cases of Narcotics, Thefts, Burglaries
Patch.comSeptember 1, 2011

Theft at the 2000 block of Oakmont Avenue on 8/24 at 11:19 am — Three strands of outdoor lights were stolen from the victim's fence. Theft at We Are Wireless (1300 block of West Chester Pike) on 8/25 at 1:49 pm — Two black males entered the store and ...more »

Amendment allows secret investigations
China DailySeptember 1, 2011

BEIJING - A controversial clause in a draft amendment to China's Criminal Procedure Law has met with mixed reaction from legal experts for allowing the police to conduct secret investigation and detention of suspects of national security crimes. ...more »

Personal Injury News and Stories

Birth Injury
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Bad Accident on Hollywood Boulevard, reported by Fort Lauderdale Personal...
TheNewsFactory (press release)September 2, 2011

Anthony Quackenbush is a Fort Lauderdale Personal Injury Attorney. This Fort Lauderdale Personal Injury Lawyer is not an attorney involved in the above mentioned situation, but he does handle cases involving vehicle accidents. ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Nebraska Man First In State To Die From Listeria
WOWTSeptember 23, 2011

Nebraska has its first documented death from the foodborne illness listeriosis. Test results indicate that a man in his 80s from the western part of the state died earlier this month. “Analysis shows that the strains of listeria that are being ...more »

Car Accidents
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Extra cops will hit the streets over Labor Day weekend
WALB-TVSeptember 1, 2011

Over the holiday weekend last year, there were more than 2500 car accidents, a 1000 injuries and 14 deaths according to the Department of Transportation. The numbers from the year before weren't any better. That's why cops from six states are teaming ...more »

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Maryland Injury Lawyer Blog (blog)September 19, 2011

Baltimore City's legal department looks inept and their defense lawyers appear corrupt. This is pretty much a win-win for everyone. But while this is certainly a good piece of investigative journalism (that we rarely see from the Baltimore Sun since ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Lawyer: Fatal shooting in Colonie pure accident, no need for law to be involved
Albany Times Union (blog)September 1, 2011

Gaspar Castillo, the woman's attorney, said his devastated client will deal with the loss of her beloved boyfriend for the rest of her life — and the law need not be involved. “This was a pure accident,” Castillo said. “It's terrible, it's tragic and ...more »

Defective Products
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House acts on consumers' protection in car purchase
Sun.StarSeptember 3, 2011

The measure cites Republic Act 7394 or the Consumer Protection Law, “which provides for the protection of consumers from scheming manufacturers and defective products but it doesn't deal with the problem of defective brand new vehicles. ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Voluntary codes insufficient for limiting U.S. corporate involvement in ...
FierceGovernmentITSeptember 22, 2011

The Alien Tort Statue allows US courts to hear human rights cases brought by foreign citizens conducted outside of the United States--Falun Gong practitioners are suing Cisco under its authority--but the statue "has proved legally tortuous to apply to ...more »

Certain Jeep Grand Cherokee Models are Prone to Catching Fire in Collisions
Law Firm Newswire (press release)September 13, 2011

“It is not often you will hear a personal injury lawyer wondering why a certain item on the market has not been recalled,” insisted Robert W. Lee, an Austin personal injury attorney at The Lee Law Firm. “But when it comes to the Jeep Grand Cherokee ...more »

Wrongful Death
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County settles wrongful death suit; claim against EPD, sheriff's office stems ...
Times-StandardSeptember 10, 2011

On the eve of a wrongful death lawsuit slated to begin Monday, brought on behalf of the daughter of a man who died in Humboldt County Sheriff's Office custody in 2007, the county has settled out of court. Martin Frederick Cotton II died Aug. ...more »

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