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Calif. woman sentenced in Alaska credit card scam
San Jose Mercury NewsSeptember 1, 2011

Amber Marquardt, 25, of Oakland, Calif., pleaded guilty to bank and credit card fraud. As part of a plea agreement, US District Judge Ralph Beistline sentenced her to 16 months in prison and the repayment of $124000—the amount prosecutors say she ...more »

SEC record purges at odds with other agencies
Washington PostSeptember 1, 2011

Law enforcement authorities in related lines of work have preserved records of inquiries even if those probes never led to charges against anyone. Regulators and archivists said that the records could be a valuable source of ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Personal Injury Lawyers at Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. Named 2011 Pennsylvania ... (press release)September 23, 2011

For those seeking legal representation in the New Jersey, Allentown, Lancaster, Reading, or greater Philadelphia areas, look to a personal injury attorney at Soloff & Zervanos, PC For more information, ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Possible foodborne illness associated with York church fundraiser
The Herald | HeraldOnline.comSeptember 23, 2011

“Tests are under way to identify the cause of the illness and we'll continue to investigate this situation,” Potter said. “While not conclusive, this fundraiser is one thing in common among the people who got sick. As a precaution, we are advising ...more »

Car Accidents
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Dangdut singer could face reckless driving charges
Jakarta PostSeptember 5, 2011

Dangdut singer Saipul Jamil could be named a suspect in the death of his recently wedded wife Virginia Anggraini, who died in a car accident while he was driving, police say. Virginia, who was two-months pregnant, died when her car, driven by Saipul, ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Virginia Court Finds For Insurer In The First Climate Change-Related Insurance ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)September 22, 2011

As plaintiffs bring new climate change claims under state tort law and based on creative legal theories, other courts may reach different conclusions about whether the unintended effects of intentional emissions can ever be an "accident. ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Ban recommended on trucker cell use and texting
Boston GlobeSeptember 14, 2011

All died in the fatal vehicle accident on Interstate 65 early Friday morning March 26, 2010, near Munfordville, Ky., involving a tractor-trailer and a van. National Transportation Safety Board investigators on Tuesday, Sept. ...more »

Defective Products
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Mega Brands announces preliminary approval of proposed class action settlement
Canada NewsWire (press release)September 27, 2011

Rather, plaintiffs in the lawsuit claimed that certain Magnet Toys contained defective magnets, and they asked for their money back. The defendants in the lawsuit are MEGA Brands Inc., MEGA Brands America Inc., and Target Corporation. ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Tainted Transplants
InjuryBoard.comSeptember 23, 2011

Pursuing justice for medical malpractice victims is not just about compensation. Lawsuits help promote safer and better health care. Medical malpractice litigation can, and does, keep patient safety in the spotlight. Holding the medical profession ...more »

First-of-its-kind Cyclist Anti-harassment Becomes Law in Los Angeles
Streetsblog Los Angeles (blog)September 27, 2011

(It's clear there were still some questions about the bicycling anti-harassment ordinance and the new law continues to provide fodder for a media that isn't interested in getting the facts straigh. ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Wrongful death case filed in Las Vegas police slaying
KTNV Las VegasSeptember 9, 2011

This time, the mother of a young man who was shot and killed by officers this past July is suing the entire police department for wrongful death and what she alleges were violations of his civil rights. It's been six weeks since Alma Chavez witnessed ...more »


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