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Harrisburg City Council Rejects Fiscal Plan to Rescue Pennsylvania Capital
BloombergSeptember 1, 2011

The capital is barred from declaring bankruptcy before July, according to a Pennsylvania law that also calls for the city to lose state funds if it does. Councilman Kelvin Summerford, who supported the mayor's plan, said its defeat further clouds the ...more »

Google touts daily deal on home page, a first
Reuters CanadaSeptember 1, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc promoted a Groupon-like daily deals offer on its home page on Wednesday for the first time, a rare instance of the Internet giant using its prized online real estate for advertising. The world's No.1 Web-search ...more »

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Birth Injury
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San Diego Chiropractor Launches New Website to Better Serve the Community
MarketWatch (press release)September 1, 2011

Dr. Kien Ta, a chiropractor with the practice, is an experienced trial specialist and has testified for auto accident and personal injury cases involving workman's compensation. Individuals can learn more on the website about Dr. Ta's natural ...more »

The Law Offices of Burg and Brock, Inc. Provide Powerful Legal Defense for ...
Sacramento BeeSeptember 2, 2011

To learn about the team at Burg and Brock, Inc., as well as personal injury lawyer services and contact info, please visit SOURCE Law Offices of Burg and Brock, Inc. Reader comments on are the opinions of the writer, ...more »

Car Accidents
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NY law sends texting-while-driving tickets soaring
ReutersSeptember 21, 2011

In 2009, 16 percent of fatal accidents on US roads were caused by distracted driving, and 20 percent of those injured in car accidents were involved in a crash where distracted driving was at least partly to blame, according to the National Highway ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Leagle.comSeptember 21, 2011

NCDENR primarily argues that the Crumps' claim does not fall within the State Tort Claims Act since Beane acted intentionally. Because, however, the evidence did not establish that Beane intended to injure the Crumps, the Commission could still ...more »

Mass Accidents
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The Law Offices of Burg and Brock, Inc. Provide Powerful Legal Defense for ...
Bradenton HeraldSeptember 2, 2011

However, motorcycling has many risks that driving an automobile doesn't have, such as increased risk of injury or death in the case of a collision or accident. Many important laws pertaining to the operation of a motorcycle are unknown to the everyday ...more »

Defective Products
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LG Electronics, Good Housekeeping Bring 'Greener Living' Tour to Seattle
Sacramento BeeSeptember 21, 2011

... become eligible to display the Good Housekeeping Seal, the hallmark that provides assurance to readers that the products advertised in the magazine are backed by a two-year limited warranty against being defective, with specified exceptions. ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Weak laws for corporates
Hindu Business LineSeptember 22, 2011

Class actions, as a concept, have been a colossal failure, and we are complete strangers to mass tort law. In the case of the Bhopal Gas Leak disaster, the paltry settlement reached (US$470 million after 26 years) is largely because, unlike other ...more »

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Supports NTSB Proposal to Ban Cell Phone Use by ...
PR Web (press release)September 30, 2011

The firm's practice areas include car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, product liability, medical malpractice, dog bite injuries, slip-and-fall injuries, swimming pool accidents and wrongful death claims. The firm represents clients ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Drug Swallower Wrongful Death Lawsuit Leads to $1.3 Million Settlement
Accident Injury Lawyer (blog)September 12, 2011

The City of Chicago has reached a settlement of $1.3 million settlement in a lawsuit filed over the death of a man who swallowed a bag of drugs during an arrest. Cue the tort reformers narrative: man swallows drugs on purpose and sues the city. ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Deaths From Cantaloupe Listeria Rise
New York TimesSeptember 27, 2011

At least 12 people in seven states have died after eating cantaloupe contaminated with listeria, in the deadliest outbreak of food-borne illness in the United States in more than a decade, according to public health officials. ...more »


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