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International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

As a result, during 2011 a number of amendments were introduced to the employment framework. Significant legislation affecting employers introduced in 2011 included the following. Enacted on September 19 2011 by the National Council of Employment, ...more »

Gyms investigated for unfair contracts
The IndependentFebruary 1, 2012

'The magic of the cup' isn'ta term often used to describe Spain's premier domestic cup competition,... Fears about flooding are rising - but of more pressing concern is the ending of the government agree... They were 27 days into their journey when ...more »

Personal Injury News and Stories

Birth Injury
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Spine Injury Information Many Doctors Don't Explain
EIN News (press release)February 6, 2012

Here we will discuss the intricacies of spinal injuries and how a skilled personal injury attorney can help. FISHKILL, NY, February 06, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- How is a spine injury patient supposed to make an informed decision about his/her medical ...more »

Las Vegas Injury Lawyers Jack Bernstein and Scott Poisson Announce Victory in ...
PR Web (press release)February 2, 2012

Bernstein & Poisson, a Las Vegas personal injury law firm, announce the recent settlement for $600000.00 of a slip and fall case just prior to trial against a grocery store. Bernstein & Poisson is pleased that they were able to successfully obtain ...more »

Car Accidents
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Syracuse Car Accident Attorney Joins Call for Crackdown on Drugged Driving
PR Web (press release)February 1, 2012

New York personal injury lawyer Scott C. Gottlieb of the Law Offices of Scott C. Gottlieb & Associates says he supports improving technology and training for local law enforcement in their efforts to stem the rising threat of drugged driving accidents.more »

Intentional Torts
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Can an Employee of a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary Sue the Parent Company Based Upon ...
U.S. Politics TodayFebruary 17, 2012

FISHKILL, NY, February 17, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- When workers' compensation laws were passed throughout the nation, the intent was to create a system where workers injured on the job would be guaranteed to receive part of their lost wages and have ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Paralyzed local attorney runs own family law practice
Columbia MissourianFebruary 3, 2012

For seven years, Lewis has maintained his family law practice. He provides his services pro bono because he must remain below 85 percent of the federal poverty level to keep his eligibility for Medicaid. But Lewis is unable to get in or out of bed by ...more »

Defective Products
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Panel Orders Centralization of Defective Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits
PR Web (press release)February 10, 2012

Georgia products liability lawyer Henry G. Garrard III announced today that hundreds of defective transvaginal mesh lawsuits from across the US will now be litigated in the same federal district court. In a February 7 order, the US Judicial Panel on ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Firm Alleges Defendants Misappropriated Trade Secrets, Privileged Info
Texas LawyerFebruary 1, 2012

Houston's Shrader & Associates has been experiencing things lately that seem more like the plot of a legal thriller than reality at a small toxic-tort firm. In 2011, a former office manager at the firm, Tara Robertson Stevens, was charged with and ...more »

Benson, Bertoldo, Baker & Carter Now Offering Legal Consultations Free of ...
PR Web (press release)February 1, 2012

... the law firm Benson, Bertoldo, Baker & Carter have announced that they will now be offering free legal consultations for victims of auto accidents and their family members in Las Vegas and surrounding areas following fatal car accident in Mesquite, ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Mother of Phila. man killed by police files wrongful-death suit
Philadelphia InquirerFebruary 10, 2012

The mother of a man shot to death by police last February at the end of a stolen-car chase in North Philadelphia filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Thursday against six city police officers. The Common Pleas Court lawsuit by Carolyn Moses, mother of Jamil ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Cantaloupe Listeria Outbreak Still Claiming Victims
Food Safety NewsFebruary 2, 2012

When the epidemic was declared over in December of last year, it was already the deadliest foodborne illness outbreak in the US in nearly 100 years, having killed 30 of the 146 people sickened, and caused a pregnant woman to miscarry.more »

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