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Letter: Strict gun laws make citizens safer
Knoxville News SentinelFebruary 1, 2012

If the writer is interested in facts, then he would have to admit that New York City's strict gun laws have actually kept the city's residents safer than in places with laxer regulations. New York and neighboring New Jersey have among the lowest rates ...more »

BusinessWeekFebruary 1, 2012

Urbanet Corporation Co., Ltd engages in real estate business. The company develops apartment houses and detached houses, as well as studio apartment for investments. It also involves in the resale of apartments and condominiums; and leasing of the real ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Serious Injuries in Product Liability Claims Extend to Exercise Machines and ...
Albany Times UnionFebruary 11, 2012

Gilman Law LLP is a leading Massachusetts personal injury and products liability law firm and is here to help those injured and their families receive the best compensation for their injuries. A leading Massachusetts law firm with offices in ...more »

Concordia Passengers Lawsuit Against Costa Cruise Lines, Inc Can be Turned ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)February 6, 2012

Generally, cruise tickets include a contract with a "choice of forum" clause stating the proper venue for potential lawsuits. Defendants can challenge the jurisdiction of US court over this case if the tickets purchased and signed by the plaintiffs ...more »

Car Accidents
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Man killed, state trooper injured on I-290
Chicago Daily HeraldFebruary 11, 2012

Caruso's stepmother, Fran Caruso of Melrose Park, said Caruso had just called his girlfriend to pick him up from the scene of the accident. “He was driving home and he swerved and hit the median. The state trooper told him to come in his car and wait ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Wrongful Death Suit Against Joe Johnson Settled
The Columbus PacketFebruary 11, 2012

Wrongful death is a tort or civil wrongdoing and not a criminal offense. Filed in May, 2008, Smith's mother, Ray, claimed her son was shot and killed “execution style” by Johnson on Jan. 31, 2008. According to court documents, Johnson and fellow police ...more »

Mass 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 »

Defective Products
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Shire and Sangamo Collaborate to Develop Therapeutics for the Treatment of ...
Sacramento BeeFebruary 1, 2012

Sangamo is responsible for all activities through submission of Investigational New Drug (IND) Applications and European Clinical Trial Applications (CTA) for each product and Shire will reimburse Sangamo for its internal and external research ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Ontario Court of Appeal Recognizes New Privacy Tort
BlakesFebruary 1, 2012

The implications of the development of a privacy tort on class actions will also be an important issue as the law develops. Previously, the fact that federal Canadian privacy law requires a complaint to the Privacy Commissioner before any application ...more »

Johnson Law, PLC Awarded $4.68 Million Verdict for California Negligence Victim
MarketWatch (press release)February 10, 2012

An accident reconstruction expert testified at trial that the truck was speeding, negligently caused the crash, and crushed Zuniga's car by lifting it off the ground and pushing it down the expressway. Mr. Zuniga sought immediate medical attention for ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Florida polo tycoon at centre of fatal car crash trial adopts girlfriend, 42 ...
Daily MailFebruary 1, 2012

Goodman is being sued by Wilson's parents for wrongful death. According to police reports, Goodman ran a stop sign on February 10, 2010 in Wellington, Florida and smashed into Wilson, sending his car into a canal. Circuit Judge Glenn Kelly had ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Don't Invite Unwanted 'Guests' to Your Super Bowl Party
Patch.comFebruary 4, 2012

Keep your food safe so your party guests don't go home with a food borne illness. Even though Super Bowl Sunday is not an official holiday, millions of Americans celebrate the day with family and friends. In fact, Super Bowl Sunday is the ...more »


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