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Whistleblowers Sue FDA, Claim Emails Monitored
MedPage TodayFebruary 1, 2012

The FDA staffers are accusing the FDA of violating their Fourth Amendment rights, which protect against illegal searches and seizures, and their Fifth Amendment rights, which protect against abuse of government authority. Collecting emails to use ...more »

Racial study scrutinized in death row inmate's hearing
abc11.comFebruary 1, 2012

Patricia Tornblom, stepmother to the deceased, said she is angered by the hearing. "What do the people of Michigan have to do with us? I mean this is North Carolina," questioned Tornblom. "Why are they down here trying to decide how we make our laws?more »

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Birth Injury
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Austin Car Accident Lawyer Says Texas Needs To Crack Down On Drunk Driving And ...
PR Web (press release)February 1, 2012

Texas personal injury attorney Bob Richardson of The Bob Richardson Law Firm points to recently released statistics showing that the state's drunk-driving fatalities have increased while the country's overall figures have gone down.more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Weakest links in food safety lie with food services and households
Canada NewsWire (press release)February 8, 2012

But most food-borne illnesses are associated with the preparation and storage practices of restaurants, food service operations, and consumers themselves." In its report, Improving Food Safety in Canada: Toward a More Risk Responsive System, ...more »

Car Accidents
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NLRB on social media: Facebook firing didn't break law
Business Management DailyFebruary 1, 2012

by David B. Ritter on February 1, 2012 11:00am While the law concerning acceptable employee use of social media remains uncertain, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is starting to shed more light on what conduct is acceptable under the National ...more »

Insurance Bosses Back Cameron Over 'Compensation Culture'
Huffington Post UKFebruary 14, 2012

The insurance industry has promised to pass on savings to customers after a cut in personal injury legal fees, Downing Street has said. At a summit with leading insurers, Prime Minister David Cameron criticised the "compensation culture" and pledged to ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Learn more about law enforcement at Citizens Police Academy
Blue Springs ExaminerFebruary 3, 2012

Topics include uniformed patrol, crime scene investigations, narcotics investigations, prosecution, federal agencies (FBI and ATF), bomb squad, police K-9, accident investigations, street gangs, swat/tactical, firearms safety and training and mock ...more »

Defective Products
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Bendix Defect Leads to Shipment Halt, Lower Navistar Outlook
BloombergFebruary 2, 2012

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC said it stopped shipping defective truck-brake parts that Navistar International Corp. (NAV) told investors today will contribute to a first-quarter loss. The company, a unit of closely held Knorr-Bremse Group AG, ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Firm Alleges Defendants Misappropriated Trade Secrets
Law.comFebruary 4, 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 »

Personal Injury Attorneys Fisher & Talwar Launch New and Improved Website
EIN News (press release)February 7, 2012

Los Angeles attorneys Fisher & Talwar introduce a new website to help Southern California injured victims find solutions to their personal injury and other legal problems. LOS ANGELES, CA, February 07, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Los Angeles, ...more »

Wrongful Death
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WRHA pays Sinclair family $110K for ER death
Winnipeg Free PressFebruary 13, 2012

... death The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority says it has issued a cheque for $110000 to the family of Brian Sinclair to settle a portion of a lawsuit dealing with its claim for "loss of care, guidance and companionship for his wrongful death.more »


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