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Court further confirms rights of mortgagees under Maltese law
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

Through the court-approved private sale, the law seeks to support the mortgagee and other creditors of a defaulting owner by ensuring the best price for the vessel (which is associated with a private sale and not a judicial sale by auction), ...more »

Court of appeals rules on ship construction contract dispute
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

"in the Brazilian legal framework there is no legal rule determining that the registration of the vessel construction contract with the respective Maritime Registration Office is a requirement for the validity thereof. The effect of its registration is ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Remit of injuries board may extend to medical negligence
Irish TimesFebruary 2, 2012

A PROPOSAL to extend the remit of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board to include medical negligence claims is being discussed by the Department of Health. The aim of the non-judicial process would be to speed up compensation cases and cut costs.more »

Baltimore Personal Injury Law Firm Discepolo LLP Plans to Take on Transvaginal ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)February 1, 2012

To say that personal injury lawyer Don Discepolo, founding partner of Baltimore law firm Discepolo LLP, is bothered by the medical device industry's inability to put public safety above personal gain would be an understatement, says the Maryland ...more »

Car Accidents
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The Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys at Grossman Law Offices File Suit Following ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)February 3, 2012

The victim hired the Dallas auto accident lawyers with Grossman Law Offices to investigate the crash. The lawsuit (Cause No: 199-04730-2010) was filed within the 199th Judicial District Court of Collin County where the accident occurred.more »

Intentional Torts
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SANGSTER v. SAN BERNADINO COUNTY SHERRIF DEPT.
Leagle.comFebruary 28, 2012

On December 14, 2010, plaintiff and appellant Lumbsden A. Sangster filed an amended complaint for malicious prosecution, emotional distress, general negligence, intentional tort, and premises liability against defendant and respondent San Bernardino ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Stoudemire's Brother Dies in Car Accident
Wall Street JournalFebruary 7, 2012

The brother of Knicks star Amar'e Stoudemire was killed in a car accident early Monday morning in Florida, the team said. Stoudemire has left the team to be with his family in Florida and missed Monday's game against the Utah Jazz.more »

Defective Products
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Rottenstein Law Group Learns of Zoloft Manufacturer's Motion to Consolidate 59 ...
PR Web (press release)February 1, 2012

Pfizer filed the motion on Jan. 18 under the following multi-district litigation number: MDR 2342. The motion's stipulations and some background on the cases that the motion seeks to consolidate are outlined in a Jan. 20, 2012, article on Law.com.more »

Toxic Torts
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New health care law
StarNewsOnline.comFebruary 1, 2012

Regarding the "Other Views" editorial on Jan 30, on the topic of Health-care law paying dividends, this has not been good for the health care industry or individuals. This new health care law that was passed last year does not address the real problem, ...more »

When Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?
Einnews PortugalFebruary 2, 2012

If you have been injured due to someone else's negligence or reckless behavior, you will need a personal injury lawyer to determine if you have a valid legal claim. Most personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation. ORLANDO, FL, February 02, ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Wrongful death lawsuit against ex-Vikings player Senser, wife resumes after 4 ...
Washington PostFebruary 3, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS — A wrongful death lawsuit against former Minnesota Vikings tight end Joe Senser and his wife, Amy, has resumed after a four-month break. An attorney for the family of hit-and-run victim Anousone Phanthavong (ah-NOO'-sahn PAN'-tah-wong ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Vaccine against common stomach bug could arrive in 4 years
Fox NewsFebruary 20, 2012

Reuters Print Email Share Comments Recommend Tweet Scientists are getting closer to producing a vaccine against norovirus — the number one cause of foodborne illness in the United States. Researchers have now tested norovirus vaccines in a limited ...more »

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