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Regency Window fate still unclear
Plain DealerFebruary 1, 2012

Forty-three people have filed complaints against Regency with the Ohio attorney general's office since reports that it had closed without explanation. Emails sent from the Akron Better Business Bureau to Regency's vice president of operations and legal ...more »

Arbitration at Arm's Length: Are US Firms Missing an Opportunity in Asia?
The American LawyerFebruary 1, 2012

Four years ago, Paul Mitchard QC's firm, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, put him in charge of building an international dispute resolution practice in Asia. After trying -- and failing -- to find a suitable lawyer to head up an ...more »

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Birth Injury
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San Diego Personal Injury Lawyers at Morris and Associates File California ...
PR Web (press release)February 10, 2012

The San Diego personal injury attorneys at Morris and Associates, whose law firm Web site URL can be found at http://www.sandiegolegal.com/, hereby announce that the firm has filed a California personal injury lawsuit against Massage Envy on behalf of ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Food-borne illnesses suspected after Kernels' Pierre game
Daily RepublicFebruary 3, 2012

PIERRE — The state Department of Health is investigating a suspected food-borne illness outbreak that has been tied to a Tuesday boys' basketball game at Pierre between Pierre and Mitchell. PIERRE — The state Department of Health is investigating a ...more »

Car Accidents
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Austin Car Accident Lawyer Says Texas Needs To Crack Down On Drunk Driving And ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)February 1, 2012

“At a time when the nation as a whole is seeing drunk-driving fatalities decrease, Texas is bucking that trend with more and more traffic accident deaths caused by impaired motorists,” said Richardson, the founder of The Bob Richardson Law Firm.more »

Personal Injury of Nevada Launches Mobile Website
PR.com (press release)February 5, 2012

Personal Injury of Nevada, a Nevada law firm, launched a mobile version of its website to allow clients clear, concise access to its website from smart phones and other mobile devices. “When it comes to relationships between clients and attorneys, ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Mediation by telephone aims to speed up small claims
The GuardianFebruary 9, 2012

There will be an extension of the online scheme to control legal costs for personal injury cases following road accidents worth compensation of up to £10000 by pre-setting them "in a way which encourages early settlement". It will widen to cover all ...more »

Defective Products
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Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. Delivers Strong Results in the First Quarter
MarketWatch (press release)February 2, 2012

... who may be unwilling or unable to continue to supply products to us; the possibility of material interruptions in the supply of beauty supply products by our manufacturers; products sold by us being found to be defective in labeling or content; ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Chemerinsky: New Hurdles for Civil Rights Cases
ABA JournalFebruary 1, 2012

In Minneci v. Pollard, the US Supreme Court held Jan. 10 that prison guards at private prisons contracting with the federal government cannot be sued for constitutional violations where state tort law provides a remedy. In 1971's Bivens v.more »

NY bar considers allowing non-lawyers to invest in law firms
Thomson Reuters News & InsightFebruary 2, 2012

The issue has gained recent attention thanks to the personal injury law firm Jacoby & Meyers, which last year filed federal lawsuits in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, arguing that those states' rules against nonlawyer ownership in law firms ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Wrongful death suit filed in vehicle-pedestrian accident
Mason City Globe GazetteFebruary 8, 2012

MASON CITY - A lawsuit has been filed against a Swaledale man involved in a fatal vehicle-pedestrian accident on a Minnesota highway in April 2010. LeighAnne Kerr and Jason E. Shadle, both from Iowa, have filed the lawsuit against Robert M. Schmitz of ...more »

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