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Full City: order restored?
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

The district court had convicted the third officer for violation of the Pollution Act, but acquitted him of the charges under the Ship Safety Act. The prosecution did not appeal the acquittal; consequently, the appeal court considered only whether the ...more »

Crimes Targeting Elderly Seen As Growing Trend
13WHAM-TVFebruary 1, 2012

Mason makes that claims while pointing to an aging population of “Baby Boomers” as well as a 2010 Cornell University study on Elder Abuse Prevalence in New York State. That study (attached) estimates that 260000 older New Yorkers “had been victims of ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Cincinnati Personal Injury Lawyer Fights Tort Reform
WiredPRNews.com (press release)February 8, 2012

Cincinnati personal injury lawyer fights Tort reform that is being pushed because of so called lawsuit abuse or frivolous lawsuits. As a Cincinnati personal injury lawyer for over 30 years, the reality is that jurors are very savvy and follow the law.more »

Cellphone Use is not the Only Reason for Driving Distracted Says Austin ...
Law Firm Newswire (press release)February 8, 2012

I've heard of a couple of other shenanigans people have tried in a moving vehicle, but suffice it to say that should not be done in a car either,” added Robert W. Lee, an Austin personal injury attorney at The Lee Law Firm. Numbers provided by the US ...more »

Car Accidents
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Caution advised: Law enforcement should be careful on roads
The Independent Florida AlligatorFebruary 13, 2012

Have you ever seen a police car dart past you on the highway without its emergency lights on, thinking it wasn't fair for the officer to be able to do that? Have you ever wondered if those reckless police officers caused an accident?more »

Intentional Torts
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WHELAN v. SARA
Leagle.comFebruary 15, 2012

1 In the first, second and fourth counts of the complaint, plaintiff alleged that defendant committed intentional torts when he touched parts of her body that were not within the scope of a rectal examination, photographed her rectal and vaginal areas, ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Amar'e Stoudemire's brother killed in car crash
New York Daily NewsFebruary 6, 2012

By Kristie Ackert AND Frank Isola / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Amar'e Stoudemire of the Knicks, whose brother Hazell was killed in a Florida traffic accident. Knicks star Amar'e Stoudemire rushed home to Florida on Monday after his troubled older brother was ...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 »

Toxic Torts
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Sheppard Mullin Elects Twelve Attorneys to Partnership
MarketWatch (press release)February 7, 2012

Franklin is a registered patent attorney with expertise in a broad range of intellectual property matters, including patent litigation, patent prosecution and counseling, patent reexamination proceedings, unfair competition, and IP due diligence.more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Wildlife, trade, susceptibility amplify food risks
American Veterinary Medical AssociationFebruary 1, 2012

Dr. King noted that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates about 48 million food-borne illnesses occur in the US annually, and a similar rate worldwide would affect more than 1 billion people yearly. "I have no idea how many global ...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 »

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