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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 »

'Business Connection' features Title Boxing Club
Chicago Sun-TimesFebruary 1, 2012

The Naperville location is one of 19 franchises across the country. TITLE Boxing Club specializes in boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts. Pete Gilfillan came on set to promote his business FranChoice. Want to start your own franchise but don't ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Atlanta Dog Bite Attorney Praises Bill to Increase Penalties for Owners of ...
PR Web (press release)February 1, 2012

Personal injury and wrongful death laws in Georgia allow victims of dog bites or their families to file a claim against the owner of the dangerous animal, Millar said. Dog bite lawsuits can be complicated because they involve the collection of medical ...more »

Personal Injury Statutes of Limitation
DigitalJournal.com (press release)February 2, 2012

One of the most common personal injury questions is how long you have to file a lawsuit following your accident. The answer is almost always, "Not long." DALLAS, TX, February 02, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- One of the most common personal injury...more »

Car Accidents
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Investigation continues for early morning pedestrian fatality
KPLC-TVFebruary 9, 2012

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal car/pedestrian accident that occurred at the 5400 block of Elliot Road in Lake Charles at approximately 4:00 am on Thursday. The preliminary investigation revealed Son T. Tran, 33, ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Dean Skelos must resign or be deposed
The International News MagazineFebruary 29, 2012

4) Tort, workers' compensation and malpractice reform will save taxpayers and businesses billions in premiums. 5) Rescission of the Triborough Amendment and Wicks Law will put in check that special class of citizens known as the government employees.more »

Mass Accidents
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Man Adopts Girlfriend: John Goodman's 'Daughter' Could Protect Assets In ...
Huffington PostFebruary 1, 2012

The strategy could shore up Goodman's wealth as he confronts a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Scott Patrick Wilson, The Associated Press says. Wilson was killed in 2010 when Goodman allegedly ran a stop sign. The trial begins March 27.more »

Defective Products
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LawyersandSettlements.com Recognizes American Heart Month With Its Top 10 ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 1, 2012

LawyersandSettlements.com provides comprehensive legal news and critical information for those affected by once-in-a-lifetime situations involving medical device lawsuits, personal injury, defective products, California overtime and labor issues or a ...more »

Toxic Torts
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SIMPSON v. COLONIAL PARKING, INC.
Leagle.comFebruary 14, 2012

Robert E. Simpson ("Simpson"), the plaintiff-below, appeals from the Superior Court's grant of summary judgment in a personal injury tort action in favor of the defendant-below, Colonial Parking ("Colonial"). Simpson claims that the Superior Court ...more »

US Drug Watchdog Dramatically Intensifies Its Efforts To Insure Diabetics Who ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)February 1, 2012

The US Drug Watchdog says, "We are tired of personal injury marketing law firms running ads on cable TV, that fail to mention the part about them selling an Actos case, to a real trial law firm, that will then advance the claim, so we are changing the ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Judge dismisses Steger from wrongful death suits
Roanoke TimesFebruary 9, 2012

By Tonia Moxley | The Roanoke Times A judge's written ruling in two $10 million wrongful death claims against Virginia Tech may change the landscape of the high-profile case that has dragged on for three years. Citing a technicality, special justice ...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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