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Overview (February 2011)
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

As a result, during 2011 a number of amendments were introduced to the employment framework. Significant legislation affecting employers introduced in 2011 included the following. Enacted on September 19 2011 by the National Council of Employment, ...more »

Reportage: Looking to liability
Insurance AgeFebruary 1, 2012

Arguably, what the wide vista of liability reveals is that a broker's learning does not cease with their product knowledge. For Neil Grimshaw, director at Ravenhall Risk Solutions, educating clients on risks and building a long-term partnership is a ...more »

Personal Injury News and Stories

Birth Injury
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Portland Personal Injury Attorneys Urge: Don't Drink and Drive This Super Bowl ...
PR Web (press release)February 2, 2012

As the Super Bowl approaches, the Portland personal injury attorneys at Shulman DuBois LLC want to remind Oregon drivers that drinking and driving is a crime that can cost more than the price of a ticket. “People go to parties, enjoy the game with a ...more »

New York Personal Injury Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on the Likely ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)February 4, 2012

"Apparently the fatal elevator accident accident could have been prevented if proper safety protocols were followed," said New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman, founder of the Perecman Firm, one of New York's personal injury law firms.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 »

Intentional Torts
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Negative Connotations Surrounding Sharia Must Be Dispelled
JURISTFebruary 3, 2012

Based on US conflicts of law, the law where the tort occurred would govern the dispute. The court would require expert testimony regarding the tort law of the country using Sharia, which would include issues relating to Sharia. A, a Saudi company, ...more »

Mass Accidents
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1 killed, 3 hurt in crash on northern NY road
Wall Street JournalFebruary 7, 2012

AP PHILADELPHIA, NY — Authorities say one person has died and three others are recovering from injuries suffered in a five-vehicle crash on a northern New York road. State police say the accident occurred around 4:50 pm Monday in the Jefferson County ...more »

Defective Products
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After Discovering Defect Last Fall, Kia Begins Recall for Potential Air Bag ...
Newsome Law (blog)February 7, 2012

Rich Newsome is a Florida attorney who represents consumers and families across the country who have been catastrophically injured by defective products. Rich is the immediate Past-President of the Florida Justice Association, is Past-President of the ...more »

Toxic Torts
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This Week in The National Law Journal
The BLT: Blog of Legal Times (blog)February 6, 2012

Corporations are looking for the US Supreme Court to set limits on a law for torts committed abroad in violation of international law or US treaties, Marcia Coyle reports. Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., which involves the Alien Tort Statute, ...more »

Las Vegas Injury Lawyers Jack Bernstein and Scott Poisson Announce Victory in ...
PR Web (press release)February 2, 2012

Bernstein & Poisson, a Las Vegas personal injury law firm, announce the recent settlement for $600000.00 of a slip and fall case just prior to trial against a grocery store. Bernstein & Poisson is pleased that they were able to successfully obtain ...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 »

Food-Borne Illness
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Obama's budget cuts bacteria testing in produce
Daily HeraldFebruary 17, 2012

According to the CDC, nearly one-third of the major, multistate foodborne illness outbreaks in 2011 were caused by contaminated fruits and vegetables. The 120000 food samples the program has collected in the last decade have offered public health ...more »

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