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Judge in the dock to defend himself over Franco investigation
The IndependentFebruary 1, 2012

"When people disappear, it is a permanent crime, which no amnesty law can affect." Outside the court hundreds of supporters of the judge, including British historian Ian Gibson – who has investigated the murder of poet Federico Garcia Lorca by Franco's ...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 »

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Birth Injury
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Mississauga's Go-To Personal Injury Law Firm Announces Launch of New Website
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)February 17, 2012

Petrillo Law, a Mississauga personal injury law firm with over 20 years of experience in championing the rights of accident victims announces the launch of a new website at www.petrillolaw.com. Petrillo Law is a top-rated personal injury law firm ...more »

JIMINEZ v. FACCONE
Leagle.comFebruary 9, 2012

Ana Jiminez appeals the judgment entered against her and in favor of George Faccone and the Estate of Rita Faccone 1 in a personal injury action stemming from an automobile accident. She also appeals the award of attorneys' fees in favor of the ...more »

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

Texas personal injury attorney Bob Richardson of The Bob Richardson Law Firm points to recently released statistics showing that the state's drunk-driving fatalities have increased while the country's overall figures have gone down.more »

Intentional Torts
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Ex-coach Nate Harris seeking $600000 payout from TPS
Tulsa WorldFebruary 1, 2012

A tort claim is often a precursor to a lawsuit against a governmental entity. The civil suit filed Monday includes allegations of slander, libel, negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress. It seeks punitive damages of an unspecified ...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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Hard to stomach: manufacturer's defence in product liability claim
International Law OfficeFebruary 2, 2012

Under Article 6(1) of the Consumer Protection Law (2251/1994), the manufacturer of a defective product is liable for any damage caused to the consumer. However, under Article 6(8), a manufacturer may be exempt from liability if it can prove that ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Serious Injuries in Product Liability Claims Extend to Exercise Machines and ...
PR Web (press release)February 11, 2012

The Gilman law firm is committed to helping victims of personal injury and defective consumer products and their family members in cases involving wrongful deaths and substantial injuries. Gilman Law LLP offers a team of experienced personal injury ...more »

PIP fraud law reworked
Tbo.comFebruary 8, 2012

By MIKE SALINERO | The Tampa Tribune A Hillsborough County ordinance aimed at curbing the growing problem of staged-accident fraud is being reworked in the face of a lawsuit challenging the law's constitutionality. County commissioners passed the ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Lawsuit: Trooper negligent in chase, wreck that killed Knox man
Knoxville News SentinelFebruary 1, 2012

That's the accusation made in a $10 million wrongful-death lawsuit filed Tuesday by the driver's family in US District Court. Gordon Kyle Anito, 20, died Nov. 26 after his 2005 Subaru Impreza hit a tree and caught fire around 3:30 am near the corner of ...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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