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Judge says Occupy DC demonstrators must get notice before any eviction; feds ...
Washington PostFebruary 1, 2012

Mayor Vincent Gray and DC health officials have expressed concern about a rat infestation at McPherson Square and other sanitation problems, with the mayor suggesting that the demonstrators relocate to Freedom Plaza, another federal space that's been ...more »

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 »

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Birth Injury
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Feldman Shepherd Names Patricia Giordano a Partner in Philadelphia Personal...
Citybizlist (press release)February 8, 2012

PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia personal injury law firm Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig LLP is pleased to announce that Patricia M. Giordano has been named a partner of the firm. Giordano is a personal injury lawyer who handles ...more »

Grayson & Grayson Personal Injury Attorneys Announce Free Case Review for ...
PR.com (press release)February 1, 2012

Los Angeles Personal Injury law firm, Grayson & Grayson has announced free case review by top personal injury lawyers for victims of auto accidents including car wrecks, truck accidents, medical malpractice, dog bite injuries, bicycle accidents, ...more »

Car Accidents
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The Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys at Grossman Law Offices File Suit Following ...
Houston ChronicleFebruary 4, 2012

After a serious accident, the personal injury lawyers at Grossman Law Offices have filed suit against the Defendant driver for their alleged negligence. After a driver sustained serious injuries in an automotive wreck, he sought the help of qualified ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Maintenance director files intent to sue Harrison County
Louisville Courier-JournalFebruary 29, 2012

Under state law, a tort claim is a notice that must be filed before a government entity can be sued. James Goldman, president of the county Board of Commissioners, said officials hope it doesn't come to that. He said he was surprised by Simon's ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Car insurance rip-off: 5000 firms chasing claims... and 700 of them have been ...
Daily MailFebruary 4, 2012

Experts have said that some CMCs pay insurance firms and repair garages a fee to hand over the personal details of car-accident victims, whom they then pester to make claims that are often false and exaggerated. Some CMCs also pay offshore advertising...more »

Defective Products
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BMW Fined $3 Million for Recall Reporting Delays
Newsome Law (blog)February 15, 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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Cut costs instead
TheReporter.comFebruary 1, 2012

The law on torts should be limited to no more that $250000. Pain and suffering needs to be limited. As attorneys look at the law, no one is responsible for their actions, so someone must pay. If a baby is not born perfect, then it is the doctor's fault ...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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Utah Supreme Court Rules Unborn Child is a Minor Child per Legislation Says ...
Law Firm Newswire (press release)February 6, 2012

Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) February 6, 2012 – Legally, there has been a question whether or not unborn children are considered minor children for the purposes of filing a medical malpractice lawsuit. Recently, the Utah Supreme Court handed down a ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Study Shows Electron-Beam Irradiation Reduces Virus-Related Health Risk in ...
Quality Assurance & Food SafetyFebruary 7, 2012

The study quantified the theoretical health-risk reduction from virus-related foodborne illness through the use of electron-beam irradiation. “The purpose of this study was twofold,” said Dr. Suresh Pillai, director for the National Center for Electron ...more »

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