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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 »

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Revenue Up, Profits Down Slightly at Cadwalader
The American LawyerFebruary 1, 2012

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft enjoyed a modest uptick in revenue in 2011, the firm's first burst of top-line growth since 2007, according to The American Lawyer's reporting. The firm's gross revenue increased 4.4 percent to $448.5 million and revenue ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Law firms offer FREE iPads and shopping vouchers to tempt victims to make ...
Daily MailFebruary 11, 2012

By Mail On Sunday Reporter Law firms are offering car-crash victims iPads and hundreds of pounds in shopping vouchers to entice them to make personal injury claims. The companies are advertising the tablets and Debenhams vouchers on their websites and ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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San Francisco tracing viral outbreak
San Francisco ExaminerFebruary 2, 2012

Deputy Health Officer Dr. Tomas Aragon said the agency believes the disease is viral, not foodborne, meaning someone was sick when they attended school. “We tested the kitchen and the water supply, and it's all come up negative,” Principal Patrick Ruff ...more »

Car Accidents
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Bill adds nondiscrimination statement to child custody statute
KSL-TVFebruary 1, 2012

Anderson testified on behalf of HB88, which would add to Utah's divorce statute a statement that the court may not discriminate against a parent based on age, race, color, national origin, religious preference or gender.more »

Actress hurt on 'SVU' OKs deal
New York Daily NewsFebruary 2, 2012

Actress Rosie Perez has settled her personal injury lawsuit against the producers of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” her lawyer confirmed Wednesday. Perez claimed she suffered serious neck and back injuries and nerve damage in 2009 when she was ...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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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 »

Toxic Torts
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The Daily Digest (Dayton to veto tort reform laws, 17k in MN helped by ...
Minnesota Public RadioFebruary 10, 2012

There are concerns and praise for the Minnesota's waiver to the federal No Child Left Behind law. The U of M's Board of Regents draw lines today for debate over Steve Sviggum's dual roles. Some lawmakers say the invasive species fight is going too far.more »

Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyer Sam Harding Named as Host on AM 720 KDWN ...
Las Vegas Blog (blog)February 4, 2012

Sam Harding, a prominent Las Vegas personal injury lawyer who is also the owner of the Sam Harding Law Firm, whose Web site URL can be found at, hereby announces that he has been chosen as the host of a new radio call-in show ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Palm Springs cop arrested on grand theft charge
WPECFebruary 1, 2012

A Palm Springs police officer was arrested Tuesday on charges of grand theft and forgery for the theft of a $55000 wrongful death settlement. The state attorney's office reports that Palm Springs public safety officer Sean Grant, 44, of 230 Cypress ...more »


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