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'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 »

Stanford Used Investor Funds for Lavish Resort, Prosecutor Says
BloombergFebruary 1, 2012

Stanford, 61, was indicted in June 2009 on charges he led a $7 billion investment fraud based on certificates of deposit issued by the Antiguan bank. He's accused of 14 counts including mail fraud, wire fraud and obstruction of a probe by the US ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Palms teen injured in Monday car accident
Huron Daily TribuneFebruary 1, 2012

According to the Sanilac County Sheriff's Office, Deputy Josh Horst was dispatched at about 7:45 pm Monday to the area of Goetze and Forester roads in Forester Township for a one-vehicle personal injury accident. According to Sgt. Steve McKenney, ...more »

Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk: NYS Police & SLC Sheriff's Office partner to ...
MyABC50.comFebruary 1, 2012

In St. Lawrence County alone, there were 95 alcohol related crashes during 2010, including 2 fatalities and 44 personal injury crashes. “We are also urging hosts to refrain from serving alcohol to those under 21,” said Michele James, the St. Lawrence ...more »

Car Accidents
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Tennessee Car Accident Lawyers at Michael D. Ponce & Associates Alert Public ...
PR Web (press release)February 6, 2012

The Tennessee car accident attorneys at the law firm of Michael D. Ponce & Associates, whose law firm Web site URL can be found at, hereby alerts the public to the release of preliminary statistics regarding Tennessee auto ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP | "Privacy Update: An Overview of ...
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)February 9, 2012

Under the Data Protection Directive of 1995 (Directive), 2 while each EU Member State was required to enact and implement data privacy laws that met the minimum requirements of the Directive, they were free to design their own laws and regulations.more »

Mass Accidents
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Semi Truck Accident Victims Center Urges Victims Of A Semi Truck Accident ...
PR Web (press release)February 7, 2012

It also means the best personal injury law firms, the best investigators, the best local, or regional medical trauma centers in any city, county, or US state, and when we say on the spot-we mean it. We don't care if its San Francisco, Los Angeles, ...more »

Defective Products
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Consumer Reports Investigation of Appliance Fires: Many Caused by Products...
Sacramento BeeFebruary 2, 2012

2, 2012 -- Millions of appliance units recalled in the past five years for defects that could cause a fire; Eight ways consumers can protect themselves YONKERS, NY, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Appliances can pose a fire hazard even when ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Top trial lawyer departs Dechert to join Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Thomson Reuters News & InsightFebruary 13, 2012

Feb 13 (Reuters) - Prominent product liability lawyer Diane Sullivan has left Dechert to join Weil, Gotshal & Manges as a partner in the law firm's litigation department. Sullivan, who focuses on class actions, consumer fraud, life sciences, ...more »

Phila. law firm donates $200K to Community Legal Services
Philadelphia Business JournalFebruary 6, 2012

Philadelphia-based plaintiffs personal injury law firm Raynes McCarty has donated $200000 to Community Legal Services to support the organization's new law center at Broad Street and Erie Avenue in North Philadelphia. The donation, made in memory of ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Parents settle with Casper child care provider over son's death
Casper Star-Tribune OnlineFebruary 17, 2012

Tom and Nichole Parker decided not to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against Sara Whited, owner of the now-shuttered Sara's Day Care, for the death of their son Tyler, Mike Shickich said Thursday. “They explored it [a lawsuit] and concluded this was ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Consumer group urges FDA to make oysters safe
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)February 11, 2012

Symptoms include the classic signs of foodborne illness but for some consumers, the illness can progress to ulcerous skin lesions and septicemia. Almost half of those reporting these more serious infections die and those that survive can suffer ...more »


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