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Full City: order restored?
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

The district court had convicted the third officer for violation of the Pollution Act, but acquitted him of the charges under the Ship Safety Act. The prosecution did not appeal the acquittal; consequently, the appeal court considered only whether the ...more »

Gyms investigated for unfair contracts
The IndependentFebruary 1, 2012

'The magic of the cup' isn'ta term often used to describe Spain's premier domestic cup competition,... Fears about flooding are rising - but of more pressing concern is the ending of the government agree... They were 27 days into their journey when ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Personal injury solicitors say claims for workplace accidents are on the rise
openPR (press release)February 2, 2012

(openPR) - Fentons Solicitors LLP, one of the leading personal injury solicitors firms, believes people who suffer accidents at work are gaining the confidence to make a compensation claim. According to the firm, there has traditionally been a lot of ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Salmonella Outbreak Spurs Call to Expand List of Banned Bacteria
BusinessWeekFebruary 8, 2012

“The time to address this problem is long overdue,” Susan Vaughn Grooters, director of research and education at Chicago- based STOP Foodborne Illness, an advocacy group, said in an e- mail. “How many more cases are needed before someone in our ...more »

Car Accidents
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Push for bus seat belts seen unlikely
DesMoinesRegister.comFebruary 1, 2012

But neither that accident nor Monday's has led him to believe Iowa should embrace a school seat belt law. He cautioned those who may think it's a good idea to first review the facts. “I don't think we want to make a knee-jerk reaction,” he said.more »

When Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?
Einnews PortugalFebruary 2, 2012

If you have been injured due to someone else's negligence or reckless behavior, you will need a personal injury lawyer to determine if you have a valid legal claim. Most personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation. ORLANDO, FL, February 02, ...more »

Mass Accidents
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The Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys at Grossman Law Offices File Suit Following ...
PR Web (press release)February 3, 2012

After a serious accident, the personal injury lawyers at Grossman Law Offices have filed suit against the Defendant driver for their alleged negligence. We've structured the firm in such a way that the client's needs are always the priority.more »

Defective Products
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Pfizer Recalls 1 Million Packets of Birth Control Pills
Yahoo! Contributors NetworkFebruary 2, 2012

Instead they were sold through a partner company, Akrimax Rx Products, which is the entity that appears on the pills' packaging. Pfizer itself, however, has taken responsibility for the errors that have led to the recall. What exactly is supposed to be ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Study shows plaintiff bias in Philly courts
Legal News LineFebruary 6, 2012

BY MICHAEL P. TREMOGLIE PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - For years defendants in tort cases have said that Philadelphia's courts are biased, but little in the way of empirical data was available to substantiate the claims.more »

Baltimore Personal Injury Law Firm Discepolo LLP Plans to Take on Transvaginal ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)February 1, 2012

To say that personal injury lawyer Don Discepolo, founding partner of Baltimore law firm Discepolo LLP, is bothered by the medical device industry's inability to put public safety above personal gain would be an understatement, says the Maryland ...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 »

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