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Court of appeals rules on ship construction contract dispute
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

"in the Brazilian legal framework there is no legal rule determining that the registration of the vessel construction contract with the respective Maritime Registration Office is a requirement for the validity thereof. The effect of its registration is ...more »

$1m missing from real estate agency
Sydney Morning HeraldFebruary 1, 2012

Authorities are investigating after a NSW real estate agency admitted more than $1 million was missing from its books. NSW Fair Trading has appointed auditor Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu to manage Dougmal Harcourts Warilla after discrepancies totalling ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Jogger sues paralympians over injuries caused during morning run
Ottawa CitizenFebruary 10, 2012

By GARY DIMMOCK, The Ottawa Citizen February 9, 2012 7:47 PM Top Canadian paralympians Jon and Jason Dunkerley (pictured) are facing a personal-injury lawsuit for crashing into another runner on a morning jog along the Rideau Canal in 2010.more »

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 »

Car Accidents
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CPD: DNA Evidence To Be Reviewed Monday for Missing Toddler
WLTX.comFebruary 5, 2012

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Columbia Police Chief Randy Scott tells News19 that he will review DNA tests with the State Law Enforcement Division on Monday. The tests were done on blood found in the car of Zinah Jennings, 22, who got in a car accident on ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Wrongful Death Suit Against Joe Johnson Settled
The Columbus PacketFebruary 11, 2012

Wrongful death is a tort or civil wrongdoing and not a criminal offense. Filed in May, 2008, Smith's mother, Ray, claimed her son was shot and killed “execution style” by Johnson on Jan. 31, 2008. According to court documents, Johnson and fellow police ...more »

Mass Accidents
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New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on UES ...
PR Web (press release)February 1, 2012

The New York construction accident lawyers at The Perecman Firm have handled all types of construction accident cases over the past 30 years. A scaffold collapse in New York doesn't only put construction workers at risk. A scaffold collapsed on a ...more »

Defective Products
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Federal Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits to Be Consolidated in West Virginia District Court
openPR (press release)February 9, 2012

Lawmakers have expressed concerns that the FDA's current approval guidelines for vaginal mesh and other medical devices may not safeguard consumers against defective products. Women who experience pain, scarring, infection or other injuries caused by ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Will Alien Tort Case be the Next Citizens United?
Corporate CounselFebruary 2, 2012

Instead, corporations in a case the justices will hear this month seek not to spend their money but to avoid doing so by arguing that they have no liability under a 1789 statute for torts committed abroad in violation of international law or US ...more »

The Pennsylvania Personal Injury Lawyers of Lowenthal & Abrams, P.C., Discuss ...
Marketwire (press release)February 9, 2012

PITTSBURGH, PA--(Marketwire - Feb 9, 2012) - The Pennsylvania personal injury attorneys discuss the state's new bicycle safety laws and are prepared to help individuals who have been injured in an accident while riding a bicycle.more »

Wrongful Death
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Cincinnati bus company pays $5M, settles death suit
Cincinnati.comFebruary 7, 2012

A Cincinnati-based school bus company paid $5 million Monday to settle a wrongful death lawsuit in Missouri where one of the drivers for First Student drove a bus over and killed a teen. The Missouri case alleged a 23-year-old First Student bus driver ...more »


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