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Rockefeller Supports Blind Trust for Members of Congress
HNN Huntingtonnews.netFebruary 1, 2012

The Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012 (STOCK Act) says US Representatives and Senators may not use information they gain in their role as Members of Congress. “Elected officials have a duty to our constituents to be above board in ...more »

He legally hacks criminal minds
Times of IndiaFebruary 1, 2012

The cyber law in India is good, but police need to be trained adequately for these laws to be implemented. I've introduced a course at the National Police Academy in Hyderabad, and am getting top cops acquainted with cyber crime.more »

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Birth Injury
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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 »

Man Injured in Bus Accident to Claim Compensation
Injuries Direct NewsFebruary 6, 2012

A pedestrian suffered serious personal injury, after being run-over by a bus and becoming trapped beneath its wheels. Thirty three old Allister Reid was rushed to the Royal Alexandra Hospital for emergency treatment, after being struck by the bus and ...more »

Car Accidents
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Sudden Impact: Crashes Aren't Accidents
WBXHFebruary 3, 2012

By Phil Rainier - bio | email Traumatic injuries from car crashes are one of the major reasons teenagers end up in the emergency room. Sadly, some don't survive. Doctors and law enforcement in Baton Rouge are teaming up to hopefully keep it from ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Workers′ Compensation Immunity For Texas Staffing Customer Affirmed – With A ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)February 2, 2012

The employer loses the opportunity to defeat injury claims in court and becomes obligated to pay the scheduled benefits but gains the certainty that the benefits will be limited by law and also gains immunity from further suits or claims for those ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Florida auto insurance reform clears Senate hurdle
Tampa Bay Business JournalFebruary 3, 2012

Insurance companies and law enforcement agencies favor changing the law because it has left the door open to insurance fraud and higher car insurance premiums. The proposed changes are drastic. Accident victims would no longer be reimbursed for massage ...more »

Defective Products
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I-Team: Popular dishwashers catch fire
kypost.comFebruary 2, 2012

Between March and November 2011, consumers logged more than 260 complaints about dishwasher incidents on the Consumer Product Safety Commission's public website, saferproducts.gov . More than half reported smoke or flames.more »

Toxic Torts
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Arizona tort-reform measure advances
Tucson CitizenFebruary 9, 2012

Several other states have passed similar laws. ALEC, which consists of corporations and mostly Republican lawmakers from across the country, has for years pushed for various tort-reform measures. Several state chamber-of-commerce groups support the ...more »

Rosie Perez settles lawsuit with Law Order bosses
Houston Chronicle (blog)February 2, 2012

Actress Rosie Perez has settled her personal injury lawsuit with the producers of hit US crime drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit after suffering an accident on set in 2009. The actress sustained serious neck and back injuries and was forced to ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Polo tycoon John Goodman adopts girlfriend in time for DUI death lawsuit
newjerseynewsroom.comFebruary 3, 2012

Wilson's parents are suing Goodman for wrongful death. The Palm Beach Post reports that Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley had already ruled that a trust fund set up for Goodman's two minor children was not to be considered part of Goodman's financial worth if ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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GAP/GHP: Protecting and Serving Produce Farmers and Businesses
USDA.gov (press release) (blog)February 1, 2012

Food safety and the prevention of food borne illness is a priority across the food supply chain in the United States. With the development of better notification systems and increased consumer awareness of food safety, there is a need for greater ...more »

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