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Law Office Of Brodsky & Smith To Probe Potential Claims Against Parlux Directors
RTT NewsJanuary 1, 2012

The investigation concerns possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law by the Board of Directors of Parlux for not acting in Parlux shareholders' best interests in connection with the sale. by RTT Staff Writer.more »

New Licensing Regime Jolts Freight Forwarders
THISDAY LiveJanuary 1, 2012

Although the Customs and Excise Management Act provides for self clearing in which an importer is allowed the option of clearing its goods, most of them prefer to use clearing agents because of the bureaucracy involved. Accordingly, government reviews ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Kansas High Court Reviews Packing Plant Work Injury Case
EIN News (press release)January 1, 2012

January 01, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Kansas Supreme Court recently reviewed a case involving a personal injury suffered at a Dodge City beef packing plant. In Herrell v. National Beef, the court held that the landowner could be held liable for a ...more »

Newsweek Features Estey Bomberger in Nationwide Top Attorneys Showcase
PR Web (press release)January 5, 2012

106CV070642 - Santa Clara County), and an $11 million verdict for a fall injury at a construction site, handed down by a Riverside County, CA jury in September, 2011 (Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Riverside, Case No. ...more »

Car Accidents
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Lombard woman's near-death experience shapes her life
Chicago Daily HeraldJanuary 1, 2012

She works two days a week for a Chicago law firm, talks at schools about 20 times a year for a group called Think First and receives Social Security disability payments. Cellphones and texting lead to car accidents that cause severe brain injuries, ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Jackson Lewis | Mere Placement of Surveillance Camera in Restroom Sufficient ...
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)January 4, 2012

The Iowa Supreme Court said, "[W]e think it is important to keep in mind that the tort [of invasion of privacy] protects against acts that interfere with a person's mental well-being by intentionally exposing the person in an area cloaked with privacy. ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Car Accident Lawyers can be your Friend in Need
PR Urgent (press release)January 3, 2012

National Injury Attorney Network can be an instant assistance for the people who are involve in vehicle accidents. Therefore, if you or any of your family members get involved in an accident, taking the assistance of a car accident lawyer is very ...more »

Defective Products
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Martinelli's Gold Medal Sparkling Cider Recall
Kansas City infoZineJanuary 5, 2012

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are asked to return the product to the store where it was purchased for product replacement or credit. Washington, DC - infoZine - As a precautionary measure, certain production lots of Martinelli's ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Leagle.comJanuary 2, 2012

In an action "against a general contractor and architect for defective construction and design, the cause of action generally accrues upon the completion of construction, meaning completion of the actual physical work" (State of New York v Lundin, ...more »

New 2012 Illinois Laws Affecting Working Men and Women
JD Supra (press release)January 2, 2012

Bus Drivers (HB 147/PA 97-0466): States that a non-CDL holder school bus driver will be subject to reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing that's in conformance with federal regulations, except the results of the tests must be reported in a ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Family to sue Grenada police after beating death of Toronto man
Toronto StarJanuary 4, 2012

Lawyer Derick Sylvester confirmed on Tuesday that Bartholomew's family will sue for wrongful death. He did not say when the suit will be filed. Bartholomew, a 39-year-old Toronto man, had traveled to Grenada to visit family over the holidays. ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Cornell Researchers Find Listeria-Stopping Compound
Food Safety NewsJanuary 4, 2012

by James Andrews | Jan 04, 2012 In terms of deaths-per-infection, this year's Listeria outbreak in cantaloupes ranks as the deadliest foodborne illness outbreak in US history, killing 31 of the 146 people infected and causing one miscarriage. ...more »


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