Personal Injury News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in January, 2012

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YEAR IN REVIEW: Bustling again - Pro's Ranch Market reinvigorates El Paseo ...
Las Cruces Sun-NewsJanuary 1, 2012

The Anchorage-based Alaska Structures, which makes shelters for the military as well as commercial customers, originally moved into the location at 301 Rea Blvd., when it also started to lease 100000 square feet at the previously empty building at 8500 ...more »

Six former Bell council members lose appeal
Los Angeles TimesJanuary 1, 2012

Previous judges have chastised the former council members. In rejecting their motion to drop the charges earlier this month, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Kathleen Kennedy issued a scathing 10-page ruling brushing aside the politicians' ...more »

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Birth Injury
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David Cameron vows to cut back health and safety 'monster'
Telegraph.co.ukJanuary 5, 2012

... they demand from businesses do not go beyond what is required by the law. And he announced that bids will be invited next month for a contract to manage a £1 billion Government-funded Business Finance Partnership to give companies access to loans. ...more »

Academy Sporting store sued after customer slips in water
The Louisiana RecordJanuary 3, 2012

A Lafourche Parish resident has filed a personal injury lawsuit against Academy Sporting and Outdoor Store after he slipped in water and suffered injuries. Darrell James Buggage filed suit against Academy Ltd. and Zurich Services Corp. on Nov. ...more »

Car Accidents
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January 1st Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up
Lawrence Journal World (blog)January 1, 2012

It was unclear if that was a driver involved in the accident or a vehicle's passenger. Shortly after 2:30 am, LDCFM transported a man to LMH who had reportedly been involved in a car accident about two hours prior. The man reportedly fell down an ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice | Fifth Circuit Upholds Exclusivity of Defense ...
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)January 24, 2012

The Court held that “the DBA does not carve out from its coverage employees‟ injuries that would otherwise be covered by the Act as injuries resulting from a third party‟s intentional tort when there may be a concurring cause.”13 In a case like this, ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Laws lax, bail norm in accident cases
Times of IndiaJanuary 8, 2012

NEW DELHI: Sunday's high-speed crash that left an auto driver dead has again put into focus the law's casual approach towards wilful traffic offenders. A driver who kills while speeding, or under the influence of alcohol, has little to fear. ...more »

Defective Products
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Rottenstein Law Group Learns of New Study Demonstrating Possible Link Between ...
PR Web (press release)January 18, 2012

The Rottenstein Law Group, a personal injury firm, encourages visitors to link to its sites from their own blogs and websites to spread information about defective medical products and dangerous drugs. The Rottenstein Law Group is a New York-based law ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Educating Digital Lawyers
Huffington Post (blog)January 3, 2012

How will it interact with the ways our incoming generation "digital native" law students experience the world through social networking and other on-demand communication? What subjects will we teach? Will computer programming be an essential element in ...more »

BGL linked with Minster Law swoop as insurer/broker ABS uptake tipped to rise
Post OnlineJanuary 4, 2012

Compare the Market and Budget owner BGL Group has now been linked with a move to invest in York-based personal injury specialist Minster Law. The law firm, which employs 800 people, already has a long standing relationship with BGL through its claims ...more »

Wrongful Death
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US asks for dismissal of grizzly death suit
Powell TribuneJanuary 3, 2012

In documents filed in Wyoming's federal District Court on Friday, lawyers with the US Attorney's Office say Wyoming law gives the government immunity from the wrongful death suit brought by the widow of Erwin F. Evert. Evert was killed by a grizzly ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Food Safety Agencies Announce Public Meeting to Discuss Foodborne Illness
PoliticalNews.me (press release)January 2, 2012

... and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a public meeting to discuss federal efforts to enhance food safety strategies through the improved use and characterization of foodborne illness source attribution. ...more »

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