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CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER 2011: CELEBS FACE A HOUSE OF PAIN
Daily StarJanuary 1, 2012

Show bosses are planning extra surprise evictions – meaning the celebs will constantly be on their guard. A Big Brother source last night revealed: “Producers have ordered more live evictions. They will be dropping like flies after just days in the ...more »

Vancouver teen stabbed in city's 15th homicide of 2011
Vancouver SunJanuary 1, 2012

Vancouver police investigate the city's 15th homicide of the year at an apartment block at 5037 Main St at 35th Ave in Vancouver, BC., on December 31, 2011. A nineteen year-old man is dead of stab wounds and a 48 year-old man is in custody following ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Two-wheeled drive – putting the personal into personal injury
ScotsmanJanuary 9, 2012

Within the personal injury sector, lawyers must develop skills and offer specialist services to meet clients' increasingly high expectations. Within the personal injury sector, lawyers must develop skills and offer specialist services to meet clients' ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Black Market for Raw Milk Delivery Thriving in New York State
The Daily mealJanuary 10, 2012

The CDC recorded 45 incidents from 1998 through 2005 related to raw milk, accounting for 1007 illnesses, including diarrhea, vomiting and even kidney failure. “While it's possible to get food-borne illness from many different foods, raw milk is one of ...more »

Car Accidents
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South Dakota on brink of battle over cellphone use while driving
Sioux Falls Argus LeaderJanuary 1, 2012

“But the fact we don't have a law against it on the books isn't quite as critical to me. Do I think texting and cell phone usage are making accident numbers go up? No, I don't have any proof of that. And I still think other laws on the books apply, ...more »

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Firm Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner ...
MarketWatch (press release)January 9, 2012

Feldman Shepherd is one of only two elite Philadelphia law firms to achieve a first-tier ranking in plaintiffs' medical malpractice law, and one of only 15 firms listed among Philadelphia's top tier for plaintiffs' personal injury litigation. ...more »

Mass Accidents
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SAUTER v. CALABRETTA
Leagle.comJanuary 2, 2012

Plaintiff, however, submitted the deposition testimony of defendant, who testified that he did not cross into the shoulder of the street in question and that plaintiff's daughter crossed into the street immediately prior to the accident. ...more »

Defective Products
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FDA: J&J delayed reporting insulin pump problems
The Associated PressJanuary 11, 2012

J&J has said there have been no reports of serious patient harm from the recalled products, although it's now being sued by a couple alleging their toddler died from taking a "super dose" of defective Children's Tylenol. The FDA's warning letter states ...more »

Toxic Torts
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COURTINE v. BOROUGH OF VICTORY GARDENS
Leagle.comJanuary 2, 2012

The Law Division judge had found plaintiff's complaint was procedurally time-barred and substantively barred by the Tort Claims Act (TCA). We affirm. The legal expenses, which the Borough agreed to pay by resolution, arose out of litigation commenced ...more »

House subcommittee passes insurance reform attempt
NECNJanuary 11, 2012

It aims to cut down the fraud that is rampant in the state's personal injury protection, or PIP, coverage. The proposed law requires those hurt in a wreck to go to a hospital emergency room or hospital-owned walk-in clinic within 72 hours for PIP ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Suit against city moves forward
Suffolk News-HeraldJanuary 18, 2012

Newby's daughter, Denise Tynes, has sued the city for negligence and wrongful death, claiming the city acted negligently by failing to provide crowd control and by allowing employees to pick Newby up from the floor after her fall and place her in a ...more »

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