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Ian Blair: Assisted dying needs a change of heart
The IndependentJanuary 1, 2012

What is their position in relation to the law in this regard?" Healthcare professionals are caught between the nebulous state of the law and a presumed duty of confidentiality to the patient. This snapshot of evidence received by the commission on the ...more »

What is HRW up to in Pakistan?
The News InternationalJanuary 1, 2012

Asked that even in developed and advanced political cultures the principle of judicial review exists and superior judiciary exercises its powers to set aside any law made by the Parliament if it is found against the basic structure of the constitution...more »

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Birth Injury
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New Jersey Personal Injury Firm Gives Back By Participating in Adopt-A-Family ... (press release)January 4, 2012

Employees at the New Jersey personal injury law firm, Console & Hollawell are diligent supporters of the Women's Opportunity Center at the YMCA of Burlington County. Giving back to the community is something the firm prides themselves on, ...more »

Beware, headphone may cost your life
Times of IndiaJanuary 17, 2012

... MP3 players or electronic personal organisers, the Daily Mail reported. Psychologists view it as "divided attention" or "inattentional blindness". The research, published in the Injury Prevention journal, analysed US data taken from US National ...more »

Car Accidents
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NY motorist dies after car is found in canal
Wall Street JournalJanuary 4, 2012

AP SOUTHAMPTON, NY — An 80-year-old man has died after being pulled from a car submerged in the Shinnecock Canal. Southampton police say at about 2:25 pm Tuesday they received calls about a single car accident in which the motorist drove from a ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Youngstown VindicatorJanuary 22, 2012

Wright, a firm member since 1984, has worked in litigating wrongful death, products liability, intentional tort and UM/UIM cases. He received his bachelor's degree in political science from Ohio State University and his law degree from Case Western ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Some Macon crash reports can be bought online
Macon Telegraph (blog)January 1, 2012

All traffic accident reports generated by Georgia law enforcement agencies are submitted to the Georgia Department of Transportation's crash reporting unit. In a cost-saving move, the unit started outsourcing much of its work in 2009 to Indiana-based ...more »

Defective Products
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Fashion WindowsJanuary 7, 2012

It has happened many a times that people are either not shipped the commodities they have ordered for or they are shipped defective products. This happens most of the time when people order medicines online. This is because it is very hard to ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Rottenstein Law Group Made Aware of New Study Possibly Linking Zoloft with ...
WebWire (press release)January 18, 2012

The Rottenstein Law Group is a New York-based law firm that represents clients in mass tort actions. The firm was founded by Rochelle Rottenstein, a lawyer with over two decades of experience in compassionate representation of clients in consumer ...more »

Car insurance: Fraudulent personal injury claims on the rise, say GPs 12, 2012

Suggestions have been made by MPs that could help to cut the number of personal injury claims being made unnecessarily after road accidents. An investigation is to be carried out by the Office of Fair Trading into the car insurance market amid ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Gillespie Lumber seeks to transfer wrongful death suit
Southeast Texas RecordJanuary 25, 2012

Next month Gillespie Lumber will argue that a wrongful death case filed in Jefferson County belongs in Nacogdoches County. According to the complaint filed May 23 in Jefferson County District Court, plaintiff Stacy Weaver claims Robert L. Weaver was ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Gray suggests moving Occupy protesters to allow for McPherson Square cleanup
Washington PostJanuary 13, 2012

The letter was accompanied by a memorandum from the city's health director reporting that both encampments are at risk for outbreaks of “communicable disease, hypothermia or food borne illness.” Mohammad N. Akhter reported that the city “must now ...more »


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