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Baby boomers – how the wealthy flout China's family planning
Scotland on SundayJanuary 1, 2012

... a violation of Chinese law, and how wealthy Chinese do as they please, with scant regard for the rules that constrain others. The most common reaction, though, has been simple disbelief. “Heavens. To have one family with eight kids ... in an era of ...more »

China revises laws on occupational illness prevention, Macao
XinhuaJanuary 1, 2012

The NPC also heard reports on the transformation of the economic development mode and the development of the tourism industry. Wu urged lawmakers to summarize effective work experience and practices and strive to boost work quality in handling all ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Claim Today Solicitors to Run Attack Ads Over No Win No Fee Changes
EIN News (press release)January 2, 2012

Top personal injury firm Claim Today Solicitors will launch a radical marketing campaign this January that will attack planned government changes to the legal system that they say will drastically reduce ordinary people's access to justice during 2012. ...more »

Two Men Seriously Hurt in Semi-Trailer Truck Crash
JD Supra (press release)January 14, 2012

In many cases, the answer will be apparent – but in some instances, you and your Florida personal injury attorney will need to aggressively advocate your position to obtain the best possible result. Florida personal injury claims require the right ...more »

Car Accidents
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'Black box' speaks in Murray crash
Worcester TelegramJanuary 4, 2012

The taxpayers deserve better,” said Mr. Buckley, who noted the black box data was only released after several media outlets requested the information under the state Public Records Law. The Telegram & Gazette was one of those outlets. ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Why nearly all of Rick Santorum's ideas on healthcare are bad policy
MedCity NewsJanuary 9, 2012

Santorum's position: Enact “meaningful” tort reform. Reforming laws to reduce the maximum dollar amount for which patients are able to sue doctors would reduce premiums doctors must pay for malpractice insurance, the thinking goes. ...more »

Mass Accidents
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John Parrinello being investigated for attacking a client
Rochester Democrat and ChronicleJanuary 6, 2012

In a report prepared by the Rochester Police Department and provided by Cafarelli, criminal obstruction of breathing, a misdemeanor, and harassment, a violation, are listed as potential charges. “There was a criminal investigation that was initiated,” ...more »

Defective Products
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Quanta Files Lawsuit Against AMD for Allegedly Selling Defective Chips
ITProPortalJanuary 5, 2012

Quanta has filed a lawsuit against chipmaker AMD claiming the chipmaker sold defective chips to the largest contract manufacturer of laptops globally. The Taiwan based Quanta alleged that AMD committed breach of contract by selling products that are ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Top Local Stories of 2011
Idaho Press-TribuneJanuary 1, 2012

... $25 million tort claim against the county claiming slander and libel, became the subject of an Idaho State Bar professional misconduct investigation, filed a defamation lawsuit against Nampa city council member-elect Bob Henry and a Nampa law firm, ...more »

Meyerkord & Meyerkord Specializes In Handling Tough Cases For Clients
STLtoday.comJanuary 13, 2012

A family firm, our legacy of legal innovation enables us to maximize compensation for clients. Specializing in Personal Injury Law, Meyerkord & Meyerkord represents clients who have been injured due to Auto Accidents, Premises Injuries, ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Widow Sues Virginia Subdivision in Boating Death
ClaimsJournal.comJanuary 10, 2012

A Fauquier County, Va., woman has filed a $6 million wrongful-death lawsuit against an Orange County subdivision in a boating accident that killed her husband. Michele Goodman is suing Lake of the Woods Association and Charles Schulle, ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Dietitians Dish: Keep your kitchen safe
Victoria AdvocateJanuary 17, 2012

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that each year roughly 1 out of 6 Americans, or 48 million people, get sick; 128000 are hospitalized and 3000 die from food-borne diseases. Reducing food-borne illness by just 1 percent would ...more »


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