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IG: Strengthen mechanism to beat domestic violence
Times of IndiaJanuary 1, 2012

INDORE: A workshop on Domestic Violence Act was organized here on Saturday. Inaugurating the event, inspector general (IG) of Indore range Anuradha Shankar emphasised the need to strengthen various mechanisms to overcome domestic violence, ...more »

Tax-to-GDP ratio unlikely to touch double-digit
The News InternationalJanuary 1, 2012

Pakistan is ranked to have one of the lowest tax-to-GDP ratio in the world. The tax-to-GDP ratio was at 9.4 percent in FY11, marginally increased from 9.1 percent a year ago, according to the Ministry of Finance data. The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Eleven Corboy & Demetrio Lawyers Named to 2012 Super Lawyers List
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)January 17, 2012

Mr. Kirschner became a partner in the Chicago personal injury law firm in 2011, and for the past four years was honored as an Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers. Thomas Demetrio, once again, was named in the Top Ten of all the 80000 plus Illinois ...more »

Wisell & McGee Represent Former Patients of Dr. Syros Panos in Medial ...
PR Web (press release)January 3, 2012

Wisell & McGee, LLP a New York City law firm specializing in medical malpractice and personal injury matters, represent 109 former patients of Spyros Panos, MD, an orthopedic surgeon formerly employed by Mid Hudson Medical Group in Poughkeepsie, ...more »

Car Accidents
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All Lanes Re-Opened After Fillmore And I-25 Accident
KKTV 11 NewsJanuary 8, 2012

KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Tarting up tort on privacy
National Post (registration)January 25, 2012

The plaintiff has successfully appealed, and the resulting judgment is on its way to torts law textbooks throughout the common law world. Sandra Jones, a customer of Bank of Montreal, sued Winnie Tsige, a bank employee. Ms. Tsige was in a dispute with ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Bolster hit-and-run laws
Daily CameraJanuary 6, 2012

According to the law, a hit-and-run accident causing a "serious bodily injury" is a Class 5 felony. Killing a person in a hit-and-run accident carries the more serious Class 4 felony designation -- which would be the same charge against a drunken ...more »

Defective Products
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French breast implant maker denounces 'untruths' in scandal
Vancouver SunJanuary 5, 2012

Defective silicone gel breast implants, manufactured by French company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP), are seen near surgical instruments after being removed from a patient at a clinic in Nice January 5, 2012. French authorities ordered Poly Implant ...more »

Toxic Torts
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News Corp. Pushes Phone-Hacking Settlements
BusinessWeekJanuary 7, 2012

With the trial weeks away, News Corp. is still turning over thousands of e-mails that may relate to phone-hacking, at the request of the victims' lawyers. The trial date was pushed pack by several weeks to give the company time to do so.more »

What a result for personal injury litigation! Insurers 1, consumers 0 (Jack ...
Daily MailJanuary 13, 2012

Before any haters out there get carried away, my own firm, Griffin Law, does not undertake any personal injury work. I do not have a dog in this fight. Indeed you might have thought that I would welcome anything that makes life harder for other lawyers ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Wrongful death lawsuit filed in cantaloupe case after KC man dies
Kansas City StarJanuary 4, 2012

The death last month of a 92-year-old Kansas City man who was sickened by contaminated cantaloupe has turned his damage lawsuit against the grower into a wrongful death lawsuit. Attorneys for Paul A. Schwarz have filed an amended lawsuit against ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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What does a cattle disease look like in a human?
Farm and Ranch GuideJanuary 30, 2012

There are numerous zoonotic diseases that can cause mild to severe symptoms and are a definite concern for farmers and ranchers and their families. "While food borne outbreaks of zoonotic diseases continue to challenge public health authorities, ...more »


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