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Ind. guv praises delay of federal pollution rule
Chicago TribuneJanuary 1, 2012

A federal appeals court in Washington on Friday approved a request by electric power companies, states and other parties seeking to delay the rules until litigation over the regulation plays out. Daniels praised the court's ruling Saturday in a ...more »

Illinois implements new security laws for 2012
Examiner.comJanuary 1, 2012

Earlier this month, a Florida man posing as a Department of Homeland Security officer was arrested in a Chicago suburb after he tried to open an account at the US Bank on Ogden Ave in Lisle, Illinois using fake identification and a phony check for $3.5 ...more »

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Birth Injury
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New Website Created for Personal Injury Victims in Texas
PR Web (press release)January 6, 2012

The Austin personal injury firm of Barry & Loewy LLP presents their new website built to provide helpful information for accident victims. An accident can be a traumatic experience that can have far-reaching affects beyond physical injuries. ...more »

Being Treated for Auto Injury at the Chiropractor
Brunei News, Brunei Headlines from Brunei fmJanuary 2, 2012

Car accident whiplash or other injuries may mean you are entitled to a car accident personal injury claim. If people are not familiar with going to the chiropractor they may not think it is as effective as going to their family doctor. ...more »

Car Accidents
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NC agent under investigation after fender bender
Daily CometJanuary 23, 2012

By MICHAEL BIESECKER AP RALEIGH, NC - A special agent for NC Alcohol Law Enforcement is under investigation after wrecking his state car while driving with a revoked license. Ronald Gilliard, 46, was put on paid leave earlier this month following a Dec ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Conservative Christian parents fight for right to discriminate against LGBT ...
Twin Cities PlanetJanuary 14, 2012

Whereas schools may face liability for intentional and negligent instruction of students who rely upon false and misleading information about sexual conduct and are subsequently harmed. And whereas legal liability exists for the tort of negligence if ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Accident aftermath
Worcester TelegramJanuary 4, 2012

Police initially refused numerous media requests for the data, which is clearly public under the law, and — given who was in the vehicle — obviously of interest to the public. They then rebuffed an order from the secretary of state's office to make ...more »

Defective Products
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Rich Products Corporation announces nationwide voluntary recall of 1/4 ...
Pharmaceutical ProcessingJanuary 6, 2012

The company is working closely with the supplier to ensure that all defective packaging is removed from distribution and that all monitoring systems are in place to eliminate the potential for this problem occurring again in the future. ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Chamber, business organizations, urge legislature to pass pro-jobs priorities
Missourinet.comJanuary 4, 2012

Phelps also says occupational disease laws need to be addressed, so that those who contract an illness on the job can get taken care of under the workers' compensation process. Under current law, those suffering from occupational illnesses can sue ...more »

Thomas Soldan Takes Office As 2012 President of Fauquier County Bar Association
Insurance News Net (press release)January 5, 2012

As a Virginia reckless driving lawyer, he represents clients charged as criminals after violating one or more of Virginia's tough traffic laws. He also provides quality legal defense to those accused of driving with a suspended license or operating an ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Mine company, 29 WV families settle death cases
KTAR.comJanuary 11, 2012

(AP) - A mining company has settled wrongful death lawsuits with families of all 29 victims of West Virginia's Upper Big Branch disaster, an attorney for the estates of two miners said Tuesday. Virginia-based Alpha Natural Resources did not confirm the ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Unreported Food Poisoning Cases Reflect Gap in Food Safety Net
The Bay CitizenJanuary 6, 2012

On a night the restaurant was booked solely for a private party, about two dozen patrons were sickened by food poisoning. The staff determined what each victim ate, and since a vegetarian was among those sickened, oysters, beef tartar and other foods ...more »


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