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Reforms coming to the state foster care system
kjrh.comMarch 1, 2012

"Litigation was hotly contested for years," said Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt. "The state defended the case pretty aggressively," said Marica Lowry, executive director of Children's Rights. It's all been over a federal suit that claims the ...more »

The Nightly Turbo: Phil Hellmuth Wins at LAPC, FS+G Files for Bankruptcy, and More
PokerNews.comMarch 1, 2012

In this edition, Phil Hellmuth wins a poker tournament (finally), Federated Sports + Gaming files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and more. is one of many gaming operators preparing for legalized poker in the US In the latest edition of The ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Car Pedestrian Personal Injury Accident in Town of Lebanon
Madison County CourierMarch 9, 2012

(Lebanon, NY – March 7, 2012) On March 7 at 6:30 pm, Morrisville State Police investigated a one-car/pedestrian personal injury accident on River Road in the Town of Lebanon. James Decker, 47, of Bouckville was southbound on River Road in a 2000 ...more »

Arizona Car Accident Lawyer Cites New UCLA Study Linking Brain Injuries to ...
PR Web (press release)March 2, 2012

A person who is involved in an automobile collision or other accident may strike his or her head against a hard object. The new UCLA study demonstrates the importance of prompt medical evaluation and treatment for these victims.more »

Car Accidents
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Mandatory rear-view car cameras could save 100s
CBS NewsMarch 5, 2012

I never even told them to buy a camera for the car," Gulbransen said. Drivers in ever-larger vehicles killed 448 children in backing-up accidents between 2006 and 2010, more than double the previous five years. CBS transportation safety analyst Mark ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Feds Still on the Hook for Couple's Missing $200K
Courthouse News ServiceMarch 1, 2012

The federal defendants "significantly participated" in the search in question, and therefore acted under color of state law, according to the ruling. Illston did dismiss claims of unreasonable force and unlawful seizure of property under the Federal ...more »

Mass Accidents
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New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on Crane ...
Healthcare Global (press release)March 3, 2012

... New York construction accident and it is very fortunate no-one was injured," said David Perecman, the former head New York construction accident lawyer for the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, and a lecturer on construction accident law.more »

Defective Products
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CFA: defective products not reported
Providence Eyewitness NewsMarch 8, 2012

By Tim O'Coin EAST PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) - Many companies are not reporting defective products to federal officials, Call 12 for Action has learned. Federal law requires that companies immediately report safety defects or hazards to the Consumer ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Posts from 'March, 2012'
Royal Dutch Shell plc .comMarch 1, 2012

But the Supreme Court was urged this week by an international oil company to insulate it from a law against torture and other violations of the “law of nations.” In 1789, Congress enacted the Alien Tort Statute, which gave federal district courts ...more »

Do legal ads 'Strong Arm' business for attorneys and give them 'Slam Dunk' wins?
Beaumont EnterpriseMarch 7, 2012

Miranda Sevcik, founder of Media Masters, a Houston-based firm that creates strategic communications plans for law firms and lawyers, said the business of lawyer advertising has grown in the last several years, partly in response to increased ...more »

Wrongful Death
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South Carolina Restaurant Sued for Wrongful Death
Insurance JournalMarch 2, 2012

A renowned Charleston, SC restaurant has been named as a defendant in a wrongful death case. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported that a lawsuit seeking unspecified damages has been brought against the restaurant Husk by the family of Quentin ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Food-safety expert warns, beware of Norovirus
PressZoom (press release)March 1, 2012

The leading cause of foodborne disease is wreaking havoc this winter, according to a food-safety expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, who says people should try to limit their exposure to Norovirus and try to minimize its spread.more »


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