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Man indicted on terror charges in NYC bomb case
Wall Street JournalMarch 1, 2012

The effort culminated "in the successful construction of one explosive device and the attempted construction of two others," it says. Most terror cases are federal, but this one was brought under a state terror law passed after the Sept. 11 attacks.more »

Vivienne Westwood Group and Hervia agree settlement
Manchester Evening NewsMarch 1, 2012

The deal brings to a conclusion a legal wrangle which saw Hervia issued High Court proceedings for alleged breach of contract, after Vivienne Westwood sought to end the long-standing franchise agreement. It is understood a financial settlement has been ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Asbestos cancer deaths up to five
The Galloway GazetteMarch 8, 2012

AN increase in people dying from an asbestos related cancer in Dumfries and Galloway has led to renewed calls for a fund of last resort to help injured workers. The figures, obtained by not-for-profit campaign group the Association of Personal Injury...more »

Snowmobile Safety Tips to Avoid Personal Injury from Ferguson Barristers LLP
DigitalJournal.com (press release)March 3, 2012

As a long standing member of these communities, Ferguson Barristers LLP is providing the following tips as a reminder to riders that taking proper safety precautions can help avoid snowmobile accidents and potentially serious injuries.more »

Car Accidents
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Social Host Law Hold Adults Liable for Teen Drinking
DigitalJournal.com (press release)March 1, 2012

March 01, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- In 1996, following a graduation party in Massachusetts, an 18-year old boy was involved in a fatal car accident after the car he was driving slammed into a telephone pole. At the time of the accident, ...more »

Intentional Torts
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New Orleans Saints: What Will Be the Fallout from the Bounty Fund Scandal?
Bleacher ReportMarch 3, 2012

Civil battery is a tort that also requires an intentional offensive contact against a person or thing. The two factors in a civil suit are liability and damages. You must have both to be successful in bringing a civil case.more »

Mass Accidents
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Melville Lawyer Charged in "Medical Fraud Mill”
Patch.comMarch 1, 2012

The defendants allegedly sought to take advantage of New York's “no-fault” auto insurance law, which allows drivers and passengers to obtain up to $50000 for accident injuries, regardless of fault. New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly told ...more »

Defective Products
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Pfizer Recalls Birth Control Pills Because of Packaging Errors
InjuryBoard.comMarch 5, 2012

Then they should switch to a non-hormonal form of contraception if they are not pregnant, notify their health care provider of what happened, and return the defective product to the pharmacy. The recall announcement by Pfizer comes a month after an ...more »

Toxic Torts
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03/01/12 Superior Court - Civil Cases
Inside Tucson BusinessMarch 1, 2012

Law Firm: PITE DUNCAN LLP. C20121186. RACHEL ROJAS vs. PARAMOUNT BUILDING SOLUTIONS INC; MICHAEL A TIE; ET AL BREACH/ CONTRACT. Law Firm: LAW OFFIC EJAMES B PENNY LLC. C20121187. TORT: MOTOR VEHICLE. Law Firm: GOLDBERG & OSBORNE. C20121194.more »

Local Lawyer Named to Birmingham Magazine's 2012 "Top Birmingham Personal ...
Einnews PortugalMarch 4, 2012

The fields of practice include banking, corporate finance, criminal defense, probate, commercial law. etc. Nominated by his peers, Whit Drake expressed appreciation of the annual award: "I am very pleased to by acknowledged by fellow members of the Bar ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Two Virginia Tech victims' families file wrongful death lawsuits
KWCHMarch 6, 2012

PORTSMOUTH, Virginia (Reuters) - The families of two students slain in the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre are seeking to hold the university accountable in a wrongful death lawsuit which got underway on Monday. Jury selection was scheduled for day one of ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Marler: Getting Me Out of the Beef Business
Food Poison JournalMarch 18, 2012

After spending most of my day reading about the horrible illnesses and deaths caused by eating cantaloupes, I honestly needed something a bit more positive to write about. For those who have know me for sometime you have heard me say often, ...more »

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