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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 »

Slater Heelis launches over-60s divorce package
Manchester Evening NewsMarch 1, 2012

Law firm Slater Heelis has launched a special service aimed at older couples who are divorcing after seeing a sharp increase in the number of marital separations among the over-60s. The Sale-based practice has seen divorce cases for clients in their ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Snowmobile Safety Tips to Avoid Personal Injury from Ferguson Barristers LLP
PR Web (press release)March 3, 2012

Ferguson Barristers LLP, an Ontario personal injury law firm explains the importance of snowmobile safety to avoid brain trauma, spinal chord injury and hypothermia. The law firm also offers helpful snowmobile safety tips to follow when out on the ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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So, what's in your Chicken, Turkey, Beef or Pork? Salmonella, Campylobacter ...
Food Poison JournalMarch 1, 2012

Extracellular toxin production by large cell numbers of S. aureus causes foodborne illness; ingestion of the bacteria themselves does not. MRSA typically causes nosocomial infection, not foodborne illness. Since there is no recognized increase in ...more »

Car Accidents
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Mississauga fire truck crash: Toronto firefighter pleads not guilty
Toronto StarMarch 6, 2012

By law, fire trucks encountering a red light must come to a complete stop before continuing. Bogdan Dzikh, who was driving with his wife in a car beside Schulz and whose car was also hit during the accident, testified he and Schulz were waiting at a ...more »

Alonso Krangle LLP Announces the Launch of Their Firm's Website Fight For ...
PR Web (press release)March 2, 2012

Alonso Krangle LLP - Fighting for victims of personal injury cases, defective drug and medical device litigation, construction accidents, nursing home abuse, medical malpractice, whistleblower actions and consumer fraud cases.more »

Mass Accidents
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Ex-Topeka attorney disbarred after DUI crash
Topeka Capital JournalMarch 7, 2012

By Corey Jones The state's high court Wednesday disbarred a former Topeka lawyer for his role in a fatal car-bicycle crash that involved drunken driving, officials said. Ron Keefover, spokesman for the Kansas Supreme Court, said Marc A. Schultz ...more »

Defective Products
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'Lemon law' on defective products to take effect in September
Straits TimesMarch 9, 2012

The so-called 'lemon law', which gives consumers better protection when they buy a defective product or a 'lemon', was passed in Parliament on Friday. It kicks in in September. -- NP PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG By Tessa Wong The so-called 'lemon law', ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Court skeptical of using US laws in foreign human rights cases
Corporate CounselMarch 1, 2012

The US Supreme Court during arguments Tuesday appeared skeptical of citizens and foreigners using two federal laws to hold corporations and other organizations liable for human rights violations committed abroad. The justices heard back-to-back ...more »

CFAs, QOCs and SLAS: will the Lords get it?
The GuardianMarch 1, 2012

Earlier this week, the Law Society, the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and the Motor Accident Solicitors Society agreed a compromise position on the Jackson reforms that they will put to the government and parliament.more »

Wrongful Death
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Birmingham Wrongful Death Attorney Applauds Alabama Court Ruling
Einnews PortugalMarch 2, 2012

A recent decision by the Alabama Supreme Court has changed existing law pertaining to wrongful death claims for fetal injuries. The Court held that parents can bring a claim for a fatal injury to a fetus even if not viable outside the mother's womb.more »

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