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TEXT: S&P Assigns Bellisio Foods Inc. 'B' Issue-Level Ratings
ReutersMarch 1, 2012

We are withdrawing the ratings on the company's prior senior secured credit facilities, as well as our preliminary 'B' corporate credit rating on Bellisio Parent LLC, Bellisio Foods Inc.'s new parent company, following our review of the final legal...more »

Ireland Signs Controversial 'Irish SOPA' Into Law; Kicks Off New Censorship Regime
TechdirtMarch 1, 2012

Remember how EMI sued the Irish government for failing to pass a SOPA-like law that will force ISPs to act as copyright cops and censor and block access to websites that the entertainment industry doesn't like? Well, apparently, the end result is that ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Trusted Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyer Now Offering Clients Zero Attorney ...
PR Web (press release)March 5, 2012

This is why the leading Los Angeles personal injury attorney, Farhad Hamdam, is now offering his services to all locals that need a risk-free alternative for legal representation. The costs associated with even a minor accident can be staggering.more »

New York Personal Injury Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Offers Advice on Slip ...
Construction Digital (press release)March 3, 2012

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman offers advice on what to do following a slip and fall accident in New York. His advice augments the report of a Queens cemetery worker who broke his ankle after falling into an open grave.more »

Car Accidents
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Google's Driverless Cars Get Boost as California Mimics Nevada
BloombergMarch 1, 2012

The bill reflects Mountain View, California-based Google's latest push to show policymakers that while the cars of the future aren't ready for public use yet, it's time for laws to accommodate them. The bill offered by Padilla, a Pacoima Democrat, ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Suing City Hall: Harder Than You Think
InjuryBoard.comMarch 15, 2012

For example, the government can be sued for gross negligence, nuisance and intentional torts. Sometimes statutes might explicitly state that the government can be sued if it engages in a particular type of act. But even when these exceptions apply, ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Girl and boy critically hurt in Chesterfield bus crash show signs of recovery
The Star-Ledger - NJ.comMarch 1, 2012

The remaining students were released from hospital care within three days of the accident, local law enforcement officials said. No charges have been issued against the drivers involved, pending results of investigations. National Transportation Safety ...more »

Defective Products
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Amap prospers on fewer workers
Moneyweb.co.zaMarch 5, 2012

The earnings number was adjusted to take out a R20m post tax arbitration award against Altech's Battery Technologies for defective products. That award is safely in the bank but has been taken out of comparisons. Amap has changed its nature from a TV ...more »

Toxic Torts
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BP oil spill health settlement details are still a mystery
NOLA.comMarch 11, 2012

The commission's recommendations were sent Congress as it drafted the 1990 Oil Pollution Act. The health program is available to the estimated 90000 cleanup workers and other spill responders such as government workers. It is also available to coastal ...more »

Rick Scott says some Floridians pay $1500 for PIP premiums
PolitiFactMarch 2, 2012

Rick Scott says abuse of Florida's auto insurance law is forcing drivers to pay more for their car insurance. He's made reforming the law, also known as personal injury protection, or PIP, his second-highest priority this legislative session.more »

Wrongful Death
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Wrongful death suit filed in drowning of tot at Aurora home
Aurora Beacon NewsMarch 8, 2012

An Aurora woman already charged criminally in the death of a young girl who drowned at her home daycare has been hit with a wrongful death lawsuit. Tiffany Lynn Holland, mother of 2-year-old Abigail Holland, filed the suit Wednesday in Will County ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Health:Your kitchen can make you sick
The Citizen DailyMarch 3, 2012

Unfortunately, nothing you can do will ever guarantee 100 per cent protection against foodborne illness. But taking certain precautions can help reduce your risk. And some of these protective steps are common sense, like washing your hands before you ...more »

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