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Alumni take law into own hands over jobs 'hype'
Times Higher EducationMarch 1, 2012

So unhappy, in fact, that 15 law schools are currently facing lawsuits for fraud, unfair competition and false advertising. Among those being sued are Albany Law School, DePaul University College of Law and New York Law School. "The numbers reported by ...more »

Dooger's Warrenton location for lease
Coast River Business JournalMarch 1, 2012

“We have some pad spaces for lease and that's included,” said leasing agent Jeff Olson of Commercial Realty Advisors Northwest. The property at 103 US Hwy. 101 is described on several commercial real estate websites as, “Existing 5000 +/- SF ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Personal injury roundtable: Meeting of minds
Insurance AgeMarch 2, 2012

The first of these was held in London where delegates, under Chatham House rules, discussed the issues surrounding personal injury, the problems the industry faces, the potential solutions and how these solutions should be approached and managed.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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Anti-texting ban takes effect today in Pennsylvania
Republican & HeraldMarch 8, 2012

"I think texting is just as bad as messing with an iPod because it takes your focus off the road," said Krysty Spotts, Pottsville, a student at McCann School of Business, Pottsville. "I understand the law, but if they're going to take texting and ...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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Georgia's Move Over Law Is In Effect
InjuryBoard.comMarch 6, 2012

When the officer stopped, a female driving another vehicle hit the officer's patrol vehicle from behind. After hitting the officer's vehicle, the car spun and ran head on into a concrete wall. It took about two hours to clean up the accident.more »

Defective Products
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Baltimore Product Liability Lawyer Files Skechers 'Shape-Ups' Class-Action Lawsuit
PR Web (press release)March 2, 2012

Jenner is a Maryland defective product lawyer who has been at the forefront of toning shoe injury litigation. His Maryland personal injury firm, Janet, Jenner & Suggs, LLC, currently provides information to consumers on its Toning Shoes Injury website ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Can Foreigners Sue International Corporations in US Courts?
ABC NewsMarch 4, 2012

The company has denied involvement in atrocities. Normally, such a suit would be filed in Nigeria, where the events took place, or in the Netherlands or the United Kingdom where the corporate subsidiaries are based. But lawyers for the villagers ...more »

Stage Set for Florida PIP Reform Showdown; Special Session Possible
Insurance JournalMarch 8, 2012

Reforming the state's personal injury protection law has been the top insurance legislative goal this session with the strong support of Governor Rick Scott, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, Insurance Commission Kevin McCarty and others.more »

Wrongful Death
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Thompson's parents file wrongful death suit in federal court
Lake Country SunMarch 4, 2012

by Mark Engebretson The parents of Keith Thompson, Troy and Teresa Thompson, have filed a wrongful death suit against Palo Pinto County and Sheriff Ira Mercer in federal court in Fort Worth. The suit alleges that Keith Thompson's Fourth and Fourteenth ...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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