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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 »

Judge blocks day labor rules in AZ immigration law
San Francisco ChronicleMarch 1, 2012

She rejected arguments by the state that the rules were needed for traffic safety and pointed out that the law, also known as SB1070, says its purpose is to make attrition through enforcement the immigration policy of state and local government ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Personal Injury Attorneys of Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban, P.C. Move ...
PR Web (press release)March 14, 2012

The personal injury law firm of Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban, PC have relocated to a new office to better serve its clients in Fayetteville. We are excited about our new location. It allows us to meet the needs of our clients in surroundings ...more »

A Personal Injury Law Firm Dedicated to Serving the Community
Bradenton HeraldMarch 14, 2012

By Law Offices of Burg and Brock, Inc. LOS ANGELES, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's impossible to overstate the importance of getting strong legal representation after sustaining an injury in an accident. You may be entitled to compensation from an ...more »

Car Accidents
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Alaska Lawmakers Working to Clarify Anti-Texting Law
Technology Digital (press release)March 3, 2012

February 23, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Texting while driving increases the likelihood of a car accident or crash. The Alaska legislature passed a law in 2008 that it thought made texting and driving a crime, but the ambiguous language has raised ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Justices Ponder Military Honor Lies in Life & Dating
Courthouse News ServiceMarch 1, 2012

Defending the law for the government, Solicitor General Donald Verrilli stressed its limited nature. "The Stolen Valor Act regulates a very narrowly drawn and specific category of calculated factual falsehood, a verifiably false claim that an ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Norwich firefighter killed in crash, sons badly injured
Norwich BulletinMarch 11, 2012

By ADAM BENSON The city's public safety community is mourning the loss of a Norwich firefighter who was killed Friday night in an off-duty four-car accident. The driver who police said caused the crash was charged with drunken driving Saturday and is ...more »

Defective Products
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Supreme Court Decision Derails Railroad Workers' Asbestos Claims
Mesothelioma NewsMarch 2, 2012

But Wednesday's Supreme Court decision, citing an obscure federal law from the days of steam engines, will save unscrupulous asbestos companies from liability in future claims involving railroad workers. The Justices point to the Locomotive Inspection ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Restoring Sanity To the US Tort System
ForbesMarch 14, 2012

With Japan set to lower its corporate tax rate next month, the United States will have the highest corporate tax rate in the developed world – at 39.2 percent. Even worse, US businesses confront a byzantine regulatory environment that adds hundreds of ...more »

Birmingham 'entertainer' turns fraudster in personal injury claim
Post OnlineMarch 2, 2012

A Birmingham man has had his personal injury claim thrown out and was ordered to pay costs of over £24 000 after he attempted to defraud Esure. By Amy Ellis Nigel Jackson (52) submitted a personal injury claim after he had allegedly sustained an injury ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Family sues South Carolina restaurant for wrongful death
ReutersMarch 1, 2012

By Harriet McLeod (Reuters) - The family of a South Carolina man killed in a fiery car crash has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a Charleston restaurant that emerged on the national gourmet scene last year when it topped Bon Appetit magazine's ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Food safety funding
AG WeekMarch 5, 2012

29 that if her agency does not get more money to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act, she can already predict an increase in foodborne illness and problems with imported food. WASHINGTON — US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret ...more »


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