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Public authorities and the Freedom of Information Law
International Law OfficeMarch 1, 2012

The Freedom of Information Law gives members of the public a general right of access to records held by public authorities (other than exempt records). But what is a 'public authority' for these purposes? The answer to this question raises some ...more »

Judge to rule on 'practical farmer' law
Charleston GazetteMarch 1, 2012

"We're in the business of bottling water. It is what it is. It's food management." The constitution, however, conflicts with the 1911 law in terms of who should be eligible to take part in an election, Helmick's lawyer, Alex Macia said.more »

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Birth Injury
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House concedes on time patients have to get PIP-paid-for care
Orlando Sentinel (blog)March 1, 2012

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House prepped a massive personal injury protection reform bill for a final vote Thursday, inserting several changes to make it closer to the Senate version as they attempt to hammer out a compromise before the end of the ...more »

House concedes on time patients have to get PIP-paid-for care
Orlando Sentinel (blog)March 1, 2012

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House prepped a massive personal injury protection reform bill for a final vote Thursday, inserting several changes to make it closer to the Senate version as they attempt to hammer out a compromise before the end of the ...more »

Car Accidents
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Police Beat – March 7, 2012
SurfKY NewsMarch 7, 2012

WEBSTER COUNTY, KY (3/7/12) – The following is your weekly update on activities by local law enforcement in and around the Webster County area. •Claude Alsbrook, 58, Providence, was cited to court on Feb. 27 on charges of disregarding a stop signand ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Feds May Be Liable for Pentagon Brawl Between Cop and Guard
Courthouse News ServiceMarch 20, 2012

This so-called law-enforcement proviso waives immunity whenever a law-enforcement officer acting within the scope of his employment commits an intentional tort, he claimed. As such, the claim does not require the officer to have committed the tort in ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Law Enforcement Blotter 3/5 - Two Women Arrested After Friday Night Bar Fight
Brownwood News (blog)March 6, 2012

*11:54am-Brownwood Police met with a complainant at the Law Enforcement Center regarding a hit and run accident. According to the report, the complainant stated that an unknown suspect had damaged his vehicle in the Whataburger parking lot this morning ...more »

Defective Products
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Defense Verdict Challenged in Asbestos Case
Law.comMarch 7, 2012

In another issue, plaintiffs' counsel said in the motion for post-trial relief that Sylvester committed an error of law to have the jury answer in question number one of the verdict sheet if "exposure to asbestos [is] a factual cause of George Webber's ...more »

Toxic Torts
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New Study Boosts Case Against 'Legacy' Lawsuits
Bradenton HeraldMarch 1, 2012

... we last week posted video of a plaintiffs' 'expert' teaching Gulf Coast personal injury lawyers how to exploit the law and corrupt the civil justice system," began American Tort Reform Association communications director Darren McKinney.more »

Utah Personal Injury Lawyers Appear in Newsweek and Major Media Networks
DigitalJournal.com (press release)March 1, 2012

The Christensen Law Firm always has a personal injury attorney on hand that represents clients who have been personally injured in car accidents, bike accidents, dog bites, etc., and other clients such as wrongful death heirs.more »

Wrongful Death
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Wrongful death suit over pink underwear reinstated
San Francisco ChronicleMarch 8, 2012

A federal appeals court reinstated a wrongful-death suit Wednesday by the family of a mentally ill man who was forced to wear pink underwear while jailed in Arizona, then panicked, ran and later died of a heart attack after learning he might have to ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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FDA warns food industry about loses if funding is not provided for food safety
Southwest Farm PressMarch 1, 2012

US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg is warning the food industry that foodborne illnesses threaten their operations because the public reacts negatively to outbreaks of food-related health issues. Hamburg also says if Congress ...more »

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