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China vs. North Korea's Refugees
Wall Street JournalMarch 1, 2012

Beijing forcibly repatriates these unfortunates without giving them a chance to apply for asylum. North Koreans who are suspected of having met Christians, South Koreans or Americans while in China are executed or shipped off to the gulag.more »

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: White & Case Posts Modest Revenue Gain in a ...
The Am Law DailyMarch 1, 2012

"Considering the investments we made in 2011, we are satisfied with our results," says White & Case chairman Hugh Verrier, who recently began his second four-year term in the firm's top leadership post. "We need to have the right people in the right ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Utah Personal Injury Lawyers Appear in Newsweek and Major Media Networks
PR Web (press release)March 1, 2012

A string of recent media appearances has highlighted a firm that already stands out in excellence amongst fellow Utah personal injury lawyers. The mounting accolades awarded to attorneys Ken Christensen and Russ Hymas of the Christensen Law Firm are ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Arctic bacteria eyed for salmonella vaccine in chickens
Canadian CattlemenMarch 6, 2012

Genes from bacteria found in Arctic waters are being studied for their use in breeding vaccines to prevent a common foodborne illness in chickens. Francis Nano, a microbiologist at the University of Victoria, has picked up "proof of concept" funding ...more »

Car Accidents
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Driver's family retains lawyer
Windsor StarMarch 2, 2012

The family of the tow truck driver killed in a road accident in January has retained a local lawyer in the hopes of getting the province to enact a law to protect tow truck drivers. The family might also file a claim against the man charged in the ...more »

Arizona Car Accident Lawyer Cites New UCLA Study Linking Brain Injuries to ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)March 2, 2012

“A person who is involved in an automobile collision or other accident may strike his or her head against a hard object,” O'Steen said. “The new UCLA study demonstrates the importance of prompt medical evaluation and treatment for these victims,” he ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Angry survivors attend 1st hearing on shipwreck
Rochester Democrat and ChronicleMarch 4, 2012

The first hearing to discuss evidence for the accident in which the Costa Concordia crashed, killing 32 people, will take place Saturday Feb. 3, 2012, in Grosseto, Italy. (AP Photo/Corriere Fiorentino) ITALY OUT / AP By Trisha Thomas And Frances ...more »

Defective Products
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Jury sides with Ford in fiery crash involving trooper's car on I-70
Kansas City StarMarch 5, 2012

It was a conscious decision by Ford to continue manufacturing and selling a product that the company knew to be defective, he argued. “Ford has every right to make a profit,” Davis said Friday. “But they can't do it by forgoing safety.more »

Toxic Torts
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Royal Dutch Shell plc .comMarch 1, 2012

But the Supreme Court was urged this week by an international oil company to insulate it from a law against torture and other violations of the “law of nations.” In 1789, Congress enacted the Alien Tort Statute, which gave federal district courts ...more »

Latest NFL Concussion Lawsuit Filed in Houston
Exec Digital (press release)March 3, 2012

Houston personal injury law firms Sutliff & Stout, PLLC and the Buzbee Law Firm have filed a lawsuit against the NFL regarding concussions suffered by a former NFL player. Houston, TX, February 29, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Houston personal injury attorneys at ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Alabama doctors can be sued for death of unborn, pre-viable child
American Medical NewsMarch 12, 2012

Parents of unborn children can sue doctors for wrongful death, whether or not the fetus was able to survive outside the woman's uterus, the Supreme Court of Alabama has ruled. The opinion reverses a trial court decision that said Alabama law does not ...more »

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