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House votes to clear way for Rocky Top name change
WZTVApril 1, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The state House has voted to allow Lake City to change its name to Rocky Top despite ongoing legal efforts by the rights owners of the bluegrass standard to block the move. The chamber on Monday voted 89-0 in favor of the ...more »

Identiv Raises $20M to Deliver Trust to the Internet of Things
GlobeNewswire (press release)April 1, 2014

FREMONT, Calif., March 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Identiv (Nasdaq:INVE) today announced that it has entered into a $20.0 million term loan and line-of-credit agreement through Opus Bank's Technology Banking Division. The proceeds of the ... Opus Bank ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Hub4Injured.com Provides Insights on Taking Notes After a Texas Personal...
PR Web (press release)April 1, 2014

Hub4Injured, a go-to source for Texas personal injury accident needs, knows how difficult it is to be involved in an accident. The online website recently released tips that victims of a personal injury accident can use to take notes and better prepare ...more »

Jury awards George Wallace $1.3M in Vegas lawsuit
Modesto BeeApril 8, 2014

LAS VEGAS — A Nevada jury on Tuesday awarded $1.3 million in damages to comedian George Wallace for a leg injury he said he suffered while performing at a Las Vegas Strip resort in 2007. The split decision in a civil negligence and personal injury ...more »

Car Accidents
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Rotator Cuff Tear Yields $122000 For Crash Victim
Connecticut Law TribuneApril 4, 2014

Allstate, which was represented by Raymond Epps, of the Law Office of Mark Gilcreast, contested the extent of Morales' injuries. Epps did not return calls for comment. The plaintiff would have accepted $25,000 from Allstate to resolve the case, but the ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP | Food & Beverage Litigation Update
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)April 5, 2014

Food & Beverage Litigation UPdate Issue 519 | APRIL 4, 2014 BACK TO TOP 4 | L i t i g a t i o n “Whiskey Fungus” Claims Not Preempted A federal court in Kentucky has determined that distillery neighbors may proceed with state law-based tort claims ...more »

Mass Accidents
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New law bans payouts for golf cart, race car or toy car accidents in Manitoba
Globalnews.caApril 10, 2014

The legislation tabled Thursday specifically bans payouts for single-vehicle accidents involving “golf carts, electric bikes, Segways, children's battery operated cars” unless they are involved in an accident with an insured vehicle. It also grants the ...more »

Defective Products
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Local family learns new toothbrushes actually very used
KOMO NewsApril 1, 2014

According to Vachris, returned, defective merchandise is supposed to be clearly labeled and either destroyed or sent back to the manufacturer. Vachris says he's interested in examining the units ... Duvall says there was never a question about how ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Negligence Claims For Defective, Non-Dangerous Products Do Not Belong In ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)April 4, 2014

Whirlpool Canada LP provides clarity on the limited availability of economic loss causes of action against manufacturers in product liability law in Ontario. It further serves to caution potential representative plaintiffs seeking to commence class ...more »

Auto Accident Law Firm Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers Opens Waterbury Office
PR Web (press release)April 1, 2014

The personal injury law firm based in Connecticut handles all types of personal injury claims including auto accident injuries, dangerous drug litigation, medical malpractice, product liability claims, premises liability and wrongful death. For more ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Firefighter's widow files wrongful death lawsuit
fox2now.comApril 4, 2014

(AP) _ The widow of a firefighter who was killed in February after a walkway collapsed at a University of Missouri apartment complex has filed a wrongful death suit against the school's board of curators. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports Leigh Britt ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Study: Consumers more susceptible to food poisoning at restaurant than home
Asbury Park PressApril 7, 2014

The CSPI study also found there is a growing trend of fewer foodborne illness outbreaks in homes and restaurants being reported to authorities. It found states reported 42 percent fewer outbreaks to the CDC in 2011 compared to 2002, likely the result ...more »

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