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Catholic groups ask US Supreme Court to block contraception coverage
WTAQJanuary 1, 2014

There is no set time by which the court is required to act. The organizations, represented by the Jones Day law firm in the three applications, also said the court could take a bigger step and decide to hear the merits of their claims. One of the ...more »

Japan's State Secrets Law: Hailed By U.S., Denounced By Japanese
OPB NewsJanuary 1, 2014

“The real irony of the whole thing is that Japan's media and Japan's government officials have been excellent at protecting secrets and in fact, overprotective of secrets,” he says. “In a historical view, we have no Aldrich Ames, we have no [Edward ...more »

Personal Injury News and Stories

Birth Injury
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Phoenix Injury Laws Firm Will Help Protect Your Personal Injury Rights
SBWire (press release)January 9, 2014

Since personal injury is part of the tort law, in any tort claim regardless of its basis may it be in the aspect of intentional, negligence and liability, still remains the two foundation issues, liabilities and damages- these two issues the personal ...more »

Settling personal injury cases with fluctuating capacity
Lexology (registration)January 24, 2014

We make brief note of this personal injury case which has recently appeared on Lawtel for its confirmation of the powers of the civil courts under CPR Part 41 to authorise periodical payments where the claimant has fluctuating capacity to manage their ...more »

Car Accidents
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The law firm known for the "Tell them you mean business" commercials opens ...
PennLive.com (blog)January 15, 2014

The construction of the building, by AP Williams Inc. took from June to November of last year. The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC, the law firm and AP Williams Inc. held a ribbon-cutting ceremony last ... The firm handles personal injury cases...more »

Intentional Torts
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Liability Policy Covers Defamation Claims, 10th Circ. Finds
Law360 (subscription)January 22, 2014

... 5:39 PM ET) -- The Tenth Circuit on Tuesday forced American National Property & Casualty Co. to cover half of the defense costs in a defamation lawsuit against a surgeon, concluding that a commercial general liability policy covered some ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Law & Disorder: Motorist in fair condition after wild crash
Florida Times-UnionJanuary 8, 2014

After the crash, the vehicle leaned diagonally against a tree in the backyard of a house where the truck landed. The 24-year-old was heading north in the 8800 block of San Jose Boulevard about 9:10 p.m. when for unknown reasons his truck veered off the ...more »

Defective Products
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FDA Sets Up Portal for Reporting Unsafe Tobacco Products
CSNews OnlineJanuary 14, 2014

"There is no known safe tobacco product, but FDA can play a role in helping prevent certain unexpected health consequences from tobacco products, such as those that occur from defective tobacco products, or health or safety problems beyond those ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Hires and promotions, Jan. 1
San Francisco ChronicleJanuary 1, 2014

Bank of America Merrill Lynch named John Viola global commercial banking market executive for the greater Bay Area. ... Tobey joined the firm's toxic tort practice and is a member of the environmental and natural resources, insurance and litigation groups.more »

Farar & Lewis LLP Announce Complimentary Consultation For Personal Injuries
PR Web (press release)January 15, 2014

With over 30 years of combined experience, and awards such as TOP Trial Lawyers, SUPER Lawyers, and more, the partners at Farar & Lewis LLP provide assistance with all forms of personal injury claims, ranging from: car accidents, medical malpractice, ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Widow Drops $100M Wrongful Death Suit Against Florida Hotel Magnate
Insurance JournalJanuary 8, 2014

The widow of attorney Lance Valdez filed the wrongful death suit last month in Miami federal court against real estate magnate Jeffrey Soffer, but the woman's attorney has since filed a voluntary withdrawal. Soffer owns the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Mobile County Health Department investigating possible food-borne illness...
al.com (blog)January 14, 2014

Mobile_County_Health_Dept.jpg View full size. MOBILE, Alabama – The Mobile County Health Department is investigating a possible food-borne illness outbreak that occurred over the weekend in downtown Mobile. “We take such reports very seriously and ...more »

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