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Monday: More Americans are facing eviction. Why is that? And is St ...
KBIAApril 1, 2017

This interview will be on "St. Louis on the Air" at noon on Monday; this story will be updated after the show. You can listen live. Evictions.more »

Missouri Attorney General's Office plans trafficking crackdown
ABC17News.comApril 1, 2017

The federal court documents outline the series of crimes, but the use of online classified ads at backpage.com is one of the specifics that got the feds involved. That crime is "use of interstate commerce in aid of racketeering enterprise" or the use ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Over €900000 paid to 'snoops' investigating suspected false personal injury claims since 2012
Irish MirrorApril 7, 2017

It has emerged that the State Claims Agency (SCA) has paid out over €900,000 to 'snoops' over the past five years investigating suspected false claims made by fraudsters. The SCA deals with all personal injury claims made against 129 public bodies and ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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WINN FM - CARPHA: Food Borne Diseases On The Rise In The ...
WINN FMApril 3, 2017

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A regional health agency says recent increases in reported incidents of food borne diseases have now made this common health ...more »

Car Accidents
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Four dead in Riverside Road crash
News-Press NowApril 14, 2017

Two people in a stolen vehicle have been declared dead at the scene of a horrific accident on St. Joseph's east side. According to police, the crash involved two vehicles. The stolen vehicle contained five occupants. In addition to the two fatalities ...more »

Intentional Torts
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McManaway v. KBR, 15-20641 (5th Cir. 03/27/2017)
Texas LawyerApril 14, 2017

In the district court, KBR filed a motion to dismiss on the grounds that the case presented a non-justiciable political question and that Plaintiffs' claims were preempted by federal common law. The court denied this motion. KBR also moved for summary ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Road rules to be strictly enforced
The NationApril 9, 2017

Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department deputy director-general Kobchai Boonyaorana said the reason for ramping up traffic law enforcement was because statistics showed that the main cause of road accidents in Thailand was lack of traffic discipline.more »

Defective Products
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Guest Post – Come Together: Is UK Product Liability Law Getting More Like the U.S.?
JD Supra (press release)April 12, 2017

This guest post – only our second post ever on European issues is brought to you by Reed Smith partners Marilyn Moberg and (in the UK) associate Bond, Kathryn Bond (sorry, couldn't resist). Our previous (and only) foray into European product liability ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Washington Court Finds Port District Liable for Worker's Severe Injuries at Airport and Rejects Federal Aviation ...
JD Supra (press release)April 7, 2017

Afoa first determined that conflict preemption did not bar Mr. Afoa from using federal standards to prove the Port's level of control for purposes of state tort law. The Port argued that it should not be penalized for doing what federal law requires ...more »

Maritime Law Firm Rivkind and Margulies, P.A. Brings Lawsuit in Excess of $5 Million on Behalf of Cruise Ship ...
Yahoo FinanceApril 10, 2017

He started his legal career on the defense side, handling hundreds of maritime and personal injury cases involving the cruise ship industry. After five years, he decided he wanted to help the victims of accidents and crimes on cruise ships, and since ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Wrongful death case begins for former Little Rock police officer
KATVApril 3, 2017

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — A wrongful death civil case began Monday for former Little Rock Police Officer Josh Hastings. The civil suit was filed in 2015 on behalf of the mother of 15-year-old Bobby Moore. The lawsuit claims that the shooting was a ...more »

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