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CVB Attorney Threatens Legal Action If Commissioner Boyd Has Any Further "Breaches Of Confidentiality': Boyd Says ...
The ChattanooganApril 1, 2017

Attorney Phillip Whitaker said if there are any additional "breaches of confidentiality" that the CVB will pursue legal action. Commissioner Boyd said, "This letter is just another example of how the CVB wants to keep their financials from going public ...more »

Washington County stake in threatened federal grants: Under $1 million
Pamplin Media GroupApril 1, 2017

Washington County could lose as much as $900,000 from the sheriff's budget if federal officials carry out a threat to withhold money from police agencies that do not aid federal immigration enforcement. The total is overstated because it includes money ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Updated: Four lawsuits filed after fatal July 4 parking lot crash
Oak Ridge TodayApril 13, 2017

Pictured above during a hearing on four lawsuits filed against Lee Cromwell, second from left, are attorneys Jason Fisher, left; James Y. “Bo” Reed, second from right; and Bruce Fox. Personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits have been filed against ...more »

Personal Injury lessons from the Alton Towers Smiler disaster
Lexology (registration)April 7, 2017

Anecdotally at least, personal injury practitioners have seen an increase in potential theme park claims since last summer as a result. Here, Emily Goddard and Paul Paxton of Stewarts Law, the firm acting for eight of the Alton Towers victims, look at ...more »

Defective Products
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Three Distinguished Dallas Attorneys Recognized on D Magazine's 2017 List of Best Lawyers
PR Newswire (press release)April 21, 2017

Attorneys specialize in seeking compensation for damages resulting from vehicle-related injuries, medical malpractice, defective products and on-the-job injuries. All relationships begin with a free consultation, and cases are handled on a contingency ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Truck Accident Lawyer Discusses Inexperienced Truckers and Crash Rates
Yahoo FinanceApril 9, 2017

DALLAS, TX / ACCESSWIRE / April 9, 2017 / Most people remember how nervous they were the first time they got behind the wheel of a car. There's a good reason why the law requires young people to take a student driving course before they receive a ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Vast – Or at Least Half-Vast – Conspiracy Claim Dismissed
JD Supra (press release)April 17, 2017

“[T]o come within the zone of interests in a suit for false advertising under [the Lanham Act], a plaintiff must allege an injury to a commercial interest in reputation or sales.” Id. (quoting Lexmark International, Inc. v. Static Control Components ...more »

Sara Salger receives award from National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
The Edwardsville IntelligencerApril 5, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE, ILL., April 5, 2017... Gori Julian & Associates, P.C., today announced that Sara Salger was selected to receive an award from National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys. Salger was also selected by the committee for the Top 10 Under 40 ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Economists spar in wrongful-death air crash case
Frederick News Post (subscription)April 7, 2017

The families are suing Midwest Air Traffic Control Services, a contractor that staffs the tower at Frederick Municipal Airport. The suit alleges that the company's negligence resulted in the deaths of Christopher Parsons, 29, of Westminster, and ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Campylobacter and Salmonella Top Foodborne Illnesses in 2016 ...
Food Safety MagazineApril 21, 2017

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Campylobacter and Salmonella were the ...more »


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