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Judge rules state wrongly sought to block Cleveland's Fannie Lewis Law, other local hiring ordinances
cleveland.comFebruary 1, 2017

CLEVELAND, Ohio - A Cuyahoga County judge ruled Tuesday that the state overstepped its constitutional authority when it sought to thwart Cleveland's requirement that city residents get to work on public projects and permanently blocked the state law ...more »

Columbus Launching Disparity Study Of Minority-Owned Business Contracts
WCBE 90.5 FMFebruary 1, 2017

The city has not conducted such a study in at least 15 years, but the law requires Columbus to conduct one to support any contract targets it sets in the future. Minority- and women-owned businesses received 8.6 percent of municipal contracts in 2015.more »

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Birth Injury
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Dangers To pedestrians and Cyclists in Philadelphia - Personal ...
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)February 1, 2017

Dangers To pedestrians and Cyclists in Philadelphia - Read the Personal Injury legal blogs that have been posted by Gary Roger Brod on Lawyers.com.more »

Food-Borne Illness
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What Trump's Pick For HHS Tells Us About The Uncertain Future Of US Food Regulation
UPROXXFebruary 10, 2017

Think about hospital costs, the depleting effect of medical debt, missed time from work, and all the other things that come from illnesses that could be lessened through more consistent top-down regulation and enforcement. While certain legislation was ...more »

Car Accidents
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Nashville Recap: What Doesn't Kill You... Still Might Kill You
TVLineFebruary 17, 2017

Because Rayna Jaymes, the First Lady of Country Music and keeper of Deacon Claybourne's heart, survives an attack by a crazed stalker in this week's episode… only to be involved in a terrible car crash in the hour's final moments. It doesn't look good ...more »

Product Recall on Children's Mobiles
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)February 17, 2017

Luckily for consumers, the recall was launched before any instances of serious injury or death occurred. But, because the product causes a choking hazard, should a consumer own the product, it needs to be discontinued from use immediately. The affected ...more »

Mass Accidents
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After crashes, state may expand 'move over' law
CT PostFebruary 20, 2017

“Emergency personnel put themselves in harm's way daily to assist those in need. The least other drivers can do is respect their presence on roadways.” The current law covers tow trucks, ambulances, fire trucks, law enforcement vehicles, and state ...more »

Defective Products
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China Manufacturing: Bad Contracts and Bad Times Lead to Bad Products
China Law Blog (blog)February 23, 2017

Not entirely sure why, but in the last couple weeks our China lawyers have seen a massive increase in emails and phone calls from North American companies seeking our help in dealing with defective products/quality control problems. In this post, I ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Bill to cap punitive damages in civil suits challenged as protecting fraud, not business
Helena Independent RecordFebruary 7, 2017

Vincent's family also works in the timber industry and he wrote the legislation that created the loan program Kelly Logging turned to for help but the jury decided was abused by First Interstate Bank. ... “But in the case of Kelly Logging that law ...more »

In 'wild west' world of lawyers' ads, personal injury firms make dubious claims
MississaugaFebruary 7, 2017

More than two dozen Ontario personal injury law firms have one amazing characteristic in common: they are all the best at helping victims of car or other accidents. In the "wild west" world of personal injury law advertising, many lawyers will do what ...more »

Wrongful Death
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New judge sought in Jim Carrey wrongful death case
Arizona Daily StarFebruary 1, 2017

Brigid's lawsuit against the actor is the second he has faced surrounding Cathriona, as he was previously hit with a court document from her estranged husband Mark Burton, who claimed the star supplied her with the drugs that caused her death.more »

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