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John Stoehr: Estate tax change makes no sense - Connecticut Post
CT PostJanuary 22, 2017

Estate tax change makes no sense The Senate president pro tem, who underwent a kidney transplant before striking a power-sharing agreement with Senate ...more »

After Trump Promised To Release His Tax Returns, Aide Says He Won't Because 'People Didn't Care'
Huffington PostJanuary 23, 2017

The IRS has already stated that there is nothing preventing Trump from releasing his returns while they are under audit. The government agency, which is now under Trump's control, further stated that Trump's tax returns prior to 2009 are not even under ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Personal Injury Lawyer Greg Jones Shifts Focus To Liability Claims Against Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device ...
PR Newswire (press release)February 6, 2017

WILMINGTON, N.C., Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Now in his fourth decade practicing personal injury law, Greg Jones' success in his home state of North Carolina (previously he had 12 offices in both Carolinas) and throughout the U.S. and now Puerto Rico ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Don't invite unwanted guests to your Super Bowl buffet
Chicago Daily HeraldFebruary 2, 2017

However, this type of food service, where foods may be out for long periods leaves the door open for uninvited guests -- bacteria that cause foodborne illness. A simple way to remember safe food practices to think of four simple words: Clean, Separate ...more »

Car Accidents
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Lincoln County man killed in 2-vehicle crash in Wentzville
STLtoday.comFebruary 3, 2017

WENTZVILLE • A Lincoln County man was killed early Friday morning when his pickup truck ran off Highway 61 and overturned after it was hit by another vehicle. The Missouri Highway Patrol identified the victim as Bryant C. Haynes, 39, of the Moscow ...more »

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 »

Mass Accidents
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Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Feb. 6 and Tuesday, Feb. 7
Alexandria Echo PressFebruary 8, 2017

Property damage accident, one vehicle, no injuries, near intersection of County Road 7 NW and Interstate 94, Brandon. Burglary, comp arrived home to find someone was in the home. Suspect fled in vehicle, Nelson. Theft, comp reported that his storage ...more »

Defective Products
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WV Fed. Court Requires Proof of Safer, Alternative Design for Strict ...
The National Law ReviewFebruary 3, 2017

The Federal Court for the Southern District of West Virginia recently held that plaintiffs in a multi-district litigation over surgical mesh would have to prove that a ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Indiana Senate panel considers adding drone-related crimes
Indiana LawyerFebruary 1, 2017

Chad Budreau of the Academy of Model Aeronautics testified he believed that existing tort law could be an avenue for regulation without requiring new laws for each new technology, but in an interview with The Associated Press, Koch said that approach ...more »

Law society should clean up dubious legal ads: Editorial
Toronto StarFebruary 6, 2017

For years, Ontario lawyers were barred from advertising their services. Crass commercial pleas, it was thought, would reflect badly on the profession and undermine trust in the legal system. This prohibition was eventually – and reasonably – deemed an ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Settlement reached in wrongful death lawsuit of firefighter Bruce Britt
Columbia MissourianFebruary 8, 2017

Investigations into Britt's death concluded that the balconies at University Village were structurally unsound, and a 2008 MU housing plan report recommended the apartments be demolished by 2011. MU hired an engineering firm to inspect all university ...more »

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