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Who is Neil Gorsuch?
ThinkProgressFebruary 1, 2017

Judge Neil Gorsuch is Republican nobility — the son of Anne Gorsuch Burford, who spent her brief tenure as President Reagan's EPA administrator cutting staff and gutting anti-pollution regulations before resigning amidst scandal. More than three ...more »

SIerra Law Enforcement Chaplains offer help in times of crisis ...
Folsom TelegraphFebruary 1, 2017

Have you ever wondered, “Who would be there to help us when tragedy strikes?” Besides public safety personnel, a unique non-profit organization has stepped ...more »

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Birth Injury
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Rosen Hagood attorney named chair of Primerus Personal Injury Institute
Moultrie NewsFebruary 3, 2017

Before becoming a member of the executive committee, he served as the chair of the Primerus Young Lawyers Section, of which he was a founding member. Gowdown focuses his legal practice on representing clients in catastrophic personal injury, traumatic ...more »

Personal Injury Attorneys Help People Fight After Car Accidents
AXcess NewsFebruary 9, 2017

Most people from around the world will be involved in some sort of car accident. The good news is that most accidents only cause monetary problems since the vehicles need to be fixed. The bad news is that this is not always the case. In many situations ...more »

Car Accidents
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Sarasota School Bus Driver Charged in Accident
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)February 3, 2017

The driver of the bus, Lloyd Bethune, was driving the bus and failed to stop when the driver in front of him slowed, and he rear-ended that vehicle, which then sent them into the rear of a third car. This “chain-reaction” type of accident is ... If you ...more »

Intentional Torts
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Michigan Votes 2/5/17
Fenton Tri County TimesFebruary 4, 2017

David Robertson (R), to repeal the state “prevailing wage” law, which prohibits awarding government contracts to contractors who submit the lowest bid unless the contractor pays wages based on pay scales that local union officials represent as ...more »

Mass Accidents
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Is it time Parliament debated on a law to punish 'Bad Samaritans'?
Times of IndiaFebruary 5, 2017

Till recently, most hospitals refused emergency lifesaving treatment to accident victims unless the police registered a case and gave them the go ahead. On the other hand, there was a common excuse available to us passersby - "who wants to get involved ...more »

Defective Products
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WEISSLAW LLP: MoneyGram International, Inc. Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of MGI Shareholders
Yahoo FinanceFebruary 14, 2017

14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the Board of Directors of MoneyGram International, Inc. (MGI) ("MGI" or the "Company") in connection with the proposed acquisition ...more »

Toxic Torts
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New Missouri Bills Attack Consumer Protection Laws
Legal Reader (blog)February 13, 2017

Jay Benson, president of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, even said “this is all being presented with the suggestion that our tort system is bad for business. It's not bad for business; it's bad for bad business.” He added, “the civil ...more »

In 'wild west' world of lawyers' ads, personal injury firms make dubious claims
Toronto StarFebruary 6, 2017

Adam Wagman, a personal injury lawyer and president of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, which represents about 1,600 personal injury lawyers and staff, said his group wants “to see the rules strengthened to eliminate false and misleading ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Wrongful death lawsuit filed against Somerton Center
The Pennsylvania RecordFebruary 1, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia woman has filed suit against a local healthcare firm, claiming its negligence resulted in the death of a man entrusted to its care from multi-organ failure. Davida Wyche-Davis of Philadelphia filed suit on Jan. 24 in the ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Food safety tips help avoid illness penalty at big game
NewsOK.comFebruary 5, 2017

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Food safety experts want football fans to avoid a food-borne illness penalty at their Super Bowl parties. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says following a few simple rules can prevent problems. One of the keys to serving food ...more »

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