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Murdochs' TV Deal in Britain Hinges on 3 Words: 'Fit and Proper'
New York TimesMay 1, 2017

Likewise, nothing says “fit and proper” like firing your highest-rated star after The New York Times reported that sexual harassment allegations against him had led to at least $13 million in settlements. (Yes, I'm ... For Mr. Murdoch, approval would ...more »

Emergency Declared: Stabbing the Rule of Law in Egypt
JURISTMay 1, 2017

Mohamed Abdelaal joined Alexandria University Faculty of Law in Egypt in the Fall of 2009 and became Assistant Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law in 2014. Abdelaal also teaches political sciences at the American University in Cairo on ...more »

Personal Injury News and Stories

Birth Injury
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Personal Injury Stats in the United States
Newswire (blog)May 13, 2017

(Newswire.net -- May 13, 2017) -- In the U.S., the vast majority of civil litigation consists of personal injury claims. This is a veritable goldmine for lawyers who specialize in civil law, which is why you will see so many personal injury lawyers ...more »

Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers Adopts Innovative Technology to Exhibit Offices
Canada NewsWire (press release)May 3, 2017

A perfect example of this is Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers, a Toronto-based personal injury law firm that has launched an innovative 3D virtual tour of their two-story Bay Street offices. Their aim is to allow prospective clients, including some ...more »

Car Accidents
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Aggressive solicitation comes after auto accidents in Detroit
Detroit Free PressMay 8, 2017

The original complaint said that a nonlawyer private investigator who had a business relationship with Morse appeared in the doorway of the crash victim's room at Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit and carried an unsigned Mike Morse Law retainer agreement.more »

Intentional Torts
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How to avoid the 3 biggest mistakes first-time bar exam takers make ...
National JuristMay 2, 2017

The July bar exam is approaching. If you are taking the bar exam for the first time, be sure to avoid these top three mistakes that first-time bar exam takers make.more »

Mass Accidents
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Law student loses life to speed
The TribuneMay 6, 2017

ASI Sukhdeep Singh, investigation officer, Kitchlu Nagar police post, said the police reached the spot within a few minutes of the accident. Several people also gathered and helped in taking out the body from the car. “The boy was badly stuck in the car.more »

Defective Products
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Construction defects reform bill clears Senate committee
The Durango HeraldMay 1, 2017

HB 1279 represents the work of a bipartisan group of lawmakers trying to thaw a condo market that has stagnated because of the rise of lawsuits against contractors for defective products. The increase in litigation has led to skyrocketing builders ...more »

Toxic Torts
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Is universal health care the future?
Baltimore SunMay 18, 2017

Adopt Texas tort laws to reduce malpractice insurance costs, and apply "most favored nation" pricing principles to lower drug costs to international levels. Private insurers offer supplemental coverage on any issues not included in the global contract ...more »

New technology's impact on personal injury law
Information AgeMay 2, 2017

As technology becomes more intelligent and independent, personal injury lawyers are preparing for any legal implications. State and federal courts will need to prepare as well, specifying regulations for the rapidly evolving role that tech has in our ...more »

Wrongful Death
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Daughter awarded $300K in wrongful death lawsuit against Colonial Manor
Williamsburg Yorktown DailyMay 9, 2017

The daughter of a woman who died after a serious fall at Colonial Manor Senior Living in Williamsburg has been awarded $300,000 in damages in a wrongful death lawsuit. Following expert testimony from a neurological surgeon and a registered nurse, ...more »

Food-Borne Illness
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Dining Grades Website Tracks Foodborne Illness Reports From Restaurants
DNAinfoMay 19, 2017

Stueven has seen a lot of people sickened by foodborne illnesses in his 40 years of practice. After serving as a flight surgeon and environmental health consultant in the U.S. Air Force, the emergency room physician then worked in the Milwaukee area ...more »

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