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Changes to personal injury law to have profound financial ...Royalton native joins Lawler Brown as associateIt's clear the law has to be on the ball when personal injury cases are a lotteryIt's clear the law has to be on the ball when personal injury cases are a lotteryJudge Walter Williams May Go Back On The Bench As Administrative Hearing OfficerLawsuit reform protects consumers after storm damageOngoing safety initiatives in the waste and recycling arenaLaser Burn and Injury Claimants Receive Invaluable and Expert Assistance from Shires Law's SolicitorsAttorney Joe Stanley Helping Construction Workers Stay Safe on the JobPractice Pointers for LawyersHupy and Abraham, S.C. Named 2017 Best Personal Injury Law ...Hupy and Abraham, S.C. Named 2017 Best Personal Injury Law Firm by Wisconsin Law JournalState lawmakers haggle over legal protection for county lifeguardsMassachusetts High Court Sides with Norfolk & Dedham in Personal Injury SuitIndiana Personal Injury Lawyers Announce New Law Partner Stephanie Cassman

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FDA Raises Concern About Breast Implants and Cancer
Legal ExaminerApril 3, 2017

As of February 1st, 2017, the FDA has received 359 reports of a rare type of breast cancer linked to breast implants. The FDA has confirmed that a malignancy of the immune system associated with breast implants has resulted in 9 deaths. Anaplastic ...more »

Teen Suing Idaho School District for Civil Rights Violations Adds High-Powered Attorneys to Legal Team
PR Newswire (press release)April 12, 2017

The firm is composed of outstanding trial attorneys with decades of experience handling cases involving pharmaceutical liability, asbestos exposure, commercial litigation, product liability, maritime law, and serious personal injuries. To learn more ...more »

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Changes to personal injury law to have profound financial ...
Somerset County GazetteApril 30, 2017

A new law passed on March 20 is set to have a major impact on personal injury claim settlements.more »

Royalton native joins Lawler Brown as associate
The SouthernApril 30, 2017

"We are excited to bring Cathy's experience in criminal law, personal injury and work comp to our firm to better serve our clients throughout Southern Illinois,” managing partner Adam Lawler said in the release. She is a 1997 graduate of Zeigler ...more »

It's clear the law has to be on the ball when personal injury cases are a lottery
The Times (subscription)April 29, 2017

Your 14-year-old son comes home in a temper because he didn't get a game in an under-age club match. He locks himself in his room and smashes his mobile phone off the wall. Do you, a) tell him you won't tolerate that carry-on and if he wants a new ...more »

It's clear the law has to be on the ball when personal injury cases are a lottery
The Times (subscription)April 29, 2017

Your 14-year-old son comes home in a temper because he didn't get a game in an under-age club match. He locks himself in his room and smashes his mobile phone off the wall. Do you, a) tell him you won't tolerate that carry-on and if he wants a new ...more »

Judge Walter Williams May Go Back On The Bench As Administrative Hearing Officer
The ChattanooganApril 29, 2017

The City Council on Tuesday is set to vote on the nomination of former City Court Judge Walter Williams as administrative law judge - a new city position. The law license of the former judge was transferred to disability inactive status in August of ...more »

Lawsuit reform protects consumers after storm damage
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)April 29, 2017

Next, we get soaked by personal injury lawyers looking to line their pockets by filing skyrocketing numbers of hailstorm-related lawsuits — many of which show a nearly identical, cookie-cutter pattern in approach, claims and demands. A recent report ...more »

Ongoing safety initiatives in the waste and recycling arena
American Recycler NewspaperApril 28, 2017

As Jeff Wolf, a Los Angeles-based personal injury attorney and partner of the personal injury law firm Heimanson & Wolf LLP, explained, the most significant risk of death or serious bodily injury facing waste and recycling collection employees is the ...more »

Laser Burn and Injury Claimants Receive Invaluable and Expert Assistance from Shires Law's Solicitors
Digital JournalApril 28, 2017

This is a fact which has now been confirmed by Shires Law, a firm specialising in personal injury compensation, as it has dealt with its share of personal injury cases – especially claims for laser burn injuries – through the years. A partner and ...more »

Attorney Joe Stanley Helping Construction Workers Stay Safe on the Job
BenzingaApril 28, 2017

... do not place an undue burden on the owner or contractor financially, but exist for the safety of the workers performing the dangerous work," said Stanley, founder of The Stanley Law Offices, LLP, which regularly handles construction accident cases ...more »

Practice Pointers for Lawyers
Legal ExaminerApril 27, 2017

The Minnesota No-Fault Priorities Chart, like the law it was based on, has had very few and very minor changes since version 1.0. Sure, police squad cars were declared NOT to be motor vehicles[1] and there were a few nervous years for Metro buses (the ...more »

Hupy and Abraham, S.C. Named 2017 Best Personal Injury Law ...
EconoTimesApril 27, 2017

Hupy and Abraham, S.C. is pleased to announce it has been named “Best Personal Injury Law Firm” in the Wisconsin Law Journal's inaugural 2017 “Reader ...more »

Hupy and Abraham, S.C. Named 2017 Best Personal Injury Law Firm by Wisconsin Law Journal
Yahoo FinanceApril 27, 2017

Hupy and Abraham, S.C. is pleased to announce it has been named “Best Personal Injury Law Firm” in the Wisconsin Law Journal's inaugural 2017 “Reader Rankings” Awards. This new readers' poll was created to compile the best of Wisconsin's legal ...more »

State lawmakers haggle over legal protection for county lifeguards
Maui NewsApril 27, 2017

State lawmakers have less than a week to agree over a bill that would protect county lifeguards on state beaches or to let it expire and open the state up to the possibility of personal injury lawsuits — and it appears neither side is budging, a Maui ...more »

Massachusetts High Court Sides with Norfolk & Dedham in Personal Injury Suit
Insurance JournalApril 27, 2017

That said, the Superior Court judge also found that after Silva obtained a substantial jury verdict on his personal injury claim, Norfolk & Dedham violated a section of Massachusetts law when it offered to settle the claim for the policy limit without ...more »

Indiana Personal Injury Lawyers Announce New Law Partner Stephanie Cassman
PR Web (press release)April 27, 2017

Wagner Reese LLP, a prominent personal injury law firm, recently announced an expansion of its legal team to include Stephanie Cassman, an aggressive and seasoned courtroom advocate with a passion for trial work. Cassman has represented both ...more »

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