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Three Dozen Charged With Largest Fraud Under No-Fault Auto Insurance Law36 Charged In Largest No-Fault Auto Insurance Fraud Bust To Date, Feds Used ...DUI death case pretrial hearing continuesDUI death case pretrial hearing continuesUS lawmaker urges legal review after Italy ship disasterLake Monroe Boating Accident Is Impetus For Stricter LawsWhitney Houston Cause of Death Was 'No Accident' Says Sister-In-LawWaxahachie Auto Accident Attorney Highlights Room for Improvement in State ...New RAF law to cut out lawyersWhitney Houston's Death Was No Accident Says Sister-In-LawDistracted Driving Law Proposed in ArizonaLaw Firm Wins $1375031 for Atlanta Car Accident VictimLaw and OrderDenver CO Personal Injury Attorney - Vaden Law Firm - Launches New WebsiteOgboru's lawyer Sagay dies

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Syracuse Car Accident Attorney Joins Call for Crackdown on Drugged Driving
PR Web (press release)February 1, 2012

New York personal injury lawyer Scott C. Gottlieb of the Law Offices of Scott C. Gottlieb & Associates says he supports improving technology and training for local law enforcement in their efforts to stem the rising threat of drugged driving accidents.more »

Grayson & Grayson Personal Injury Attorneys Announce Free Case Review for ...
PR.com (press release)February 1, 2012

Los Angeles Personal Injury law firm, Grayson & Grayson has announced free case review by top personal injury lawyers for victims of auto accidents including car wrecks, truck accidents, medical malpractice, dog bite injuries, bicycle accidents, ...more »

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Three Dozen Charged With Largest Fraud Under No-Fault Auto Insurance Law
NY1February 29, 2012

The law requires quick payments of up to $50000 for victims in an auto accident, regardless of fault. The defendants are accused of recruiting car accident victims, prescribing unnecessary treatments and then submitting false claims to insurance ...more »

36 Charged In Largest No-Fault Auto Insurance Fraud Bust To Date, Feds Used ...
Sheepshead BitesFebruary 29, 2012

... have nofault automobile insurance, which enables the driver and passengers of a registered and insured vehicle to obtain benefits of up to $50000 per person for injuries sustained in an automobile accident, regardless of fault (the “No Fault Law”).more »

DUI death case pretrial hearing continues
Hattiesburg AmericanFebruary 29, 2012

The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/xnXaE8) that Crosby contends the state's DUI laws are unconstitutional in respect to accidents resulting in death or injuries. On Tuesday, the judge denied other pretrial motions by Crosby.more »

DUI death case pretrial hearing continues
Appleton Post CrescentFebruary 29, 2012

The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/xnXaE8) that Crosby contends the state's DUI laws are unconstitutional in respect to accidents resulting in death or injuries. On Tuesday, the judge denied other pretrial motions by Crosby.more »

US lawmaker urges legal review after Italy ship disaster
AFPFebruary 29, 2012

Representative Mazie Hirono of Hawaii told the hearing that the accident in Italy had highlighted the need to revisit US maritime laws which curb the ability to seek damages from accidents at sea. Under a century-old law, Hirono said "cruise ship ...more »

Lake Monroe Boating Accident Is Impetus For Stricter Laws
Indiana Public MediaFebruary 29, 2012

A boating accident in 2010 that killed a woman and her grandson inspired Sen. Brent Steele to write a bill that imposed stricter boating laws. A bill that tightens the rules on boating safety standards is awaiting Governor Mitch Daniels' signature.more »

Whitney Houston Cause of Death Was 'No Accident' Says Sister-In-Law
Gather Celebs News ChannelFebruary 29, 2012

It's not clear what Whitney's former sister-in-law, Leolah Brown, believes happened that fateful day at the Beverly Hilton, but it is clear that she does not agree with any the coroner ruling it an accident as is rumored. "I believe Whitney's death was ...more »

Waxahachie Auto Accident Attorney Highlights Room for Improvement in State ...
Law Firm Newswire (press release)February 29, 2012

“Every day individuals and families are dealing with the devastation of a bad accident and trying to heal,” said Waxahachie personal injury attorney John Hale, of The Hale Law Firm. “You definitely need to get legal representation to deal with an ...more »

New RAF law to cut out lawyers
Independent OnlineFebruary 29, 2012

Du Toit explained that although it was never a requirement to have a lawyer in order to claim from the road accident fund, most victims sought legal assistance in proving fault, and – when necessary – in suing the wrongdoer for the rest of the damages ...more »

Whitney Houston's Death Was No Accident Says Sister-In-Law
Celebrity Dirty LaundryFebruary 29, 2012

'Not accidental' – that's what Whitney Houston's former sister-in-law is saying about the superstar's death. Bobby Brown's sister has stopped short of naming names but has cleared her bad boy brother of any involvement. Leolah Brown says she can't say ...more »

Distracted Driving Law Proposed in Arizona
DigitalJournal.com (press release)February 29, 2012

Those caught texting behind the wheel would receive a $50 fine, which would increase to $200 if the texting driver causes an accident. Phoenix already has a texting ban in place, but this rule would allow for more uniformity in texting laws throughout ...more »

Law Firm Wins $1375031 for Atlanta Car Accident Victim
Albany Times UnionFebruary 29, 2012

The law firm of Katz Stepp Wright & Fleming LLC (“KSWF”) recently won a $1395031 verdict on behalf of a client involved in an Atlanta car accident. (Thurman v. United Services Automobile Association, Civil Action File No. 2009EV007882F).more »

Law and Order
STLtoday.comFebruary 29, 2012

Doctor's license suspended • The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has suspended the medical license of Dr. Abid Nisar, 60, who pleaded guilty Feb. 16 to a federal misdemeanor charge of introducing misbranded prescription ...more »

Denver CO Personal Injury Attorney - Vaden Law Firm - Launches New Website
Einnews PortugalFebruary 29, 2012

The Vaden Law Firm specializes in personal injury accident cases, real estate law, car and truck accidents, business law, and trusts and estate planning. Vaden Law provides personal attention to clients offering years of experience, expert knowledge of ...more »

Ogboru's lawyer Sagay dies
The Nation NewspaperFebruary 28, 2012

He was said to have died from injuries he sustained last Wednesday in a car accident while returning to Port-Harcourt, the Rivers State capital from Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. It was gathered from some officials in his chambers located at 29 Adeola Street ...more »

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