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Pottstown cites technical errors in seeking lawsuit dismissal
The MercuryAugust 2, 2011

The original suit noted that the borough adopted the Uniform Construction Code in April, 2004, but it failed to adopt another ordinance, under the newly adopted UCC, authorizing its code enforcement department to require inspections and cite those who ...more »

Agnes Varis, Founder of Drug Company, Dies at 81
New York TimesAugust 3, 2011

She helped draft the Hatch-Waxman Act of 1984, intended to ease generics' passage to market. She also helped draft the Greater Access to Affordable Pharmaceuticals Act, which was intended to close loopholes in the 1984 law. ...more »

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Singer's Malpractice Suit Proceeds Over Lost Rights to 'Mickey' Performance
Texas LawyerAugust 24, 2011

Singer Toni Basil can proceed with her legal malpractice action against a New York attorney she claims failed to diligently protect her rights to her recording of the 1982 hit song "Mickey." Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Paul Wooten agreed with Ms. ...more »

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Thanks for the doctors, New York
New York PostAugust 17, 2011

Villalobos' journey to Texas began in 2003, when our Legislature reformed Texas' legal system -- including sweeping medical-malpractice reforms. Back then, doctors in New York and Texas were paying about the same for medical-liability insurance. ...more »

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