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Editorial: Heavier, but not therapeutic
Jakarta PostAugust 1, 2011

The Supreme Court panel of justices — Krisna Harahap, Artidjo Alkostar and Syamsul Rakan Chaniago — were right to insist on sentencing Gayus more heavily because tax crime is a burden on the state. “The defendant is a tax officer. ...more »

MoI officer acquitted in visa forgery case
Arab Times Kuwait English DailyAugust 2, 2011

Duo not guilty: The Court of Appeals acquitted two Kuwaiti youths of kidnapping, swindling and stealing but fined them KD 300. Case files indicate an unidentified person asked the youths for directions to a cooperative society. ...more »

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I was in the hospital and a nurse got into my file, called family and told ...
AvvoAugust 30, 2011

This is not a medical malpractice case, so no need to discuss with a medical malpractice lawyer. Your case involves a violation of HIPAA which does not permit a private right of action. You may, however, have a claim under some other Indiana state law...more »

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NEJM Study Says "Frivolous" Malpractice Claims Not Common
InjuryBoard.comAugust 22, 2011

The debate over so-called “frivolous” medical malpractice litigation is a heated one. Proponents on both sides of the issue are quick to offer their commentary and examples of how our civil justice system is spiraling out of control, on the one hand, ...more »


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