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U.K. Government Says Fewer Workers Struck Than Unions Estimate
BloombergDecember 1, 2011

Members of 30 public-sector unions protested plans to make government employees retire later and contribute more to their pensions. The Trades Union Congress, Britain's umbrella labor movement, said as many as 2 million workers took part. ...more »

Labor complaint filed against city
Lincoln News MessengerDecember 1, 2011

The California Public Employment Relations Board has filed a complaint in favor of Lincoln's public-services employees regarding an unfair labor practice charge. On Oct. 4, Local 39 filed an unfair labor ...more »

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Gallatin County judge rules Bozeman doctor negligent
The Bozeman Daily ChronicleDecember 7, 2011

Russell asked Brown to dismiss the case and award Borgenicht her legal costs. “It's our opinion that Dr. Borgenicht met the standard of care and did not commit medical malpractice,” Russell said during a recent interview. “And we're taking all legal...more »

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Advocate agrees to $7.5M malpractice award
SouthtownStarDecember 3, 2011

Advocate Health and Hospitals Corp. will pay $7.5 million to the grandparents of a 9-year-old girl who was disabled as the result of alleged medical malpractice during her August 2002 ...more »

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Lawyer Sues Former Co-Counsel Over Bonuses
Law.comDecember 4, 2011

[See "Pay Up," Texas Lawyer, Feb. 7, 2011, page 1]. After two years of litigation, the suit and the counterclaim were dismissed in May after a confidential settlement was reached in the case, says Robert Tobey, a partner in Dallas' Johnston u Tobey, ...more »

Professional Malpractice - Other
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Wiley Rein LLP | Legal Malpractice Claim Against Law Firm Barred By Former ...
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)December 2, 2011

The United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida has granted partial summary judgment for an insurer, holding that coverage for a legal malpractice claim against a law firm under a lawyer's professional liability (LPL) policy was ...more »

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