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Food poisoning cases haven't cut appetite for 'yakiniku' raw meat cuts
The Japan TimesDecember 1, 2011

Even the risk of fatal food poisoning isn't enough to stop some diehard customers of "yakiniku" grills from ordering raw meat dishes. Handle with care: An employee at a "yakiniku" grillroom shows a plate of "yukke" shredded uncooked beef ...more »

Greene County, MO Couple Pays $1000 Tax Bill in $1 Bills
KSPRDecember 1, 2011

A Greene County, MO couple says all they wanted to do was pay their property tax bill, but instead they were told to leave the Greene County Collector's Office. The couple says they brought in their payment in cash, an acceptable form according to ...more »

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Reduce lawsuit risks, maximize tax liabilities of owning real estate
ModernMedicineDecember 1, 2011

The types of real estate we are referring to include rental residential or commercial properties, the practice building, or even raw land. The merits of real estate as an asset class are beyond the scope of this article, but the structure to most ...more »

Medical Malpractice
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Rule on Clients With Diminished Capacity Didn't Justify Unauthorized Filing of ...
BNADecember 20, 2011

By Joan C. Rogers The ethics rule on representing impaired clients did not authorize a lawyer to file a medical malpractice lawsuit on behalf of a cancer patient who the lawyer believed was being pressured by the local medical community not to sue, ...more »

Legal Malpractice
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Will the SEC-Citi settlement rejection make a difference?
FortuneDecember 1, 2011

Financial entities are "not going to admit to wrongdoing because then they would have no defense against other suits, and be opened up to massive liability," contends Donald Langevoort, a securities law expert at Georgetown University Law School. ...more »

Professional Malpractice - Other
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Dodgers Owner Warms Up To Challenge His Law Firm
Wall Street JournalDecember 5, 2011

Now, he is gearing up efforts to recover those costs from a law firm he claims helped draft a faulty marital-property agreement between him and his wife more than seven years ago. Lawyers are often reproached, and sometimes sued, by their clients for ...more »

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