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Report: US Agency Erred On United Pension Values
SalonDecember 1, 2011

The agency took over the pension plans in 2004 and 2005 after United filed for bankruptcy court protection in December 2002. When the PBGC takes over plans, it pays promised benefits to retirees up to certain limits. ...more »

Schwarzman Cites Profitable Ventures in Backing Romney
BusinessWeekDecember 1, 2011

He later apologized for the comparison while maintaining his criticism of the tax proposal. Obama, who has the backing of organized labor, has criticized the financial industry for its opposition to tougher regulations and has called for the wealthy to ...more »

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Dorr named paralegal of the year
Foster's Daily DemocratDecember 7, 2011

She is a past President of the Paralegal Association of New Hampshire, has served as a chairperson on various committees of PANH, and was the National Association of Legal Assistants' liaison for PANH for several years. Dorr is a resident of Hillsboro, ...more »

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FOY v. TRUMBULL CORR. INST.
Leagle.comDecember 9, 2011

In one entry, the trial court dismissed appellant's medical malpractice claim pursuant to the motion to dismiss filed by Trumbull Correctional Institution and Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, defendants-appellees. In the other entry, ...more »

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Obama nominates Salt Lake lawyer as federal judge
Deseret NewsDecember 1, 2011

Robert J. Shelby is a shareholder at Snow, Christensen & Martineau where his practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and catastrophic personal injury cases on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in state, federal, and administrative ...more »

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Rogue Physicians' Impact on Medical Malpractice Claims
ClaimsJournal.comDecember 6, 2011

Another example Jones cited is a medical malpractice case alleged as a breach in the standard of care. If enough patients complain, the claims could become a class action matter, Jones said. Medical malpractice cases are costly, especially in the ...more »

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