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Toothache lawsuit may stifle medical gag orders
msnbc.comDecember 1, 2011

Lawyers for Robert Lee, 42, this week asked a New York federal court to declare that dentist Stacy Makhnevich's contract, which effectively attempts to gag patient reviews, is unethical, invalid and illegal. Within hours, the complaint filed by the ...more »

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces Investigation of China Organic Agriculture, Inc.
MarketWatch (press release)December 1, 2011

The investigation focuses on whether the Company and its executives violated federal securities laws by failing to disclose that: (1) despite indicating otherwise, China Organic had received no initial payments for its September 2008 sale of Jilin ...more »

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What do you do when an entire system fails?
New Statesman (blog)December 5, 2011

The evidence continues to accumulate at the Leveson inquiry as to the sheer scope of British media malpractice in the first decade of the 21st century. The inquiry is not only there to investigate what went wrong, but also to suggest proposals for ...more »

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Nursing Home Lawsuits Compensate For Poor Conduct, Not Just Poor Outcomes
Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog (blog)December 13, 2011

In most areas of the civil justice system—from medical malpractice and nursing home neglect to premise liability—the law is built to apportion liability and require redress for inappropriate conduct, not necessarily undesirable outcomes. ...more »

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MURBACH v. PASTERNAK, PASTERNAK & PATTON
Leagle.comDecember 2, 2011

Finally, appellant argues that the trial court erred in granting summary judgment in favor of respondents on her causes of action for legal malpractice, conversion, breach of fiduciary duty, and unjust enrichment.more »

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Capili: Taking a second look at RESA (II)
Sun.StarDecember 4, 2011

Allowing an unqualified person to advertise or to practice the profession by using one's COR or professional ID Card. 4. Malpractice or violation of any of the provisions of this Act, the IRR and the Code of Ethics and Responsibilities for real estate ...more »

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