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Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces Investigation of Commercial Metals Company
MarketWatch (press release)December 1, 2011

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is a national law firm which represents investors and individuals in class action litigation. The firm is focused on providing exemplary legal services in complex litigation in the areas of securities, shareholder, antitrust and ...more »

Hospital expects to emerge from bankruptcy
phillyBurbs.comDecember 1, 2011

Nearly two years after filing for bankruptcy, Lower Bucks Hospital is expected to emerge with a clean financial slate next month, though a new report found "sustained and dramatic softening" in some patient numbers. The US Bankruptcy Court in ...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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An idea to tackle tort reform, defensive medicine in Georgia
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)December 1, 2011

The idea is to replace the current legal system for medical malpractice with an administrative law system that draws heavily on the current arrangement for workers compensation claims. No more lawsuits, no more juries, no more jackpot justice. ...more »

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Legal Analysis and Commentary from Justia
Justia VerdictDecember 6, 2011

And for all patients who sign the contracts—whether they are well or ill at the time they sign—there is an issue about the existence of “consideration.” In contract law, consideration is defined as a thing of value that each party gives to the other ...more »

Professional Malpractice - Other
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WINSTON v. GRAY
Leagle.comDecember 15, 2011

Gray provided legal research for Wagner regarding a family law matter involving Gary M. Winston. Subsequently, Winston sued a number of attorneys, including Wagner and Gray, for legal malpractice related to a failed postnuptial property agreement. ...more »

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