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Non-profits worried new law will hurt smaller agencies
Globe and MailNovember 1, 2011

As the Conservative government examines new ways of funding charities and non-profits, the sector is looking to comply with a major legislative change approved in 2009 called the Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act that recently came into force on ...more »

Reportage: LEI's future in the balance
Insurance AgeNovember 1, 2011

... even when some of Jackson's proposals pass into law, forward-thinking companies will continue to thrive. Andrew Parker, head of strategic litigation at Beachcroft, says: “There has been so much focus on personal injury claims with ATE that this ...more »

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RESTAINO v. DES JARDINS
Leagle.comNovember 2, 2011

Plaintiff Deborah Restaino sued defendants Robert P. Des Jardins, Robert P. Des Jardins, Inc., Des Jardins & Haapala, ALC, and Michael J. Haapala for legal malpractice arising from their representation of her in a marital dissolution proceeding. ...more »

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Malpractice lawsuit claims medical acts disabled child
Chattanooga Times Free PressNovember 13, 2011

On Oct. 1, the Tennessee medical malpractice reform act became law. The act caps damages such as "pain and suffering" to $750000 and limits punitive damages to twice compensatory damages or $500000, whichever is greater. The new law applies only to ...more »

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Attorneys in Oklahoma argue changes to taxpayer demand law
NewsOK.comNovember 10, 2011

The high court, in striking down a law that required attorneys to find a medical expert to approve a medical malpractice lawsuit, said legislation cannot deny equal protection to residents by closing the courthouse doors to those financially incapable ...more »

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Legal Events Calendar: November 7, 2011
Brooklyn Daily EagleNovember 7, 2011

Subjects include: civil evidence, municipal liability, disclosure, no fault/serious injury, ethics, premises liability, labor law, product liability and medical malpractice. Speakers include Michael Ross, John Bonina and others. ...more »

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