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Federal judge dismisses part of fraud case against Citi
Thomson Reuters News & InsightOctober 1, 2011

For plaintiffs: Stuart Grant and Megan McIntyre of Grant & Eisenhoffer. For Citi defendants: Brad Karp, Richard Rosen, Susanna Buergel and Karen King for Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. (Reporting by Nick Zieminski) REUTERS / Lucas Jackson.more »

New law will give more flexibility to college-bound vets
SignOnSanDiego.comOctober 1, 2011

“Giving our veterans every reasonable chance to make a good-faith effort to complete college is in the best interests of veterans, their families and our country,” said Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, a member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, ...more »

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Veteran Winnipeg lawyer disbarred
Montreal GazetteOctober 25, 2011

A veteran Winnipeg lawyer has been disbarred after a routine audit uncovered a case of major malpractice where he duped a client so his own family could cash in on their misfortune. ...more »

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Board approves 2 UIHC malpractice settlements
KWQC 6October 6, 2011

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - State officials have agreed to pay nearly $400000 to settle two medical malpractice lawsuits stemming from treatments at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in 2004. The State Appeals Board on Monday approved a $300000 ...more »

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Miss. SC overturns sanctions against med-mal plaintiff
Legal News LineOctober 3, 2011

(Legal Newsline) - The Mississippi Supreme Court ruled last week that a trial court erred in dismissing a man's second medical malpractice claim against a doctor and hospital. Plaintiff Richard Compere appealed the Hinds County Circuit Court's ...more »

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Coughlan named top professional malpractice attorney by 'Best Lawyers'
San Diego Source (subscription)October 18, 2011

Coughlan, Semmer, Fitch & Pott partner Jerry Coughlan has been selected as San Diego's "Professional Malpractice Law Lawyer of the Year" for 2012 by Best Lawyers.more »


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