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Judge sets hearing in Dodgers bankruptcy
Reuters CanadaOctober 1, 2011

The auction is expected to help refinance the team and allow owner Frank McCourt to hold onto it after bankruptcy. MLB has disputed the team's need for bankruptcy and questioned McCourt's personal interests and spending. The league filed documents with ...more »

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Sweet Dee Gets Audited Promo
MovieWebOctober 1, 2011

Desperate times call for truly sad and horrific measures as Sweet Dee (Kaitlin Olson) tries to get out of an IRS audit. Meanwhile, the rest of The Gang institutes a new democratic voting system in Paddy's that's sure to solve all their problems. ...more »

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Malpractice Carrier Need Not Cover Solo's Legal Work at Accounting Firm, Judge ...
Texas LawyerOctober 3, 2011

In 1999 and 2000, Falk and his Moore Stephens colleagues were preparing a qualified personal residence trust for the Ventrice family, relating to property in Islamorada, Fla., in which Ann Ventrice held an interest. In October 2000, Falk left Moore ...more »

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Florida OIR Report on Med-Mal Shows Profitable 2010
PropertyCasualty360October 6, 2011

OIR notes in its 2011 annual report that “ ... it would appear that the 2003 changes to the law have benefited policyholders and the industry, assisted with the solvency of medical malpractice carriers, and directly contributed to lowering the defense ...more »

Legal Malpractice
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Supreme Court will hear arguments on Sullivan & Cromwell's mailroom mixup
Washington PostOctober 2, 2011

The consequences for law firms, though, are often limited to losing a client's business or facing malpractice suits. But the Maples case involves unusually high stakes: a death sentence for a man convicted of murder, and a mailroom mix-up at Sullivan ...more »

Professional Malpractice - Other
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'No timetable' for medical error law
Macau Daily TimesOctober 10, 2011

[But] for now, there's no timetable': Lei Chin Ion Director of the Health Bureau Lei Chin Ion said there is no timetable for launching the bill covering medical malpractice, because the government needs to study the issue carefully. ...more »

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