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Baby boomers – how the wealthy flout China's family planning
Scotland on SundayJanuary 1, 2012

... a violation of Chinese law, and how wealthy Chinese do as they please, with scant regard for the rules that constrain others. The most common reaction, though, has been simple disbelief. “Heavens. To have one family with eight kids ... in an era of ...more »

Ind. guv praises delay of federal pollution rule
Chicago TribuneJanuary 1, 2012

A federal appeals court in Washington on Friday approved a request by electric power companies, states and other parties seeking to delay the rules until litigation over the regulation plays out. Daniels praised the court's ruling Saturday in a ...more »

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Harlow advises providers to set clear policies on social media
FierceHealthITJanuary 11, 2012

In part two of a blog post on how providers should approach social media, attorney and healthcare expert David Harlow covers professional responsibility, malpractice liability, "daily deal" websites and social media policies and procedures. ...more »

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Appeals court clarifies use of supplemental submissions
Thomson Reuters News & InsightJanuary 3, 2012

In dismissing a medical malpractice lawsuit against an orthopedic surgeon, the Appellate Division, First Department, cautioned against using supplemental filings for summary judgment motions to correct deficiencies in a party's moving or answering ...more »

Legal Malpractice
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Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Firm Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner ...
MarketWatch (press release)January 9, 2012

Feldman Shepherd is one of only two elite Philadelphia law firms to achieve a first-tier ranking in plaintiffs' medical malpractice law, and one of only 15 firms listed among Philadelphia's top tier for plaintiffs' personal injury litigation. ...more »

Professional Malpractice - Other
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JAMS Dispute Resolution Alert - Winter 2011
JD Supra (press release)January 9, 2012

KPMG was accused of four violations: negligent misrepresentation, violation of the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, professional malpractice, and aiding and abetting a breach of fiduciary duty. KPMG moved to compel arbitration based on ...more »


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