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AMR wins right to hire bankruptcy advisers
CBS NewsMarch 1, 2012

FORT WORTH, Texas — American Airlines says a federal judge approved its hiring of legal, business and financial advisers to help steer the company through reorganization under bankruptcy protection. Sean Collins, a spokesman for American parent AMR ...more »

Court rules on enforcement of foreign arbitral award
International Law OfficeMarch 1, 2012

The arbitration clause in the contract provided that if the defendant was the complainant in the dispute, the dispute was to be referred for final resolution to the International Commercial Arbitration Court (ICAC) at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce ...more »

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5 Lesser Known Champions of LGBT Equality
PolicyMicMarch 5, 2012

These five modest heroes — hailing from the disparate worlds of health, research, law, journalism, and religion — deserve some recognition. Each makes unique contributions to LGBT equality that matter more than most people realize.more »

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TORRES v. PALISADES MEDICAL CENTER
Leagle.comMarch 1, 2012

Plaintiff, Michael Torres (Torres), appeals from a July 9, 2010 order for summary judgment dismissing his medical malpractice complaint against defendants, Palisades Medical Center, Palisades Emergency Room Services, Inc., and Alex Molina, ...more »

Legal Malpractice
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Seyfarth Shaw | Georgia Court of Appeals Holds That Legal Malpractice Claims ...
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)March 2, 2012

First American Title Ins. Co., the Court explicitly held, for the first time, that legal malpractice claims are assignable under OCGA § 44-12-24 and Georgia law. The underlying facts in Villanueva are as follows: When a closing attorney, Villanueva, ...more »

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Elevating the Discourse
Boston ReviewMarch 1, 2012

The law holds such experts accountable for maintaining professional standards; they are charged with malpractice when they give incompetent advice to patients or to clients. Doctors or lawyers who give incompetent advice in public discourse, ...more »

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