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2014-08-13 23:06:03

The Appeals Court found the lower Court judge was in error when he tossed out 211 worker claims over undiagnosed or late diagnosed injuries allegedly related to their work at the WTC site. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national personal injury law firm that has spent many years advocating to ensure that the heroes of 9/11 are never forgotten, comments that a federal appeals court just reopened 211 claims made by cleanup workers seeking...

2014-06-27 23:03:20

The recent High Court decision is expected to stop Medtronic, Inc. from attempting to cite the legal notion of preemption in litigation. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been injured by medical devices, comments on a Supreme Court decision that may put an end to the efforts of medical device maker, Medtronic, Inc. concerning the legal notion of preemption. Medtronic...

2014-06-25 23:02:54

The move leaves uninterrupted a federal appeals court decision, enabling the action to proceed. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been injured during medical procedures and by medical devices, comments on a lawsuit brought by a man who became a paraplegic following surgery in which pain medication was infused into his spine. Medtronic Inc. is accused of...

2014-03-25 12:22:13

CINCINNATI, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US 6(th) Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Michael Plambeck, owner of two chiropractic clinics in Kentucky that treated patients injured in car accidents deserves to keep the money paid by State Farm for the treatment his clinics' employees provided. All of Plambeck's treating chiropractors were licensed to practice in Kentucky. Over the years, Plambeck claims thousands of injured people sought treatment from his clinics for injuries...

2014-03-18 16:27:32

SAN FRANCISCO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal magistrate has denied a motion from Google in the Wi-Spy class action suit that plaintiffs said wrongfully would have blocked lawyers' access to data Google's Street View cars gathered from private Wi-Fi Networks. Instead of responding to the lawyers' discovery requests, "Google filed a motion which ironically seeks to prevent the Class Counsel appointed by this Court from analyzing the data that Google stole from...

2014-02-13 20:20:12

California takes a step towards "shall-issue" handgun carry licensing SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a major decision released today, the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that California's "good cause" requirement for handgun carry licenses violates the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, reports The Calguns Foundation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140213/SF65323) (Logo:...

2014-01-14 16:27:19

Verizon Reiterates Commitment to Open Internet WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals today issued its decision in Verizon vs. FCC. The following statement should be attributed to Randal Milch, Verizon's executive vice president, public policy, and general counsel: "Earlier today, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its much-anticipated decision in Verizon vs. FCC. The court rejected Verizon's position that Congress did not give the Federal...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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