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2014-09-12 23:01:12

Cigarette maker’s petition denied on September 9, 2014, further strengthening Engle-Progeny fight against Big Tobacco. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 On September 9, 2014, the Florida Supreme Court denied a petition made by Lorillard Tobacco Company for discretionary review of the Third District Court of Appeal’s decision in Lorillard Tobacco Co. v. Alexander, No. 3D12-1593 (Fla. 3d DCA Sept. 4, 2013). The lawsuit was brought by Dorothy Alexander, individually...

2014-09-12 20:20:58

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in Lannett Company, Inc. ("Lannett" or the "Company") (NYSE: LCI) of the October 27, 2014 deadline to seek the role of lead plaintiff in a federal securities class action lawsuit filed against Lannett and certain executives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120119/MM38856LOGO A complaint has been filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on behalf of...

2014-09-12 12:24:09

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Zimmer, chairman of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), today issued the following statement in reaction to the NCAA's decision to withdraw its objections to the Endowment Act, or Act 1 of 2013, which directs PCCD to expend the $60 million monetary penalty imposed on the Pennsylvania State University to aid the victims of child sexual abuse: "I am extremely pleased that the NCAA has made the...

2014-09-12 12:23:57

I-594, Background Check Initiative, Would Protect Law Enforcement by Preventing Convicted Felons and Other Prohibited Purchasers from Getting Guns; Research Shows Background Checks Save Officers' Lives SEATTLE, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Officers Down," a new analysis of FBI data released today by Everytown for Gun Safety, reveals that nearly two-thirds of Washington State police shot to death in a 30-year span were murdered by people who had been barred from...

2014-09-12 12:23:55

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent verdict out of New York involving the case of Herminio Pizarro, a former correction officer, against the NYPD and the City of New York pushed Civil Rights and Police Brutality claims into the spotlight. the On July 31, 2014 a Bronx jury granted Pizarro a total of $3 million (including $1 million in punitive damages) as a result of a 2007 assault by a group of NYPD police officers at the 40th Precinct stationhouse on August 7, 2007....

2014-09-12 08:25:38

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging families dealing with the loss of a loved one who was diagnosed with mesothelioma, where there was not enough time to begin the compensation claims process, to call them immediately at 866-714-6466, before the time to get a settlement runs out. The Center also wants to emphasize in instances like this that the family really does need one of the nation's best mesothelioma compensation attorneys if they are...

2014-09-12 08:22:41

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- www.platinumpalladiumphysicallitigation.com Announcement Of Proposed Class Action Settlement In Re: Platinum And Palladium Commodities Litigation Master File No. 10-civ-3617, S.D.N.Y. You may be entitled to cash compensation if you purchased or acquired platinum or palladium bullion in the United States physical or "spot" market during the period of June 1, 2006 through April 29, 2010. You may submit a claim or obtain more information at...

2014-09-12 00:20:13

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilliard Munoz Gonzales LLP is named one of the most successful law firms in the country by The National Law Journal, which released its inaugural list of America's Elite Trial Lawyers. MORE THAN 100 LAW FIRMS WERE VETTED The National Law Journal teamed up with Law.com to select law firms that won substantial victories in complex cases that impacted the law and legal business. One hundred law firms across the nation were...

2014-09-11 23:12:04

St. Louis Personal Injury lawyer firm expands its ranks with the addition of Shelley Congemi. Congemi, an experienced legal clerk, will lend her expertise to expanding the firm's footprint in the field of family and domestic law. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The law firm of Growe Eisen Karlen is pleased to announce the addition of a new clerk and partner's assistant to the team. Shelley Congemi has been brought on board as the assistant to Growe Eisen Karlen partner...

2014-09-11 23:11:58

The Mesothelioma Victims Center has created a state specific initiative for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in Michigan, because of significant asbestos exposure at industrial, or manufacturing workplaces decades ago. This new initiative is called the Michigan Mesothelioma Victims Center, and before a diagnosed victim in the Great Lakes State hire a lawyer to advance a mesothelioma compensation claim they are urged to contact the Center at 866-714-6466, in order to ensure they really are...


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2010-09-29 14:57:36

A tape drive is a storage device that reads and writes data on a magnetic tape. It is mostly used for offline, archival data storage. Tape media is generally cost efficient and has a long archival strength. In contrast to a disk drive which provides random access storage, a tape drive provides sequential access storage. This takes the tape drive a substantial amount of time between winding tape between reels and reading individual data, which is much longer than a disk drive. Consequently,...

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2009-04-28 16:36:07

Chicago police sergeant, Louis R. Vitullo, focused his career in the city's crime lab and eventually because chief microanalyst. He created an organized method by which to collect and analyze evidence in sexual assault cases. The tools necessary to follow this process are all contained together in a standardized kit, originally called a Vitullo kit. Today, they are more commonly referred to as SAEK or rape kits. Louis Vitullo died on January 3, 2006 at Good Shepherd Hospital in...

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2007-07-16 13:36:43

The Cape Lion, Panthera leo melanochaitus, is an extinct wild subspecies of lion. The Cape Lion was not the only subspecies in South Africa, and its range is unclear. It was primarily found in Cape Province around Cape Town. The last Cape Lion seen in the province was killed in 1858. There are claims of people today that have captive Cape lions, although it is unclear how pure bred these are as many lions that are kept in captivity have been crossbred with many other dark-haired lions....

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2007-04-13 19:49:32

The Death Valley pupfish, Cyprinodon salinus salinus, is a species of fish that is the last known survivor of what is thought to have been a large ecosystem of fish species that lived in Lake Manly which dried up at the end of the last ice age leaving the present day Death Valley in California. The pupfish is adapted to the shallow, hot, salty water of a particular part of Salt Creek that flows above ground year-round, and is also sometimes referred to as Salt Creek Pupfish. A subspecies...

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2006-12-28 14:03:39

The black-headed spider monkey, Ateles fusciceps, is a species of spider monkey. It is a type of New World monkey, from Central and South America. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador and Panama.

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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