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2014-09-19 16:20:25

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Judge Jesse Furman, presiding over the General Motors Ignition Switch Multi-District Litigation in the Southern District Court of New York granted Plaintiffs request to move forward with document discovery. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147294 Bob Hilliard, who is one of three co-lead attorneys representing the Plaintiffs states, "GM has admitted it will not seek bankruptcy protection from post bankruptcy...

2014-09-19 12:22:18

DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Bank, as Trustee of the Hugoton Royalty Trust (NYSE - HGT) (the "Trust"), today declared a cash distribution to the holders of its units of beneficial interest of $0.086357 per unit, payable on October 15, 2014, to unitholders of record on September 30, 2014. The following table shows underlying gas sales and average prices attributable to the net overriding royalty payments made by XTO Energy Inc. (XTO Energy) to the Trust for both the...

2014-09-19 08:24:03

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Kinsella Media, LLC, notice provider for the State Attorneys General and Class Plaintiffs' E-book Settlements. A Settlement has been reached with Apple in antitrust lawsuits filed by State Attorneys General and Class Plaintiffs about the prices of electronic books ("E-books"). The lawsuits claim and the Court found there was a conspiracy involving five top U.S. publishers and Apple to fix and raise...

2014-09-18 23:13:39

Xarelto® drug takers allege adverse medical events, such as uncontrolled bleeding and wrongful deaths, occurred after taking the blood clot prevention drug. Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys announce they now offer free class action claim reviews against drug manufacturers from those who believe they were injured after taking the drug and not properly warned about the increased potential for serious and irreversible bleeding risks due to lack of reversal agent. U.S.A. (PRWEB) September 18,...

2014-09-18 23:08:15

United States Magistrate Judge Cheryl Eifert filed an order on September 16 in the multidistrict litigation (MDL) consolidating federal mesh lawsuits against C.R. Bard (In re: C.R. Bard, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation; Case 2:10-md-02187, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, Charleston Division) resolving two outstanding discovery issues. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 In Pretrial Order #140 (Motion to Amend Pretrial...

2014-09-18 23:02:51

The Bennett Law Firm President will serve through the 2015 ABA Annual Meeting Portland, Maine (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Peter Bennett has been appointed a Board of Directors member of the Appellate Judges Education Institute and will serve through the 2015 Annual Meeting. Peter Bennett, immediate past chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on Judicial Independence, past chair of the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section and Trustee of the National Judicial...

2014-09-18 23:02:24

The Firm is evaluating potential testosterone lawsuits on behalf of men who experienced heart attacks, strokes, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism or other cardiovascular problems, allegedly due to their use of prescription testosterone treatments. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 As testosterone treatment lawsuits (http://www.injurybeacon.com/testosterone-androgel/lawsuit/) continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a panel of experts has...

2014-09-18 23:00:40

The Firm is evaluating potential legal claims on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered life-threatening episodes of internal bleeding due to their use of Xarelto. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Defendants in more than a dozen Xarelto lawsuits (http://www.xareltolawsuitcenter.com) currently pending in Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas are attempting to have all claims filed on behalf of out-of-state plaintiffs dismissed, Bernstein Liebhard LLP...

2014-09-18 16:28:18

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel joined state and local leaders from across the nation this week to participate in the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center board of directors meeting. The meeting focused on complex criminal justice policies with officials discussing the best ways to advance the latest evidence-based strategies on issues such as: - lowering recidivism rates among people who were...

2014-09-18 12:27:51

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As more states legalize marijuana for medical or recreational use, budding entrepreneurs believe they will get rich from marijuana businesses that comply with the laws of a particular state. However, marijuana businesses that comply with state laws are still breaking federal law and, therefore, are criminal enterprises. McDonald Hopkins addresses this issue in a special report designed to help potential investors, vendors, and...

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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,...

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...

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....

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...

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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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.