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2014-07-25 08:20:29

In a recent interview by Bloomberg, attorney Jonathan C. Reiter of the Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC, discussed the FAA's decision to expand its ban on flights in conflict zones. NEW YORK, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York based aviation accident lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter offered his legal perspective on the FAA's decision to expand a ban on flights in conflict zones during a recent interview with Bloomberg. The decision was made by the agency after a projectile from Gaza...

2014-07-24 23:02:57

The Firm is evaluating testosterone treatment lawsuits on behalf of men who allegedly suffered serious cardiovascular injuries due to their use of low testosterone therapy. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Plaintiffs in Canada have filed a testosterone lawsuit (http://www.drugbot.com/testosterone/lawsuit/) against the manufacturer of Delatestryl, alleging they were not adequately informed of the risks associated with the low testosterone injection, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports....

2014-07-24 23:01:06

The Firm is representing numerous plaintiffs in GranuFlo lawsuits stemming from the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drug recall. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The federal judge overseeing thousands of GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.injurybeacon.com/granuflo-dialysis/lawsuit/) in the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, has issued a qualified protective order for plaintiff medical information covered by the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability...

2014-07-24 23:00:35

The lawsuit alleges that the solar giant illegally classified their Field Enegry Advisors as exempt from overtime wages and meal periods San Diego, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The class action lawsuit was filed by the San Diego employment law attorneys at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik. The class action, filed on July 15, 2014, alleges that Solarcity Corporation misclassified their Field Energy Advisors as exempt from overtime wages and as a result, allegedly failed to pay...

2014-07-24 16:20:39

Absent Further Improvements, Settlement Still Not Ready for Preliminary Approval, They Say SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog attorneys representing consumers dissatisfied with the proposed nationwide settlement of a class action against Hyundai and Kia over misrepresenting the fuel economy of their vehicles are continuing their advocacy this morning in federal court in Los Angeles, seeking additional improvements in the settlement. The dispute...

2014-07-24 12:32:32

Defending the Company; Forecasting, Managing, and Responding to Today's Legal Threats TAMPA, Fla, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Defending the Company: Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/130066 Forecasting, Managing, & Responding to Today's Legal Threats The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC) will present the 11(th) Annual Corporate Counsel Symposium (CCS) on September 17-19, 2014 at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona. The CCS is...

2014-07-24 12:23:36

LEESBURG, Va., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Landmark Legal Foundation today asked Federal District Judge Royce Lamberth to sanction the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for destroying or failing to preserve emails and text messages that may have helped document suspected Agency efforts to influence the 2012 presidential election. Landmark's request is the latest move in the Foundation's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit to force the Agency to release emails,...

2014-07-24 08:34:35

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center knows that many diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members discount the compensation possibilities because of the age of the victim, and as they would like to explain with one call to 866-714-6466 this can be a gigantic mistake for the victim, or their family members. According to the CDC the average of a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma is 72 years old. http://MesotheliomaCompensationCenter.Com...

2014-07-24 08:29:45

LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harmony Gold USA announced today that on July 8, 2014, after about 2 years and 6 months of trial, and after almost nine years from the starting of the investigations in October 2005, the Milan Court of first instance, section II criminal, in charge of the so-called Mediatrade proceeding, has issued a judgment of acquittal in relation to all charges for all defendants, including Pier Silvio Berlusconi, Fedele Confalonieri, Daniele Lorenzano,...

2014-07-24 04:21:28

MT Services LLC informs plaintiffs on options for Johnson & Johnson Inc. settlements, as well as support with cases including Biomet, Stryker, and Wright Hip Litigations. LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MT Services LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement News Reporting company, which operates a lawsuit help center: lawsuitsettlementnews.com, reports today Johnson & Johnson's $2.5 billion lawsuit settlement was for an estimated 8,000 patients facing injuries from the metal-on-metal implant...

Latest Law Crime Reference Libraries

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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