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2014-07-23 00:20:44

Court orders insurer to pay $500 million in asbestos-related settlements MT. PLEASANT, S.C., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit put to rest the "private hopes and dreams" of insurer Travelers Cos. Inc., in its attempt to avoid its obligation to thousands of asbestos victims. The Second Circuit confirmed that the Settlement Agreements Travelers agreed to in 2004 were binding and enforceable contracts between the parties,...

2014-07-22 16:25:24

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RVM Enterprises, Inc. has published the results of a recent benchmarking report by Ari Kaplan Advisors, entitled "Law Firms at a Rediscovery Watershed: Embrace eDiscovery Entirely or Collaborate for Client Service?" The report explores past, present and future trends in eDiscovery and how law firms are shifting in order to remain current in their approach to the changing eDiscovery industry....

2014-07-22 12:32:01

PHILADELPHIA, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A seventh wrongful death complaint has been filed as a result of the fatally flawed June 5, 2013 Market Street building collapse that leveled the adjoining, occupied Salvation Army Thrift Store at the corner of 22(nd) & Market, according to attorneys for the estate of Danny C. Johnson. Mr. Johnson, 59, who lived with his wife in West Philadelphia, was shopping in the store at the time and died in the hospital three weeks later...

2014-07-22 08:37:29

LIVERMORE, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vigilant Solutions announces today that the use of its License Plate Recognition (LPR) data and LEARN® online investigative solution has resulted in the successful resolution of a gang investigation. The details of the case are being obscured at the request of the agency. The agency belongs to one of the largest multi-jurisdictional LPR initiatives in North America. The initiative comprises multiple agencies serving a population of...

2014-07-21 23:09:28

Walmart Facing Negligence Lawsuit after Crash That Killed One and Critically Injured Four, Including Comedian Tracy Morgan Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The personal injury attorneys at Wright & Schulte LLC have learned through CNN that comedian Tracy Morgan has filed a negligence lawsuit against retail giant Walmart. According to CNN the lawsuit, which was filed on July 10, 2014 in New Jersey Federal Court, comes after a deadly accident...

2014-07-21 23:01:46

The Firm is evaluating testosterone lawsuits on behalf of men who allegedly suffered heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiovascular problems due to their use of testosterone replacement medications. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 As testosterone treatment lawsuits (http://www.testosteronelawsuitclaims.com/) continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has scheduled a meeting of outside advisors to discuss the risks...

2014-07-21 23:01:40

Joseph A. Macerelli appointed Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Mediator and Arbitrator by the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Grogan Graffam, P.C. is pleased to announce that shareholder Joseph A. Macerelli was recently appointed an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Mediator and Arbitrator by the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Macerelli has participated in numerous...

2014-07-21 23:01:19

The firm is actively filing DePuy ASR lawsuits on behalf of those who have suffered metallosis, premature device failure, and other serious complications allegedly caused by the metal-on-metal hip device recalled in 2010. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Since November 19, 2013, when the parties announced a settlement of qualifying ASR cases, approximately 5,000 individual ASR patients whose cases were pending in the multidistrict litigation (MDL) have enrolled in the...

2014-07-21 23:01:09

The Firm is representing hundreds of women who allegedly suffered serious vaginal mesh complications due to pelvic mesh products manufactured by Ethicon, Inc. and other companies. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The New Jersey Superior Court judge overseeing thousands of transvaginal mesh lawsuits (http://www.transvaginalmeshlawsuithelp.com/) filed against Ethicon Inc. has upheld the $11.1 million verdict awarded last year to the Plaintiff in the proceeding’s first bellwether trial....

2014-07-21 20:21:16

NEW YORK, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Key Energy Services, Inc. ("Key Energy Services" or the "Company") (NYSE: KEG) concerning whether the board has breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders or violated the federal securities laws. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120215/MM54604LOGO On January 6, 2014, the Company disclosed that Mexico state-owned oil giant Petroleos...


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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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