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2014-09-09 12:34:23

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In perfect step with cicayda's premium delivery of software and services in eDiscovery, cicayda announces the opening of the eDiscovery Institute & Review Center at Samford University's Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama. The eDiscovery Institute & Review Center marks an historic, immediate step into the future of legal education and a better managed review opportunity for corporations and law firms needing outsourced...

2014-09-09 12:31:05

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After an extensive investigation, the General Counsel of the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) filed a complaint against Gerawan Farming, Inc. alleging that the company committed wide-ranging and serious violations of the Agricultural Labor Relations Act that undermined the rights of Gerawan's employees and the union that represents them. "No employee in the fields should be coerced by their employers when it comes...

2014-09-09 12:25:38

PENSACOLA, Fla., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fred Levin, whose illustrious and controversial career as a pioneering personal injury lawyer is highlighted by his role in bringing down Big Tobacco in the largest legal settlement ever, seemed the least likely to succeed in a law career that has netted him hundreds of millions of dollars, and has made him one of the most loved and hated lawyers in America. He is a founding member of the Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame. In the new book And Give Up...

2014-09-09 12:24:55

Pegasus Legal Funding LLC, Ready to Provide Assistance to Those Adversely Affected NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama is putting his foot down when it comes to the compliance of federal contractors and labor laws. In July, Obama signed an executive order to have the General Services Administration create a centralized website as a means to gather the information that will be used to identify those who could be considered the worst offenders when it comes...

2014-09-09 08:31:40

Rape Kit Action Project coalition members join with California advocates to support AB 1517 WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National victim advocate groups belonging to the Rape Kit Action Project (RKAP) have joined forces with California-based advocates, including the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault, to urge Governor Brown to sign AB 1517, a bill that would provide justice for countless victims of sexual assault and safer communities to live and work. The bill...

2014-09-09 08:25:32

New York Workers' Compensation Lawyer Adnan Munawar, of Munawar & Andrews-Santillo, LLP comments after court grants workers' compensation eligibility to Tom Tupa, former NFL Punter. NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Tupa, who played as a punter in the NFL for 18 seasons is eligible for workers' compensation, The New York Times reported (Court Rules for Punter on Injury, August 22, 2014). Maryland's highest Court ruled in an opinion by Judge John Eldridge in Pro-Football...

2014-09-09 08:24:01

LAKE GENEVA, Wisconsin, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Kandler, Managing Director of RoHS Ready LLC, and Dr Aidan Turnbull, Director of BOMcheck.net, will highlight how companies can reduce costs and improve quality of RoHS and REACH compliance declarations at a complimentary seminar at the SMTA International Conference (http://www.smta.org/smtai), Donald Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL on Tuesday September 30 at 5.30pm. In discussions together, Dr Turnbull and...

2014-09-09 04:21:12

Case Funding Firm, Legal-Bay Lawsuit Settlement Funding reports West Virginia Jury awards Plaintiff Jo Huskey and her husband $3.27MM DALLAS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reported today that a Federal Jury in West Virginia awarded a husband and wife $3.27MM in damages, according to Bloomberg News, against Ethicon, Johnson & Johnson's mesh product division. The Federal Court verdict is yet another loss for transvaginal mesh...

2014-09-09 04:21:10

Case Funding Firm to increase funding amounts on all settled Kugel mesh cases for plaintiffs who cannot wait to get their final payment. BOSTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today that they are beginning to fund Kugel Mesh Hernia Lawsuit cases on a much larger scale now that most cases are beginning to wind down from an earlier settlement. In July 2001, an estimated $184 million was originally announced to settle a...

2014-09-09 00:20:34

Long Island District Attorney, California Highway Patrol Commissioner and Four Innovative Programs Honored GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) presented its 2014 highway safety awards to two individuals who have made a national impact on issues related to impaired driving and highway safety and four programs focusing on the nation's most pressing highway safety problems at a luncheon as part of its Annual Meeting...


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OncoMouse
2013-10-02 09:29:43

The OncoMouse or Harvard Mouse is a type of laboratory mouse that has been genetically modified utilizing modification designed by Philip Leder and Timothy A. Stewart, of Harvard University, to carry a certain gene called an activated oncogene. The activated oncogene considerably increases the mouse’s vulnerability to cancer, therefore making the mouse suitable for cancer research. The rights to the invention were owned by DuPont until recently. The USPTO found that the patent expired in...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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