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2010-11-07 00:15:08

Wife Infected with Genital Herpes Prevails Against Husband - Saadian vs. Saadian, Case # BC394034 Los Angeles Superior Court Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 5, 2010 Slovak, Baron & Empey LLP, a prominent Palm Springs, California law firm announced today that Shaun M. Murphy, a partner in the firm, won a $2.49 Million verdict on behalf of his client Kathrin Saadian against her husband George Saadian after he infected her with genital herpes. (Case # BC394034 Los Angeles Superior Court)...

2010-11-01 19:55:00

VAN NUYS, Calif., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The litigation losses continue to mount for Mattel in its protracted legal battle with MGA Entertainment in the so-called Battle of the Dolls. On October 29, 2010, Judge David Carter granted MGA's request for a new trial on all issues decided in the trial held in 2008, including vacating the entire $100 million damages verdict awarded to Mattel. Finding numerous errors by former district court judge Stephen Larson, including errors in...

2010-09-08 09:54:00

LEAGUE CITY, Texas, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Does your lengthy appeal letter attached to an even lengthier medical record result in two words from the carrier? "Denial upheld" is a favorite health insurer appeal response. However, form letter denials lacking a detailed explanation are just one of the medical claim problems the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act aims to stop. Appeal Solutions has updated their most popular appeals audio conference with new PPACA protections. "25...

2010-08-24 17:18:38

Laughter can play key roles in group communication and group dynamics "“ even when there's nothing funny going on. That's according to new research from North Carolina State University that examined the role of laughter in jury deliberations during a capital murder case. The researchers were given access to the full transcript of jury deliberations in the 2004 Ohio trial of Mark Ducic, a white male charged with two murders and 30 additional counts, largely related to drug violations....

2010-08-02 07:30:00

DALLAS, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- An appellate court has overturned a lower court ruling and opened the way for Luminant Energy Company LLC (f/k/a TXU Portfolio Management Company, L.P.) ("Luminant") to recover millions of dollars in damages from wind farms owned by NextEra Energy (f/k/a FPL Energy) that promised but did not deliver the required amount of wind-generated electric energy and renewable energy credits. The Dallas Court of Appeals also affirmed the lower court's ruling rejecting...

2010-05-19 11:32:00

LYNBROOK, N.Y., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- DOAR Litigation Consulting LLC supported the Plaintiffs and their team in obtaining a landmark verdict for the class of 5,600 current and former female employees of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation before Judge Colleen McMahon in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. The law firm representing the class was Sanford Wittels & Heisler LLP. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100519/NY07613LOGO ) On May...

2010-04-07 09:13:00

NEW YORK, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Five minutes was enough time for a jury to reach its verdict in favor of a Manhattan ophthalmologist who had been wrongly sued for malpractice, according to the state court of appeals, which last Tuesday threw out the appeal, with costs. The plaintiff had sought to appeal a tersely worded decision issued in December by the Appellate Division, First Department, which had also ruled the jury's quick deliberation had not undermined the plaintiff's right to a...

2010-03-23 08:33:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has reinstated an appeal filed by John R. DePhillipo, former Chief Executive Officer of GeneLink Biosciences, (GNLK:OB) and his wife Maria. The appeal had been dismissed by an order from the same court on February 18, 2010. The Superior Court also ordered "The Prothonotary to list the matter for argument before the first available panel." Originally, DePhillipo and his wife filed suit against GeneLink and GeneWize, a...

2010-03-22 12:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has reinstated an appeal filed by John R. DePhillipo, former Chief Executive Officer of GeneLink Biosciences, and his wife Maria. The appeal had been dismissed by an order from the same court on February 18, 2010. The Superior Court also ordered "The Prothonotary to list the matter for argument before the first available panel." Originally, DePhillipo and his wife filed suit against GeneLink and GeneWize, a wholly...

2010-03-10 15:48:00

TORONTO, March 10 /PRNewswire/ - Today, a panel for the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a revised opinion in i4i v. Microsoft which affirms the August 11, 2009 Final Judgment by The Honorable Judge Leonard Davis that ruled in favor of i4i and found that Microsoft had wilfully infringed i4i's U.S. Patent # 5,787,449. Loudon Owen, Chairman of i4i, says, "The appeals court has again upheld the lower court's decision in its entirety. In addition, it issued a more...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.