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2012-10-25 04:01:14

New York Supreme Court´s Appellate Division unanimously ruled in favor of three women suffering from mesothelioma allowing them to consolidate their asbestos lawsuits against a cosmetic talc manufacturer into one trial. This ruling marks the first time the Court has published such a decision in nearly twenty years. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 24, 2012 On October 2, 2012, a New York Appellate Division panel of judges unanimously ruled in favor of three women suffering from...

2011-03-22 12:12:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York State Appellate Division, Fourth Department, recently granted 1st Source Servall two key victories in its defense of a lawsuit brought by its chief competitor - Marcone APW, LLC. By an Order dated March 10, 2011, the Appellate Court first granted a significant reversal of a February 8, 2011 decision by New York Supreme Court Justice John Michalek and then expedited the balance of Servall's appeal of the trial court's preliminary...

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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
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