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2010-02-24 07:00:00

DETROIT, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. House and Senate committee hearings scheduled for this week may help jump-start the discovery process for plaintiffs' attorneys suing Toyota over alleged safety defects. Dramatic headlines are sure to follow as congressmen and senators grill executives. But the rush to judgment in Washington and the media won't necessarily translate into adverse jury verdicts in civil and criminal complaints down the road, said Ed Higgins, co-head of the product...

2009-12-28 09:00:00

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- President Obama and the EPA are gearing up to put the nation on a low-carbon diet and their strategy would do Weight Watchers proud: Count first, cut later. The counting begins on Jan. 1, 2010 when some 10,000 companies and other entities, including municipalities and even some universities, must start measuring their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. And while it's uncertain when mandatory cuts will be announced - and whether Congress or...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.