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2014-04-16 20:20:36

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, HMG issued a statement in agreement with U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal's, D-Conn, appeal to bankruptcy judges that General Motors should be denied protection from liability claims in connection with the recall of 2.6 million vehicles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/DA03259 Bob Hilliard, lead lawyer and partner at the Texas law Hilliard Munoz Gonzales LLP, requested a mandatory "Park It Now" injunction on...

2014-03-25 20:20:16

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys, a national injury firm leading the country in GM case representation, has filed a personal injury/wrongful death lawsuit against General Motors on behalf of the families of three teens who suffered serious and fatal injuries in a Chevy Cobalt accident in Wisconsin in 2006. The most recent suit was filed just days before U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal announced he would seek to hold GM...

2014-03-24 16:20:17

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal joined Texas attorney Robert Hilliard in urging Attorney General Eric Holder to hold General Motors responsible for the deaths and injuries caused by the carmaker's faulty ignition switch in over 1.6 million GM vehicles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140324/DA89328 Senator Blumenthal's letter to Mr. Holder accompanies Hilliard's Emergency Motion filed in federal today. The injunction...

2013-11-08 12:20:30

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Among the so-called invisible wounds of war are those brought home by troops that may not manifest for a decade or more," said John Rowan, National President of Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA). "Tragically, these wounds may be passed on genetically to the progeny of our nation's warriors, as we are well acquainted with having been exposed to Agent Orange." "Therefore we welcome the introduction of S.1602, the Toxic Exposure...

2013-06-05 08:29:59

Recognizes Their Awareness, Sensitivity in Sparking National Dialogue on Mental Health in Aftermath of Sandy Hook Tragedy ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mental Health America will honor Connecticut U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy with the organization's Legislator of the Year Award on Thursday, June 6, during Capitol Hill Day of its 2013 Annual Conference, Why Wellness Works: Breakthroughs and Pathways to Whole Health. Senators Blumenthal...

Google To Pay $7M Fine For Street View Privacy Violations
2013-03-13 05:23:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Google has agreed to pay a $7 million fine for gathering emails, passwords, web histories and other personal data from unsuspecting home wireless users during its Street View mapping project. The fine will be split between 37 states and the District of Columbia, with each receiving $192,000. Google also agreed to destroy the personal data it gathered as its Street View cars photographed neighborhoods from 2008 to 2010. It will...

2012-08-31 23:01:10

At a crowded U.S. Senate field hearing chaired August 30th by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-CT, Lyme disease patients, researchers, and health care providers expressed frustration about the lack of progress in preventing, diagnosing and combating Lyme. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) August 31, 2012 At a crowded U.S. Senate field hearing chaired yesterday by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-CT, Lyme disease patients, researchers, and health care providers expressed frustration about the lack of progress in...

2012-08-21 14:21:03

BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) announced that today it hosted Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Rep. Chris Murphy (D-CT 5) at the Company's women's imaging manufacturing facility in Danbury, CT. The Senator and Representative participated in a discussion with local breast cancer leaders, saw a demonstration of Hologic's newest technology, Dimensions 3D mammography (breast tomosynthesis) and toured the Company's manufacturing plant. As a...

2011-10-04 15:55:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the bill proposed by U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal, Al Franken and Sheldon Whitehouse that would attempt to overturn a 2011 U.S. Supreme Court decision that said binding arbitration clauses in mobile service contracts was lawful, CTIA-The Wireless Association® Vice President of Government Affairs Jot Carpenter issued the following statement: (Logo:...

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2010-12-22 13:15:00

Connecticut's attorney general said on Tuesday that Craigslist has confirmed that it has removed its controversial adult services section from its international sites, four months after it did the same for its U.S. sites. Attorney General Richard Blumenthal was one of many officials that helped bring down the adult services section in the U.S. in September. Blumenthal says Craigslist representatives confirmed to his office on Tuesday that it had removed erotic services listings from...