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2014-04-11 11:37:44

ACP calls for testing innovative liability reforms to break through political impasse The American College of Physicians (ACP) today released a policy paper on the medical liability crisis, which continues to have a profound effect on the medical system. "Medical Liability Reform—Innovative Solutions for a New Health Care System" provides an update of the medical liability landscape, state-based activity on medical liability reform, and summarizes traditional and newer reform proposals...

2014-01-30 16:23:06

CHICAGO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd. is pleased to announce the addition of four new shareholders and two equity shareholders to its partnership. The 2014 elections represent the law firm's expansive general civil and toxic tort litigation offerings. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130117/CG44392LOGO) "The addition of four new shareholders and two equity shareholders is truly a noteworthy development for the firm and the clients we...

2014-01-10 23:02:06

John Demas of Demas Law Group has been recognized for many years as a leading expert in tort law and personal injury. Now, Mr. Demas has been asked to share his knowledge and experience at the CEB Conferences to be held in January. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 The Continuing Education of the Bar Conferences will be held in Sacramento on January 11 and in San Francisco on January 25 with John Demas of Demas Law Group in Sacramento as one of the featured speakers. Mr. Demas has...

2013-12-17 08:26:31

Harsh Spotlight Also Falls on Civil Courts in Louisiana, New York City, West Virginia, Illinois and Florida Important 'Special Feature' Looks at Trial Lawyers' Attempts to 'Circumvent' Federal Law Governing Adjudication of Class Actions WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Tort Reform Foundation issued its annual Judicial Hellholes® report today, naming civil courts in California, Louisiana, New York City, West Virginia, Madison and St. Clair counties...

2013-10-24 23:29:49

The President of Texans for Individual Rights (TXIR), Mark McCaig, argues that tort reform has failed Texans and lead to a climate of inequality. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 October 23, 2013 – A new opinion editorial from Mark McCaig focuses on the social and economic destruction caused by the tort reform movement in Texas. McCaig, the president and co-founder of Texans for Individual Rights (TXIR), notes that the medical and insurance industries have benefited...

2013-09-23 23:01:40

Parker Waichman LLP’s Daniel C. Burke and William J. Dubanevich have been named by New York Super Lawyers magazine, a division of Thomson Reuters, as top attorneys in New York for personal injury law, Mr. Burke for Class Action/Mass Torts and Mr. Dubanevich for Environmental Litigation and Class Action/Mass Torts. (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Daniel C. Burke and William J. Dubanevich have been named by New York Super Lawyers magazine as top attorneys in New York for personal injury law;...

2013-09-21 23:02:02

Article discusses how the New Jersey Tort Claims Act offers an avenue for judicial relief for premises liability cases involving dangerous conditions on property owned by public entities, says New Jersey personal injury attorney Joseph A. Ginarte. Newark, N.J. (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 People who are hurt while on governmental property may be entitled to compensation under the New Jersey Tort Claims Act, according to a recent blog post, “Recovering Damages for an Injury Caused by the...

2013-08-29 23:00:33

JTB Law Group, LLC handles Class Actions and Mass Torts nationwide. Based out of Jersey City, NJ, the firm was recently featured in New Jersey Legal Leaders, Top Rated Lawyers for 2013. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 The JTB Law Group, LLC is proud to be featured in New Jersey Legal Leaders, Top Rated Lawyers for 2013. The firm represents clients nationwide who have been injured by bad drugs and collectively represents the rights of individuals by filing class actions. Through...

2013-08-14 23:03:06

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a man who alleges that negligent conditions at the parking garage on the premises of Georgetown Square Condominiums in Poughkeepsie, New York, caused him to trip and fall. The lawsuit alleges that this caused severe and permanent injuries. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims of trip and fall accidents, has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a man who...

2013-05-29 23:30:16

The Berman Law Group, in their Commitment to the Community, are offering legal services and consultations for all people injured over the Memorial Day Holiday in Jacksonville, Florida. Contact them at 1-877-529-8995 for Jacksonville personal injury lawyers. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The Law Offices of Berman and Berman are offering legal services for anyone who may have been in an accident or injured over the Memorial Day Holiday Weekend in Jacksonville. The weekend is...