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2014-04-09 12:21:00

Woman's legs amputated after single-car crash involving now-recalled Pontiac Solstice HOUSTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Texas woman who suffered critical injuries in a terrifying car accident last December has filed a state district court lawsuit against General Motors (NYSE: GM) and other defendants based on claims that a faulty GM ignition switch caused her 2007 Pontiac Solstice to lose control and prevented the car's airbags from deploying. Attorney W. Mark Lanier from The...

2014-04-08 12:32:30

Takeda Pharmaceutical, Eli Lilly found liable for man's bladder cancer LAFAYETTE, La., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Louisiana jury has awarded $9 billion to a New York man and his wife following a trial over the man's claims that his bladder cancer was caused by the popular prescription diabetes drug Actos. Attorneys W. Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm, Richard J. Arsenault of Neblett Beard & Arsenault and Paul J. Pennock of Weitz & Luxenberg represented Terrence and...

2014-02-28 16:23:01

HOUSTON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The right to a trial before an impartial jury of citizens is the fundamental principle of our judiciary system under the U.S. Constitution. When a jury verdict or the actions of a court raise questions about the law, the state appellate courts provide a forum to consider, interpret and rule on those questions. Tragically, in recent years, Texans have witnessed the denigration of juries and the erosion of the judiciary by the very body entrusted...

2013-09-27 23:25:49

The New Site Features Detailed Information about How the Attorneys at the Firm Can Help People who have Been Affected by Mesothelioma. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 The Lanier Law Firm, a law firm that specializes in helping mesothelioma and asbestos victims and their loved ones, has just announced the launch of a new and informative website. The site, http://www.mesotheliomalawfirm.com, features in-depth and helpful information about how the mesothelioma law firm can help...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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