Archive for December, 2010

Malpractice suit dismissed in LeNature’s case

An Allegheny County judge dismissed a legal malpractice lawsuit filed against a prominent Pittsburgh law firm and one of its partners after the financial collapse of Latrobe beverage maker LeNature’s Inc.

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Police officers are city’s top legal foe

The San Diego Police Officers Association has sued the city three times in recent years, and the city has spent $8.6 million to fight them. The police union has a new lawyer who called aspects of two of the lawsuits “frivolous” and filed two malpractice lawsuits against the attorneys who sued in the first place.

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More health reform changes are on the horizon

From medication discounts to postings of calorie counts, several key components of the massive Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act, signed into law last March, that take effect in 2011 will have an impact on New Hampshire employers and workers.

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New appeal sought 48 years after Hanratty hanging

The family of James Hanratty one of the last men hanged in Britain plan a fresh bid to overturn his 1962 conviction for a notorious roadside murder and rape.

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Judge awards $7M in malpractice suit

A patient of two doctors at a Roslyn hospital has been awarded $7 million after suffering multiple health issues for 2 1/2 years following a routine procedure. On Nov. 17, 2004, Owen McNamara of Queens underwent cardiac bypass surgery at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn - a facility known for its heart related treatments. While the [...]

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