Archive for August, 2012

Orlando Bloom in The Good Doctor: Malpractice Makes Perfect

Watching Orlando Bloom in the new indie film The Good Doctor, written by John Enbom and directed by Lance Daly, a viewer might ask: Whatever happened to Orlando Bloom? In the early years of the new millennium he was everywhere, playing the elf prince Legolas in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and stalwart Will [...]

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The Ryan Medicare plan: A critical look

Rep. Paul Ryan's plan for overhauling the government health care program raises key questions for beneficiaries

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Section of Litigation Member Shares Importance of Credibility

When it comes to trying a case, some things never change, says Bob Clifford, principal partner at Clifford Law Offices, in Chicago. Clifford, a personal-injury lawyer, was speaking about the importance of courtroom credibility, demeanor and apologies in a recent Sound Advice podcast from the ABA Section of Litigation.

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End-of-the-month news roundup

A California woman has filed a malpractice suit against her personal injury lawyer for allegedly failing to explore all avenues of legal recourse after her February 2011 car accident. Now that the statute of limitations has run out, it’s too late to sue the state of California for not maintaining the flooded highway where the collision occurred. The defendant’s lawyer disputes that the state …

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Occupied Brookline: top professions in town

We we’re curious what Brookline residents generally do for a living, so we turned to the town’s residents list and mined it for clues. Here’s a little of what we learned.

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