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Effect of Social Networking on your Injury Claim

May 4, 2009 If you are injured and seeking compensation then you have to aware of various issues involved in the compensation claim process. There are several instances where insurance companies use underhand tactics in order to…

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2d Circuit hears arguments in Madoff bail appeal

Mar 20, 2009 The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit is considering Bernard Madoff's appeal against a district judge's order remanding Madoff to jail pending his sentencing for financial crimes. Following his…

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Duane Morris to add 19 lawyers in New York

Dec 1, 2008 With most law firms tightening belts and pulling back, Duane Morris, a 650-lawyer firm that has been on an expansion binge in recent years, announced it was adding still more - 19 lawyers to its construction practice in…

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Facebook Sues German Social Network StudiVZ

Jul 19, 2008 Facebook is pursuing social networks it believes have copied their design or features by suing German social network StudiVZ. The Financial Times has reported that Facebook filed a suit in the Californian Supreme Court…

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Supreme Court upholds child-pornography law

May 23, 2008 The Supreme Court gave prosecutors a powerful tool Monday to attack the spread of child pornography online, ruling that people who send messages over the computer offering or seeking sexual images of children can be sent…

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Five districts falsely reported lawyer's job status

Feb 20, 2008 Five Long Island school districts falsely reported to the state that a part-time private attorney was a full-time employee in each district, enabling him to earn a public pension of nearly $62,000 and health benefits for…

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US Recognizes Kosovo's Independence

Feb 20, 2008 WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush on Monday hailed Kosovo's historic bid for statehood and the U.S. government extended formal recognition to it as "a sovereign and independent state." Secretary of State Condoleezza…

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U.S. Seeking Execution for 6 in Sept. 11 Case

Feb 17, 2008 Military prosecutors have decided to seek the death penalty for six Guantánamo detainees who are to be charged with central roles in the Sept. 11 terror attacks, government officials who have been briefed on the charges…

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