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  • States aim to force changes in foreclosure process

    States aim to force changes in foreclosure process

    Legal Review 11/02/2010

    If the attorneys general of up to 40 states have their way, mortgage companies will have to revamp the way they handle foreclosures, pay penalties for violations and expand help to homeowners on the verge of foreclosure. The top law enforcement offic...

  • Justices weigh lawsuits over vaccine side effects

    Justices weigh lawsuits over vaccine side effects

    Legal Review 11/02/2010

    The Supreme Court is trying to sort out whether drug companies can be sued for claims of serious side effects from childhood vaccines without driving vaccine makers from the market and risking a public health crisis. The court heard arguments Tuesday...

  • The Zach Frith Story

    The Zach Frith Story

    Legal Review 11/02/2010

    Football…..is One of the most popular sports in America…..And It's also the leading cause of sports-related injuries. During the 2005-06 season, high school football players sustained more than half a million injuries nationally. And 14 year old High...

  • Lovells, Hogan Managers Approve Law Firm Merger Plan

    Lovells, Hogan Managers Approve Law Firm Merger Plan

    Lawyer News 11/02/2010

    Officials at the Washington-based Hogan & Hartson law firm and London-based Lovells said Thursday that they are discussing a possible merger, a move that would make the combined entity one of the largest law firms in the world, with 2,500 lawyers...

  • Law firm merger scene still slow

    Law firm merger scene still slow

    Daily Legal News 11/02/2010

    There were eight new law firm combinations announced in the United States in the first quarter of the year, with three of them involving Philadelphia law firms, according to consultancy Altman Weil’s MergerLine Web site. Newtown Square-based Altman W...

  • Lions Gate proposes merger with MGM

    Lions Gate proposes merger with MGM

    Daily Legal News 11/02/2010

    Lions Gate is offering to combine its business with MGM in a deal supported by billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who owns stakes in both studios. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. said Tuesday it has sent a proposal for a combination with financially tro...

  • The Truth About Medical Malpractice Suits

    The Truth About Medical Malpractice Suits

    Practice Legal News 11/02/2010

    “Dr. William J. Erwin failed to comply with the appropriate standard of care for an OB/GYN in the year 2007, and as a result, Rebecca Gatti, a newborn baby girl, suffered severe brain damage which is lifelong and irreversible.” Those brutally frank w...

  • Longtime civil rights lawyer William Taylor dies

    Longtime civil rights lawyer William Taylor dies

    Daily Legal News 11/02/2010

    William L. Taylor, a Washington lawyer and civil rights activist who fought in courts and in government to desegregate schools, has died. He was 78. His oldest daughter, Lauren Taylor, says he died Monday of complications from a fall. Taylor began ad...

  • Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer

    Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer

    Practice Legal News 11/02/2010

    If you have been charged with either a felony or misdemeanor, you need a proven criminal defense lawyer to inform you of your rights and fight to protect them in court. At The Law Office of Shahin Zamir, our attorneys have experience serving as advoc...

  • Steven L. Herrick is a “Super Lawyer”

    Steven L. Herrick is a “Super Lawyer”

    Legal Review 11/02/2010

    Tully Rinckey PLLC is pleased to announce that partner Steven L. Herrick has been selected as a 2010 New York Super Lawyer.  Herrick, who also serves as the firm’s Director of Legal Services in Washington, D.C., was recognized for his work in the are...

  • Houston Criminal Attorney - Shahin Zamir

    Houston Criminal Attorney - Shahin Zamir

    Practice Legal News 11/02/2010

    Immediately after graduating summa cum laude from the University of Houston with membership in the Honor’s College, Shahin Zamir attended Texas Tech School of Law.  While there, Shahin earned the Henslee/American Jurisprudence Proof of Facts Research...

  • Court denies Burris request to stop election

    Court denies Burris request to stop election

    Politics 11/02/2010

    The Supreme Court says it won't stop a special election for President Barack Obama's old Senate seat that leaves out current Illinois Sen. Roland Burris. Burris earlier this month asked the high court to block plans for a special Senate election that...