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    A lawsuit filed Monday morning by May, Koch & Brisco Law Firm targets Ford Motor Company (FMC) to seek redress for the damages they caused to current and former residents of Shawano, Wisconsin. The plaintiffs, or accusers, in this lawsuit are 210 current and former residents of Shawano, and all are members of the historic Menominee Indian Tribe, according to attorney Michela May. The plaintiffs seek compensation from defendants FMC and the Shawano County Solid Waste Management Authority…

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    The Undercover Parent

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    internet. Harlan Coben states, “We’ve all read about the young boy unknowingly conversing with a pedophile or the girl who was cyber bullied to the point where she committed suicide. Would a watchful eye have helped?” In cases such as these, the negligence of parents is what allowed the situation to escalate to such dire ends. If the parents of those kids had been monitoring them, they would have caught the problem sooner, and would’ve been able to prevent such…

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    toward punitive damages. Your lawyer will begin participating in your case with an investigation of all of the witnesses, reports, and any physical evidence of your injury to prepare for the case. He or she will assist you in filing your claim of negligence for injury, damage, or wrongful death of a loved one. Lastly, your lawyer will give you an idea of the process that lay ahead for you as well as the paper work and procedures. When hiring a personal injury attorney it is important to ensure…

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    decision. The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeals. This case was decided in 2014. Issue: Did the Court of Appeals err in determining that plaintiffs may hold Tremont Group Holding liable on Washington state securities act negligence and negligent misrepresentation? Facts: FutureSelect Portfolio Management Inc., is headquartered in Washington and manages a number of investment funds.Tremont Partners Inc. is the…

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    VITALY TARASOFF et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA et al., Defendants and Respondents S.F. No. 23042 Supreme Court of California 17 Cal. 3d 425; 551 P.2d 334; 131 Cal. Rptr. 14; 1976 Cal. LEXIS 297; 83 A.L.R.3d 1166 Superior Court of Alameda County, No. 405694, Robert L. Bostick, Judge. Introduction The plaintiffs are the parents of the deceased Tatiana Tarasoff accused the defendants Gold,Moore, Powelson, Yandell, and the Regents of the…

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    Marshall is the purchasing agent for the DigitoolArt Corporation. His duties require him to negotiate and execute contracts to purchase office supplies and equipment for the corporation. Assume that Bronson, a computer salesperson, pays Marshall a $20,000 kickback to purchase from him computers needed by the DigitoolArt Corporation. What breach of the duty of loyalty has Marshall committed here? A) competing with the corporation B) making a secret profit C) self-dealing D) usurping a corporate…

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    Catastrophic Injuries

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    Many accidents lead to permanent disability, including workplace accidents and vehicular collisions. In order to ensure the victim is fairly compensated for these injuries, he or she needs legal assistance immediately. An experienced attorney works to present clear and fully documented evidence regarding the nature and extent of the injuries. Many individuals assume compensation is limited to medical bills and lost income, yet the goal is to actually ensure the person obtains the funds necessary…

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    Introduction In this case we learn that the plaintiff was a successful business woman as she was employed by Musgrave’s wholesalers and she oversaw improving communications between the various offices and warehouses. We see how in 2004 the plaintiff left Musgrave’s and pursued a successful career in horses and horse breeding with her husband. The plaintiff also was fit and healthy up until this accident as she played sport from a young age, gave birth to two girls, participated in a fun…

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    omission by a physician during treatment of a patient that deviates from accepted norms of practice in the medical community and causes an injury to the patient” (Bal, 2008). A plaintiff must be able to prove four elements in order to prove medical negligence, duty to care, and breach of duty, injury, and causation. The patient must first provide evidence there was ‘duty to care’ by establishing a relationship was in effect with a health care provider at the time of allegation. Secondly, the…

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    The pain of the colonized people did not cause the benefits they got from the Europeans. It was no trade-off. The deaths, oppression, and war were simply byproducts of European greed and negligence. The colonized people very well could have gained everything they did (and perhaps more) without the bloodshed they went through. Geertz was correct, the tragedy of the colonial era was not the tear and blood of the colonized people, it was the…

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