Texas Man Claims Medical Errors Led to Leg Amputations

A Texas man intending to undergo a weight-loss operation is seeking $10 million in damages for what he says were a series of medical blunders that led to the amputation of both his legs at the knee. Carlos Saucedo has … Continue reading


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Thibodeaux Joins Texas-Based Southwest Risk

ClearView Risk Holdings LLC, the holding company of Texas-based Southwest Risk LP, announced that Chad Thibodeaux has joined Southwest Risk as a property/inland marine broker. Thibodeaux began his insurance career with State Farm Insurance where he worked as a catastrophe … Continue reading


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Tulsa Courthouse Reopens after Bedbugs Exterminated

Potential jurors at the Tulsa County Courthouse in Oklahoma recently got an extra-long lunch break after one of them brought  into the building. Potential jurors at the Tulsa County Courthouse in Oklahoma recently got an extra-long lunch break after one of … Continue reading


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Connecticut Approves NCCI’s Workers’ Comp Loss Cost Decrease Filing

The Connecticut Insurance Department recently approved the National Council on Compensation Insurance’s (NCCI) workers’ compensation filing for an overall -0.6 percent change for pure premium loss costs and an overall -0.5 percent change in assigned risk plan rates in Connecticut. … Continue reading


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Am Law Trio Reaps Rewards From Record REIT IPO

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Law and Football: Rankings Doublethink

Steven J. Harper is an adjunct professor at Northwestern University and author of “The Lawyer Bubble: A Profession in Crisis” (Basic Books, April 2013), and other books. He retired as a partner at Kirkland Ellis in 2008 after 30 years … Continue reading


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NHS staff flying out to fight Ebola

22 November 2014 Last updated at 15:33 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. … Continue Reading »


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Balcony collapse victims named

22 November 2014 Last updated at 14:12 Two men died and eight people were injured after the balcony collapsed on Cadogan Square Two men who died after they fell from a balcony at Cadogan Square in west London have been … Continue reading


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Bank fines should go to NHS

22 November 2014 Last updated at 14:35 A billion pounds of banking fines should be spent on the NHS, Labour’s Ed Balls has said in a conference speech. The shadow chancellor said the money – from banks fined for manipulating … Continue reading


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Police and NHS phone lines restored

22 November 2014 Last updated at 15:05 The 101 number was designed to relieve pressure on the 999 line Non-emergency police and NHS phone numbers have been “restored”, Vodafone has said, after technical issues affected services for several hours. At … Continue reading


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Canada sees Burger King/Tim Hortons decision before Christmas

By Julie Gordon VANCOUVER (Reuters) – The Canadian government will decide before Dec. 25 on whether to approve the takeover by U.S.-based Burger King Worldwide Inc (BKW.N) of Canada’s iconic coffee-and-donut Tim Hortons Inc (THI.TO), Industry Minister James Moore said … Continue reading


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American Airlines unit to transfer 50 regional aircraft, cut jobs

By Jeffrey Dastin (Reuters) – American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) subsidiary Envoy Air plans to transfer at least 50 Embraer 145 (EMBR3.SA) aircraft to other regional carriers beginning in early 2015 in a move that will lead to job cuts, … Continue reading


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