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Weitz and Luxenberg – Jury Awards $9 Billion to Diabetic Put at Cancer Risk by Actos

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., April 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Louisiana jury has awarded $9 billion to a New York man who developed bladder cancer after taking Actos, Weitz and Luxenberg announced today. The verdict, issued Monday night, orders Takeda Pharmaceuticals to pay $6 billion in punitive damages, and Eli Lilly to pay $3 billion.

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Learn to Protect Assets and Earnings Now by Planning for the Future at Four Seasons Seminar

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., April 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re old enough to earn a living, parent a child, or think about maximizing your assets, then it may be time to consider the choices you need to make right now to protect your net worth in the future. That’s why Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, will sponsor ‘Estate Planning and Long Term Care Planning 101: Foundations for Informed Choices,’ a free seminar, on Tuesday, April 15, at 12:30 p.m.

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Weitz and Luxenberg – $12.5M Verdict for Three New York Construction Workers

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., March 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A four-month legal battle ended this week in victory for the families of three New York area workers stricken by mesothelioma, a rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure. The verdict, announced Tuesday by a New York Supreme Court jury, brings closure to the fight for justice of three workers unwittingly exposed to toxic materials on the job. Weitz and Luxenberg filed suit more than a year ago on behalf of the three men.

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Quandis Adds to PACER Integration with KMCIS CaseAware Application

ST. LOUIS, Mo., March 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced at the 6th Annual CaseAware(R) Users Conference in St. Louis, Mo., that it has added new functionality to its existing bankruptcy search interface with KMC Information Systems, L.C.’s (KMCIS) CaseAware application.

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NARIP Leads Mission from Hollywood to Berlin

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and BERLIN, Germany, March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Association of Record Industry Professionals led a delegation on a mission of commerce, culture and copyright advocacy from Hollywood to Berlin during September 2013 and since to stimulate entertainment economic activities in both countries. The mission resulted in music placements in American productions, including a German artist, and renewed interest in international creative collaborations.

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Quandis Enhances Solution to Identify Borrower Bankruptcies

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s National Servicing Conference and Exposition in Orlando, Florida that it made significant enhancements to its automated searches of PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records), the United States Courts bankruptcy locater system.

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New Election Guide Provides a Blueprint for Improving State Recount Laws

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Feb. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the United States enters the critical mid-year election season with close outcomes all but guaranteed, Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota (CEIMN) announces a new and concise resource, ‘Recount Principles and Best Practices,’ available for free.

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San Diego North County Attorney Invited to the Andrea Kaye Radio Show – Legal Eagle Segments

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In May of 2013 Carlsbad attorney Stan Prowse was approached by the Andrea Kaye Financial News and Talk radio show to participate in a Legal Eagle series of segments focused on Family Law. Since that time seven segments have been produced and aired live on AM1450 San Diego and AM1510 Las Angeles.

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Weitz and Luxenberg lawyer Samberg brings action against operators of derailed NYC train on behalf of injured Army veteran

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Dec. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What began for Gregory Paul Bignon as a pleasant, carefree Christmas gift-buying excursion on a quiet Sunday morning ended with a train crash and severe injuries that included a broken pelvis, knocked-out teeth, and head, back, and leg trauma, according to Weitz and Luxenberg lawyer Peter Samberg.

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Miami Jury Awards $15 Million In Drunk Driver Wrongful Death Case

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On December 12, 2013, a Miami-Dade County, Florida jury awarded $15 million in compensatory damages to the parents of a 23-year old son who was killed by a drunk driver. The jury, equally composed of men and women, deliberated for three hours, according to the parents’ attorney, Edward R. Blumberg of Miami, Florida.

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San Diego Attorney Releases a New Website Section ‘How to Incorporate Your Business’

CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Stanley D. Prowse has announced the addition of this helpful section, ‘How to Incorporate Your Business’ to his information portal. Inspired by the many difficulties companies face today after using do-it-yourself-kits, or online incorporation services, Mr. Prowse once again has provided an easy to understand roadmap to the process of incorporating a business.

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VLP Law Group LLP Receives Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition Award for Excellence in Maternal Health and Equity

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group is pleased to announce that it has received an Award for Excellence in Maternal Health and Equity from the Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition. VLP was honored at the September 9, 2013 awards ceremony in San Francisco for promoting a mother-friendly workplace.

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VLP Expands with Intellectual Property Partner Dianne Reed

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP announced today that Dianne Reed has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. Ms. Reed has nearly 30 years of experience in private practice and has worked extensively in virtually all aspects of patent practice for many different types of clients, including start-ups, established companies, investors, nonprofit organizations, and universities.

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Prominent Attorney Kent Says Worst Miscarriage of Justice Seen in 25 Years

COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Johnny Davis, federal inmate, is currently serving a life sentence for what a number of attorneys and Davis’s former attorney believe to be an unjust conviction after a federal drug sweep. Davis has been in prison for 11 years and was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life in prison. After reviewing case documents, William Mallory Kent, P.A., and several other attorneys strongly agree.

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Opa-Locka Florida Police Officer Sued for Multiple Fatalities from High Speed Chase

MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Opa-Locka Florida police chase that resulted in a head-on collision with multiple fatalities on Interstate-95 this past April has prompted the filings of two alleged wrongful death lawsuits by the families’ attorney Edward R. Blumberg.

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UK marriage visa process: High Court judgment on income threshold for partners and spouses affecting settlement applications made after 5 July 2013

LONDON, U.K., July 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — UKmarriageVisa, a full service immigration consultancy specializing in UK fiancee, unmarried partner and spouse visas, today announced that the latest High Court judgment on the UK Border Agency (UKBA) financial requirement for partners and spouses of British citizens and legal permanent residents is affecting UK settlement visa applications made after 5 July 2013.

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UK Marriage Visa Process: New Income Threshold Requirement Causes Extreme Hardship to British Citizens and Their Families

LONDON, U.K., July 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — UKmarriageVisa, a full service immigration consultancy specializing in U.K. family immigration with an emphasis on U.K. fiancee, partner and spousal visas, today announced that the new financial requirements introduced by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) are creating misery for thousands of couples seeking to reunite in the U.K.

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VLP’s Corporate and Emerging Growth Practices Strengthen with Addition of Conrad Everhard

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group is pleased to announce the continued expansion of its East Coast corporate practice with the addition of Conrad Everhard, who joins as a partner in New York. Mr. Everhard is a senior corporate and transactional attorney with over twenty years of private practice experience and three years as General Counsel.

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VLP Expands its Commercial Lending Practice with Addition of Patrick Lawler and Jacob Dy-Johnson

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is very pleased to announce that Patrick Lawler and Jacob Dy-Johnson have joined the firm’s Commercial Lending Practice. Mr. Lawler joins VLP as a partner from the Corporate Finance group of the Los Angeles office of O’Melveny and Myers. Mr. Dy-Johnson joins VLP as counsel (he was previously in the Palo Alto office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati).

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NJWeedman Launches his Jury Nullification Tour, May 8, in Washington State During Protest March to Support the ‘Bellingham Cannabis 3′

BELLINGHAM, Wash., May 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Martin Nickerson opened Northern Cross Collective Gardens (NCCG), a medical marijuana collective garden, he had the health and well being of his patients in mind. Operating under the jurisdiction of State Law Rcw 69.51a, his Bellingham, Wash. location is supported by over 1300 patients, many of whom are disease suffering and seek the protection of the state’s newly implemented medical marijuana legalization laws to use cannabis as a natural source of medicine.

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EPIC and Preferred Operator Group Partner to Fight Workers’ Compensation Insurance Fraud

SAN RAMON, Calif., April 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, today announced another success in their ‘Fraud Doesn’t Work Here’ campaign in partnership with the California McDonald’s Preferred Operator Group (POG).

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Reynolds Law Offices

Reynolds Law Offices Moving to Blue Ash, Opening New Locations

CINCINNATI, Ohio, April 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reynolds Law Offices previous office location at 300 E. Business Way has closed its doors. Effective immediately, the firm is now located in the beautiful and spacious Westlake Center on Lake Forest Drive at the corner of Reed Hartman Highway and Glendale Milford Road in Blue Ash. […]

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VLP’s Corporate Practice Continues to Grow with Addition of Marcus Wilkinson

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its corporate practice with the addition of Marcus Wilkinson, who joins as a partner based in Connecticut. Marcus Wilkinson handles angel investments, venture capital transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and general corporate matters.

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UK Spouse Visa Process: UK Border Agency (UKBA) Changes Affecting Settlement Applications

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MarriageVisaHelp, a global visa consultancy specializing in family immigration, today announced that two important changes have recently been made by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) which will affect those applying for a UK spouse visa, UK fiancee visa, UK unmarried (de facto) partner visa and other family visas under the settlement category.

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VLP Expands Technology Transactions Practice with Addition of Data Privacy Expert Michael Whitener

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Whitener, who joins as a partner based in Washington, D.C. Mr. Whitener brings to VLP considerable experience in technology transactions and data privacy issues.

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May 4 Run for the Children Stays the Course for Runners and Child Advocates

FAIRFAX, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Preparations are underway for the third annual Run for the Children, hosted by Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). Made possible through a generous partnership grant from the Verizon Foundation and other local corporations, the run takes place on May 4 in historic Fairfax City.

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