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09/25/2013 // LifeCare123 // Life Care Solutions Group // (press release) According to researchers, a significant number of children and teens that have cerebral palsy deal with chronic pain that in many cases goes unrecognized and is not treated. The findings of a study that examined 250 individuals with cerebral palsy who range in ages from 3 to 19 show that 1 in 4 struggle with chronic pain that is moderate to severe and proves…

09/25/2013 // BP Oil Spill Claim Website (Press Release) // BP Gulf Oil Spill Help Desk // (press release) Many response workers were hired to assist in the cleanup of the Gulf Coast following the massive BP oil spill in 2010. Unfortunately, the takeaway for many was far more than a reward for their hard work. Many workers were sickened as a result of working in risky or unsafe conditions. Heat stress, toxic chemical dispersants,…

09/19/2013 // jcreiterlaw // Law Firm of Jonathan C. Reiter // (press release) Medical negligence can be defined as an act or omission, or failure to meet a certain standard of care on the part of a health care provider that leads to the injury of a patient. In accordance with the terms outlined by New York medical malpractice law, inadequate follow-up care may also be included in the category. Although each patient’s circumstances may…

09/24/2013 (press release: strtrade) // Miami, Florida, USA // Nancy Cook Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg P.A. (ST&R), a leading international trade law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Arnold (Arnie) Friede. Mr. Friede joins the firm as Of Counsel and Senior Food and Drug Law Attorney, bringing his distinguished career of more than 35 years of practice to ST&R. As a widely respected food and drug law counselor and advocate, Friede substantially enhances…

09/20/2013 // Justice News Flash: Featured Column // Kathleen Scanlan // (press release) Carved into the granite façade of the U.S. Mint in San Francisco is the Latin phrase “E PLURIBUS UNUM.” Originally incorporated into the Great Seal of the United States, the phrase was later stamped on the coins we use as currency. Roughly translated it means “from many, one.” The phrase has a somewhat poetic application in the case of the San Francisco…

09/19/2013 // Keller Grover LLP (Press Release) // Eric Grover // (press release) One of the largest U.S. brokerage firms has agreed to settle a racial bias lawsuit, making it the highest payout ever awarded to plaintiffs in a racial discrimination lawsuit filed against an American employer. After spending eight years fighting the case through the federal courts, including two appeals to the United States Supreme Court, Merrill Lynch agreed to pay a $160 million…