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Man awarded $750,000 for work-related injuries

A man injured in a construction accident received $750,000 in a settlement last week.Wayne Sponholz, a heating and air-conditioning technician, fell 15 ft. when a wooden staircase collapsed underneath him. Sponholz suffered a disabling hip injury and is unable to ...

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Media wants access to tapes played during hearing

U.S. District Court Chief Judge David G. Larimer will hear oral arguments today on whether the media will have access to the video and audio tapes shown in the open portion of the detention hearing of defense attorney Anthony Leonardo, ...

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Briefs: Supreme Court rules on deportation issues+

Cases scheduled for argument before the U.S. Supreme Court between February 20-28 include some of the following issues:Immigration/DeportationPetitioner-appellee was born in Germany in a displaced persons camp following World War II. He came to America with his family, but did ...

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Attys. recognized for volunteer legal services (7931)

Last week we listed some of the lawyers who have gone the extra mile for the Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County, Inc. Here are a few more.Denine Carr, Lacy Katzen, Ryen & Mittleman — She took the case ...

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Man awarded $750,000 for work-related injuries (7932)

A man injured in a construction accident received $750,000 in a settlement last week.Wayne Sponholz, a heating and air-conditioning technician, fell 15 ft. when a wooden staircase collapsed underneath him. Sponholz suffered a disabling hip injury and is unable to ...

Read More »

Media wants access to tapes played during hearing (7933)

U.S. District Court Chief Judge David G. Larimer will hear oral arguments today on whether the media will have access to the video and audio tapes shown in the open portion of the detention hearing of defense attorney Anthony Leonardo, ...

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Foreclosure on farm, farm equip. authorized (8710)

Where the U.S.D.A. Farm Service Agency made 13 different loans to Richard C. Curtiss over the course of 18 years, and had not received any payments in 11 years, should the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New ...

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Parent may represent daughter on appeal (8711)

Can a parent who is not an attorney bring a pro se action, on behalf of her daughter, in an appeal of a denial of disability benefits≠This was the central issue before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second ...

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Foreclosure on farm, farm equip. authorized

Where the U.S.D.A. Farm Service Agency made 13 different loans to Richard C. Curtiss over the course of 18 years, and had not received any payments in 11 years, should the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New ...

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Parent may represent daughter on appeal

Can a parent who is not an attorney bring a pro se action, on behalf of her daughter, in an appeal of a denial of disability benefits∴This was the central issue before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second ...

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