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Tag Archives: 2011

Real estate activity mostly flat in 2011

Home buying activity in the Genesee Region in 2011 was similar to 2010, according to statistics released by the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors on Friday. Representatives of GRAR, the Rochester Home Builders Association and the Mortgage Bankers’ Association of ...

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Top 10 jury verdicts of 2011

The overall size of the top jury verdicts increased substantially in 2011, according to Lawyers USA, sister publication to The Daily Record, which compiles the top 10 jury verdicts each year. The average increased by $27 million, rising from nearly ...

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Tort litigation, verdicts make news in 2011

The past year featured a flurry of activity on the personal injury and tort scene, with several new drug and device developments, significant U.S. Supreme Court rulings and some staggering verdicts. Here’s a wrap-up of the highlights of personal injury ...

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Poll: Hiring will pick up, growth slow in 2nd half

NEW YORK — Economists increasingly see hiring picking up through the rest of 2011, even as they predict slower overall growth. The National Association for Business Economists quarterly survey found 43 percent of respondents say their firms will likely increase employment in the next six months, the highest number in a year.

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Homebuilders hope for a better year in 2011

A sharp drop in area fourth-quarter housing sales is being called more traditional, compared to 2009 data that was spurred by the federal Home Buyer Tax Credit. Year-end and fourth-quarter statistics on the regional ...

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