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Employee faces liability for ‘theft’ of South Carolina company’s Twitter followers

A federal judge on Monday gave the green light to a South Carolina employer’s lawsuit against a former employee who allegedly stole 17,000 Twitter followers from the company. The lawsuit was brought by PhoneDog, a South Carolina company that operates ...

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Is county liable for recycling center injury?

It is up to a trial court to determine if the extent of control Monroe County exercised over a recycling center is enough to hold it liable for injuries suffered by a worker. The county maintains it had relinquished all ...

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Darvon, Darvocet liability suits consolidated

A federal judicial panel has consolidated product liability suits involving the popular pain medications Darvon and Darvocet in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky.

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Exposure to Infectious Disease: Muckova M.D. v. State of New York

New York State Court of Claims Exposure to Infectious Disease Liability Muckova M.D. v. State of New York 2011-013-035 Judge Patti Background: The plaintiff doctor was infected with a highly contagious, drug resistant strain of tuberculosis during her initial residency ...

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Securities: Standard Investment Chartered Inc. v. National Association of Securities Dealers

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Securities Self-Regulatory Organizations — Liability Standard Investment Chartered Inc. v. National Association of Securities Dealers 10-945-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: This appeal is from an order of the district ...

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Mich. woman may sue over toilet paper dispenser

DETROIT — A Michigan woman whose hand was broken while she was reaching for toilet paper can sue a restaurant over her injury. The case is dividing the Michigan Supreme Court. The court’s liberal majority says a jury should decide ...

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Engineering firms put liability on the line for work

Imagine having to pay insurance on your neighbor’s car — one you didn’t purchase, maintain or even drive. You have no say in where they go, how they drive or the risks they take on the road. Imagine the neighbor drinks too much and hits someone, then the victim sues you.

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