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A 9 year old girl loses her life due to a bus driver’s distraction. – The Law Office of Michael Osborne Contact a Chicago injury lawyer at Law Office of Michael Osborne: 201 West Lake Street, Suite 201 Chicago, IL 60606 Telephone: (312) 315-1765 FAX: (312) 638-9762 http://www.michaelosbornelaw.com/


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It’s unbelievable the types of things employees in nursing homes do for fun. Often that fun comes in the form of abuse. Little Rock, AR (Law Firm Newswire) September 28, 2010 – “This case that I heard about is really disturbing, as it involves a so-called prank that really amounted to elder abuse in a nursing home. It happened in a California nursing home and the result of the incident was several staff members were fired and ultimately faced criminal charges. It boils down to ‘What on earth were they thinking?’ when they were dealing with their elderly patients,” said […]


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Workers injured on the job should keep detailed records of the injury. It will help when filing a claim. Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) September 23, 2010 – “When someone is hired for a job in construction, management doesn’t typically spend a lot of time talking about workplace injury claims or even workers’ compensation, other than to make sure the new hire gets signed up for it. Even if it’s not mentioned, keep one thing in mind for the future: if something happens to you on the job, keep very detailed records of everything that happens, including filing your accident […]


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Anchor babies is an offensive term that has many people up in arms. It’s new terminology in the comprehensive immigration reform debate. Miami, FL (Law Firm Newswire) September 20, 2010 – It’s amazing how people coin various terms when they’re trying to make a point about something. The new term, “anchor babies,” likely would never have surfaced had it not been for the call for a reassessment of the 14th Amendment. Some feel that it wrongly protects the children of undocumented immigrants. The whole debate started to heat up after U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham described the “drop and leave” tactics […]


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Whether a child’s other biological parent is deceased, no longer wishes to be involved in the child’s life or has agreed to terminate his or her parental rights, a stepparent’s adoption of his or her partner’s child can have a tremendous positive influence on that child’s life. Orange County stepparent adoption attorney Gerald Maggio offers some tips to ensure the process is completed without any significant setbacks. Orange County, CA (Law Firm Newswire) September 16, 2010 – Having two involved parents in a child’s life can provide a certain amount of stability and comfort that one parent may not be […]


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Same as with any other major purchase, acquiring an aircraft usually involves securing a loan. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (Law Firm Newswire) September 13, 2010 – -The financing of an airplane, whether for business or personal needs, is a complicated process, with many different options and lending terms to consider. Most fixed rate loans for airplanes range anywhere from 10 to 25 years, though shorter loan periods can also be found. And as with other loans, there are fixed rate and adjustable rate options. The lender will need to create a complete profile of you and the aircraft to complete the […]


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An overzealous football coach pushed 31 football players into physical collapse in Portland, Ore., this summer. Four ultimately needed surgery. Southfield, MI (Law Firm Newswire) September 8, 2010 – – This is a bizarre case where a high school football coach got carried away during what he referred to as a football “total immersion” camp. “This particular football camp took place at the local high school and required the players to camp overnight on the school campus for this event. There were three practices slated every day that included weight training,” said Daren Monroe, who writes for Litigation Funding Corporation, […]


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Multiple bones fractures are often a consequence of a motorcycle crash. The biker may not be able resume the same life he or she had before being injured. Albuquerque, NM (Law Firm Newswire) September 3, 2010 – “It’s one of those givens, that when a biker is involved in a motorcycle crash, that they tend to get ejected and thrown great distances. The result of the force of the impact and the impact of a hard landing usually results in multiple bone fractures, or worse. It’s not just being thrown that may break bones either. If the biker has to […]


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There are many different procedures for delivering a child. Unfortunately, delivery tools designed to help may inadvertently cause birth injuries. Keene, NH (Law Firm Newswire) September 1, 2010 – – Having a baby is not exactly stress or danger free, no matter what anyone tells you. Good labor or not, there is still the possibility of complications arising at any given point from start to delivery finish. The main thing is, it’s not just the baby that’s at risk during a birth; it’s the mother as well. While equipment such as forceps and vacuums may assist in the birth, if […]


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