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Many laborers and deckhands who have suffered losses as a result of the BP Oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will have a hard time receiving compensation to cover lost wages as a result of not having the proper documents to prove they are entitled to this compensation.

Many of the laborers and deckhands get paid in cash and therefore don't have a way of proving their losses to the courts.

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The family of a 17 year old, mexican teenager who was shot in the back and killed at a club in Chicago have launched a wrongful death lawsuit against the club.

The boy, Ramiro Guevara, has used a fake I.D. to get into the club was shot in the back after he had gotten involved in a fight on the night of October 15th.

In the suit, Ramiro's family claim that the staff and security at the club, V-Live, were “failed to provide metal detectors to insure the safety of its guests.”

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Kellog's Co. Of Battlecreek, Michigan have recalled 28 million boxes of Apple Jacks, Corn Pops, Froot Loops, and Honey Smacks cereal due to concern's regarding a concern with one of the substances that gives their cereals the off-colors and flavors found in their cereals.

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In a survey published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, it was discovered that 90% of doctors over-test or over-treat patients due to the fear of being sued for medical malpractice for not doing enough for their patients.

This survey's results echo a story in "the Associated press" which said that the fear of personal injury or other lawsuits is what causes doctors to over-treat patients.

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Ford Motor Company has been sued successfully in a personal injury case by a woman in California who, after being involved in a car accident while driving her Ford Explorer, was rendered quadriplegic .

Ms. Cynthia Castillo was driving down a freeway when the left rear tire of her Ford Explorer de-treaded causing her to lose control of the vehicle which then veered off the road and rolling down an embankment 3 times. The accident left Ms. Castillo's legs paralyzed as well as much of the rest of her body.

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Mason & Mason legal firm are the latest personal injury firm to file a lawsuit against Apple in relation to its newly launched iPhone 4.

Mason & Mason say they want to "punish" Apple for forcing a faulty device onto paying customers.

this latest lawsuit is in response to Apple's open letter regarding the problems that have been noticed with the new iPhone, most notably with the signal and design.

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John Alpizar and David Alpizar, who are the personal injury and auto accident attorneys of Alpizar Law firm, have been named and featured in Florida Trend Magazine “Legal Elite” 2010.

Only the top 1.8% of attorneys in Florida get featured on this listed and in order to be listed, attorneys need to gain the respect, trust and confidence of their peers-no small feat in the world of attorneys.

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A bankruptcy court judge has stopped the personal injury lawsuits of 6 plaintiffs against GM, in an order filed yesterday.

The personal injury lawsuits were filed against the old GM , now officially known as Motors Liquidation Co.

However, according to the terms of the sale of the old GM, when the core of old GM was sold to new GM, personal-injury plaintiffs were prevented by the terms of sale from suing the buyer on account of autos sold before bankruptcy.

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The Philadelphia Philies famous mascot, the' Phillie Phanatic', has no reason to be cheering and jumping around today as he is faced with a personal injury lawsuit from a 75 year old woman.

The incident occurred at a minor league game in 2008 and Ms. Crass is now looking for over $50,000 in injury compensation.

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Joe Jackson, father of the legendary singer Michael jackson, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against his son's doctor, Dr.Conrad Murray.

The lawsuit was filed on the first anniversary of the pop star's death, just in time to stay within the one year limit allowed for filing such a lawsuit.

In the suit, Mr. Jackson claims that Dr. Murray gave his son a powerful drug (the anaesthetic propofol) and of being slow in calling for medical help for the singer.

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