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Credibility International’s Tim Hart Recognized in Who’s Who

Tim Hart of Credibility International is recognized in first listing of experts by Who’s Who Legal. Washington, DC, February 25, 2011 -- Leading forensic accountant and expert on damages, Tim Hart of Credibility International has been included in the 2011 edition of The International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration: Expert Witnesses – the first ever listing of experts by Who’s Who Legal. Nominees were selected based on comprehensive, independent survey work with

Illinois Injury Attorney partners with Illinois Employment Lawyer

CHICAGO, IL -- Barry Zlotowicz, Illinois employment lawyer and President of the Chicago Legal Group has developed an informal affiliation with Illinois injury attorney Paul Wolf of Mitchell, Hoffman & Wolf. Mr. Wolf is a Chicago personal injury lawyer who has practiced personal injury for twenty-five years. Mr. Wolf’s practice is based in downtown Chicago but he is available for consultation throughout Illinois. Mr. Wolf has handled hundreds of Chicago personal

Jacquelyn DiCicco Joins Law Firm of John M. Zenir, Esq. as Associate

MINEOLA, NY — The Law Firm of John M. Zenir, Esq., PC, announces the addition of Jacquelyn DiCicco as its new Associate. Ms. DiCicco is a recent graduate of Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. She has distinguished herself at Touro, having participated in the Family Law Clinic with distinction, where she represented clients under all areas of family law. During her time at the Family Law Clinic, she engaged


MINEOLA, NY — Attorneys John Dalli and Salvatore Marino of Dalli & Marino, LLP announced today that they will file a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the City of New York on behalf of the family of a Brooklyn woman who died as a result of negligence by multiple city agencies in conjunction with the December 26-27 snowstorm. The firm says her death was caused by an inefficient 911 emergency system and

The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Launches an Investigation into Possible Br …

Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Duncan Energy Partners L.P. for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with a proposal from Enterprise Products Partners L.P. to acquire all the outstanding common units of the Company in an exchange valued at approximately $2.4 billion. New York, NY, February 24, 2011 -- Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of

Adelphi University to Host “Women in Government: Encouraging the Next Generation …

Adelphi University is pleased to announce the upcoming event, “Women in Government: Encouraging the Next Generation,” scheduled to coincide with the national celebration of Women’s History Month in March. Event attendees will hear stories from female elected officials, learn about the experiences that inspired them, and how they were able to chart a successful future for themselves, among other topics. Jointly hosted by Adelphi and the Honorable Leslie C. Gross,

Edcomm Banker’s Academy Launches Business Writing Training Program for Individua …

Edcomm Banker’s Academy has recently launched its Business Writing training program for individuals. New York, NY, February 23, 2011 -- Edcomm Banker’s Academy has recently launched its Business Writing training program for individuals looking to begin or advance their career in the financial services industry. The same great program that has been used by thousands of banks, Overview of Business Writing provides individuals the knowledge, skills and certification needed to effectively

The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Launches an Investigation into Possible Br …

Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Clinical Data, Inc. (“Clinical Data” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: CLDA) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to Forest Laboratories, Inc. New York, NY, February 23, 2011 -- Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Clinical Data, Inc. (“Clinical Data” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: CLDA)

Democracy Watch, 2011 - Issue 4

Ukrainian government makes claims about its obligations to the European Union whilst pulling tightly on Tymoshenko’s leash. With fight against corruption losing its strength the shadow economy is in boom. The government comes under fire over restriction of opposition mobility Ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was recently denied permission to take a political trip to Brussels by the General Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine, who stated that they considered her to be a flight

Taiwan President urges Beijing to step up political reforms

By Elaine Hou ROC President Ma Ying-jeou called on mainland China Feb. 21 to step up political reforms leading to democracy, rule of law and the safeguarding of human rights. “I hope Beijing will carry out reforms while maintaining economic prosperity and development,” Ma said. He added that democracy and human rights are Taiwan’s core values and he hopes they will become a shared cross-strait language. Ma’s remarks came in response

Int. Op: Get Frightening Details of Shooting of U.S Special Agents In Mexico fro …

For immediate release Get the Frightening Details from Immigration/Border Security Experts Wald and Misner In the wake of Friday's funeral for slain U.S. Immigration and Customs Agent Jaime Zapata, new details are emerging about the brazen daylight assault that killed the agent and gravely injured his partner. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Tex.) said that the agents rightly identified themselves as American diplomats before they were shot, and that "this was an intentional ambush

Sayles Werbner Announces Lawsuit in Colorado Bus Crash

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Dallas trial law firm Sayles Werbner is announcing a lawsuit filed on Feb. 22 against Fort Worth-based Gotta Go Express Trailways Inc. on behalf of nine church members who were injured following a Colorado bus crash in December 2010. Noted trial lawyer Mark Werbner, co-founder of Sayles Werbner, filed the lawsuit in Tarrant County’s 236th District Court on behalf of Patricia Davidson and her two minor

Orlando Senior Care Service Agency Lists Out Advantages of a Hiring a Profession …

Orlando, FL ( openpr ) February 18, 2011 – Reports from, The National Association of Area Agencies suggests that by the year 2030, nearly one in five people will be over the age of 65*. As the baby boomer generation grows older there is an increasing trend where seniors wish to age in their own home and engage professionals from an Orlando in-home care agency to help with their daily

Madonna ex, Guy Ritchie, evicts squatters from property in London

The group of squatters who have taken over Guy Ritchie’s £6 million (US$9 million) London property have been ordered to leave. The group, who call themselves “The Really Free School”, were represented in court by first-year law student Tom Brianmurray, who claimed the eviction notice had not been properly placed and requested further time to prepare a defence. However, district Judge Marc Dight, on hearing the defence lawyer was in fact a

Pilani Shridhar University Observes World Day of Social Justice

Without Social justice which is the underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations, the dream of Fair Globalization cannot be achieved. No one has doubt that social development and social justice are indispensable for the achievement and maintenance of peace and security within and among nations and that, in turn, social development and social justice cannot be attained in the absence of peace and security or in

Top LA Lawyers Help Injured Victims Get Settlement in Rear-End Collision

Los Angeles – Expert personal injury attorneys of Mesriani Law Group, one of LA’s leading law firms, have successfully negotiated for the settlement of claims by two injured victims of a rear-end collision that occurred in December 2009. According to the victims, they were traveling westward near the intersection of Devonshire Street and Wilbur Avenue when the incident happened. As they were slowing down to a red traffic light, another

The Beverly Hill Playhouse Opens Up Acting Classes San Francisco for Acting Stud …

Beverly Hills, CA ( openpr ) February 17, 2011 – Have you ever had a dream to make it big on Film/TV but never had the right push from experts in the field to kick start your acting career? Need fine tuning on your directing, playwriting, and stage movement and speaking skills? Most opportunities exist in Los Angeles or New York but the tough competition amongst the many talented and

Legal Web Design Firm Reports Trend toward Virtual Law Offices

February 16, 2011 (San Diego, CA) – In working closely with law firms and legal software, legal web design firm Legal Web Experts is reporting an increased trend toward virtual law offices in recent years. A method of delivering legal services from anywhere the client or attorney can access the internet, virtual law offices are joining a trend set by other industries in taking many primary business functions online. While Launches Internet Scam Directory

", an internet community devoted entirely to informing visitors about 419 emails and other types of internet related fraud announces the launch of a comprehensive database of the most searched internet scams. will begin keep visitors up-to-date on the most frequently searched scams on the internet. The database is being updated on a monthly basis and provides a good jumping point into the forum so that visitors can interact

Boniva Lawyer Jason Byrd and Cohorts Now Accepting Boniva Claims Nationwide

The Byrd Law Firm is issuing a public invitation for claims in relation to the dangerous drug, Boniva. The drug, which has been extremely popular in treating Paget’s Disease and Osteoporosis, has been linked to numerous dangerous side effects. The manufacturer of Boniva failed to alert both physicians and patients of the drug’s possible side effects. Some of the more serious complications include Osteomyelitis, also known as deadjaw, and Osteonecrosis


MELVILLE, NY — Buzzell, Blanda & Visconti, LLP announced the opening of its law firm in Melville. The limited liability is formed by its partners Joseph F. Buzzell, Nicole Blanda and Tara Visconti, who previously worked for Rivkin Radler at its Real Estate, Zoning and Land Use practice group. Buzzell, Blanda & Visconti is a full-service law firm concentrating in real estate law, with issues pertaining to land use and zoning.

Democracy Watch, 2011 - Issue 3

The Ukrainian government and oligarchy seek to improve investment attractiveness and their reputation in the West, failing to appreciate the extent to which they are blemished by the national lack of democratic principles, freedoms and transparency. The future of big business directly depends on the development of democracy Under President Yanukovych the interests of big business remain Ukraine’s primary concern. This may explain why Cyprus was neglected from the recent Cabinet of

According to Google Translate, Berlusconi has never lost Elections…just like Bus …

Probably it was due to an oversight. Yesterday, a friend of mine (a famous Italian writer) pointed me out a bizarre fact on Google Translate. Win some, lose some: in the true sense of the word… There are several kinds of mistakes, but this one seems to be a glaring one. If you try to translate (on this sentence from Italian to English “Berlusconi non ha vinto le elezioni”, here

Employee Background Check Authenticates an Employee's Credentials

Employee background check services from Safe Hiring Solutions ensuring companies in avoiding fraud citizens and hiring honest and dedicated professionals. 17 Feb 2011: Safe Hiring Solutions, one of the industry's most extensive background checks, employment screening, investigation and verification service providing firms, offers employment background check services at minimal rates. It comprises of a wide selection of clients ranging from corporations, schools, hospitals, churches, property owners, leasing managers to non-profit organizations

Farella Braun + Martel Names New Practice Area Leaders

Farella Braun + Martel announces new practice area leaders. Partner Thomas Mayhew was named chair of the Business Litigation practice, Partner Samuel C. Dibble was named chair of the Business Transactions practice, Partner Matthew J. Lewis has stepped up to chair the Distressed Assets practice, and Partners David J. Lazerwitz and David Stoll were appointed to co-chair the Renewable Energy and Clean Technologies practice. “The new practice chairs are strong

Cowles & Thompson’s Adams Elected Texas Bar Foundation Fellow

TYLER, Texas – Trial attorney Kyna Adams, a shareholder in the Tyler, Texas, office of Cowles & Thompson, P.C., has been elected as a Fellow in the Texas Bar Foundation. The Texas Bar Foundation is the largest charitably funded bar foundation in the country. Fellows are selected based on a demonstrated record of professional achievements and commitment to the community at large. Membership is restricted to one-third of 1

Law Firm Sees Light at the End of the Tunnel for Local Ground Zero Workers

Troy G. Rosasco, Founding Partner of the law firm Turley, Redmond, Rosasco & Rosasco, LLP, says a new law to help 9/11 survivors and first responders who became ill after being exposed to contaminants at the Ground Zero site during and after the September 11, 2001 attacks will provide much-needed medical care and financial compensation for police officers, firefighters, construction workers, emergency personnel and volunteers who were at the scene

Taiwan President welcomes democratic developments in Egypt

By Meg Chang ROC President Ma Ying-jeou hopes to see the rapid establishment of democracy in Egypt in accordance with the people’s will, Presidential Spokesman Lo Chih-chiang said Feb. 12. Ma called for the restoration of political and economic order in Egypt as soon as possible to ensure regional security in the Islamic world, Lo added. Lo’s remarks came after Hosni Mubarak stepped down as Egyptian president amid countrywide protests that

Ottawa Injury Lawyer David Hollingsworth Ranked Best Online Accident and Injury …

As the internet becomes the premier source of information for people seeking advice on personal injury and accident law, Ottawa Injury Lawyer David Hollingsworth wins accolades from Best Attorneys Online for Best Accident and Injury Lawyer. The online market for personal injury and accident lawyers has grown exponentially over the past years and with it the number of sites and directories devoted to legal services. It is difficult to

SS Legal Firm Offers the Most Deserving Boca Raton Personal Injury Lawyer for it …

SSLegalfirm has proved its mettle among the most dependable law firms. Much credit to their excellence must go to the Boca Raton personal injury attorney who hold proven expertise in law matters. 15 Feb 2011: Saban & Solomon, better known as SS Legal Firm has been highly successful in helping innumerable clients to get the judgment they crave for. A bulk of credit for such an exceptional reputation must go to

Gardere Partner’s Article on Class Actions, Arbitrations Published in Noted Jour …

DALLAS – The World Arbitration and Mediation Review, which publishes scholarly works on worldwide mediation and arbitration law, recently published an article by William G. Whitehill, a partner in the Trial section of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP. The article, “Class Actions and Arbitration Murky Waters: Stolt-Nielsen S.A. v. AnimalFeeds International Corp.,” explores questions raised in the April 27, 2010, Stolt-Nielsen decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. The article can be found

Law Professor and Media Personality, Dr. Leigh-Davis, Presides Over Law Library …

Today, most law libraries may feel like a ghost town, as lawyers increasingly conduct research through the internet. However, law professor, retired attorney and media personality, Dr. Leigh-Davis, believes tangible law libraries have much to offer. Currently, with so many people, including attorneys, using the internet for research; a law library could feel very lonely. Although a lot of older attorneys and academics would argue: there is no substitute for an

Free Dating 24-7 Alter New Site Design

Kent, England (28 January, 2011) - Free Dating 24-7, one of the UK’s leading free dating sites, announce that they have altered their website’s new design after finding that the re-launch had caused significant bounce rate issues. Following a complete overhaul of their website in November 2010, Free Dating 24-7 has revealed that the bounce rate of site visitors and members had significantly risen after the changes were implemented. The

Court in Jimi Hendrix case finds Washington Publicity Law Unconstitutional

SEATTLE WA (February 10, 2011)—With a catalog that has sold over 20 million albums in the U.S. alone, it’s understandable why Jimi Hendrix is still making headlines over 40 years after his untimely death. Recently, Janie Hendrix, Jimi’s stepsister and the head of Seattle-based Authentic Hendrix and Experience Hendrix, filed a lawsuit against Las Vegas-based Hendrix Licensing. Hendrix Licensing is controlled by Andrew Pitsicalis, and is most known for having Leon

Companies Opting Background Checks as Safe Hiring

Background checks service from Safe Hiring Solutions helping companies in hiring dynamic and dedicated professionals. 10 Feb 2011:, a leading employment screenings and background checks firm, is gearing IT firms and other domain companies in verifying their employee's background history strictly and helping them in hiring dymanic professionals. The pre-screening process is executed to prevent fraudulent claims of designations, criminal records and tenure of the employees. Fraudulent or incorrect information are

Austrian Ambassador Thomas Mayr-Harting to Speak at Adelphi University on March …

Adelphi University is pleased to welcome Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations and Ambassador Thomas Mayr-Harting as he speaks on “An Austrian Perspective from the Security Council: Human Rights and Rule of Law.” The event will take place on Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at 3:00 p.m. in the Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom of the Ruth S. Harley University Center, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY. It is sponsored

NFL Targeted in Lawsuit Over “Phantom” Super Bowl Seats

DALLAS – Two Green Bay Packers fans who were denied their dream of attending Sunday’s Super Bowl game even though they paid for tickets have filed a lawsuit in Dallas against the National Football League, The Dallas Cowboys, and Cowboys Stadium. Dallas-based law firm Goldfarb Branham filed the suit on behalf of two Wisconsin residents who were sold tickets to seats that did not exist – “phantom” seats – sold by

Democracy Watch, 2011 - Issue 2

Ukrainians take to the streets: celebrating unity on the day of national independence and demonstrating intentions to protect their economic rights. Meanwhile the government is implementing hasty administrative reform, without having settled on its foreign-policy strategy. What direction does the foreign policy of Viktor Yanukovych take? In just one month Viktor Yanukovych will celebrate his first year in the office of the President of Ukraine. During this time the approach to national

Futterman & Lanza, LLP Hosts Free Elder Law and Estate Planning Seminar on March …

SMITHTOWN, NY — The law firm of Futterman & Lanza, LLP presents a free two-hour seminar which addresses the topics of elder law and estate planning. “Medicaid Planning & Asset Protection” takes place March 16 at the law office, located at 222 East Main Street, Suite 314, in Smithtown. The morning seminar runs from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and the evening seminar is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The

Cowles & Thompson Announces New Shareholders in Dallas, Tyler

DALLAS – Cowles & Thompson, P.C., is pleased to announce the promotions of courtroom attorneys Kyna Adams and Mark Hill to shareholder. Ms. Adams, who works in the firm’s Tyler, Texas, office, focuses her practice on tort and insurance litigation, commercial law and general litigation. She is a Texas Bar Foundation Fellow and a certified attorney ad litem for the State of Texas. As a member of the Smith County

Broomfield Womens Self Defense Instructor Is First to Receive Prestigious Instru …

Westminster, CO (openpr) February 09, 2011 - Javier Lozano, Jr. is a women’s self-defense instructor on a mission. “My goal is to make certain every woman in the Broomfield and Westminster area has access to life saving self defense skills.” And, he’s willing to travel across the country to make sure that happens. Recently, Mr. Lozano traveled over 900 miles to Killeen, Texas to participate in the Level II Combat Fighting

Gujarat Ministers and Bureaucrats undertake the Art of Living Program

Gandhinagar, Gujarat, 4 Feb 2010 – The government of Gujarat recently had a brush with spirituality when more than 190 ministers , bureaucrats, senior state secretaries, district collectors, and district development officers led by Chief Minister Narendra Modi, participated in an Art of Living Program. The program being held during the 7th Chintan Shivir (Brainstorming Session) at Mahasena, Gujarat, the officials were guided in Yoga, Pranayama and the Sudarshan

Easton Attorney Receives Boston 2011 Five Star Wealth Manager Award

Attorney Melissa Victor of the law firm Victor & Associates has been selected as a FIVE STAR Wealth Manager for 2011. Her selection was announced in the February 2011 issue of Boston Magazine. The 2011 Five Star Wealth Managers are an elite group, representing less than 3 percent of the wealth managers in the Boston area. Wealth Managers were evaluated based on nine criteria - customer service, integrity, knowledge

JMA Pilani Principal Participates in IAHV - UNESCO MEDUCON Media and Education C …

Media and Education are the two strongest influencing factors of our society. Both, in their fields are practicing the best techniques to leave an everlasting impact, especially on our younger generation. No one has doubt that education in its broadest sense is any act or experience that has a formative effect on the mind, character or physical ability of an individual. In its technical sense education is the process by which

Fransen and Molinaro Offers Help to California Homeowners Who "Failed" a Trial L …

ATTENTION ALL CALIFORNIA HOMEOWNERS WHO "FAILED" A TRIAL LOAN MODIFICATION Do you have a mortgage on your California primary residence with Bank of America (including Countrywide ), Chase , Wells Fargo , PNC , City National , Citibank , Morgan Stanley , OneWest , GMAC , or one of several other large financial financial lenders, and meet the following three criteria? (1)

Turnstiles implemented in Perugia’s busses to avoid the payment evasion

In the meeting of the Board Committee that took place the last October and which was focused on the Perugia City Transports, the test about the use of turnstiles to control the access to the busses have been defined. The testing period concluded successfully and will be developed in order to end with the problem of those who travel without paying for the ticket in the public transports. The assessor Ciccione

The Byrd Law Firm Expands into Oklahoma City to Offer Accutane Attorney Services

The Byrd Law Firm recently began taking on new clients in Oklahoma City. This comes after realizing an overwhelming need for Accutane attorney services in the region. Accutane is a drug available only by prescription that was meant to treat severe acne. And it seemed to do its job well. However in 2009, manufacturer Hoffman-LaRoche pulled the drug off the market. The reason proved devastating. “The use of Accutane has

Thompson & Knight Expands Oil and Gas Practice

Dallas (February 3, 2011) – The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of the Firm’s Oil and Gas Practice Group with the addition of Richard B. Hemingway Jr. as Partner, as well as attorneys Karen E. Lynch, Rachel F. Harrison, Robert P. Dougherty III, and Anna R. Irion. As a top energy industry firm, Thompson & Knight is proud to

New Book by Kendall Coffey - Spinning the Law

In a nation captivated by celebrity courtroom dramas, Kendall Coffey presents a fresh and fascinating look at a number of high-profile celebrity cases and the direct impact the media and public opinion have over the outcome of these cases. He guides readers through a behind-the-scenes tour of some of his most notable trials and presents critical insight and a glimpse inside some of history’s most of famous celebrity cases--including those

Lynette Simmons Hoag Principle of Hoag Law Group, LLC. Attends Reception with Ju …

Lynette Simmons Hoag principle of Hoag Law Group, LLC. attends the reception with Justice Sonya Sotomayor. The Chicago Bar Association and Just The Beginning Foundation hosted a reception and conversation with the Honorable Sonya Sotomayor Associate Justice of the Supreme Court on January 31, 2011. The reception was held at the prestigious Standard Club. Lynette Simmons Hoag principle of Hoag Law Group, LLC. attends the

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