Daily Archives: July 28, 2010 - 4 results


Posted 4 years ago in Products Liability by Arthur Buono  
Medical Devices Hurting Kids

Medical devices – from contact lenses to insulin pumps – injure about 70,000 children each year in the United States. A study published in the journal Pediatrics Monday is the first to compile data on the injuries. The increasing use of medical devices designed for adults in children concerns researchers.   Groundbreaking study of hospital admissions estimates over 70,000 injuries yearly Many injuries linked to improper handling or care of medical devices by patients Concerns over pediatric use of adult …

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Posted 4 years ago in Consumer Law by Arthur Buono  
Jailbreaking Your iPhone, Voiding Your Warranty

So the U.S. Copyright Office says it’s OK to hack your iPhone and put all kinds of apps on there that’ll make Steve Jobs crazy. Apple actually seems to have shrugged this off, but responded yesterday warning jailbreaking will void your warranty. If jailbreaking’s legal, why can Apple reneg on its warranty?   Ruling OKs jailbreaking of Apple iPhone and other smartphones Apple says jailbreaking voids iPhone warranty Manufacturers control the terms of express warranties   Ruling Affects Copyright Law …

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Posted 4 years ago in Criminal Law by Arthur Buono  
Arizona Immigration Law Suffers Key Defeat

A federal judge today granted the Obama administration’s request for a preliminary injunction against Arizona’s controversial new immigration law. The law was scheduled to go into effect tomorrow. The ruling casts doubt on whether it will ever be enforced.   Arizona immigration bill set to become effective July 29th U.S. claims the law conflicts with the federal government’s immigration authority Preliminary injunction granted to party that’s likely to succeed in the trial   Preliminary Injunction Issued Against AZ Law The …

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Posted 4 years ago in Criminal Law by Arthur Buono  
NJ Teens Charged with Murder in Immigrant Killing

New Jersey prosecutors have charged three teens who beat a restaurant worker to death with murder. The teens assaulted the man on a park bench near the restaurant where he worked. Another teen recorded the beating with a cell phone camera. The man died several days later without regaining consciousness.   Offense upgraded from manslaughter to murder Motive in question: racial hatred or "thrill killing?" One suspect 17 years old, will be tried as an adult   One Juvenile Among …

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