Daily Archives: November 2, 2011 - 4 results


Posted 3 years ago in Personal & Home Safety by Arthur Buono  
Time to Shock Schools into Deploying Defibrillators

Last week a Florida jury delivered a $2 million verdict in the case of a high school athlete who died in winter baseball tryouts. While the boy’s parents were found partly at fault, his pediatrician and the school district also shared blame.   High school athlete’s death prompts deployment of AEDs at athletic events AEDs can save lives, yet few states require schools to have them Schools’ immunity a barrier to safer environments for students   $2 Million Judgment Spotlights …

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Posted 3 years ago in Your Family & The Law by Anne Gallagher  
Do’s and Don’ts for a Divorce-Prone World

Kim Kardashian’s and Kris Humphries’ mere 72 days of wedded bliss may be a further sign of our world’s troubled nuptial times. Yet regardless of a marriage’s length or strife, experts say when it’s time to divorce there are both guidelines of what friends and family might – or might not – say to splitting couples and rules for proper dis-engagement among the parties themselves. Kristin Tennat, author of the blog Halfway to Normal, shares these guidelines on how on-lookers …

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Posted 3 years ago in Jury Awards by David Baarlaer  
Editor’s Choice: Top Five Legal News Stories of the Day

Here are some news items we thought would interest you. Parents’ faith won’t keep them out of prison over son’s death.Baby-boy Hickman died nine hours after he was born. Infant deaths are always tragic, but this one even more so because the boy’s death, in all likelihood, could have been prevented. The baby was born two-months premature and weighed less than four pounds. Instead of seeking medical attention, the parents, Dale and Shannon Hickman, followed their religious beliefs – they …

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Posted 3 years ago in Criminal Law by Larry Bodine  
King of Pop’s Doc Doesn’t Testify — Closing Arguments Begin on Thursday

By Anne Gallagher Defense attorneys and prosecutors said they have called their final witnesses after 22 days of testimony from 49 individuals. Court adjourned early to allow both sides to prepare their closing arguments, which will begin Thursday morning at 9 a.m. PT. The final witnesses presented to jurors were a pair of anesthesia experts who had competing theories on how Jackson died unexpectedly on June 25, 2009. The panel did not hear from defendant Dr. Conrad Murray, who told …

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