Daily Archives: November 3, 2011 - 4 results


Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Anne Gallagher  
Prosecution Flays Conrad Murray in Closing Argument

Closing arguments began today in the Dr. Conrad Murray involuntary manslaughter case. Prosecutor David Walgren showed a compelling PowerPoint presentation of the King of Pop’s cruel death at the hands of a negligent doctor. The jury sat transfixed to the screen as Walgren reviewed fact after fact of why Murray should be convicted: By his own admission, Conrad Murray knew MJ liked to push his own Propofol. He should have never left him alone in a room full of drugs. Dr. Murray made …

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Posted 2 years ago in Medical Malpractice by Arthur Buono  
81-Year-Old Dentist Defiant After Settling Teen Death Lawsuit

An aged dentist remains defiant after his malpractice insurer paid out $1 million to the parents of the young girl who died after anesthesia in his office. He claims he’s settled nothing, and that he’s demanded an investigation. Yet he agreed to stop giving patients an anesthetic cocktail – including the same drug that killed Michael Jackson – during dental procedures, and then recently retired at the urging of the Ohio dental board.   An 81-year-old dentist has retired under …

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Posted 2 years ago in Government by Penny Arevalo  
Sacramento Muzzles “Occupy” Protestors with Assembly Curfew

Protesters in the Occupy Sacramento movement have sued that city in federal court for not letting them set up tent cities to remain in Cesar Chavez Park around the clock. Unlike officials in other cities “occupied” across the country, Sacramento leaders have decided to enforce the park’s hours of operations, sending in police to close the park at 11 p.m. on Sunday-Thursday and midnight on Fridays and Saturdays.   Closing hours enforced unfairly? Cities do have the right to close …

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Posted 2 years ago in Demystifying the Law by Jennifer King  
Demystifying the Law: Chapter 11 Bankruptcy for Individuals & Businesses

Bargain hunters galore were disappointed to learn that Filene’s Basement and its owner, Syms Corp., filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection yesterday. As part of plan to settle its debts, the company said it would be holding going-out-of-business sales starting later this month and expects to shutters all of its stores by January. Chapter 11 bankruptcy allows the filer to reorganize and restructure its debts. It is most commonly used by businesses, but in some instances is also appropriate for …

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