Daily Archives: November 29, 2011 - 2 results

Posted 6 years ago in Criminal Law by Arthur Buono  
In Surprise Ruling, Court Says Police Can’t Use Evidence from an Illegal Traffic Stop

Reported by Aaron Kase for Lawyers.com The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled this month that if the police have no probable cause to stop a driver, they can’t use anything they find in the car against you — even if you stupidly okayed the search.   Drivers may refuse to let police officers to search their vehicles after a traffic stop Cops can’t look into glove box, trunk or closed container in the car without probable cause Drug convictions overturned for …

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Posted 6 years ago in Medical Malpractice by Anne Gallagher  
Medical Malpractice in Illinois – Caps Gone but Debate Continues

To read our series of articles revealing the truth about “tort reform,” visit: How Your Elected Legislators Have Chiseled Away Your Legal Rights How the Health Care and Insurance Industries Work to Limit Your Legal Rights Tort Reform: Fighting Back for Consumers. In the nearly two years since the Illinois state Supreme Court struck down caps on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice suits, there’s been no explosion in medical malpractice suits, payouts nor any evidence that they have been a …

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