Manhattan Law Firm Allegedly Faked Dozens of Structured Settlement Approvals

Jul 22, 15 Manhattan Law Firm Allegedly Faked Dozens of Structured Settlement Approvals

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On Tuesday, July 14, Stone Street Capital, LLC sued a Manhattan law firm, from which it had sought court approvals for structured settlements, for allegedly giving 76 falsified judicial orders. According to InsuranceJournal.com, the Maryland-based company, which buys the rights to structured settlements from consumers in exchange...

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British Columbia to Review Motorcoach Industry Safety

Jul 20, 15 British Columbia to Review Motorcoach Industry Safety

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British Columbia will begin a safety review of their motorcoach industry after two serious bus crashes within the past year. The review will be completed by the provincial transportation ministry, announced Transportation Minister Todd Stone on July 16. Last summer, a bus crash injured several dozen passengers when a motorcoach...

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Why Frozen Embryos Are at the Center of This Couple’s Bitter Divorce

Jul 20, 15 Why Frozen Embryos Are at the Center of This Couple’s Bitter Divorce

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Shortly before Dr. Mimi Lee, a pianist and part-time anesthesiologist, married executive Stephen Findley, she learned that she had breast cancer. Lee battled the cancer and won, but the treatments left her infertile. Before the cancer could affect her reproductive abilities, however, Lee and Findley had five embryos created and...

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Ute Tribe Says Federal Fracking Barriers Infringe on Native Rights

Jul 10, 15 Ute Tribe Says Federal Fracking Barriers Infringe on Native Rights

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The Ute tribe of southwest Colorado wants to join a federal lawsuit challenging the Bureau of Land Management’s newest regulations on hydraulic fracturing, calling them “contrary to tribal interests.” The tribe’s reservation covers 1,059 square miles in the state, and substantial portions of that land have been leased to oil and...

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Chinese Authorities Seize 40-Year-Old Smuggled Meat

Jun 30, 15 Chinese Authorities Seize 40-Year-Old Smuggled Meat

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China’s shipping industry is massive. About 40 years ago, Asia was the poorest country on the face of the Earth — twice as poor as Africa is today — and it now has the fastest growing economy, and is twice as rich as Africa. According to the latest data available from the World Shipping Council, China itself is...

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Divorce Mediation Vastly Reduces Number of Child Custody Cases in Pennsylvania County

Jun 19, 15 Divorce Mediation Vastly Reduces Number of Child Custody Cases in Pennsylvania County

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Thanks to an alternative approach to divorce, an area in Pennsylvania has seen a decline in child custody cases. Divorce mediation brings in a neutral mediator who helps former spouses come to an agreement on each aspect of their divorce. This mediator may or may not be a lawyer, but he or she is well versed in the areas of divorce...

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