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  • Winter Safety Tips: Driving
    Winter Safety Tips: Driving

    Although the best practice is to avoid driving in hazardous winter weather, that does not always coincide with life's necessities. When driving in bad winter weather is unavoidable, allow the snow ...

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  • AAJ Praises U.S. Supreme Court's Consumer Rights Decision
    AAJ Praises U.S. Supreme Court's Consumer Rights Decision

    In response to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Altria v. Good, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) praised the Court in denying immunity for cigarette manufacturers who break state ...

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  • Nevada Supreme Court: Absence of Written Jury Instruction on Bifurcation Warrants Abuse of Discretion Finding
    Nevada Supreme Court: Absence of Written Jury Instruction on Bifurcation Warrants Abuse of Discretion Finding

    In Valdez v. State , the Nevada Supreme Court recently ruled on the constitutional rights and statutory procedures regarding instructing a jury on the separating the finding of guilt from the penalty ...

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  • AAJ Discusses Impact of Dangerous Foreign Products on US Consumers
    AAJ Discusses Impact of Dangerous Foreign Products on US Consumers

    The American Association for Justice, in conjunction with American University's Washington College of Law, recently released two research papers discussing dangerous foreign products, Defective ...

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  • Nevada Supreme Court Rules on
    Nevada Supreme Court Rules on "Mere Happening" Instruction

    In Cook v. Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center, issued on October 30, the Nevada Supreme Court clarified the proper treatment of the "mere happening" jury instruction in medical malpractice cases. A ...

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  • Complete Preemption Opposed by FDA Officials
    Complete Preemption Opposed by FDA Officials

    From the Associated Press' Kevin Freking: Top scientists and career employees at the Food and Drug Administration opposed agency regulations that weaken consumers' ability to sue drug makers, ...

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