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Fla. Jury Awards Smoker With Emphysema $24M In Post-Engle Plaintiff Win

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - (Mealey's) A Florida jury awarded a woman suffering from smoking-caused emphysema more than $24 million July 8 in the latest Engle progeny win for the plaintiffs after finding that she was addicted to cigarettes and that her...

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DOJ Sues Rug Maker, Alleging Non-Citizen Authorized Workers Employment Discrimination

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Justice on July 7 filed a lawsuit against Garland Sales Inc., a rug manufacturer and seller located in Dalton, Ga., alleging it engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination by imposing unnecessary and discriminatory...

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Lanier Named One Of 25 Greatest Texas Lawyers Of Past 25 Years

HOUSTON - Attorney Mark Lanier, founder of The Lanier Law Firm in Houston, has been selected by the editors of Texas Lawyer newspaper as one of "The 25 Greatest Texas Lawyers of the Past Quarter Century." Lanier is recognized in the publication's...

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Judge Sean Connelly To Return To Reilly Pozner To Open Firm’s New D.C. Office

DENVER - Attorneys Dan Reilly and Larry Pozner of the Denver-based national litigation firm Reilly Pozner LLP have announced that their former partner, Sean Connelly, will be returning to the firm in January 2011 after having served more than two years...

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DLA Piper Adds Insurance Partners Michael Murphy, Aidan McCormack

NEW YORK - DLA Piper has announced that Michael P. Murphy , Nixon Peabody's largest shareholder and chairman of its league leading Re/Insurance industry practice, and Aidan McCormack , the group's practice leader, have joined the firm as partners...

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Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan Continues Nationwide Growth With Atlanta Office Opening

MILWAUKEE - Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP, one of the nation's largest minority-owned law firms, has announced that it has opened an office in Atlanta - its 15th - as the firm continues to extend its national presence. Attorneys Tracey Walker...