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U.S. law trumps state failure-to-warn claim, court says (access required)

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BALTIMORE, MD — A mother’s claim that major food producers failed to warn her that their bottled fluoridated water could damage her daughter’s teeth cannot proceed due to the companies’ compliance with federal labeling requirements, a federal appeals court has ...

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Judges clash on race factors in traffic stop case (access required)

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A case once cited as evidence of Mexican drug cartels fueling U.S. drug trafficking is now provoking conflicting views among appellate judges about racial factors involved in police traffic stops. Three federal appeals court judges split in analyzing the possibility ...

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Trauma patient’s hand became purple and swollen after IV infiltration – Defense Verdict (access required)

On May 25, 2009, the 20-year-old plaintiff was involved in a major auto accident in Winchester. Plaintiff’s boyfriend and driver of the car in which she was a passenger died at the scene. Plaintiff was pulled from the burning wreckage ...

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Man jailed for intoxication not immediately treated for seizures – $2,700,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was arrested for public intoxication and taken to a regional jail, to be released upon his own recognizance once sober. Several hours after being booked and while still in custody, plaintiff began experiencing seizures consistent with alcohol withdrawal. Over ...

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