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Sep 18, 2014, 19:30 ET
Pegasus Legal Funding levels the playing field between personal injury victims and deep-pocket defendants. Pegasus Legal Funding gives money to personal injury victims, so they don't have to settle for less than they deserve.  Pegasus Legal Funding LLC a direct Lawsuit Cash Advance funder.  Providing clients with superior service at greatly reduced rates. Pegasus Legal Funding LLC allows the public to deal directly and avoid broker's fees and rates.  (PRNewsFoto/Pegasus Legal Funding LLC)

Medical Malpractice Statutory Cap Lifted

 There are reportedly close to 100,000 wrongful deaths a year in the United States related to medical negligence. Medical malpractice and...

Sep 18, 2014, 10:00 ET

Robert Half Legal and MCCA Announce Scholarship Winner: Yelena Bosovik Granted Tuition Assistance at University of Missouri Law School

Robert Half Legal, a legal staffing and consulting services firm, and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), an organization that...

Sep 17, 2014, 14:40 ET

PLG and Docuplus welcome Mel Squires as their new VP Business Development

TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Platinum Legal Group and DocuPlus is pleased to announce the appointment of Mel Squires to the role of...

Sep 17, 2014, 08:40 ET
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As New York Lawmakers Push for Zadroga Act Extension, RD Legal Funds Lagging Payouts

 Three days before the thirteenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks, federal lawmakers and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio called for the...

Sep 16, 2014, 12:41 ET
Pegasus Legal Funding levels the playing field between personal injury victims and deep-pocket defendants. Pegasus Legal Funding gives money to personal injury victims, so they don't have to settle for less than they deserve.  Pegasus Legal Funding LLC a direct Lawsuit Cash Advance funder.  Providing clients with superior service at greatly reduced rates. Pegasus Legal Funding LLC allows the public to deal directly and avoid broker's fees and rates.  (PRNewsFoto/Pegasus Legal Funding LLC)

Ferguson, Missouri Incident Has People Questioning What Constitutes Police Brutality

The recent events in Ferguson, Missouri have caused people to wonder where the line should be drawn when it comes to the police. On August 9th, a...

Sep 16, 2014, 05:00 ET
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Personal Injury Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company Announces Agreement with Investing Partner for Large Personal Injury Case Funding

 Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today that they have begun accepting larger lawsuit funding application...

Sep 12, 2014, 11:11 ET
Pegasus Legal Funding levels the playing field between personal injury victims and deep-pocket defendants. Pegasus Legal Funding gives money to personal injury victims, so they don't have to settle for less than they deserve.  Pegasus Legal Funding LLC a direct Lawsuit Cash Advance funder.  Providing clients with superior service at greatly reduced rates. Pegasus Legal Funding LLC allows the public to deal directly and avoid broker's fees and rates.  (PRNewsFoto/Pegasus Legal Funding LLC)

New York Man Receives $3 Million in Damages Seven Years After Police Brutality Incident

 A recent verdict out of New York  involving the case of Herminio Pizarro, a former correction officer,  against the NYPD and the...

Sep 11, 2014, 08:45 ET
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RD Legal Funding is Named Best Law Firm Funding Provider by the National Law Journal

 In The National Law Journal's 2014 2nd Annual Best of Chicago issue, RD Legal Funding, LLC ("RD Legal") was named the top Law Firm Funding...

Sep 11, 2014, 05:00 ET
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Legal-Bay Lawsuit Settlement Funding Says NFL Now at the Forefront of Possible Wrongful Termination and Sexual Assault Lawsuits Involving Ray Rice and Jerry Jones

 Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reported today that the NFL is under fire for various cases in the media. According to...

Sep 10, 2014, 05:00 ET
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Legal-Bay Lawsuit Settlement Funding Expects Stryker Hip Case Filings to Continue to Rise into 2015

Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Company, announced today that they expect the Stryker Hip litigation cases to continue to expand with new...

Sep 09, 2014, 09:50 ET
Pegasus Legal Funding levels the playing field between personal injury victims and deep-pocket defendants. Pegasus Legal Funding gives money to personal injury victims, so they don't have to settle for less than they deserve.  Pegasus Legal Funding LLC a direct Lawsuit Cash Advance funder.  Providing clients with superior service at greatly reduced rates. Pegasus Legal Funding LLC allows the public to deal directly and avoid broker's fees and rates.  (PRNewsFoto/Pegasus Legal Funding LLC)

Obama Cracks Down on Labor Law Violators, Puts Labor Law Compliance in the Spotlight

 President Barack Obama is putting his foot down when it comes to the compliance of federal contractors and labor laws. In July, Obama signed...

Sep 09, 2014, 05:00 ET
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Kugel Mesh Hernia Lawsuit Settlement Funding Amounts Increased at Legal-Bay Funding

 Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today that they are beginning to fund Kugel Mesh Hernia Lawsuit cases on a...

Sep 09, 2014, 05:00 ET
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Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Latest Update News: J&J's Ethicon Loses another Mesh Trial

Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reported today that a Federal Jury in West Virginia awarded a husband and wife $3.27MM in...

Sep 08, 2014, 13:47 ET

Wilson Legal Solutions Earns Spot On The Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Sales Growth Of 471%

 Wilson Legal Solutions, a provider of software and services to enhance law firm profitability and productivity, is pleased to announce its...

Sep 03, 2014, 12:49 ET

Capita Acquires Case Management Software and Services Specialist, Eclipse Legal Systems

Capita plc announces that it has acquired Eclipse Hardware Ltd (known as Eclipse Legal Systems) for an undisclosed sum. Eclipse...

Sep 02, 2014, 13:07 ET

Legal Aid Ontario funding family law services at university-based student legal aid societies

TORONTO, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) is providing over $2 million over three years to six university-operated legal clinics to...

Sep 02, 2014, 05:00 ET
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da Vinci Lawsuit Settlement Funding Amounts Increased at Legal-Bay Funding

Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today an increase in capital and cash advance funding for victims who suffer from...

Sep 01, 2014, 04:44 ET

Ringrose Law to Implement Eclipse's Proclaim PMS

Eclipse's Proclaim Practice Management Software solution chosen for leading law firm  Full service law firm, Ringrose Law, is implementing...

Aug 31, 2014, 11:48 ET

Quatre principales menaces en matière de protection des marques et de lutte contre la contrefaçon

Les médias sociaux, la mondialisation et les activités sur internet en général risquent d'avoir des conséquences...

Aug 29, 2014, 07:49 ET

Vier wesentliche Bedrohungen für den Markenschutz und die Bekämpfung von Produktpiraterie

Die Auswirkungen von sozialen Netzwerken, der Globalisierung und Online-Aktivitäten können einen gravierenden Einfluss auf Marken und...