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False Arrest Claims Explained

September 20, 2021 12:00 pm Published by

            This article will explain the legal claim of false arrest, sometimes called “wrongful arrest” or “false imprisonment,” and the differences between claims brought under state and federal law.  First, it is important to understand that false arrest is different...

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Malicious Prosecution Lawsuits Explained

September 20, 2021 9:30 am Published by

         What is “malicious prosecution?”  This article will help answer that question.   First, it’s important to distinguish between causes of action brought under state law and those brought under federal law.  The distinction is important because for state law claims...

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Philips issues recall over dangerous ventilators

June 14, 2021 3:10 pm Published by

Royal Philips has issued a “recall notification to mitigate potential health risks related to the sound abatement foam component in certain sleep and respiratory care devices.” The recall applies to certain Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure (Bi-Level PAP), Continuous Positive Airway...

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Tennessee Paraquat Lawyers: What You Should Know

April 23, 2021 10:19 am Published by

The Tennessee paraquat lawyers at David Randolph Smith & Associates are investigating paraquat lawsuits, following scientific evidence linking the popular pesticide to an increased risk of Parkinson’s Disease. According to the New York Times: The pesticide paraquat can increase the...

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