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'Scrooge' Lawyers Say 'Bah, Humbug' to Charities, Saying Unclaimed Funds from Class Action Suits Should Go to the U.S. Government Instead of Charities (Popularity: )
The headlines across America -- Cry for Food Overwhelms Charities, Nonprofits in a Faltering Economy, Charities Struggling with Their Own Needs -- say it all. Charities across the country are hurting, facing unprecedented demand while experiencing cuts in funding.One American Lawyer, Patrick Perotti, a partner at the Cleveland law firm of Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A., is giving the gift of hope and cash -- more than $18 million this ...

35,000 GM Hourly Employees Participate in Attrition Program (Popularity: )
General Motors Corp. (NYSE: GM) took another important step today in the turnaround of its North American operations, announcing that approximately 35,000 hourly employees (33,800 UAW-represented and 1,200 IUE-CWA-represented) have agreed to participate in the accelerated attrition program. Coupled with the hourly workforce reduction of 6,500 in 2005 and estimated replacements, including Delphi flowbacks, GM expects to reach its target of reducing 30,000 manufacturing jobs by Jan. 1, 2007 , ...

A Better Way . . . choosing a peaceful divorce. . . (Popularity: )
Couples ending their marriages and other relationships face many challenges. These challenges exist especially in a family with children. With Collaborative Family Law couples can work toward a complete settlement that benefits everyone through an effective and efficient process. Parents must make very important decisions that will have a significant impact on their children's future. Collaborative family law provides an opportunity to positively deal with decisions and concerns.Why Collaborative Family ...

AAJ Statement on Gulf Coast Claims Facility (Popularity: )
The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Gibson Vance regarding today's release of protocols for the emergency payments from the BP / Gulf Coast Claims Facility: "As we stated when this fund was first conceived, AAJ is firmly behind efforts to quickly and fairly compensate Gulf Coasters for their losses due to the spill. The voluntary claims process may provide adequate and immediate relief to certain ...

Actimize, a NICE Company, Unveils Surveillance Solution for Rogue Trading Detection, Providing Enhanced Risk Management Capabilities (Popularity: )
Actimize, a leading provider of transactional risk management software for the financial services industry and a NICE Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) company, today announced its Employee Trading Fraud solution for uncovering rogue trading in securities firms. The new solution combines trading surveillance and employee fraud detection and is built on Actimize's proven technology and domain expertise in the institutional and proprietary trading market. Based on a core analytics and profiling engine and ...

Aircraft Medical Ready to Fight (Popularity: )
Aircraft Medical ("Aircraft"), the UK medical devices company announces that it will rigorously defend a patent infringement case commenced in the Court of Session, Edinburgh by a competitor, Verathon (based in Seattle, USA). Verathon is claiming GBP37m in damages. Verathon has claimed that the McGrath(R) Series 5 Video Laryngoscope, manufactured by Aircraft Medical in Scotland, infringes its European Patent 1307131, and by some undisclosed means has calculated damages in lost ...

Alaska Lobbyist Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Obtain Bribe Payments for State Lawmaker (Popularity: )
A lobbyist from Anchorage, Alaska, has pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiring to obtain bribe payments for a former elected member of the Alaska House of Representatives, Assistant Attorney General Alice S. Fisher of the Criminal Division announced today. William B. Bobrick pleaded guilty to a one-count criminal information today before Chief U.S. District Judge John W. Sedwick at the federal court in Anchorage. Bobrick admitted that beginning in ...

Amnesty International Outraged at President Obama's Possible Flip Flop on Detainee Trials (Popularity: )
Larry Cox, Amnesty International USA executive director, issued the following statement in response to news reports that the Obama administration is considering to try 9/11 detainees in military commissions after stating that the men would be tried in federal courts. A final decision is expected within the next two weeks:"Hope and change will not rectify the damage today to the United States' international reputation. Change requires more than hope; it ...

Andrews Kurth LLP Recognized for Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion (Popularity: )
Andrews Kurth LLP is one of only two law firms named to receive the 2008 CEO Diversity Leadership Award. The award is presented annually by Diversity Best Practices (DBP) to recognize leadership and commitment to inclusion and opportunities for all. DBP, the nation's preeminent organization for diversity thought leaders, will present the award to Bob Jewell and seven other recipients at a gala dinner in Washington, DC on November 13, ...

Annual Conference Leads Legal Industry in Diversity Discussions (Popularity: )
Continuing to promote true diversity in the legal industry, the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) will gather for its Annual Meeting and Law Firm Expo at the Marriott - Dallas Las Colinas Hotel on November 13-14. Highlights of the meeting will include career development and legal education seminars, a diversity awards luncheon, networking opportunities and an expo highlighting the minority and women-owned law firm members. ...