You won’t see AmLaw 100 law firms using this technique, but then the vast majority of lawyers practice in small firms with 10 or fewer lawyers. These general practitioners and PI lawyers will be happy to see that the South Carolina and North Carolina state bars are giving the green light to Groupon-style “daily deal” discounts for law firm marketing. Full Story
The Rhodium Group (an economics consultancy) has come out with a really cool interactive map showing “Chinese investment in the United States by industry, year and more.” On the same page as the map are a number of articles playing up the increased investment by Chinese companies into the United States.
This morning I saw a reporter on one national news network standing on the beach in the hurricane in his red jacket screaming into his microphone with another reporter in a read jacket standing right behind him doing the same thing.
If performed early enough after the onset of illness, plasma exchange may be an effective treatment for symptoms of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a rare but potentially fatal complication of E. coli infection, according to results from a small Danish study published in The Lancet.
Exercise has been called the “Fountain of Youth” for its countless health-preserving benefits, including safeguarding against mental declines. But what about an elder parent who already has dementia? Daily exercise improved mental ability by 30 percent over a one-year period in older people with dementia, according to a study in the International Journal of Sports Medicine. Full Story
Another sexual abuse lawsuit has been filed in Chicago on behalf of a teenage boy who was sexually abused by a priest over the course of several years at St. Agatha Catholic Church on the cities West Side.
By the time you read this post, policyholders along the East Coast will likely be suffering damages caused by Hurricane Irene. As so often noted on this blog, being prepared for major catastrophes means making sure your family is safe, your property is secure, and that you have good insurance coverage. Full Story