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The federal budget: What lawyers need to know

President Barack Obama released his budget requests for fiscal year 2012 on Feb. 14, seeking $3.73 trillion in total spending and claiming $1.1 trillion in spending cuts over the next ten years. Within the 216-page document are numerous items for ...

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Jury awards $7.87 million in shattered-heel case

Every step Gary Will takes is an excruciatingly painful reminder of the construction site accident four years ago that crushed both his ankles. In 2006, the self-employed truck driver was delivering materials when a crane operator lost control of a fabricated concrete beam. Will was forced to jump off his truck onto the frozen ground, shattering both his heels. Earlier this month, a Minnesota jury awarded Will $7.87 million against the company that employed the crane operator.

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Solo wins $11 million verdict for crane accident

A solo attorney has won an $11 million jury verdict on behalf of the family of a Texas man who died after being pinned down by a 1,200 ton weight while performing a crane operation at work.

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