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California: Asbestos & Lead in Kezar Pavilion Cause for Safety Concern
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — March 7, 2008 — Could asbestos and lead exposure at the Kezar Pavilion in San Francisco be to blame for the high incidence of cancer in Recreation and Park Department employees? Some certainly think so. Asbestos...
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Southern California Predatory Mortgage Lending Ring Arrested
SAN BERNARDINO, CA — April 4, 2008 — Prosecutors cracked down on a California mortgage fraud ring on March 18. The fraud ring, allegedly led by 25-year old real estate agent Eric Pony, reportedly took advantage of thousands of homebuyers...
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Medical Device Lawsuits & Ensuring Product Safety
Manufacturers of Unsafe Products Shielded by Supreme Court Ruling WASHINGTON, DC — March 6, 2008 — The Supreme Court ruled in favor of limiting lawsuits on product liability. It will now be difficult for individuals to sue faulty medical products...
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Encouraging Community Involvement with New Employee Policy
Brayton Purcell LLP, recipient of the 2007 Corporate Community Service Award presented by the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership of Marin, is committed as an organization to volunteerism and support of surrounding community-based organizations. Starting February 1st, employees will...
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Cigarette Lawsuit Punitive Damage Award Upheld in Oregon Lawsuit
February 8, 2008 — While the profits of Big Tobacco are hardly ‘up in smoke,’ individuals harmed by the dangerous side effects of cigarettes and other tobacco products are finding restitution through the legal system. State Supreme Courts in California,...
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Brayton Purcell Awarded for Corporate Community Service
Brayton Purcell Receives Community Service Award January 15, 2008: Novato, California — The asbestos attorney firm of Brayton Purcell was honored out of all of the businesses in Marin County, California, with the 2007 Heart of Marin Award for Excellence in Corporate...
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Brayton Purcell’s Jerry Peters selected as Novato Citizen of the Year
Civic engagement is not taken lightly by Brayton Purcell’s Jerry Peters. As the tireless facilities manager that keeps Brayton Purcell’s office buildings and grounds in Novato and three other western cities operating around the clock, Mr. Peters finds time in...
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