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June 7, 2012

Investors beware of zombie funds

by: Motley Rice

Zombie funds aren’t the antagonists of a bad Hollywood movie about the living dead overtaking Wall Street, but they are lifeless funds that can feed on investors’ returns.

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June 1, 2012

Time to sign your W-9

Whether you are a lawyer or CPA handling the claims filing process for a client or you are a claimant handling your own claim(s), the information below might be helpful if you have questions about why Form W-9 is required documentation.

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May 24, 2012

Generic drug makers not being held accountable

Last year, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a generic drug manufacturer cannot be held liable if a consumer has a negative reaction to its generic medication. This means that the medicine a patient takes must be purchased as a name brand in order for that patient’s rights to be protected.

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May 14, 2012

Dear TSA, I will gladly take off my shoes

Transportation Security Administration announced that it is abandoning its search for scanners that would allow travelers to keep their shoes on during the airport security screening process. Passengers typically bemoan removing shoes and walking through security checkpoints in bare or stocking feet.

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May 7, 2012

Spring safety tips

According to the CDC, accidental injury accounts for a large percentage of adult deaths in the United States and the majority of deaths among children under the age of 14. That said, caution and safety should be high on your to-do list when enjoying gardening, hiking, biking and the many other springtime activities we all enjoy alone and with our friends and family.

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April 18, 2012

Creating a more secure future

Shareholders have both a right and responsibility to exercise their voices in the corporate governance of public companies. At Motley Rice, we believe the future of our country depends on a healthy and growing economy based on industry and ingenuity, not on mountains of debt and financial slight-of-hand. Shareholders have to speak up, and that is sometimes only accomplished through our court system.

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April 5, 2012

Baby boomers beware

Many parents of Boomers, or Boomers themselves, have suffered from an asbestos-related disease, like asbestosis or mesothelioma, the most deadly form of asbestos related cancer. Why?

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April 3, 2012

5 things you should know about asbestos

Beyond a basic familiarity with asbestos litigation, however, some are unaware of what asbestos is or who is at risk for exposure. Here are five common questions and answers regarding asbestos that may help you assess past asbestos exposure and also prevent future exposure.

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March 7, 2012

Being sleep deprived is as bad as being drunk

Given the shocking impairment caused by lack of sleep, perhaps it is time to have pilots, air traffic controllers, nuclear plant operators, 18-wheel truckers and others actually pass reaction time tests before they are allowed to fly or perform other important functions

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February 1, 2012

Toxic Bionics

Thousands of people have suffered life-altering injuries and insurmountable medical bills resulting from a failed metal-on-metal hip replacement devices.

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