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The cost of arson in Rhode Island comes to millions of dollars each year, and the loss affects everyone through higher insurance premiums and higher taxes. The worst consequences, however, are not financial, but personal. Arson is a dangerous crime that devastates victims emotionally, financially and sometimes through injury or loss of life. more
BOSTON – More than 17,000 military-service members and consumers throughout the country targeted by a predatory lending scheme will receive $92 million in debt relief under a settlement filed last week involving Massachusetts, the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 12 other states, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced. more
BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this month announced a settlement requiring an asphalt-manufacturing company comply with its Clean Air Act permit. more
BOSTON – A pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay $35 million in a 41-state settlement involving the unlawful promotion of the drug Rapamune for uses not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week. more
BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick this month signed a new economic-development package to provide training to ensure the workforce meets the needs of employers, and also invest in the state’s Gateway Cities to promote development across the state. more
A new Rhode Island law strengthening safety regulations related to the sale of children’s jewelry goes into effect in November. It updates 2012 legislation passed and signed into law requiring all jewelry and charms manufactured in Rhode Island for children aged 12 and younger must meet standards set by the American Society for Testing and Materials. more
What three words best describe your staff? Competent, loyal, spirited. What three words would your staff use to describe work? Caring, professional, dynamic. What employee benefit is the most popular among staff … more
John F. Kelleher, partner at Higgins, Cavanagh & Cooney LLP, has been appointed president of the Defense Counsel of Rhode Island. In his new role, Kelleher will help the association advocate for improvements within the civil justice system. At HCC, … more
George N. Chaclas has been named counsel at Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C. He brings more than 17 years of experience in intellectual property law to the position. He joins the firm from Locke Lorde LLP. more
Cheryl A. Clarkin has been appointed counsel at Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C. She joins the firm from Barlow, Josephs & Holmes Ltd. and she brings more than 20 years of intellectual property law to the position. more
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