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Steve Barnes’ Death and the Limits of Legal Power

A Large Figure, Beset by Ethical Concerns? Rest In Peace Los Angeles Injury Attorney Steve Barnes, A Large Figure, Beset by Ethical Concerns. A prominent attorney in the New York area died in a plane crash yesterday. Steve Barnes, of the law firm Cellino & Barnes, may be best known to NY area residents due to their television and radio commercials. Fox News reported on the death near Pembroke, New York. Barnes was piloting the single-engine aircraft, journeying from Manchester New Hampshire to Buffalo, NY. While Barnes and his law firm enjoyed a certain level of notoriety, Barnes and his partner were also the subjects of significant ethical questions, especially over the treatment of other attorneys. In some ways, we had a case...

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Authorities Open Investigation into Deadly CA Boat Fire

Fears that Safety Regulations Unheeded It comes as cold comfort to the families of 34 victims of this week’s crash off of the California coast that authorities opened an investigation into the tragedy. Reuters reported that authorities recovered 33 of the 34 victims’ bodies so far. Unfortunately, the remains are severely charred by the blaze. The fire upon the Conception is among the worst in modern American history, and is now a source of federal investigation. The National Transportation Safety Board launched its own investigation into the matter. The 75 foot vessel lay upside down 65 feet below the surface near the California cost. NTSB member Jennifer Homendy said at a press conference that the circumstances of...

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