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[2 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 6,983 views]
Court dismisses nursing home head from negligence suit

The estate of Minnie Valentine — a woman who died after allegedly receiving inadequate care at a Little Rock nursing home in 2004 — won a $10 million verdict in a negligence suit filed in Pulaski County Circuit Court against the nursing home, entities involved in running it and the head of the facility.
In a Feb. 23 Arkansas Supreme Court decision, Donald B. Bedell was dismissed from the case on appeal. Bedell was either president or a member of the board of directors for Arkansas Health Care Management, Care Options …

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[27 Aug 2010 | One Comment | 1,893 views]
Abramson — Legal Aid Volunteer Attorney of the Year — appointed to Arkansas Court of Appeals

Raymond Abramson, the Legal Aid of Arkansas Volunteer Attorney of the Year, was appointed to the Arkansas Court of Appeals by Gov. Mike Beebe on Aug. 1.
Abramson, of Clarendon, was named Volunteer Attorney of the Year for his work in Monroe County.
The award, given each year by Legal Aid — a nonprofit corporation providing free legal services to low-income individuals — recognizes outstanding volunteerism and service. Abramson, a three-time winner of the award, continues to excel as a volunteer in support of pro bono services.
Abramson has a long history …

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[28 Jul 2010 | One Comment | 10,864 views]
Arkansas Supreme Court encouraging electronic filing

Last month, the Arkansas Supreme Court adopted an order that encourages — but does not require — courts throughout the state to participate in a uniform system allowing for legal documents to be filed electronically.
After years of working to lay the framework for electronic filing throughout courts in Arkansas, the Supreme Court adopted Administrative Order 21 on June 17 (go ahead and click the link to pull up the complete order in PDF format).
Arkansas Supreme Court Communications Counsel Stephanie Harris said the order represents a significant step in achieving the …