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Publication Series

    Property/Casualty North America(11)

  • Florida and Punitive Damages

    By Vinci Jorgensen Mar 16, 2022 | English

    Have you noticed an influx of hearings in Florida to add punitive damages to complaints lately? Here's why: Asserting a punitive damages claim is a strategy often utilized by plaintiffs to obtain financial discovery from commercial defendants to which...

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  • Sugar and Fat – and Diet Research

    By Jean-Marc Fix Jul 12, 2018 | English

    While we know that sugar is a key element of the obesity equation, it’s difficult to design a perfect diet because biochemical pathways and their communication with the brain do not necessarily translate to the combination of motivation and weight loss...

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  • Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana

    By Bill Baumann Jun 20, 2018 | English

    As more states legalize marijuana for medical and recreational use, there is a rising concern about the risk of people getting behind the wheel while high. Marijuana can slow reaction time, impair judgment and distance, and decrease coordination. After...

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  • The Rise in Sugar Consumption in the U.S. – and the Obesity Equation

    By Jean-Marc Fix Jun 05, 2018 | English

    For years, sweets were marketed as innocuous treats for kids whose only drawback was cavities if you did not brush your teeth properly. A more nefarious role was alluded to much earlier: in the early 1900s, a British physician stationed in India, Sir...

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