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REPORTS SHOW IMPROVEMENTS IN CAYMAN’S COST OF LIVING, EMPLOYMENT AND IMPORTS

09/21/2016

The Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) has just published three important reports highlighting the current state of the Cayman Islands economy:

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Cayman’s Economy Sustained Growth in 2015

07/07/2016

The country’s estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at constant prices rose by 2.0 percent in 2015.

Compendium of Statistics 2015 Shows Improvement in Education Statistics

07/06/2016

The annual Compendium of Statistics 2015 was released today by the Economics and Statistics Office.

Economic Growth Strengthened in the First Quarter

08/25/2016

Economic activity in the Cayman Islands as measured by the gross domestic product (GDP) is estimated to have grown by 2.4% in the first quarter of 2016.

Health News

New Camfil White Paper Highlights ‘Quick Wins’ for Energy Savings

11/24/2015

With high-efficiency air filters in place, a building’s energy costs can be significantly reduced – and indoor air quality improved

Thousands sent to ER annually due to supplements according to study

Thousands sent to ER annually due to supplements according to study

11/23/2015

A new study suggests that thousands of people in the U.S. are treated at the emergency room due to supplement related health complications.

Misleading ad for sugar substitute withdrawn by British Sugar

Misleading ad for sugar substitute withdrawn by British Sugar

09/17/2015

The food giant has withdrawn a controversial advertisement for its sugar substitute Truvia.

Legal News

A Message from CTLA

07/13/2016

The June 27th version of the Connecticut Law Tribune was it's last.

Another Victim Killed by Takata Air Bag Defect in Car Crash in Spite of Recall

05/24/2016

Houston car wreck lawyer Amy Witherite discusses criticism of recall efforts concerning defective airbags manufactured by Takata Corp.

Teen Killed by Malfunctioning Air Bag in Texas Crash

05/24/2016

A Texas teenager was killed in a recent car crash by an exploding Takata airbag.

Call for More Action After Another Victim Dies from Takata Air Bag Injuries

05/24/2016

Houston car wreck attorney Amy Witherite is among several transportation safety advocates calling for increased consumer protection from Takata air bag defects.

Entertainment News

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Actress granted temporary sole custody in fight over children

05/27/2015

Actress Kelly Rutherford has been granted sole custody of her children temporarily.

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Tori Spelling severely burned at restaurant in LA

04/13/2015

The actress was forced to undergo skin grafts after falling on a hot grill at a restaurant.

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Kelly Ripa no longer in touch with Regis Philbin?

03/27/2015

The former morning show co-hosts reportedly no longer speak.

Home Decor & Style

Anne Boleyn portraits inaccurate?

02/17/2015

Scientists say portraits of the controversial queen may not actually be her.

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Does your home contain asbestos, asks Cooney & Conway Mesothelioma Firm?

08/22/2013

Asbestos is still found in many places today, and is even used in small amounts in some new products.

Pinterest-ing for Halloween Decors & Treats

11/07/2012

Browsing through Pinterest boards is one of the easiest ways to check out the latest Halloween-themed decors, trinkets, crafts, setups, etc.

Man fined by homeowners association over small trees

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11/13/2013

A man was fined by his homeowners association for short Magnolia trees by his home.

Sci/Tech News

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Lawsuit filed against Twitter alleging gender discrimination

03/23/2015

The social media giant is being sued for purported gender discrimination.

Legal News

Woman arrested after link to murder suspect found on Facebook

03/20/2015

A woman was arrested after police linked her to a shooting death via Facebook.

Facebook Messenger will allow users to send money

03/18/2015

Facebook Messenger will be equipped to allow users to send money.

Social Pluggs

Fort Worth car wreck Lawyer Car Accident Crash Death Statistics

12/07/2015

Texas Ranks 18th on List Related to New State-by-State Car Crash Death Statistics

Eberstein Witherite Hosts Food Drive Benefiting Community Food Bank - Help Today

10/12/2015

The Fort Worth car accident attorneys of Eberstein Witherite LLP are sponsoring a virtual canned food drive through Go Fund Me.

Consumer Price Index Continued to Decline in the Second Quarter

09/15/2015

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell anew in the second quarter, this time by 3.6 percent.

Fifth Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment for an Employer

12/06/2015

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed summary judgment for an employer in a retaliation case.

Dallas News

Fifth Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment for an Employer

12/06/2015

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed summary judgment for an employer in a retaliation case.

Dallas Car Wreck Lawyer: TxDOT Offering Free Child Safety Seat Inspections

09/22/2015

The Texas Department of Transportation is offering free child seat safety inspections in recognition of Child Passenger Safety Week.

Houston Car Wreck Lawyer: Three Drunk Driving Statistics Many Don't Know

09/22/2015

Houston based personal injury lawyers of 1800 Car Wreck outlines three surprising drunk driving statistics that many drivers are unaware of.

Travel & Leisure

Global Oil Price Reduction Continued to Cut Cayman’s Imports Payments

10/15/2015

Total payments for imports by residents of the Cayman Islands continued its downward trend in the second quarter.

Global Oil Price Reduction Continued to Cut Cayman’s Imports Payments

Airline releases new statement in Germanwings crash

03/30/2015

New details have emerged in the recent Germanwings crash that left 150 people dead in the French Alps.

Government contractor, daughter among American victims in French Alps crash

03/25/2015

A reported 150 people died after a recent plane crash in the French Alps.

Driver follows GPS off of bridge, wife dies in crash

Driver follows GPS off of bridge, wife dies in crash
03/30/2015

A man and his wife were involved in a crash after their GPS led them to a demolished bridge.

News

CPI Graph

REPORTS SHOW IMPROVEMENTS IN CAYMAN’S COST OF LIVING, EMPLOYMENT AND IMPORTS

09/21/2016

The Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) has just published three important reports highlighting the current state of the Cayman Islands economy:

Economic Growth Strengthened in the First Quarter

08/25/2016

Economic activity in the Cayman Islands as measured by the gross domestic product (GDP) is estimated to have grown by 2.4% in the first quarter of 2016.

A Message from CTLA

07/13/2016

The June 27th version of the Connecticut Law Tribune was it's last.

Cayman’s Economy Sustained Growth in 2015

07/07/2016

The country’s estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at constant prices rose by 2.0 percent in 2015.

Blog Stories

Physician Employment Agreements: Termination Without Cause

Physician Employment Agreements: Termination Without Cause

12/14/2014

A physician must understand the parties’ obligations should either party terminate the agreement without cause or without good reason.

Separation Agreement: Outplacement and Office/Support Services

Separation Agreement: Outplacement and Office/Support Services

12/14/2014

Many executives focus on the money terms of separation agreements, but an executive can often negotiate other points as part of his exit package.

Questions to Ask When Hiring a Recruit from a Competitor

Questions to Ask When Hiring a Recruit from a Competitor

12/07/2014

When an employer hires an employee from a competitor, it must perform a risk assessment regarding the likelihood of litigation.

Texas Supreme Court Rules for Employee on Contract Claim

12/07/2014

The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled that the Local Government Contract Claims Act waives immunity from suit for breach of an employment contract.