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Weitz & Luxenberg, Allied Firms Obtain Stryker Rejuvenate, ABGII Hip Implants Settlement; Payouts Could Top $1 Billion

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stryker Corp. has agreed to pay potentially more than $1 billion to settle claims from patients injured by the company’s Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants, the nationally prominent personal-injury law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg today announced. (Press Release)

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Distribute Royalty Reports via the Cloud

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial Softworks, LLC released their latest enhancements to DashBook Royalty Pro, and it makes creation and distribution of royalty reports cover the broad range needs of many different businesses. Although DashBook could upload reports to Box and Google Drive before, the new support for local synchronizing folders provides complete flexibility in choosing a preferred cloud service. (Press Release)

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Global Resolution Reached in Lawsuits over Stryker Rejuvenate/ABG II Failed Hips

HACKENSACK, N.J., Nov. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On November 3, 2014, a global settlement program involving Stryker’s Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants was executed before and announced by Superior Court Judge Brian R. Martinotti in Bergen County, New Jersey. The settlement was finalized after four months of negotiations before retired United States Magistrate Judge Diane Welsh of JAMS in Philadelphia. (Press Release)

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$30 Billion U.S. Telecomm Private Line Services Market Starts to Decline, says Insight Research Corp.

DURANGO, Colo., Nov. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The $30 billion U.S. private line services market has finally entered a period of no growth, says a market analysis study from Insight Research. Private line had always been a growth market for telcos and has been tracked by Insight for more than 18 years showing steadily increasing revenue growth. Yet the market is expected to decline 2.3 percent over the next five years, as the shift to packet-based Internet services allow customers to get higher bandwidth at lower costs which, in turn, is putting downward pressure on private line revenues. (Press Release)

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New Career Guide for 2015: The Ultimate Guide to Interviewing and Negotiating – 2015 Edition

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Less than 3 percent of professionals and executives are prepared for negotiating. In Mr. Robert Gerberg’s new e-book, ‘The Ultimate Guide to Interviewing and Negotiating – 2015 Edition,’ which is available on Amazon for $3.95, he presents a practical and easy-to-implement system for competing very well in important interviewing situations. (Press Release)

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Adams County Ohio Valley Schools expects to save $259,000 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Adams County Ohio Valley School District will soon harvest most of its electricity from the sun as part of an energy conservation project it has undertaken with Energy Optimizers, USA. The planned photovoltaic solar array, in combination with several other energy saving measures, is expected to net the school district $259,330 annually in utility savings. (Press Release)

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The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Launches its 10-Day Voter Education Mobilization Countdown

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to increase Black voter turnout for the Nov. 4 election, this past Saturday the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) kicked-off an aggressive 10-day voter mobilization countdown to close out its #Vote4Justice Campaign focused on motivating Black women and youth voters to seize the voting power they have to impact the outcome of the 2014 Midterm Elections and effect issues they care about in their local communities. (Press Release)

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EaseUS Updates Coolphone 1.1 for Android – A Free App That Heavy Phone Users Must Not Miss

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Coolphone is designed for android mobile device users to fix phone overheating problems and save battery power. Based on its effective phone cooling function and clean UI design, Coolphone received ‘a hit’ response from the android market after its release in late September, 2014. Moreover, the ‘Smart Controller’ function for ultimate battery saving – a feature Coolphone first innovated – garnered great popularity for this free android app, especially in the U.S., Germany and Taiwan. (Press Release)

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Takata Exploding Airbags Prompts Weitz & Luxenberg to Begin Readying Class-Action Lawsuit

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reports of at least four deaths and nearly 150 injuries from exploding airbags that hurl jagged, razor-sharp pieces of shrapnel at drivers and passengers spurred leading national law firm Weitz & Luxenberg to today announce it is preparing for a class action suit against airbag manufacturer Takata Corp. (Press Release)

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Is Your Long-Term Care Exposure a Broader Danger Than Ebola or Terrorism?

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Americans concerned about terrorism and Ebola should be aware of a much more likely, though less scary, development: one day needing long-term care. ‘The risk is great and too many ignore it,’ says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning. (Press Release)

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Quilt Shop of DeLand and Quilting Guild of the Villages combine creative forces with the Stetson Mansion for a ‘Christmas Spectacular!’

DELAND, Fla., Oct. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Quilt Shop of DeLand and the Quilting Guild of the Villages will be partnering with the 1886 Stetson Mansion for a unique holiday quilting event Nov. 15 thru Jan. 15. The combination of quilting with the artistic talents of various Orlando designers at the annual Stetson Mansion ‘Christmas Spectacular!’ will be a must see during the holiday season. (Press Release)

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Outstanding New Style Resumes and Letters: Great new style resumes can be 10 to 20 times more effective

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Great new style resumes can be 10 to 20 times more effective, says Robert Gerberg, creator of the TAPIT Worldwide System and author of ‘The Professional Job Changing System,’ and dozens of other books on job hunting. Gerberg has released entirely new guidelines for professionals and executives seeking from $60,000 to $300,000+, with his ‘Outstanding New Style Resumes and Letters – 2015 Edition.’ (Press Release)

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App Assists in Designing Efficient, Safe LED Landscape Lighting Systems and Correcting Improper Installations

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla., Oct. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Earth Conscious Apps today announced the release of Landscape Lighting Toolkit for Android and iOS mobile devices. Landscape Lighting Toolkit is a collection of electrical calculators and tutorials that assist landscape lighting designers and DIY enthusiasts in creating efficient outdoor LED and halogen lighting systems at lower installation costs while increasing long-term safety. Landscape Lighting Toolkit is also effective at troubleshooting issues in existing installations. (Press Release)

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Phi Beta Kappa graduate M.J. Payne documents real-world violence, abuse and dramatic recovery in ‘The Remembered Self’

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Remembered Self: A Journey Into the Heart of the Beast’ (ISBN: 978-1457532849) by M.J. Payne depicts the vicious world of sex trafficking of children, the emotional damage and physical experience of forced intimacy in a violent setting from the victim’s point of view. Written in novel form with animal comforters it shows a child’s response, repression of experiences and eventual therapeutic intervention as an adult when the floodgates of suppressed memory overflow. (Press Release)

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New EaseUS Todo Backup 7.5 Supports Exchange Server 2013 Backup and Restore Mount-unmount Feature

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Todo Backup, one of the backup software brand leaders, announces the release of EaseUS Todo Backup 7.5. During the last 10 years, the professional yet simple-to-operate backup and recovery software has helped many users to backup the crucial data. The release newly adds Exchange Server 2013 backup technologies for Advanced server and Technician version, recovers mount/unmount feature, improves the performance of browsing files and supports Portuguese and Polish. (Press Release)

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The Return of the 13th Annual PULSE Ultimate Halloween Bash at the EMP Museum Seattle

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PULSE the Ultimate Halloween Bash 2014 at the EMP Museum will continue its long tradition of being the most-anticipated Halloween party in downtown Seattle. PULSE has sold out every year for the last 12 years due to its outstanding location, value, and the most impressive and elaborate costumes in the city. (Press Release)

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Dimensions OH & S announces published study results indicating the influence of workplace climate on employee well-being and health behaviors

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dimensions in OH and S, Inc. announces that co-researchers Dr. Karen Mastroianni and Dr. Julia Storberg-Walker published new research findings, in the Taylor and Francis Journal, Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine. The qualitative study, ‘Do Work Relationships Matter? Characteristics of Workplace Interactions That Enhance or Detract From Employee Perceptions of Well-Being and Health Behaviors,’ explored the influence of workplace climate on well-being and health behaviors. (Press Release)

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Exciting New U.S. Indoor Triathlon Series Different from the Rest

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indoor Triathlon USA (ITUSA) is pleased to announce the launching of its new Indoor Triathlon USA Series in 2015. The first national, standardized triathlon series – indoors! ‘We are trying to create something special in a calendar space where previously nothing existed,’ said CEO and Founder Bo Lebastchi. Unlike most indoor triathlons that currently operate, ITUSA events are real racing. (Press Release)

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New book: The Ultimate Guide to Interviewing and Negotiating – 2015 edition

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Unfortunately, most professionals and executives don’t really have a lot of experience at competitive interviewing, says author Robert James Gerberg. In fact, when they’re invited back for a second interview, chances are that five to seven other good candidates will be under consideration. The e-book, ‘The Ultimate Guide to Interviewing and Negotiating – 2015 Edition,’ by Mr. Gerberg offers a simple and straightforward system for making sure you are continually at your best in this critical situation. (Press Release)

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Energy Optimizers, USA ranks in Top 500 of INC Magazine list of 5,000 fastest growing U.S. companies

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy Optimizers, USA, has earned a coveted place on INC. Magazine’s list of the Top 500 of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in the United States. The Tipp City-based energy management firm ranked at 484 based on its astounding 979 percent growth rate over a three-year period. (Press Release)

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Florida’s Most Popular Attraction opens the ‘Stetson Mansion Christmas Spectacular’ on Nov 15 2014

DELAND, Fla., Oct. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The holiday season is coming up soon and if you are in need of a sure-fire way to get in the holiday spirit, plan to experience ‘The Stetson Mansion Christmas Spectacular.’ Over-the-top designer decorations from around the world dress up Florida’s largest, grandest and most historic home ever built before the 20th century. The 1886 private estate is open to the public for 8 weeks starting November 15, 2014. (Press Release)

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UWM Named to HousingWire Magazine’s Inaugural HW Fast50 List

TROY, Mich., Oct. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, announced that it earned a spot on HousingWire’s inaugural HW Fast50(TM) list. UWM is referred to on the list as United Shore, which is its parent company. The company’s growth was derived almost entirely from UWM’s wholesale production. (Press Release)

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Leawo Announces Zero Cost Blu-ray Player V1.8 with Disc Playback and Program UI Optimizations

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leawo Software today officially announced the roll-out of the 1.8 version of Blu-ray Player, including Blu-ray Player 1.8.0 and Blu-ray Player for Mac 1.8.0. These two Blu-ray media playback software tools, since the 1.8 version, are now available to anyone for free. Meanwhile, the upgrade fixed some problems: playback error of partial discs, disc menu error, Blu-ray disc loading error, program UI and workflow optimization, and more. (Press Release)

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Paragon BioTeck, Inc. Announces Corporate Citizenship Initiative, ‘Paragon Gives’

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announces that it will be formally launching its corporate citizenship initiative coined, Paragon Gives. On Sunday October 19, 2014, Paragon BioTeck, will kick off its newly branded corporate social responsibility initiative at the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology conference in Chicago, Ill. (Press Release)

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Atlanta-Based Valiant Horizon Announces Debut Full-Length Album on the Label from German Electronica Producer Marian

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valiant Horizon is excited to announce the release of ‘On The Move’ – which is the first full-length album on Valiant Horizon by German electronica producer Marian. As evidenced by a number EDM recordings already produced, Marian is set to take off in today’s quickly expanding electronica and dance music market. Inspired by multiple musical genres, he fits nicely in a number of spaces with his music including progressive house and minimal techno. (Press Release)

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Paragon BioTeck to Exhibit at American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in Chicago

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, will be exhibiting at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (Booth #4550) in Chicago, Ill., on October 18 – 21. (Press Release)

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Central Iowa Tech Startup Promises to Revolutionize Fitness Industry

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Central Iowa technology start up, Xstreaming Fitness has developed a software solution that will revolutionize the fitness club and personal fitness industry. By offering online access to custom, live and recorded fitness and training video, the Xstreaming Fitness program hopes to help Fitness Clubs broaden their services, expand their marketplace as well as reduce member turnover as well as increase satisfaction and engagement. (Press Release)

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MeetingOne and Blue Sky Broadcast form Strategic Partnership

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MeetingOne, a leading global Adobe Connect web conferencing reseller and integrated proprietary audio conferencing provider, today announced a partnership with Blue Sky Broadcast, a key provider of online learning and virtual event solutions. Utilizing Blue Sky Path’s seamless integration to Adobe(R) Connect(TM), the partnership allows MeetingOne to resell Blue Sky Path(TM) to corporations, government agencies and academic institutions. (Press Release)

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Global DMS Rolls Out ATOM, an Enhanced Mobile Application for Appraisers

LANSDALE, Pa., Oct. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that it launched Appraisal Tracking On Mobile (ATOM), an application that arms appraisers with robust functionality, instant access to information, and communication capabilities that facilitates greater productivity in the field. (Press Release)

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Novel Protein May Hold Promise for Enhancing Artificial Tear Formulations

PLYMOUTH, Minn., Oct. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SilkTears, LLC, a privately held, research-based and product-driven biotechnology company, announced today that advances in protein-based excipient technology may allow for the development of artificial tear products that will more closely represent certain characteristics of the natural makeup of the tear film, and may help the significant population of patients suffering from dry eye syndrome. (Press Release)

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OpenClose Reports Banner Year, Adds Staff to Handle Increasing Demand for its End-to-End LOS Platform and Correspondent and Wholesale Solutions

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an enterprise-class end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that it is adding technical staff to effectively manage a growing demand for its browser-based LOS platform, LenderAssist(TM), and accompanying solutions. Amid a down market, OpenClose is having its best revenue growth year in company history. (Press Release)

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Patricia Hope Launches Kickstarter for Untold True Story – Larger Cover-Up of Alleged Child Abuse than Penn State Scandal

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Patricia Hope Story on Kickstarter.com: Patricia Hope admits, ‘I am the only woman in the world unlawfully wanted and arrested by the FBI, unlawfully prosecuted by the State of Texas two different times, resulting with Not Guilty Verdicts.’ See 8 film excerpts, 1-5 minutes, in link below. A very loving mother and her innocent child: her precious family destroyed by some alleged corrupt Texas judges who allegedly unlawfully issued death sentences. (Press Release)

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Outstanding New Style Resumes and Letters – Traditional Resumes No Longer Work But New Styles Do

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With record numbers of resumes in circulation, Robert Gerberg, creator of the TAPIT Worldwide System and author of ‘The Professional Job Changing System’ and dozens of other books on job hunting, has released entirely new guidelines for professionals and executives seeking from $60,000 to $300,000+ in ‘Outstanding New Style Resumes and Letters – 2015 Edition.’ (Press Release)

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Fire Department and Church Form Partnership to Focus on Safety and Training

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bible Life Church is donating three mobile homes on its property to the East Naples/Golden Gate Fire Control and Rescue District. It’s a win-win partnership and the fire department has already used the trailers for smoke drills, confined space training and cross-training paramedics with Collier EMS. (Press Release)

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The Art of Ink-on-Flesh will be Part of New Mexico History Museum’s ‘Painting the Divine’ Exhibition

SANTA FE, N.M., Oct. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art is usually thought to be painted on canvas or carved from granite but on Sunday, November 2, ink-on-flesh will be discussed at the New Mexico History Museum. Making a special appearance to tie-into the celebration of the museum’s ‘Painting the Divine’ exhibition will be Eric Schwartz, director of the alternative lifestyle documentary feature film ‘Tattoo Nation.’ (Press Release)

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