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No Attorney’s Fees in Travel Agency ‘Mark’ Case (access required)

In this trademark suit in which the Alexandria U.S. District Court rejects plaintiff’s claim alleging defendant continued to use a travel agency’s Mark after it sold the agency and Mark together, the court denies defendant’s request for attorney’s fees because ...

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Apartment Mold Claim Advances on Building Code Theory (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court says a couple who alleges damage from mold infestation can sue their landlord for negligence per se, on a theory the landlord violated Virginia’s Uniform Statewide Building Code. Shortly after Raymond and Shawnda Sanders moved ...

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Negligence Claims Dismissed After Water Park Ride Assault (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court accepts a magistrate judge’s report and dismisses negligence claims by three female plaintiffs who allege they were sexually assaulted by a Busch Entertainment employee on Aug. 26, 2008, while the employee was operating the Malibu ...

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‘Don’t merge us,’ says Alexandria bar

The Alexandria Bar Association adds its voice to the clamor over the legislative proposal to realign Virginia’s judicial districts and circuits with a two-page resolution adopted last week. Merging the circuits for Alexandria and Arlington County would cause an undue ...

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