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The ABCs of Intellectual Property for the GP (access required)

Regardless of your practice area, at some point a client, a friend, or friend-of-a-friend will probably tell you they have a great idea, and start asking questions about what to do. While this article does not give you the answer ...

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Man dies from pulmonary embolism, misdiagnosis claimed – $1,700,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff’s decedent, age 40, suffered a fracture of his tibia after being struck by a tree. He was evaluated in an emergency department, diagnosed with a fracture and referred to an orthopedist. Over the course of the next several ...

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Driver wins fight over whether he had permission, gets coverage – $1,000,000 in insurance available (access required)

This insurance coverage declaratory relief action centered on whether Can See Fire Solutions’ underinsured motorist coverage applied to injuries suffered by their then-employee Brian Spradlin. When the accident occurred, Spradlin was driving home in a truck provided to him by ...

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Technology threatens U.S. Postal Service (access required)

Your Saturday morning chat with the mailman may be a thing of the past if President Obama’s proposal to take U.S. Postal Service delivery to five days a week gains traction. Part of the president’s growth and debt reduction plan ...

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DuPont can protect its trade secrets, wins largest verdict ever in Virginia (access required)

DuPont, the chemical giant, hopes to send a “landmark” message about respecting trade secrets with a historic $919.9-million Virginia verdict this month. A Richmond federal jury returned the award after an eight-week trial featuring claims of international industrial espionage involving ...

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