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DUI defense: blame it on the flip-flops

Here’s a DUI defense we haven’t seen before: the Flip-Flop Defense. A York County driver claimed that as he drove out a restaurant parking lot, he got his flip-flop wedged against the accelerator, causing his 1999 Chevy Blazer to go ...

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DUI defense: blame it on the flip-flops

Here’s a DUI defense we haven’t seen before: the Flip-Flop Defense. A York County driver claimed that as he drove out a restaurant parking lot, he got his flip-flop wedged against the accelerator, causing his 1999 Chevy Blazer to go ...

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Permanent Injunction Against Infringement (access required)

In this litigation involving patents-in-suit relating to electronic sourcing systems, which allow prospective buyers to locate items to buy from multiple electronic catalogs, a Richmond U.S. District Court grants plaintiff’s motion for a permanent injunction. Trial commenced on Jan. 4, ...

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Court Denies Stay of Injunction (access required)

In this litigation involving patents-in-suit relating to electronic sourcing systems, which allow prospective buyers to locate items to buy from multiple electronic catalogs, a Richmond U.S. District Court denies defendant software company’s motion for a stay of permanent injunction. The ...

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Law Firm Must Discuss Malpractice Policy (access required)

In a pro se plaintiff’s suit under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, a Richmond U.S. District Court denies plaintiff’s motion to quash defendant’s subpoena to testify and produce documents related to plaintiff’s relationship with a law firm whose malpractice ...

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Summary Judgment Granted to Plaintiff Seeking Long Term Disability (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to plaintiff who is seeking long term disability benefits for total disability from chronic headaches through her ERISA-qualified employee benefits plan; the court concludes defendant Lincoln National Life Insurance Company misinterpreted the ...

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Coworker Conflict Not ‘Hostile Environment’ (access required)

An African-American female administrative employee of the Portsmouth City Assessor’s office has not stated a claim for hostile environment under Title VII with allegations that her two African-American female coworkers referred to her skin color as “yellow” and “red” and ...

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