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Prepaid rents for foreclosed property litigated – $29,219 Verdict (access required)

The case arose out of the foreclosure of the Palatine building in Arlington. William Casterline was the foreclosure trustee. MR Troy Street Holdings LLC was the former owner of the building. 1301 N. Troy LLC purchased the building at a ...

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Lawyer’s patent infringement claim against Twitter fails – Defense Verdict (access required)

The suit against Twitter was brought by Virginia-based VS Technologies LLC, which was formed by intellectual property lawyer Dinesh Agarwal, who obtained a patent in 2002 for “an interactive virtual community of famous people.” He sought $40 million in damages ...

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OB/GYN turns back claim for failure to diagnose cancer – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff had treated with the defendant OB-GYN practice since 1997 for regular annual exams and Pap smears to screen for cervical cancer. In September 1999 she had an abnormal Pap smear result, following which the defendant OB-GYN monitored her more ...

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Trump still in court in effort to buy Kluge home

A bank’s effort to move Donald Trump from the head of line for buyers of the Kluge mansion in Albemarle County remains alive in federal court. U.S. District Judge Norman Moon denied Trump’s motion to dismiss the suit filed by ...

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Twitter must give user info in WikiLeaks probe (access required)

FALLS CHURCH (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday sided with government attorneys investigating the disclosure of classified documents on WikiLeaks and upheld a ruling that the website Twitter must turn over certain account information to prosecutors. Lawyers for three ...

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Representing unpopular clients: What are the ethics? (access required)

The U.S. House of Representatives isn’t what most lawyers would usually think of as an “unpopular client,” but recently the law firm of King & Spalding was pressured into dropping its representation of that body in a lawsuit over the ...

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