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Yearly Archives: 2011

Welfare Fraud Conviction is Workplace ‘Misconduct’ (access required)

Although a Wal-Mart merchandising supervisor had never been disciplined on the job and self-reported her guilty plea to felony charges of welfare fraud, her criminal conduct outside work constituted workplace misconduct that bars her from receiving unemployment compensation, the Court ...

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High court to hear case on ‘civil death penalty’ (access required)

A group of business litigators hopes the Supreme Court of Virginia will save them from a “civil death penalty” imposed by a Richmond judge as punishment for discovery abuse, leading to an $11.75 million judgment. Richmond Circuit Judge Margaret P. ...

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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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