A Richmond federal court has applied the brakes to an auto-accident plaintiff’s attempt to collect a $4 million judgment she won in Richmond state court last October. Sheila Womack, a 29-year-old office assistant, claimed she suffered a head injury when ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: April 2012
Lawyers who used FOIA requests to the South Carolina DMV to find plaintiff car buyers for a potential class action against car dealers for collection of unlawful fees did not violate a federal privacy statute that protects drivers’ personal information; ...Read More »
Federal regulations under the National Banking Act do not preempt a Maryland statute that governs repossession of personal property; Maryland has the right to regulate the notices lenders sent to borrowers before they repossess goods bought on a retail installment ...Read More »
In language-learning company Rosetta Stone’s trademark infringement suit against Google over use of the Rosetta Stone mark in Google’s online advertising platform, the 4th Circuit vacates summary judgment for Google on plaintiff’s claims for direct infringement, contributory infringement and dilution ...Read More »
A man who terrorized a former high-school girlfriend for more than three decades, and who served time in prison for killing her mother and a friend and wounding a neighbor as the woman fled her West Virginia home in 1975, ...Read More »
After twice vacating and remanding defendant’s sentencing enhancement on his conviction of conspiring to provide material support to terrorists, the 4th Circuit on the third go-round upholds defendant’s 180-month sentence, including the federal guidelines’ enhancement for the “federal crime of ...Read More »
The budget compromise hammered out last week by House and Senate conferees includes money for filling 23 trial court judgeships, according to a knowledgeable source. The plan would unfreeze 10 circuit court positions, six general district court slots, and seven ...
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Language-learning company Rosetta Stone has won the right to try part of its trademark infringement action against Internet industry giant Google, in a decision released earlier today by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Rosetta Stone sued Google after ...
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