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Shipyard bill may have unintended consequences (access required)

A controversial bill to remove state workers’ compensation protection for some shipyard employees could have the unintended effect of increasing negligence claims and lawsuits arising out of shipyard accidents, workers’ comp lawyers warn. Virginia shipyards narrowly won General Assembly approval ...

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Recusal Motion Untimely in Antitrust Case (access required)

Defendant Kolon Industries, who is pursuing an antitrust counterclaim after losing a multi-million dollar case filed by DuPont alleging misappropriation of trade secrets involving DuPont’s KEVLAR aramid fibers, now loses its post-trial recusal motion in Richmond U.S. District Court contending ...

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No ‘Bias’ Recusal After Seven-Week Trial (access required)

Defendant Kolon Industries, who lost a multi-million dollar suit filed by plaintiff DuPont alleging misappropriation of trade secrets involving DuPont’s KEVLAR aramid fibers, loses its post-trial recusal motion in Richmond U.S. District Court contending the presiding judge, a former law ...

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Copyright Suit Against Builder Dismissed (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court dismisses a Florida architectural firm’s suit against a Virginia Beach customer home builder for copyright infringement, which fails to detail how defendants might have gained access to plaintiff’s copyrighted works or copied them; despite plaintiff’s ...

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