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4th Circuit continues stay in trade secrets case

A Korean manufacturer can continue making its version of a high strength fiber used in bullet-proof vests and other armor under a federal appeals court ruling last week. A panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decided Kolon ...

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Replacing the legal pad: Apps for note-taking (access required)

Taking notes is a critical task for lawyers in all practice areas. Some would rather write longhand, some would rather type and others prefer to enter text directly into a mobile device, with their thumbs or using a dictation program. ...

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Retired Virginia Supreme Court Justice Henry H. Whiting (access required)

Retired Virginia Supreme Court Justice Henry H. Whiting of Frederick County died Sept. 17. He was 89. Justice Whiting was a graduate of Winchester’s John Handley High School. He attended Virginia Tech. He served in the Army in World War ...

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Baugh leaving capital defender job

The capital defender for the central region of Virginia, David Baugh, has quit the post, according to reports. On his Facebook page, Baugh alludes to a “humiliating” event on Thursday, using the word “betrayed,” and states, “I have resigned as ...

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Man claims spinal cord surgery led to physical disabilities – Defense Verdict (access required)

A 60-year-old patient presented to defendant neurosurgeon with severe cervical stenosis, spinal cord impingement, and related gait, balance and sensory problems. The patient also had a 40-year history of uncontrolled diabetes and related polyneuropathy, as well as C5 radiculopathy related ...

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Farmer’s work capacity limited after auto accident -$365,935 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, age 53, was traveling eastbound on Route 42 in Craig County when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle traveling approximately 50 mph. Both vehicles were totaled and were towed from the scene. Plaintiff denied any injury at the ...

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