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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Website Orders Allow Virginia Jurisdiction (access required)

In this litigation over patent rights involving design and development of a “pocketed” brassiere, which defendants call the “JoeyBra,” a Charlottesville U.S. District Court says it has jurisdiction over defendant, a Seattle-based company, owing to its interactive website and fulfillment ...

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Plaintiff argues docs should have recommended a mammogram – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff’s decedent was seen by the providers at the defendant family practice over an approximately 22-year span. This care was episodic and occurred only when the decedent was ill or injured. At no time was the patient ever counseled by ...

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Driving a Desaccord

Who knew that appellate law would be one of the fastest-developing areas of practice across the country this fall? In August, a judge of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals filed an opinion “dubitante.” Translation: He was dubious. He ...

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Bank facing sanctions for delays in foreclosure case (access required)

Lawyers for a struggling Rockingham County homeowner are asking a judge to get tough with Bank of America N.A. for dragging its feet on payment after settling a foreclosure lawsuit. A U.S. magistrate judge entered a sanctions show-cause requiring BoA ...

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