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A compelling read for today’s attorney (access required)

Tomorrow's Lawyers Cover

In his 2008 book, “The End of Lawyers?”, Richard Susskind employed the compelling metaphor of the shift from individually tailored clothes to mass manufacture to suggest that law practice is undergoing similarly dramatic change. His title wondered aloud what percentage ...

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Plaintiff claims dentist over-prepared teeth – Confidential Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff began treating with defendant dentist in 2010.  Defendant dentist offered to repair plaintiff’s teeth through the placement of crowns. Plaintiff agreed to the proposed dental work, which included the placement of temporary teeth, as well as two sub gingiva ...

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No Personal Jurisdiction in Messaging Software Dispute (access required)

In this patent dispute between plaintiff Texas company and defendant California company that has developed WhatsApp Messenger software, the availability of WhatsApp, its use by Virginia residents and nationwide marketing efforts that do not particularly target Virginia do not afford ...

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Pain and swelling in leg persisted after collision – $41,250 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff, a 31-year-old manager of a children’s clothing store, was rear-ended on May 14, 2010. Defendant claimed during his deposition to be going 8 mph or under at the time of impact. Plaintiff was transported by ambulance to the ...

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