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Court Dismisses Health-Insurance Robocall Complaint (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff’s suit alleging an automatic phone call to his cell phone from a government contractor to alert him of a deadline for purchasing health care insurance under the Affordable Care Act, violated the Telephone ...

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‘Willful Blindness’ Instruction OK’d for Stolen Goods (access required)

At defendant’s trial on charges arising from his participation in an illegal operation fencing over-the-counter medications and health and beauty products stolen by drug addicts and resold through a warehouse operation, the 4th Circuit upholds the trial court’s decision to ...

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Company Could Change Retiree Health Benefits (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds a district court decision denying a class of retirees’ challenge to their former employer’s unilateral alteration of their retiree health benefits, because the governing collective bargaining agreement does not provide for vested retiree health benefits. Standard CBA clause ...

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No Mark Infringement by Haircare Product (access required)

In this trademark infringement suit, the 4th Circuit affirms summary judgment for defendant manufacturer of salon-sold, haircare products called “Hair Shield 450,” on an infringement claim filed by plaintiff seller who used a stylized logo on its “f450” products; despite ...

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