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Company Exec Liable for ‘Scareware’ (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds a decision by the Federal Trade Commission that defendant Kristy Ross engaged in deceptive Internet advertising practices, specifically, running a deceptive Internet “scareware” scheme in violation of the prohibition on deceptive advertising in 15 U.S.C. § ...

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Damages Awarded for Revoked Accreditation (access required)

Plaintiff, a training school for massage therapists, wins $429,016 in damages against defendant, an accrediting body, and the Alexandria U.S. District Court orders defendant to vacate its revocation of plaintiff’s accreditation and grant it continued accreditation until the next normal ...

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Court Upholds Energy Investment Incentives (access required)

The North Carolina Utilities Commission loses its challenge to incentives granted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to Dominion Virginia Power to encourage investment in transmission infrastructure projects, as the 4th Circuit affirms a district court decision for the federal ...

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Doctor Reports Nondisclosure Is Not Black Lung ‘Fraud’ (access required)

A coal company’s failure to disclose two pathologists’ reports diagnosing a miner’s  “complicated pneumoconiosis” to the company’s expert pathologists, thereby depriving the miner and his widow of a decade’s worth of black lung benefits, did not amount to a fraud ...

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Plaintiff Can Access Police Investigation Records (access required)

In a plaintiff’s suit involving a charge that he failed to make a right-hand turn signal, the Richmond Circuit Court will resolve a discovery dispute by allowing plaintiff discovery of an internal affairs investigation through documents provided by defendant for ...

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