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‘Public Disclosure’ No Bar to FCA Overbilling Claim (access required)

Defendant government contractor’s report to the Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General disclosing “unacceptable” time-billing practices, but denying overbilling, was not a “public disclosure” that would bar relator’s suit under the False Claims Act; the Alexandria U.S. District ...

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Defendant Wins Fees for ‘Frivolous’ Claim (access required)

In plaintiff home designer/builder’s suit against a couple who allegedly built a home that infringed on plaintiff’s copyright to a “Bainbridge” home design, a Norfolk U.S. District Court denies an award of attorney’s fees for copyright infringement, but awards $13,760 ...

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Restaurant Owes Damages for Fight Broadcast (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court enters a default judgment and awards plaintiff, a sports event production company, damages of $22,321.68 for defendant restaurant’s willful interception and unauthorized broadcast transmission of a boxing match on Sept. 17, 2011, for commercial purposes, ...

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