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Case of woman’s injury after broadside is mediated – $3,670,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was stopped on a bridge at 2:00 a.m. after spinning out on ice. A speeding tractor-trailer broadsided her. Plaintiff suffered mild traumatic brain injury. She had a pre-existing arteriovenus malformation which defendants alleged was her true problem. Defendants alleged ...

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Perry asks judge to order slot on Virginia ballot (access required)

(AP) Texas Gov. Rick Perry filed an emergency motion last Wednesday in federal court seeking to require Virginia’s Board of Elections to place his name on the ballot for the state Republican presidential primary. Perry failed last week to meet ...

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Highway inspector struck by motorist on I-295 – $1,700,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 41-year-old divorced man who worked as a highway construction inspector. Near midnight on July 1, 2010, the plaintiff positioned his work truck, a leased vehicle, in the safety zone of a VDOT work site on Interstate 295 ...

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Plaintiffs win on claim that video content was pirated – $1,526,644 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiffs alleged direct copyright infringement by defendants Young Min Ro and Daewoo Video Inc. (and vicarious copyright infringement against Ro) for duplicating and distributing the plaintiffs’ copyrighted video content after the defendants had terminated their licenses. The infringement included ...

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4th Circuit hears former congressman’s appeal (access required)

(AP) The business dealings that resulted in a former Louisiana congressman’s corruption convictions were not “official acts” under federal bribery law because they had nothing to do with the legislative process, his attorney told a federal appeals panel Dec. 9. ...

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