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Driver wins fight over whether he had permission, gets coverage – $1,000,000 in insurance available (access required)

This insurance coverage declaratory relief action centered on whether Can See Fire Solutions’ underinsured motorist coverage applied to injuries suffered by their then-employee Brian Spradlin. When the accident occurred, Spradlin was driving home in a truck provided to him by ...

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DuPont can protect its trade secrets, wins largest verdict ever in Virginia (access required)

DuPont, the chemical giant, hopes to send a “landmark” message about respecting trade secrets with a historic $919.9-million Virginia verdict this month. A Richmond federal jury returned the award after an eight-week trial featuring claims of international industrial espionage involving ...

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Appeals court hears Rosetta Stone trademark case against Google (access required)

Language-learning company Rosetta Stone took on internet industry giant Google today, as a federal appeals court in Richmond heard argument in a case closely watched by online advertisers and the people who sell to them. Rosetta Stone says Google has ...

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FMLA claim fails, employer kept woman on payroll for six months – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff employee was out of the office for health reasons from late December 2009 through Feb. 16, 2010. Upon her return to the office, she was relieved of her responsibilities, although she was kept on the payroll, and instructed to ...

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Caption case costs Redskins $260K, rules a federal judge (access required)

BALTIMORE, MD — The Washington Redskins and the owner-operator of FedEx Field must pay nearly $260,000 in attorneys’ fees and costs to three deaf and hard-of-hearing fans who successfully sued the team and its home stadium for failing to make ...

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