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Policy Language Deters ‘Stacking’ UIM Coverage (access required)

An auto liability policy’s language limiting underinsured motorist coverage aligns this case with a 1981 Virginia Supreme Court case, and the Alexandria U.S. District Court denies an injured passenger’s request to “stack” coverage in a policy for four vehicles to ...

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No Facts to Back Up Failure-to-Hire Claim (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses this Title VII and age discrimination suit filed by 44-year-old African-American Jewish woman who alleges she was not selected for a job as an insurance claims representative because of discrimination. Defendants provided plaintiff with ...

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Engineer With Sleep Disorder Can’t Sue Subcontractor (access required)

In an engineer’s lawsuit alleging that her termination on a government subcontract for the CIA because of a sleep disorder that caused her to fall asleep during meetings violated the American With Disabilities Act, an Alexandria U.S. District Court grants ...

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Intellectual Property – APA – Extension Application (access required)

Where the Patent and Trademark Office denied reconsideration of an earlier decision that plaintiff pharmaceutical company’s request for an amended extension application, based on a change in the PTO’s interpretation of 35 U.S.C. § 156(d)(1) that was apparently announced for ...

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