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Patient died during recovery from hip surgery – Defense Verdict (access required)

Decedent presented to the hospital for reconstructive hip arthroplasty. Subsequent to the procedure, decedent was diagnosed with a post-surgical ileus. Plaintiff alleged that defendants failed to properly manage the patient post-surgery, and that led to his aspiration and ultimately his ...

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Contest Ends Over Telecom Software Patents (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to defendant, an Irish company with U.S. headquarters in Reston, on all patent infringement claims asserted by plaintiff, an Israeli company that sells software portfolios to telecommunications companies,  and summary judgment for ...

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No Tort Claim Against FCA Defense Lawyer (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff’s complaint against defendant lawyer who represented plaintiff’s former employer in plaintiff’s False Claims Act suit, seeking to hold the lawyer liable for alleged misrepresentations the lawyer made over three years ago during that ...

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Court Trims Costs for Winning Party (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court takes a close look at plaintiff’s request for $132,137.90 and awards $89,207.90 by deducting claimed expenses such as videography fees for depositions, computer animations and “metadata extraction.” On Sept. 27, 2012, the court granted summary ...

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