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Court Orders Production of Police Docs (access required)

In a plaintiff’s lawsuit against a Portsmouth police officer involved in the shooting death of plaintiff’s decedent, a Norfolk U.S. District Court orders production of some materials subpoenaed from the Virginia State Police’s investigation into the shooting, and grants in ...

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Fee Award for Frivolous ‘Inequitable Conduct’ Claim (access required)

In this patent infringement case involving a drug to treat erectile dysfunction, in which the Norfolk U.S. District Court entered judgment for Pfizer in its suit to protect a drug that has generated $10 billion in sales, the court now ...

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Venue Lacking for Employee Claim (access required)

Following the recommendation of the U.S. Magistrate Judge, the Newport News U.S. District Court dismisses an employee’s claim asserting Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) violations against a former employer and two subsidiaries arising from Maryland employment; employee failed to make ...

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