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Drivers’ HOT-Lanes Challenge Advances (access required)

In plaintiff commuters’ suit alleging defendant operators of the High-Occupancy Toll Roads in Northern Virginia violated various federal and state laws by assessing massive fees and penalties for minor toll violations, the Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiffs’ claims alleging ...

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Course Prep Company Has Copyright Claim (access required)

Plaintiff test preparation company has stated a copyright infringement claim against a competitor by alleging defendant used its original copyrighted materials, including its bestselling “PMP Exam Prep” book in a January 2015 course to prepare for project manager tests; the ...

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No Standing for NSA Surveillance Claims (access required)

Plaintiff organizations that communicate over the Internet, including lead plaintiff Wikimedia Foundation, do not have standing to sue for violation of First and Fourth Amendment rights by defendants, including the National Security Agency, through a program of “Upstream” surveillance that ...

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Parties Realigned Against Malpractice Carrier (access required)

In a plaintiff’s declaratory judgment action against the legal malpractice carrier for the lawyer plaintiff is suing for legal malpractice, the Richmond U.S. District Court will realign the parties on a motion by defendant malpractice carrier. ALPS asserts diversity jurisdiction ...

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Carrier Says Insured Dentist Breached Contract (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court denies a dental malpractice plaintiff’s motion asking the court to dismiss plaintiff malpractice carrier’s breach of contract action against its insured dentist for failure to cooperate with her defense after she apparently abandoned her practice ...

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