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Damages Awarded for ‘Used Tires’ Cargo (access required)

Plaintiff, a foreign company operating as a common carrier providing worldwide ocean transportation services for containerized cargo, wins summary judgment and damages from defendant, a non-vessel operating common carrier, after abandonment of cargo represented as “auto parts” to be shipped ...

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Software Start-Up Sues ‘Cloud’ Vendor (access required)

In this dispute between a cloud-based computing services company and a software start-up, the Alexandria U.S. District Court says defendant software company may counterclaim against plaintiff for conspiracy, but dismisses its counterclaims for aiding and abetting a breach of fiduciary ...

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No ‘False Claim’ Suit for Hospital Billing (access required)

Relators, a former emergency room administrator and a former billing supervisor for defendant health care providers, allege varying degrees of detail in their allegations regarding billing government payors for services not rendered and drugs not administered, and for “upcoding services,” ...

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