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Court Orders Venue Change for Patent Suit (access required)

In this suit alleging infringement of a patent involving wireless control for creation of, and command response to, standard freight shipment messages, the Richmond U.S. District Court transfers venue in this case to the District of Delaware. Plaintiff StarTrak Information ...

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Airport Dismissed from Bird Removal Suit (access required)

Plaintiff, a protection and advocacy group for eagles, may sue U.S. Department of Agriculture officials alleging a program to remove eagles from the Norfolk Botanical Garden violates federal environmental and wildlife protection laws, but the Norfolk U.S. District Court dismisses ...

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Comment ‘Published’ to Personnel File (access required)

A nurse may sue her employer for defamation based on another employee’s allegations that plaintiff nurse made derogatory comments about a number of patients, and for “publication” of additional allegations of unprofessional conduct to plaintiff’s personnel file; the Norfolk U.S. ...

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Lawyers Win $5.3M Fees in FCRA Suit (access required)

The Richmond U.S. District Court approves settlement of a consumer class action suit alleging defendant LexisNexis Risk & Information Analytics Group Inc. violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act, including attorney’s fees of $5,333,188.21. Plaintiffs allege defendant violated the FCRA, 15 ...

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Suits Consolidated In Paint Sprayer Dispute (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge will consolidate these two actions: Sherwin-Williams’ suit against Norfolk Coating Services LLC and its owner Michael Winterling for unpaid invoices, and Norfolk Coating’s suit against Sherwin-Williams for breach of contract, breach of implied ...

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Court Orders Injunction for Pipeline Project (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court grants plaintiff condemnor a temporary injunction based on its right to permanently condemn 2.322 acres of respondent’s property for construction of a natural gas pipeline. Plaintiff company seeks to condemn a permanent easement together with ...

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