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Inmate Sought Modified Cuffing Procedure (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court denies summary judgment to defendant nurse practitioner at a correctional facility, for her alleged response to plaintiff inmate’s complaints about injuries she suffered from consistently being handcuffed with her arms behind her back. The court ...

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‘Bogus’ Appointment Claim Rejected (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court dismisses a lawsuit challenging a foreclosure sale of plaintiff defaulting borrowers’ home based on their claim that the substitute trustee’s appointment was “bogus.” Plaintiff borrowers assert they have standing, as the property owners, to contest ...

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No ‘Safe Harbor’ from Damage Claim (access required)

In this case arising from the receipt of unauthorized distribution of DIRECTV satellite programming to thousands of viewers at Massanutten Resort, orchestrated by defendants Randy Coley and East Coast Cablevision, in which the Harrisonburg U.S. District Court found defendants liable ...

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No ‘Competitive Injury’ in False Marking Suit (access required)

A Roanoke U.S. District Court awards defendant summary judgment on plaintiff’s claim under the federal false patent marking statute, 35 U.S.C. § 292, because plaintiffs, as potential competitors,”  have produced insufficient evidence of a “competitive injury,” which is required to ...

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