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Request for voluntary dismissal did not prejudice defendants (access required)

Where multiple defendants moved to dismiss plaintiffs’ complaint with prejudice, plaintiffs were entitled to voluntarily dismiss their complaint without prejudice because they had never sought that relief before and defendants were not prejudiced by the prospect of a future action. ...

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Counsel’s failure to appear due to illness warranted continuance (access required)

Where the circuit court sua sponte dismissed plaintiff’s personal injury case with prejudice after counsel informed the court and opposing counsel that he was too ill to appear for trial, the court abused its discretion by denying plaintiff’s motion for ...

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Controlled substances on funds prompt seizure at airport (access required)

Where an individual was found with funds containing traces of controlled substances while going through security at an airport and was unable to provide documentation to support any of his inconsistent claims regarding the source of those funds, the funds ...

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Email service in infringement case was proper (access required)

Where plaintiffs’ complaint alleged that defendants used their trademarks without authorization to sell counterfeit versions of their products and plaintiffs properly served defendants by email pursuant to a court order, plaintiffs were entitled to default judgment on their claims that ...

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