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Tag Archives: Judge Anthony J. Trenga

Attack on school anti-racism program dismissed (access required)

Where there were no facts showing a Loudoun County program aimed at amplifying issues of racism, injustice and inequity in its schools was enacted with discriminatory intent or had a discriminatory impact, the Equal Protection claims were dismissed. Background On ...

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Carriers had duty to provide indemnity coverage to suits (access required)

Where the plaintiff was sued following a merger, the insurance carriers had a duty to provide indemnity coverage for any settlements or adverse judgments because an exclusion did not unambiguously exclude the merger from coverage. Background In this insurance coverage ...

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Employee waited too long before filing suit (access required)

Where the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission mailed a right-to-sue letter to the employee in November 2019, his January 2021 lawsuit was untimely because it wasn’t filed within 90 days. His declaration of nonreceipt was insufficient to rebut the presumption of ...

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Internet provider to pay more than $12.7M in False Claims Act case (access required)

Type of action: Qui tam action under the federal False Claims Act Injuries alleged: Alleged submission of false claims to the United States for goods and services associated with broadband internet. Name of case: United States ex rel. Stephen Bishop ...

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Canadian publisher did not target Virginia with accusing articles (access required)

Where the Consortium for Independent Journalism sued Global News, a Canadian publisher, for allegedly accusing it of being part of a cyber-influence campaign directed by Russia, Global News did not target Virginia with its articles, and the fact that the ...

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Plaintiff awarded registrant of cybersquatter  (access required)

Larus Cloud Service Limited was awarded the domain name “laruscloudservices.net’’ after the court found Larus’ mark was distinctive, the disputed domain was confusingly similar and it was registered or used in bad faith with the intent to profit. Background On ...

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