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Tag Archives: Judge Anthony J. Trenga

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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Illegal reentry extends to venue where defendant is ‘found’ (access required)

Because illegal reentry is a continuing crime, a violation may be prosecuted where the defendant enters or attempts to enter the United States as well as at any place that he is present until found. Because the defendant was “found” ...

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Insurer had no duty under policy rescinded before accident (access required)

Where the automobile policy was effectively rescinded because the insured failed to pay the policy premium and ignored follow-up letters, the carrier had no duty with respect to a subsequent car accident. Background Plaintiff sought a declaration that it does ...

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Mother has standing in intrauterine insemination suit (access required)

A mother has standing to sue the United States, on behalf of her deceased children, for medical malpractice allegedly committed by military medical providers that led to the death of two fetuses and three children who died shortly after birth. ...

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