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Tag Archives: Judge M. Hannah Lauck

Tax preparer’s use of plaintiff’s trademark was confusing (access required)

Where a tax preparation company offers similar services to those offered by the plaintiff, its use of the plaintiff’s trademark on a Facebook page and pamphlets had the tendency to confuse customers. Background Liberty Tax Service sues several defendants for ...

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Sports arena waited too long to notify insurer of accident (access required)

Where an indoor sports arena waited 18 months before notifying its insurer about an accident on its premises, and the insurer experienced difficulty in investigating the accident, including interviewing witnesses, it had no duty to defend or indemnify the facility. ...

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School board suit transferred to Norfolk division (access required)

Where a mother alleged the school board violated her minor son’s Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Amendment rights, but the underlying events involving alleged possession and distribution of pornographic images of another minor took place in Virginia Beach where the parties ...

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Filing deadline not tolled by dismissal of suit (access required)

Where a former bank employee asserted discrimination claims within 90 days from the date she received a right-to-sue notice, but her suit was dismissed without prejudice for failure to prosecute, the dismissal didn’t toll the 90-day statute of limitations. As ...

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