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The R&D Dept.: Local Patents for 2.16.11

A wearable hooded towel, plus a neat new phone program to help companies when they put callers on hold and a patent at Capital One.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 2.15.11

Capital One wants damages from a Richmond-based consultant. An architect tries to collect fees. A wrongful termination and defamation suit at Wellpoint. Meanwhile a former City Councilman has sued VCU and it’s current and former president. Plus A Valentines-Day slip and fall from 2009 and a plaintiff claims he cracked a tooth on an undercooked rice kernel at Taco Bell.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 2.8.11

The partners of an apartment complex in Jackson Ward are feuding, while a brick company is trying to collect from a home builder. Plus a tourist claims she fell of a Segeway while on a tour and wants $2.5 million in damages.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 2.1.11

Lots of real-estate-related cases this week, and more fallout from Justin French. Plus a plaintiff wants $5 million from the Byrd Theater after a board gave way while he/she was cleaning the organ, which resulted in a loss of an eye.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 1.25.11

A laboratory claims a former executive used company assets. A lender is trying to recover funds from an ambulance authority. Plus a billboard company is trying to collect from a Hampton Inn that didn’t pay its bill and lots of landlords trying to collect rent. And of course some slip and falls, including one at an ice skating rink.