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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Town’s last police officer resigns

It may be a good time to live outside the law in Brookneal. The last remaining police officer in the Campbell County town has quit the force, reports The News & Advance. Officer Scott Earhart put in his resignation on ...

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Contract – Stock Sale – ‘Clean Shell’ Companies – Arbitration (access required)

In this dispute between plaintiff Belmont Partners LLC and defendant Mina Mar Group Inc., over Belmont’s agreement to sell Mina Mar stock of three “clean shell” corporations, a Charlottesville U.S. District Court says res judicata prevents it from ruling on ...

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Real Estate – Foreclosure – Face-To-Face Meeting (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court remands to state court a Nelson County homeowner’s complaint that defendant initiated foreclosure proceedings without affording the homeowner a face-to-face meeting as required under 24 C.F.R. § 203.604(b); there is complete diversity of the parties, ...

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Civil Procedure – Jurisdiction – Diversity (access required)

A suit for insurance coverage for an accident involving plaintiff, a patient transport provider, is remanded to state court by the Danville U.S. District Court because complete diversity does not exist. Plaintiff transport provider, Lexcorp, filed a dec action in ...

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Bill would give whistleblower protection for state workers

Del. Bill Janis, R-Glen Allen, wants to undo a Virginia Supreme Court decision barring state and local government workers from some protections of the state whistleblower law. Janis has prefiled legislation for the 2011 General Assembly to provide relief for ...

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