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Civil Procedure – Pleading Standards – Twiqbal – Affirmative Defenses (access required)

In this suit by plaintiff company for breach of a nuclear imaging services contract, a Roanoke U.S. District Court says the heightened standard for pleading under ‘Twiqbal’ does not apply to affirmative defenses in the answer filed by a cardiology practice group. Defendant responded to the breach of contract suit with two counterclaims and an answer ...

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