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Virginia and Maryland dueling for development (access required)

BALTIMORE—Virginia and Maryland have upped the ante in their high-stakes competition for economic development with plans for more than $200 million in new spending as other states struggle under staggering fiscal challenges. But Virginia has a big head start. Gov. ...

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Supplier Can Sue to Enforce Mechanic’s Lien (access required)

In a supplier’s suit to enforce a mechanic’s lien against homeowners, the homeowners cannot demur to the suit based on the language of an earlier commercial account application between the supplier of construction materials and the builder for defendants, says ...

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Carrier’s Cancellation No Good, Attorney’s Fees Ordered (access required)

A carrier’s continued processing of late premium payments for a trucking company’s commercial vehicle liability policy does not estop the carrier from denying coverage for an accident, but the carrier did not strictly comply with statutory provisions for canceling the ...

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No Conspiracy Claim for Injury to Non-Business Property (access required)

Although plaintiff claims Virginia case law would allow a civil conspiracy claim for damage to her non-business personal interest in real property, a Roanoke County Circuit Court says a personal interest in property is not covered under the Virginia conspiracy ...

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