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False Claims Act Suit Dismissed Under ‘First to File’ Bar (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses this qui tam action under the False Claims Act alleging defendant Halliburton and related companies falsely billed the federal government for services provided to U.S. military forces in Iraq; the case is barred by ...

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Warehouse In Virginia, But Execs’ Contacts Not Enough (access required)

A defendant corporation’s contacts with the forum state are not reflexively attributed to a corporate agent for jurisdictional purposes, and a Richmond U.S. District Court says plaintiff paper company, which alleges defendant company and its two executives sold paper it ...

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No ‘Scope of Project’ Instruction in Condemnation Case (access required)

In this condemnation action to take 1.604 acres under development as Granby Tower high-rise luxury condominiums, to construct an annex to the Walter E. Hoffman U.S. Courthouse in Norfolk, a Norfolk U.S. District Court rejects the property owner’s contention that ...

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