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No ECOA Standing from Minority-Enterprise Status (access required)

In this suit by an Indian business man and his four businesses alleging a claim against a commercial lender under Virginia’s Equal Credit Opportunity Act, a Fairfax Circuit Court says the minority-owned business certification of two of the corporate plaintiffs ...

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No Absolute Immunity for Water Authority (access required)

Defendant Western Virginia Water Authority is a municipal corporation with no absolute sovereign immunity, and a landowner may sue the Authority for damages allegedly caused by the Authority’s negligent maintenance and operation of a sanitary sewer line; although the Roanoke ...

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Summary Dispositions (access required)

The Virginia Court of Appeals affirmed the following agency decisions by summary order: Brown v. Cowles Nissan Chrysler, No. 2209-10-4, July 5, 2011, upholding denial of benefits to a claimant who argued that OSHA’s requirement for “reasonably slip-resistant” stair treads ...

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