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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Venue Lacking for Employee Claim (access required)

Following the recommendation of the U.S. Magistrate Judge, the Newport News U.S. District Court dismisses an employee’s claim asserting Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) violations against a former employer and two subsidiaries arising from Maryland employment; employee failed to make ...

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Foreclosure Complied With Deferral Agreement (access required)

The Alexandria U.S. District Court granted lender and a substitute trustee summary judgment on borrowers’ breach of contract, emotional distress and fraud claims; lender’s actions complied with the deed of trust and subsequent agreement to defer foreclosure to allow review ...

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Discovery Ordered in Unfair Trade Case (access required)

The Richmond U.S. Magistrate Judge compels discovery by corporate parties in international unfair trade practice litigation: defendants must provide bank account and wire transfer details and plaintiffs must provide a representative prepared to address travel expense and technical testing issues ...

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Implied Covenant Protects Defaulting Borrower (access required)

The Richmond U.S. District Court denies lenders’ motion to dismiss borrower’s complaint alleging breach of contract, equitable estoppel and constructive fraud in connection with the foreclosure sale of his home; the court says borrower stated a claim as to breach ...

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