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Nursing Home Administrator Immune, Nurses Not (access required)

Applying the test for sovereign immunity to defendants in a suit alleging injury at a nursing home operated by the Richmond Hospital Authority, a Richmond Circuit Court says the administrator has immunity from suit, but defendant nurses do not. Plaintiff ...

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Origination Fee Dispute Insufficient for Diversity (access required)

The Richmond U.S. District Court sua sponte remands a borrower’s complaint seeking damages for excessive origination fees after the parties failed to show the amount in controversy could plausibly exceed $75,000 as required by Bell Atlantic v. Twombly, and Ashcroft ...

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Foreclosure Complied With Deferral Agreement (access required)

The Alexandria U.S. District Court grants 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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Bank Details, Corporate Representative Compelled (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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