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Labor – FLSA – Travel Time – Office To Job Site – Glass Installer (access required)

Although employer admits that plaintiff glass installer is not paid for travel time when he returns a company vehicle from a job site at the end of the day, a Charlottesville U.S. District Court says plaintiff is not entitled to ...

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Insurance – Policy Coverage – Fire Loss – Sprinkler System (access required)

A Lynchburg U.S. District Court accepts a magistrate judge’s recommendation and denies coverage for a fire loss to a warehouse owner; the loss is not covered because the owner did not comply with a policy endorsement that required it to ...

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Real Estate – Mortgage Foreclosure – Face-to-Face Meeting (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court says a homeowner fighting foreclosure can pursue her claim that she was entitled to a face-to-face meeting before the lender scheduled a foreclosure sale, even though defendant lender claims its branch offices in proximity to ...

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Consumer Protection – FDCPA – ‘Misleading’ Statements (access required)

A lawyer’s initial letter to debtor’s husband asserting the husband signed a note securing a deed of trust on property purchased by debtor, and threatening legal action for husband’s default, states a claim for violation of the Fair Debt Collection ...

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