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Defendant Waived Rights, Then Said No More ‘Talk’ (access required)

Although defendant concedes he knowingly and voluntarily waived his Miranda rights, translated by a Vietnamese-speaking agent, he unequivocally invoked his right to remain silent 20 minutes later when he said he would “talk no more” and said he was ready ...

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FDIC Analyst’s Age, Gender Bias Claims Dismissed (access required)

A Caucasian male, born in 1965, and a veteran with a 60 percent compensable disability rating from the Veterans Administration, has not supported his age, gender and disability discrimination claims relating to the defendant Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s decisions, including ...

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Mortgage Lender Could Force-Place Insurance (access required)

A bank wins summary judgment in Alexandria U.S. District Court in a mortgage borrower’s suit alleging the bank breached the mortgage agreement by improperly crediting payments timely made by plaintiff and improperly charging plaintiff for force-placed insurance even though plaintiff’s ...

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Company Owner Can Sue for Fraudulent Inducement (access required)

Plaintiff small business, founded by a former service technician for defendant Pitney Bowes Inc., can sue PBI for fraudulent inducement regarding a dealer agreement the parties had for plaintiff to service PBI products, that defendant allegedly used to damage plaintiff’s ...

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