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Negligence Per Se Claim Advances in Mold Case (access required)

In a family’s suit for damages from mold contamination due to water leakage in their military housing, defendants win summary judgment on plaintiffs’ claims except for their claim for negligence per se; the Norfolk U.S. District Court also denies defendant ...

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Seafood Vendor Gets Jury Trial (access required)

In a restaurant customer’s products liability suit alleging damages from eating contaminated oysters at a Roanoke restaurant, a Roanoke U.S. District Court denies third-party defendant seafood company’s motion to strike the third-party plaintiff restaurant’s demand for a jury trial. Plaintiff ...

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Hospital Contract Production Ordered (access required)

A Norfolk Circuit Court grants plaintiff’s motion to compel defendant Emergency Coverage Corporation to produce to a medical malpractice plaintiff an unredacted copy of its contract with Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health Systems for emergency staffing services. The court finds ...

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College/Student Not ‘Special Relationship’ (access required)

A college student’s allegations that she was sexually assaulted in a dorm room by a fellow student after consuming drugged alcohol at an on-campus party “sponsored” by a college orientation peer advisor, during which college security officers observed underage drinking ...

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