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Insurance Contract Limitations Period Controls (access required)

In plaintiff’s suit for breach of a homeowner’s insurance policy for coverage of damage from burst water pipes, a circuit court erred in holding that Virginia Code § 8.01-229(E)(3) tolls the insurance policy’s contractual limitations period to file an action ...

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Assignee May Not Pursue Third-Party Claim (access required)

A plaintiff who, as part of its settlement of contract and warranty claims against defendant KBS Inc., was assigned KBS’ rights against third-party defendant The Phoenix Corporation, cannot amend its complaint to assert those derivative third-party claims against TPC, but ...

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Venue OK for Nondisclosure Agreement Claim (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court says a Virginia corporation that discussed with defendant the possible purchase of “901 Box Seats” spectator seating and subsequently entered into a Nondisclosure Agreement (NDA) with defendant regarding possible acquisition of defendant’s rental equipment, may ...

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