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New Case Supports Tortious Interference Amendment (access required)

In light of a new Virginia Supreme Court case interpreting tortious interference law, an Alexandria U.S. District Court says a maritime security company can amend its complaint alleging tortious interference against a maritime lawyer who allegedly defamed the company in ...

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ACA Contract Claim Remanded to State Court (access required)

A three-physician practice group that provides biopsy diagnostic services as part of defendant Anthem Health Plans’ preferred provider network wins a remand to state court of its breach of contract claim after a 60-percent reduction in its reimbursement payments; the ...

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Foreclosure Plaintiffs Subject to Pre-Filing Injunction (access required)

The Richmond U.S. District Court finds it necessary to impose Rule 11 nonmonetary sanctions on plaintiffs by imposing a pre-filing injunction requiring pre-filing court review of complaints related to plaintiffs’ repeat law suits alleging they were subjected to a loan ...

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Court Quashes Third-Party Subpoenas (access required)

In this patent litigation involving methods for accessing and gathering coalbed methane, an Abingdon U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge quashes third-party subpoenas seeking confidential information about profit and revenue earned from the sale of coal mined where the alleged infringing ...

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