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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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Judgment Debtor Sanctioned for Discovery Delays (access required)

In this action arising out of the unauthorized distribution of DIRECTV satellite programming to viewers at Massanutten Resort, a Harrisonburg U.S. District Court grants DIRECTV’s motion and awards $5,285 in attorney’s fees and expenses as a sanction against judgment debtors ...

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Case Stays in Plaintiff’s Home Forum (access required)

Plaintiffs, Virginia-based nurse staffing agencies suing defendant, a Florida-based correctional healthcare provider, for breach of a contract to provide nurses to defendant’s Florida locations, can keep their suit in the Richmond U.S. District Court, as defendant has failed to show ...

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