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No Late Filing for Responsive Pleading (access required)

A counterclaim defendant in this suit against Western Virginia Water Authority missed the deadline for filing a responsive pleading, and the Roanoke City Circuit Court enters default judgment against the counterclaim defendant. Plaintiff Elm View LLC initiated this suit against ...

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Spoliation Sanctions Urged in Chair Defect Case (access required)

Starbucks, which claims plaintiff distributor sold it defective “Carlo” design chairs for its California stores, was on notice to preserve allegedly defective chairs in October 2013, after customer complaints of chair failures prompted Starbucks to remove the chairs, and the ...

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Court Compels ESI Production in USERRA Suit (access required)

A former sheriff’s deputy who alleges she was discriminated against and ultimately terminated in violation of USERRA after her multiple deployments and effects thereof is entitled to electronically stored information from seven custodians of defendant sheriff’s office, based on identified ...

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