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Fair Credit Claim Belongs in Federal Court (access required)

Plaintiff homeowners who alleged defendants wrongfully foreclosed on their home and then failed to follow through on a settlement agreement, must pursue their claims, including breach of contract claims in federal court; the Norfolk U.S. District Court says plaintiff’s claim ...

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Navy SEAL Training Accident Suit Stays In Virginia (access required)

In this personal injury suit filed by a civilian contractor allegedly injured in a vehicle during a military training exercise with U.S. Navy SEALS at the Playas Training Center in New Mexico, the Richmond U.S. District Court grants defendant government’s ...

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Chiropractor Sues Medical Board Over Sanction (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court excludes two experts proffered by a chiropractor who is challenging the Virginia Board of Medicine’s sanctions of six months’ suspension and a $25,000 fine for violation of state statutes regulating medical practice; neither expert – ...

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Seafood Company Used Virginia ‘Stream of Commerce’ (access required)

In a restaurant customer’s products liability suit for damages from eating contaminated oysters at a Roanoke restaurant, a Roanoke U.S. District Court says it can exercise personal jurisdiction over a sixth-party defendant, a Connecticut seafood supplier that placed its products ...

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Lease Claim Dismissed Against Mattress Retailer (access required)

A Newport News U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff landlord’s suit against a mattress company tenant alleging breach of contract and declaration of alter ego; plaintiffs have failed to allege citizenship of members of the party LLC and failed to allege ...

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Plaintiff’s Expert Struck for Deficient Report (access required)

Plaintiff translators who are suing a government contractor for false imprisonment of the translators in Kuwait cannot use expert testimony from a licensed psychologist on the general human response to false imprisonment; the Alexandria U.S. District Court says the psychologist’s ...

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No Venue Change in Drug Antitrust Case (access required)

In the Federal Trade Commission’s investigation of defendant pharmaceutical company for potentially anticompetitive conduct involving its branded drug Suboxone, in which the FTC is seeking discovery of an additional 28,000 documents withheld on the ground of attorney-client privilege, the Richmond ...

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