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Leather Company Solicited Business in Forum State (access required)

An Argentinian company that sold finished leather goods to a North Carolina leather wholesaler “purposefully availed” itself of the privilege of conducting business in North Carolina by contacting the wholesaler in North Carolina, conducting repeated in-person solicitations and meetings on ...

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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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