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No Jurisdiction from Company Contacts (access required)

A Virginia personnel recruiter that is suing a foreign corporation for allegedly using its services to hire a candidate for a managerial position in the nuclear engineering industry has its suit dismissed for lack of personal jurisdiction; the Fairfax Circuit ...

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Plaintiffs’ Suit Stays in Federal Court (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court denies plaintiffs’ motion to remand their suit, removed by defendants to federal court, back to state court; because plaintiffs’ amended complaint adds several federal claims and because complete diversity exists among the parties, the motion ...

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Business Travel Yields Personal Jurisdiction (access required)

In this dispute arising from two agreements between plaintiff Lumber Liquidators Leasing LLC and defendant Sequoia Floorings Inc., a Canadian corporation, the Richmond U.S. District Court says it has personal jurisdiction over the individual defendants, Canadian citizens and owners of ...

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