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Georgia Trucking Company Faces Negligent Hiring Claim (access required)

An interstate trucking broker in Geor­gia is subject to specific jurisdiction ina Harrisonburg U.S. District Court in a wrongful death action alleging the negli­gent hiring and retention of a driver of a load of frozen chicken had an extensive criminal ...

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Client Owes Lawyer for Improper Removal (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court up­holds a magistrate judge’s order requiring plaintiff lawyer’s client to pay plaintiff $3,325.75 in actual expenses, including attorney’s fees, for the client’s improper removal of the lawyer’s collection action to federal court after it had ...

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Federal Court Cannot Hear Physician License Suit (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court will abstain from considering a former Virgin­ia-licensed physician’s suit against the Virginia Board of Medicine and Virginia Commonwealth University for claims in­cluding a failure to relicense him on the basis of a prior felony conviction ...

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Medical Records Relevant to Emotional Distress Claim (access required)

A Harrisonburg U.S. District Court says that for discovery purposes in developing a po­tential defense, plaintiff’s medical information is relevant and plaintiff must produce medical records from the past three years to allow de­fendant to address any relevant pre-existing conditions ...

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