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Subtract ‘John Doe,’ Case Stays in Federal Court (access required)

In this premises liability action in which a commercial tenant sues for injuries from defendant realty company’s alleged use of merphos, a banned pesticide, a Richmond U.S. District Court denies plaintiff’s motion to remand; by ignoring a fictitiously named John ...

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Bank Details, Corporate Representative Compelled (access required)

The Richmond U.S. Magistrate Judge compels discovery by corporate parties in international unfair trade practice litigation: Defendants must provide bank account and wire transfer details and plaintiffs must provide a representative prepared to address travel expense and technical testing issues ...

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No Waiver of Parents’ Recovery for Mold Injury (access required)

A family suing for injuries to their two children from exposure to mold from a leaking skylight when they were house-sitting for defendants, cannot recover through the children’s suit any medical expenses associated with their alleged mold exposure, says a ...

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Mandatory Forum Selection Clause Enforced (access required)

After dismissing a claim for anticipatory breach of a lease agreement enforceable in Virginia, the Richmond U.S. District Court rules the remaining claims involving a consulting agreement must be transferred to Jackson, Missouri under a mandatory forum selection provision. In ...

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