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Court Certifies Nationwide Investor Class (access required)

In plaintiff institutional investors’ suit against a wireless voice and data provider, the Alexandria U.S. District Court certifies a nationwide class of persons and entities that, from Feb. 25, 2010 through Feb. 27, 2014, acquired defendant’s publicly traded securities and ...

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Discovery Allowed for Damages After Default (access required)

In plaintiff company’s suit seeking default judgment on claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and misappropriation of trade secrets under the Virginia Trade Secrets Act, the Richmond U.S. District Court grants plaintiff’s motion to conduct limited discovery ...

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Court Approves Securities Fraud Settlement (access required)

Institutional investors in Neustar stock who have settled their securities fraud class action claims based on Neustar’s statements about its chances of winning renewal of a lucrative government contract for a central data registry of wireless telephone numbers win the ...

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Boat Inspection Prompts Spoliation Dispute (access required)

In litigation arising from a boating accident in which a teenage girl’s leg was pulled into the boat’s propellers, plaintiff’s counsel acted improperly in conducting inspections of the boat, with the boat owner’s permission, prior to notifying representatives of the ...

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Florida Nephew Subject to Virginia Contract Claim (access required)

A Florida resident who signed a contract with plaintiff Flood Doctor as the “authorized agent” of his 95-year-old aunt for work on her Virginia home, is subject to personal jurisdiction in Virginia, says a Fairfax Circuit Court; the Florida resident ...

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Affirmative Defenses Struck From Answer (access required)

In plaintiff information management company’s suit alleging defendant Dollar General committed patent infringement and tortious interference with a contract by misrepresenting to a third-party printing company that Dollar General had a license to the patent in question, the Norfolk U.S. ...

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