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Award for U.S. 58 bridge reduced to $12 million

The contractor for the Clarksville bypass on U.S. 58 is due $12 million, $9.2 million less than he originally was awarded, Norfolk Circuit Judge Charles E. Poston has ruled. The Virginia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Virginia ...

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Security Contractor Wins FCA Suit on Katrina Contract (access required)

In this False Claims Act suit against a government contractor, the Alexandria U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to defendant on all claims relating to its contract to provide armed guard services in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Plaintiffs Melan ...

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Claims for Oil & Gas Royalties Survive Dismissal (access required)

In this suit filed by the owners of lands and gas interests in Dickenson County for royalty payments under leases with defendant production company, an Abingdon U.S. District Court magistrate judge recommends dismissing plaintiffs’ claims for breach of the implied ...

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Default Set Aside in IT Contract Case (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court sets aside default against an offshore IT company because it has proffered meritorious defenses to plaintiff’s contract claims alleging failure to hire enough qualified consultants, missing target deadlines and poor performance, with defendant’s assertions that ...

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Court Bifurcates Trial of Contract, Sherman Act Claims (access required)

In this dispute between Shire LLC, a drug company, and a scientist who formerly worked for another company acquired by Shire, and who left to form his own biopharmaceutical company, KemPharm, the Roanoke U.S. District Court grants plaintiff Shire’s motion ...

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