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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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Claim for ‘Voodoo Juice’ Formula Advances (access required)

In a Petersburg company’s suit alleging defendant, its former customer, violated a confidentiality agreement by appropriating plaintiff’s formula for a plant nutrient, which defendant markets as “Voodoo Juice,” a Richmond U.S. District Court refuses to dismiss plaintiff’s claims for false ...

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