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No Early Injunction on Restrictive Covenant Claims (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court denies a preliminary injunction to plaintiff credit union, who alleges de­fendants have conspired to establish a new business to compete with the credit union’s previously acquired divi­sion to promote government loans, pur­chased from several of ...

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Delivery Contractor Claims ‘Business Partnership’ (access required)

Although defendant FedEx allegedly described its contractual relationship with plaintiff to cover a certain deliv­ery leg in Virginia Beach as being that of a “business partner,” an “indepen­dent contractor” and said that plaintiff would be required to plan its delivery ...

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Court Erred in Applying Contract Damages Cap

In this litigation over damages caps on liabilities owed under a merger agree­ment governing buyer Airbus Americas Inc.’s purchase of Metron Aviation Inc., a vendor of a software program for air traf­fic control systems, the trial court erred in calculating ...

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No Pay Breach After Feds’ Fee Changes (access required)

In this dispute between two govern­ment contractors working on a chemical neutralization plant, a Fairfax Circuit Court holds that plaintiff subcontractor was not entitled to share in award fees provided for in defendant’s prime con­tract with the government, as the ...

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Noncompete Void for ‘Independent Contractor’ (access required)

An employer cannot enforce a noncom­pete provision in a speech therapist’s con­tract; the provision is overbroad and is void as the contract misclassifying the defen­dant speech therapist as an independent contractor violates Virginia public policy, says a Fairfax Circuit Court. ...

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