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Indemnification Clause OK in Mold-Based Complaint (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court says a general contractor defending against a suit alleging damage from mold infestation in the townhouse it built may sue a waterproofing subcontractor for equitable and contractual indemnification, as the claims pass muster under the 2011 ...

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Support Change Clause Not ‘Self-Executing’ (access required)

A 1999 property settlement agreement stating husband could reduce his monthly child support from $1,500 to $1,050 per month if, “through no fault” of his, he lost his supplemental income as a consultant, was not self-executing, and the husband owes ...

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Sanctions Ordered for ‘Frivolous’ Contract Claim (access required)

An employer who was hurt and suspicious when he discovered defendant employee had formed a separate company working with two other employees, did not have a good faith basis for suing the former employee on conversion and trade secret claims, ...

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UIM contributed $210K towards settlement of T-bone crash – $235,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff, a 59-year-old man, was struck broadside while making a left turn in the middle of an intersection. Liability was contested. The defendant initially filed a counter claim for personal injury and property damage. The plaintiff sustained injury to ...

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Counsel deleted: Battle over erased data leads to lawyer’s disqualification (access required)

An attorney accused of destroying telltale "metadata" on two computer thumb drives has been yanked from a $20-million case right before a scheduled two-week trial. The disqualification of an employment rights lawyer and her Reston law firm highlights the peril for lawyers handling computer data.

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No Habeas Relief for Dual Pornography Convictions (access required)

A defendant convicted for possession of child pornography under 18 U.S.C. § 2252A(a)(5)(B) who then was convicted for production of child pornography using images of a girls soccer team that had supported the federal conviction, loses his state habeas challenge ...

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