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Slander of Title Claim Barred After Two Years (access required)

In this first-impression case, a Fairfax Circuit Court applies a two-year statute of limitations to a claim for slander of title and dismisses as time-barred a woman’s claim against Wells Fargo based on her husband’s alleged forgery of her signature ...

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Woman, 89, hurt by chair defect, repair kit at issue – $750,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, then 89, was seated in her home stairway elevator when her seat pivoted without warning, causing her to fall out of the chair and down the staircase, breaking her neck and wrist. Suit was filed against the product manufacturer ...

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Slander of Title Claim Barred After Two Years (access required)

In this first-impression case, a Fairfax Circuit Court applies a two-year statute of limitations to a claim for slander of title and dismisses as time-barred a woman’s claim against Wells Fargo based on her husband’s alleged forgery of her signature ...

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Owners May Sue for Storm Drainage Damage (access required)

Although plaintiff landowners did not appeal the county’s denial of their claim for damages to their property allegedly arising from the county’s failure to maintain a storm drainage system, the statutes governing their initial claim are not their exclusive remedy, ...

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Lender’s First-Refusal & Fraud Claims Advance (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court says a plaintiff who made a loan to defendant corporation, in exchange for a promissory note and right of first refusal to purchase the company’s assets, can sue for fraudulent conveyance and intentional interference with his ...

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