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Foreclosure Challenge to MERS Fails (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court dismisses a borrower’s suit against Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc. challenging foreclosure on her property. On Dec. 6, 2010, plaintiff Sandra Graves filed the instant action alleging 1) entitlement to a judgment declaring the foreclosure unlawful; ...

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Owners’ fee award against HOA may prompt more suits (access required)

A new attorney’s fees opinion by a Fairfax judge could fuel litigation against community associations, lawyers say. Homeowners are entitled to recover attorney’s fees if they prevail in a suit under the Virginia Property Owners’ Association Act, the judge decided ...

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Court Has Jurisdiction Under ‘Conspiracy Theory’ (access required)

In a Virginia drug sales representative’s suit alleging defamation, conspiracy and breach of contract by supervisors at defendant pharmaceutical company, a Fairfax Circuit Court can exercise personal jurisdiction over the company’s regional sales manager in Pennsylvania under the Virginia long-arm ...

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IT Contractor Wins Non-Compete Damages from Sub (access required)

A government IT contractor who hired defendant subcontractor to provide SAP/ERP consulting services wins $172,395.95 from the sub, who violated a non-compete that prevented him from working for either of two companies for 12 months after he left, in this ...

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No ECOA Standing from Minority-Enterprise Status (access required)

In this suit by an Indian business man and his four businesses alleging a claim against a commercial lender under Virginia’s Equal Credit Opportunity Act, a Fairfax Circuit Court says the minority-owned business certification of two of the corporate plaintiffs ...

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Cyclist rear-ended at 50 mph, suffers brain injury – $2,250,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff is a registered nurse, wife and mother of three children. While bicycling on Gunston Road in Fairfax County, she was rear-ended by a large F-350 “Dually” Deck truck at 50 mph. According to witnesses, the impact sent the ...

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Engineering Firm Collects Fees for Site Plan (access required)

An engineering firm that did not have correct information and failed to site defendant’s Louisa County tire recycling plant in the service area for Dominion Virginia Power, can collect $18,160 in attorney’s fees after its successful mechanic’s lien action to ...

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