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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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