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No class claim against Equifax, appeals court says (access required)

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A major credit reporting agency will not face a class action suit by Virginia residents with potentially inaccurate Virginia court judgments on their credit reports. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed an order certifying a class in a ...

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Judge orders a 20-year ban in trade secrets case (access required)

In a rapid volley of court actions, a Korean company fighting a $920 million judgment for theft of trade secrets was hit with a “devastating” 20-year ban on sales of its body armor product, and then promptly won a stay ...

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Restrictive covenant different from noncompete, court says (access required)

An Alexandria federal judge was too quick to pull the trigger on a petroleum distributor’s suit to enforce a restrictive covenant meant to keep a service-station operator from selling a different brand of gasoline. The trial judge awarded summary judgment ...

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Fugitive Status Tolls Supervised Release Period (access required)

A defendant who absconded while on federal supervised release and remained at large for 13 years cannot overturn the district court’s revocation of his supervised release and imposition of additional sentences for supervised release violations that occurred after expiration of ...

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Foot surgery case reinstated on fraud claim against podiatrist (access required)

A $2.35-million lawsuit over failed foot surgery, rejected by a Roanoke federal judge as an artful attempt to evade the statute of limitations, is alive again after an appeals court panel took a sharply different view of claims that a ...

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