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Tag Archives: Judge Douglas E. Miller

No Business Tort Claims from Failed Venture (access required)

A businessman who, following bankruptcy of a struggling business venture, has sued his partners alleging various business tort claims, sees his claims for tortious inter­ference, fraud and business conspiracy dis­missed by the Norfolk U.S. District Court, on recommendations from the ...

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$4.5M Awarded in FCA Medicaid Fraud Case (access required)

A Newport News U.S. District Court accepts a magistrate judge’s recommendation and awards summary judgment in this federal False Claims Act and Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act suit against defendant healthcare provider, who already has been convicted of Medicaid fraud, ...

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IT Contract Workers Show FLSA Class (access required)

In this overtime pay suit against a government IT contractor, the Norfolk U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge conditionally certifies a class of network and system administrators who worked on defendant’s Military Sealift Command Afloat Contract out of defendant’s Chesapeake office. ...

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Parents Could Not Veto IEP’s School Location (access required)

The parents of a 13-year-old girl with autism who do not want the specialized educational services their daughter requires delivered at the specialty center identified by defendant school board have not made the required showing in their suit under the ...

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Guarantor’s Cross-Claims Cover Different Issue (access required)

As plaintiff bank settled its collection action on a Promissory Note by settling with six guarantors and jointly moving for a voluntary dismissal, a Norfolk U.S. District Court says a defendant who opposed dismissal cannot pursue cross-claims against the settling ...

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