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Court Sorts Liability for Tainted Seafood (access required)

In plaintiff customer’s suit alleging that tainted seafood he consumed at Frankie Rowland’s Steakhouse in Roanoke triggered his Guillain-Barré syndrome, the Roanoke U.S. District Court grants summary judgment against Sam Rust Seafood Inc. on motions filed by Performance Food Group ...

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No § 1983 Claim for VDOT Contract Bidder (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court dismisses a contractor’s 42 U.S.C. § 1983 suit alleging the Virginia Department of Transportation and two VDOT employees violated plaintiffs’ rights by depriving them of the ability to participate in the procurement process for snow ...

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No ‘Relation Back’ for ‘John Doe’ Officer Suit (access required)

A man’s suit alleging unnamed employees of the Bedford County’s Sheriff’s Department used excessive force in removing him from a social function has failed to show he was deprived of a constitutional right through an official custom or policy of ...

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No Bifurcation for Tainted Bivalve Trial (access required)

In plaintiff’s suit alleging illness from eating contaminated oysters at defendant’s restaurant, the Roanoke U.S. District Court denies plaintiff’s motion to voluntarily dismiss his suit, as litigation has been ongoing for two years, there are multiple third-party complaints up the ...

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New Case Not a Factor for ATV’s UIM Coverage (access required)

A Roanoke U.S. District Court denies reconsideration of its decision that injuries plaintiff sustained as a passenger on an all-terrain vehicle were covered under the UM/UIM motorist endorsement to a commercial auto insurance liability policy issued to plaintiff’s father; the ...

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Class Certified In Seasonal Laborers’ Suit (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court grants plaintiffs’ motion to certify a class of migrant workers from Guatemala in their suit against defendants who operated a tree-planting service, alleging violations of the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act and the ...

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