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No Personal Jurisdiction Over Company President (access required)

In this suit involving natural gas contracts, a Richmond U.S. District Court grants defendants’ motions to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction, as the defendant president of defendant company did not have sufficient contacts with Virginia. This action arises from a ...

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Default Set Aside After ‘Confusion’ with Corporate Counsel (access required)

A company vice president who mistakenly presumed outside counsel would defend an overtime-pay claim, based on the vice president’s questions about the Fair Labor Standards Act and the nature of a delivery driver’s overtime-pay claim, was able to set aside ...

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‘Sweetheart Deal’ Severance Pay Suit Dismissed (access required)

A county HR director terminated in a budget-based reorganization loses her suit alleging her severance package was less generous than the “sweetheart deals” offered male employees; a Richmond U.S. District Court says plaintiff had no contract right to a severance ...

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Antitrust Amendment Allowed to Add ‘New Market’ (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court permits plaintiffs to amend their antitrust suit alleging defendants bribed foreign government officials to ensure the continuing sale in those countries of a fuel additive made by defendants, to add Iraq as a separate geographic ...

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Student Loan Telemarketers Lose FCA Case (access required)

Former telemarketers who solicited applications for consolidation of government-backed student loans have not stated claims under the False Claims Act based on defendants’ alleged preferred lender agreements, exit counseling program, misleading direct mail solicitations and bonus payments to employees, according ...

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Civil Rights – Malicious Prosecution – Limitations – Accrual Date (access required)

A plaintiff who alleges defendant police officer stopped him because of loud music allegedly emanating from plaintiff’s car, removed him from the vehicle, kicked his feet out from under him, placed him in handcuffs and shoved him to the ground, ...

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