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Court Will Not Consider Merits Before Jurisdiction (access required)

In these suits alleging plaintiffs contracted meningitis from contaminated steroids manufactured by defendant New England Compounding Pharmacy Inc., the Roanoke U.S. District Court denies reconsideration of its decision to stay both cases pending rulings by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict ...

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Stay Ordered in Contaminated Steroid Cases (access required)

In these nearly identical suits alleging injury from contaminated steroids manufactured by defendant New England Compounding Pharmacy Inc., the Roanoke U.S. District Court will stay plaintiffs’ motions to remand these matters to state court until the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict ...

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Fraud, Securities Claims All Stayed for Arbitration (access required)

Although not all claims may be arbitrable in a retired physician’s suit arising from alleged fraudulent investment advice, the Roanoke U.S. District Court nevertheless will stay the entire lawsuit pending the outcome of FINRA arbitration with a co-defendant securities firm. ...

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‘Continuing Violation’ Saves Fair Housing Claim (access required)

Plaintiff fair housing advocates have stated a timely claim against defendant design architect for two apartment complexes, based on a “continuing violation”; the Roanoke U.S. District Court says evidence tying the types of alleged violations at the two complexes and ...

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