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Negligence Per, Punitives, Stay in Tractor-Trailer Case (access required)

A plaintiff’s personal injury complaint alleging negligence per se when defendant’s tractor-trailer truck allegedly struck plaintiff’s vehicle during a sudden lane change on Interstate 81, survives defendant’s motion to dismiss; the Abingdon U.S. District Court also refuses to dismiss plaintiff’s ...

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Confidential Pricing Information Disclosed, Party Says (access required)

In plaintiff A&G Coal Corporation’s contract action claiming defendant Elkem Materials Inc. failed to take the entire quantity of coal it had agreed to purchase, the Big Stone Gap U.S. District Court will not dismiss defendant’s counterclaim alleging damages from ...

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Landowners May Amend Mine Void Pollution Claim (access required)

Plaintiff owners of land in Buchanan County, including natural gas reserves and coal bed methane, may amend their complaint against defendant mining company for alleged damage to plaintiffs’ property by causing polluted water to be “secretly placed” in underground mine ...

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Economic Loss Rule Knocks Out Claim Against Engineer (access required)

In this diversity case claiming damages for failure to properly design a building foundation, the individual defendant, a principal in the defendant engineering firm, wins judgment on the pleadings because the damages claim is barred by Virginia’s economic loss rule ...

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