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Discovery Abuse Earns Default Sanction in Mortgage Fraud Case (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court awards sanctions under Fed. R. Civ. P. 37 and enters a default judgment against defendant mortgage company on plaintiff homeowners’ claim that defendant fraudulently misrepresented that plaintiff’s refinance of their home mortgage would not carry ...

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Federal appeals court hears first healthcare law cases (access required)

The legal battle over the federal health care act has made it to the next level. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments May 10 in the first two cases to advance from the trial court level to ...

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Liquidated Damages Upheld on Restrictive Covenant (access required)

A contractor that provides physical, occupational and speech therapy services to nursing homes wins summary judgment on its claim that nine defendant facilities who terminated their contracts and then hired 57 of plaintiff contractor’s former employees violated a restrictive covenant ...

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Court Denies Reconsideration of MRI Patent Ruling (access required)

In the University of Virginia Patent Foundation’s suit against GE Healthcare alleging infringement of UVa’s patent on a technique for three-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging of the human body, a Charlottesville U.S. District Court declines to reconsider its earlier order explaining ...

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No Damage Claim for Mine Inspections (access required)

A Lynchburg U.S. District Court declines to reconsider its earlier decision that a slate mining company can’t recover damages from Virginia’s mine safety agency for alleged warrantless administrative searches. Earlier, the court held that, although the authorizing state statute allows ...

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