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Amending Complaint Doesn’t Prompt Remand (access required)

Although plaintiff amended his claim of wrongful discharge from his shop steward position after removal to federal court, removing references to collective bargaining agreements in a “transparent attempt” to avoid federal jurisdiction, the Norfolk U.S. District Court says the gravamen ...

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No Venue Change from ‘Virtual’ Office (access required)

In this suit alleging three defendants have infringed plaintiff’s patents regarding voice over Internet protocol, the Norfolk U.S. District Court denies a motion to transfer venue even though plaintiff company’s office in Arlington appears to be a “virtual” office with ...

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Joinder for Discovery, But Damages Separate (access required)

In this litigation removed from state court alleging damages and injury from “damp indoor space and mold exposures” at “rental military housing” in Norfolk, a Norfolk U.S. District Court will consolidate the two cases filed by different plaintiffs for purposes ...

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