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Two-Year Limitations Bars Hip Replacement Claim (access required)

The Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses a removed diversity action against hip replacement manufacturers as barred by Virginia’s two-year statute of limitations; equitable estoppel does not apply because patient waited more than two years after a product recall. In September ...

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No Chinese Drywall Claims Against Agent, Supplier (access required)

Plaintiffs alleging injuries from defective Chinese drywall used in their home built in 2007 have not stated claims for breach of contract, negligence or violations of the Virginia Consumer Protection Act against the realty company that listed the house or ...

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No Virginia Jurisdiction Over Japanese Company (access required)

A woman who alleges she was injured while operating a saddle stitching machine that a Roanoke company obtained from a Japanese manufacturer through its North American distributor cannot sue the Japanese company in Roanoke City Circuit Court; the manufacturer had ...

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