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Discovery Ordered on Notice of Food-Poisoning Claim (access required)

In a restaurant patron’s suit for damages from food poisoning after eating shellfish at defendant’s restaurant, the Roanoke U.S. District Court denies each side’s motion for summary judgment, as there has been insufficient discovery to determine whether defendant Land & ...

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Discovery Ordered on Welder ‘Run Date’ (access required)

In this suit alleging wrongful death from injuries sustained when a gas-powered welder defendant manufactured exploded and emitted fiery gasoline, the Richmond Circuit Court denies defendant’s motion for a bill of particulars and orders defendant to provide the requested discovery ...

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Court Says No to Equitable Indemnification (access required)

In a restaurant patron’s suit for damages from food poisoning after eating shellfish at defendant’s restaurant, the Roanoke U.S. District Court dismisses a claim for “equitable indemnification” in a fourth-party complaint filed by one seafood provider against another provider because ...

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Mediation plan questioned in meningitis cases (access required)

Fungal meningitis

Lawyers for Virginia patients who claim they contracted fungal meningitis from medicine prepared by a Massachusetts laboratory are skeptical about the reach of an early mediation proposal offered by a federal judge. ‘The mediation proposal appears designed to bring defendants ...

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