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Va. court: Insurance doesn’t cover drywall damages

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a homeowner’s insurance policy doesn’t cover damage caused by Chinese drywall. Richard Serpe, an attorney for the homeowner, said the unanimous ruling means hundreds of other Virginians whose homes and ...

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Third-Party Complaint Allowed in ‘Firepot’ Case (access required)

In a plaintiff’s products liability suit alleging injuries from use of a “firepot” and “FIREGEL” sold at national housewares chain store, the Roanoke U.S. District Court grants the chain’s motion to file a third-party complaint against companies that produced and ...

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No Tolling in Untimely HRT Case (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court dismisses as time-barred this suit filed by a 64-year-old woman who alleges she developed breast cancer from defendant pharmaceutical companies’ hormone-replacement therapy products Prempro and Provera; plaintiff sued more than two years after she developed ...

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