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Economic Loss Rule Bars Foreclosure Fraud Claim (access required)

Plaintiff borrowers who claim defendants, Fannie Mae and a mortgage loan servicer, did not comply with the mortgage modification agreement plaintiffs executed under the Home Affordable Modification Program lose their suit in the Richmond U.S. District Court for fraud and ...

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Face Time Required Before Foreclosure (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court accepts a magistrate judge’s recommendation to allow plaintiff homeowner to proceed with her breach of contract claim alleging defendant failed to conduct a face-to-face interview prior to foreclosing on her property; the court rejects defendant’s ...

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Landowners May Amend Mine Void Pollution Claim (access required)

Plaintiff owners of land in Buchanan County, including natural gas reserves and coal bed methane, may amend their complaint against defendant mining company for alleged damage to plaintiffs’ property by causing polluted water to be “secretly placed” in underground mine ...

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Extra Operations Did Not Violate Conservation Easement (access required)

In this dispute over whether an expansion of activities related to defendant’s vineyard, to include making and selling bread and cheese from a “farm building” on the property, violates a Conservation Easement, the Loudoun Circuit Court says plaintiff wetlands trust ...

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