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No Defamation Claim Against Loan Servicer (access required)

A mortgage loan servicer wins summary judgment on plaintiff borrower’s suit alleging breach of contract and defamation for alleged misrepresentations that his account was delinquent; the Alexandria U.S. District Court says the servicer’s Notice of Assignment only assigned defendants an ...

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Mine Void Owners’ Claims Time-Barred (access required)

Plaintiff landowners’ claims that defendant mining company unlawfully diverted excess wastewater from an underground coal mine into mine voids located beneath plaintiffs’ land are barred by the applicable statutes of limitations, and plaintiffs have not shown that they suffered any ...

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Lawyers disciplined for helping mortgage ‘rescue’ firms (access required)


Two Virginia lawyers have been sidelined as a result of involvement with so-called mortgage rescue operations in other states. An Alexandria lawyer was revoked in Virginia after being preemptively disbarred in Maryland. Despite never having a Maryland law license, Tawana ...

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