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Telecom companies prevail on business tort claims (access required)

World Telecom Exchange Communications LLC, or WTXC, and its parent-company, Tulynet FZ LLC, operated as telecommunications businesses, buying and selling telephone minutes for calls connecting to developing countries. In January 2011, WTXC’s CEO, CFO and other key management left WTXC ...

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Defense Lawyer’s Suit Against Prosecutor Advances (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court says a criminal defense lawyer has stated claims including false arrest, malicious prosecution, abuse of process and intentional infliction of emotional distress  against the commonwealth’s attorney, for whom she formerly worked; plaintiff alleges defendant pursued ...

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Patient’s Rights Statute Supports Negligence Per Se (access required)

In a psychiatric patient’s suit alleging sexual assault by a hospital staff member, the Lynchburg Circuit Court overrules defendant hospital’s demurrers and holds that plaintiff has stated a claim under the Virginia Consumer Protection Act and a claim for negligence ...

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