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Tag Archives: U.S. District Court – Eastern District

No Early Injunction on Restrictive Covenant Claims (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court denies a preliminary injunction to plaintiff credit union, who alleges de­fendants have conspired to establish a new business to compete with the credit union’s previously acquired divi­sion to promote government loans, pur­chased from several of ...

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Test Adopted for Actions with Foreign Terrorist Group (access required)

In assessing defendant Somali na­tionals’ fundraising and Internet chat activities with other Somali natives working with the identified Foreign Terrorist Organization al-Shabaab (AS), an Alexandria U.S. District Court adopts a multi-factor test and con­cludes the husband-and-wife defen­dants were sufficiently associated ...

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Alternate Lead Plaintiff OK’d in Securities Case (access required)

In this securities fraud class action, the Alexandria U.S. District Court will not exempt an institutional investor with the largest loss from the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act’s requirement that a securities fraud plaintiff may serve as lead plaintiff in ...

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Delivery Contractor Claims ‘Business Partnership’ (access required)

Although defendant FedEx allegedly described its contractual relationship with plaintiff to cover a certain deliv­ery leg in Virginia Beach as being that of a “business partner,” an “indepen­dent contractor” and said that plaintiff would be required to plan its delivery ...

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No Age Bias in Firing After Reorganization (access required)

A 501(c)(3) government consulting firm wins summary judgment in an age dis­crimination suit filed by a 52-year-old pro­grammer who performed unsatisfactorily in his role as a supervisor of programmers, and therefore was terminated, according to defendant employer. Plaintiff relies on ...

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