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Sealed Expert Reports Contain Trade Secrets (access required)

Pursuant to an earlier discovery confidentiality order, an Alexandria U.S. District Court grants plaintiff company’s motion to seal two reports from its expert and two reports from defendant’s expert, as the requested sealing is narrowly tailored to protect information related ...

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‘Race’ Claim Overlaps ‘National Origin’ Charge (access required)

Although plaintiff truck driver, a native of Puerto Rico, only checked boxes for “national origin” and “retaliation” in his EEOC charge and scribbled over the box for “race,” a Richmond U.S. District Court says he is not barred from pursuing ...

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Court Must Reconsider ‘Substantive’ Consolidation (access required)

In rejecting substantive consolidation of bankruptcy cases filed by two affiliated entities, a parent company that owned an Alexandria condominium property and the manager of the property, the bankruptcy court erred in its analysis of related state court proceedings and ...

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No Antitrust Claims for Service Station Owners (access required)

In this case from Alexandria U.S. District Court, defendant lessors of gasoline dealerships to plaintiff service stations win summary judgment on plaintiffs’ antitrust claims as well as their claims for 1) wrongful termination of dealership, 2) violation of the Virginia ...

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