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Jurisdiction Approved in Veil-Piercing Case (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court accepts the magistrate judge’s recommendation and refuses to dismiss this contract action seeking to pierce the corporate veil of defendant affiliated companies, who allegedly purchased and shared plaintiff’s software licenses. Plaintiff Brainware Inc. sued defendant ...

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No Age Bias Claim After Retirement Notice (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to defendant school board in this race and age discrimination suit filed by an African-American plaintiff over 70 years old whose position as maintenance director was eliminated by the board. Plaintiff claims ...

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Homeowners’ Post-Foreclosure Claims Dismissed (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court says homeowners who lost their home to foreclosure have not stated claims for equitable estoppel, constructive fraud or negligence, with allegations that they relied on defendant Bank of America’s representations that the foreclosure sale was ...

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Post-Conviction Ineffective Assistance Claims Fail (access required)

A Newport News U.S. District Court denies petitioner’s 28 U.S.C. § 2255 motion alleging ineffective assistance of counsel during his prosecution on drug charges and for identity theft. Petitioner seeks relief on four claims of ineffective assistance of counsel: 1) ...

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Plaintiff Loses Bias Claim, Pays Defense Fees (access required)

An African-America female employee of defendant Navy Federal Credit Union, who responded to an employee counseling session with an abrupt departure and outburst of profanity directed at management and coworkers, and who turned in her badge, was not justified in ...

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