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Virginia Noncompete Actions Stayed (access required)

In this action by employee the Alexandria U.S. District Court grants former employer’s motion to stay employee’s Virginia action pending a ruling on venue in employer’s more procedurally advanced Michigan action. Employee worked at former employer’s Ashland location. He signed ...

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No Diversity Jurisdiction in Insured’s Suit (access required)

The Richmond U.S. District Court grants insurance reciprocal’s motion to dismiss for lack of diversity homeowner’s action to recover $500,000 under a partial settlement with insured homebuilder; the weight of authority holds that a reciprocal has citizenship wherever it has ...

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Broker’s Bad Faith Counterclaim Proceeds (access required)

The Richmond U.S. District Court denies mortgage lender’s motion to dismiss broker’s counterclaim seeking damages and attorney’s fees for breach of the implied duty of good faith and fair dealing; broker sufficiently pleads an agreement, breach and injury based on ...

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