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Excavation Company Can Sue Over Cable Damage (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court magistrate judge says an excavation company that damaged plaintiff Level 3 Communications’ fiber optic cables may bring a third-party action for breach of contract, equitable indemnity and contribution against Accumark Inc., who allegedly incorrectly identified ...

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No Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Banks (access required)

A Virginia federal court does not have personal jurisdiction over defendant banks based outside the U.S., in plaintiff spam-tracking network’s suit seeking class-action relief against defendants who provide credit-card processing services for individual defendants who allegedly operate illegal online pharmacies ...

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Cocaine Suppressed After Traffic-Stop Delay (access required)

A state trooper who was part of an “interdiction” team that targeted suspected criminals traveling on I-95 cannot justify extension of his initial traffic stop for speeding into a 14-minute investigation of potential criminal activity, including use of a drug-sniffing ...

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