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Litigation Activity Waived Right to Arbitrate (access required)

In this class action asserting defen­dant employer violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act with inadequate disclo­sures about obtaining pre-hiring con­sumer reports, the Richmond U.S. Dis­trict Court denies defendant’s motion to compel arbitration of the claims of 510 putative class members ...

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Disclosure Forms End Some Class Claims (access required)

In this class action asserting defen­dant employer violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act with inadequate disclo­sures about obtaining pre-hiring con­sumer reports, the Richmond U.S. Dis­trict Court grants summary judgment for defendant as to the 559 class mem­bers who signed “Standalone ...

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Welcome Center Materials Are ‘Protected Speech’ (access required)

A publisher of visitors’ guides to Vir­ginia does not have standing to chal­lenge Virginia Department of Trans­portation policies governing what may be displayed in VDOT Welcome Centers and rest areas; although the publisher has standing to challenge the fees for ...

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Tenants Have Fair Debt Claim for Rent Interest (access required)

Plaintiffs who allege defendant added in­terest to a purported outstanding balance for unpaid residential rent can sue defen­dant for violations of the Fair Debt Col­lection Practices Act; the Alexandria U.S. District Court denies defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiffs’ claim that ...

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Court Enforces Contract’s Oral Modification (access required)

Plaintiffs alleging breach of an asset purchase agreement for property from their Hampton manufacturing business may not recover for alleged damages occurring during removal of equipment, including components of the electrical system, a Newport News U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge ...

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Student’s Grade-Change Complaint Dismissed (access required)

A college student cannot enforce a professor’s alleged agreement to change the student’s grade in a college course, as the university has 11th Amendment immunity from the student’s suit alleging breach of contract, defamation and fraud, a Richmond U.S. District ...

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