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Owner Claims ‘Rusting Hulks’ Pollute River (access required)

An owner of a 6.8-acre parcel along the waterfront of the Elizabeth River may sue defendant owner who allegedly has “overcrowded the waterway” with idle, rusting vessels, that fill with bilge water and discharge pollutants; the Norfolk U.S. District Court ...

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Court Certifies Nationwide Investor Class (access required)

In plaintiff institutional investors’ suit against a wireless voice and data provider, the Alexandria U.S. District Court certifies a nationwide class of persons and entities that, from Feb. 25, 2010 through Feb. 27, 2014, acquired defendant’s publicly traded securities and ...

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Discovery Allowed for Damages After Default (access required)

In plaintiff company’s suit seeking default judgment on claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and misappropriation of trade secrets under the Virginia Trade Secrets Act, the Richmond U.S. District Court grants plaintiff’s motion to conduct limited discovery ...

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No Class Claim for Spanish Dunning Letter (access required)

In plaintiff’s suit alleging defendant debt collection agency violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by sending her dunning letters in Spanish, which she could not read, an Alexandria U.S. District Court denies plaintiff’s motion for class certification. Discovery has ...

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Arbitration Panel Rejected ‘Double Patenting’ Claim (access required)

In Bayer Cropscience AG’s suit alleging defendant Dow Agrosciences LLC violated a 1992 patent license agreement for certain plant technology, a Norfolk U.S. District Court grants plaintiffs’ motion to affirm an arbitration award; the court finds the issue of “double ...

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