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No Garnishment of Mineral ‘Headright’ (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court grants garnishee Osage Indian Agency’s motion to quash a garnishment summons a creditor obtained in Virginia state court to collect on a $63,565 judgment from debtor’s mineral “headright”; the creditor filed her summons against the ...

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$1M Default Judgment for Tortious Interference (access required)

Applying Florida law, a Richmond U.S. District Court enters a $1 million default judgment for plaintiff broker-dealer, who alleges defendant, a Florida brokerage employment recruiter, violated a nonsolicitation agreement and tortiously interfered with plaintiff’s contracts with seven brokers who defected ...

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Lawyer Fined, But Discovery Response Approved (access required)

Although plaintiff continues to complain that defendant lawyer has not complied with discovery orders in this suit alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Virginia Consumer Protection Act, the Richmond U.S. District says defendant’s responses are ...

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Fees Awarded in ‘Hostile Environment’ Case (access required)

A female firefighter recruit who won her sexual harassment suit against Fairfax County with a jury award of $250,000 in damages, is awarded $306,705,69 in attorney’s fees and costs by the Alexandria U.S. District Court. Plaintiff prevailed in her Title ...

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‘Conversion’ Covers Intangible Property (access required)

In this multi-million dollar intellectual property case, a Richmond U.S. District Court grants judgment as a matter of law to defendant Kolon Industries Inc. on plaintiff DuPont’s claims for conversion and civil conspiracy; the federal court says Virginia courts would ...

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